SCHINNEN, The Netherlands -- Starting at the end of November, many Christmas Markets open their gates in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. Here is a list of Christmas Markets and other events happening in Belgium (events are listed by town in alphabetical order): Aiseau-Presles Dec. 10: Christmas Market at Hall Polyvalent d' Aiseau-Presles on Rue John Kennedy 150 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.Andenne Dec. 15-17: The Christmas Market at Place des Tilleuls in Andenne has not only Santa Claus visiting but also "Mere Noël" (Mother Christmas). Open: Dec. 15, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Dec. 16, 11 a.m. to midnight; Dec. 17, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.Anderlues Dec. 2-3: Artisan Christmas Market at Mutualité Chrétienne on Rue du Douaire 40. Open both days from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Annevoie Nov. 25-26: Christmas Market at the Castle and in its park. Open: Nov. 25, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Nov. 26, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.Anthisnes Dec. 9-10: Crafts Christmas Market in and around Castle Avouerie in Anthisnes. Open both days from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.Antwerpen Dec. 9-Jan. 7: Christmas in Antwerp. Antwerp is one of the places to be in the month of December if you want great winter fun. Christmas Markets can be found at Steenplein, Suikerrui, Grote Markt en Handschoenmarkt with lots of stands with gluehwein and other winter delicatessen and Christmas articles. Open: Sundays, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Mondays-Thursdays, noon to 9 p.m.; Fridays, noon to 11 p.m.; Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Dec. 24 & 31, noon to 6 p.m.; Dec. 25, noon to 9 p.m. and Jan. 1, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.Arlon Dec. 8-10: The Christmas Market on Place Léopold in the center is open on Friday, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, noon to 10 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 7 p.m.Aubange Nov. 26: From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. artisan Christmas Market at Hall Des Sports du Clémarais on Rue de Clémarais.Aubel Dec. 1-3: A gastronomic Christmas Village can be found in the center of Aubel on Place Nicolai. Open: Dec. 1, 5 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.; Dec. 2, 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. and Dec. 3, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.Ayeneux Dec. 16-17: Christmas at the Castle at Domaine (estate) Provincial de Wégimont on Chée de Wégimont. Open on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.Balatre Nov. 25-26: Christmas Market at Salle Communale Balatre on Place de Balatre à Jemeppe Sur Sambre. Open both days from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Battice Dec. 8-10: Christmas Market at Aux Etangs de la Vieille Ferme à Herve on Maison du Bois 66. Open: Friday, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. ; Saturday, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.Beerse Dec. 15-17: The attractive Christmas Market on Kerkplein is open on Dec. 15-16, 6 p.m. to midnight and Dec. 17, 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.Beloeil Dec. 2-3: Christmas Market in the street of the castle in the center with concerts and animations. Open: Dec. 2, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Dec. 3, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Belsele Dec. 16: From 2 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Christmas Market in the center.Berchem-Ste-Agathe Dec. 15-17: Christmas Market at Rue de l'eglise. Open: Dec. 15, 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Dec. 16, noon to 11 p.m. and Dec. 17, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.Berismenil Dec. 9: Large Christmas Market with more than 80 participants in the center of town.Bertrix Nov. 25-26: Artisan Christmas Market at Les Ateliers du Saupont on Rue de Lonnoux 2 - Zoning Industriel. Open: Saturday, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.Beveren Dec. 16: From 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. attractive Christmas Market on Beversesteenweg.Bilzen Dec. 16-17: Dickens' style Christmas Market with lots of entertainment, actors and more at Market Square and Klokkeplein in the center of Bilzen. Both days open from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.Binche Dec. 8-10 & 13-17: Christmas Market with typical and traditional delicacies at Grand Place in the center. Open: Thursday-Friday, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.Blankenberge Dec. 16-Jan. 7: Christmas Happening with Christmas Market and indoor ice-skating rink at J.F. Kennedy Square in the center of the town.Bokrijk Dec. 26-30 & Jan. 5-7: Experience Winter Evenings at the Open Air Museum in Bokrijk where you will find storytellers; lots of children's activities and more. This is an ideal family outing to an enchanting, magical and mysterious place. Open: 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Entry: 15; children (3-12) €4.Bothey Nov. 25-26: Christmas Market at Home le Foyer on Rue Louis Burteau 48 is open on Saturday, 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.Braine-L'Alleud Dec. 15-17: Christmas Market in the historic center of town is open from 10 a.m. to noon and again from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.Braine-Le-Chateau Dec. 17: Christmas Market at Espace Beau Bois on Rue de Tubize from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.Braine-Le-Comte Dec. 1-3: Christmas Market at Grand Place in the center. Open: Dec. 1, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Dec. 2, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Dec. 3, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.Brasschaat Dec. 16-17: Christmas Market on Grote Markt and surrounding ares in the center. Open: Dec. 16, noon to 10 p.m. and Dec. 17, 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.Bree Dec. 5: Saint Nicolas Market from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the center.Bruges/Brugge Nov. 24-28: The Magical Winter Moments in "Oud Sint-Janshospitaal" in the center of Bruges offers a variety of gifts; Christmas decorations; and workshops. Open all days 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Entry: €15; children 13 and younger -- free entrance. Nov. 24-Dec. 31: The Christmas Market in the center of the gorgeous city of Bruges (Brugge) on Market Square and Simon Stevinplein is open daily from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Fridays-Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Dec. 10: From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Midwinter Fest at Volkskunde (folklore) Museum on Balstraat 43 with crafts, art, entertainment and lots more. No entrance fees.Brussels/Bruxelles Nov. 24-Dec. 31: Winter Fun in the center of Brussels. Every winter, the heart of Brussels beats to the rhythm of 'plaisirs d'Hiver' (winter pleasures) featuring a magical décor with an ice-skating rink and a beautiful Christmas Market (Europe's most original). Open Mondays-Thursdays, noon to 9 p.m.; Fridays-Sundays, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Dec. 24 and 31, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Dec. 25, noon to 10 p.m.Charleroi Dec. 1-29: Christmas Village & Market at place de la Digue in the center of Charleroi. Open: Sundays-Thursdays, noon to 9 p.m.; Fridays-Saturdays, noon to 1 a.m. Dec. 9: Christmas Market at Salle le Leaders on Rue Des Olympiade from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 19: From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Christmas Market at Atrium de l'Université du Travail on Boulevard Roullier 1.Chastre Dec. 9-10: Beautiful Christmas Market with regional products and other Christmas delicacies held at the Town Hall (Maison Communale) on Avenue du Castillon 71. Open: Dec. 9, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Dec. 10, noon to 6 p.m.Châtelet Nov. 24-26: Christmas Market at Maison de Peuple on Rue de la Praye 8 is open Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 15: Attractive Christmas Market at Ecole Fondamentale Sainte Marie Châtelet on Rue Neuve 26 from 2 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.Chimay Dec. 16-17: The Christmas Market at Grand Place and at the court of the castle in Chimay is both days open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.Colfontaine Nov. 18: Christmas Market at Parking Mini Market on 126, Rue du Grand Passage is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 16-17: Christmas Market at Parking Mini Market on 126, Rue du Grand Passage. Open: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.Comblain-la-Tour Dec. 3: Attractive Christmas Market from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Chateau Biron in Parc Biron.Corbion Dec. 16-17: Christmas Market at Place de Village and Rue Des Abattis. Open: Saturday, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.Courcelles Dec. 9-10: Christmas Market at Place Jean Ransy is both days open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 10: Another Christmas Market can be found from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Centre Spartacus Huart on Rue Baudouin 1er 121.Couvin-Mariemborg Nov. 24-26: Christmas Market at Place Marie de Hongrie. Open: Nov. 24, 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.; Nov. 25, 2 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. and Nov. 26, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.Denee Nov. 24-26 & Dec. 1-3, 8-10, 15-17, 22-24: Christmas Market in the beautiful surroundings of the Abbey of Maredsous on Rue de Maredsous in Denee. Open only on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 9-10: Christmas Market at Salle d'Anjou on Rue Monseu. Open: Saturday, 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Diksmuide Dec. 8-11: Christmas Market at Grote Markt in the center. Open: Dec. 8, 6 p.m. to midnight; Dec. 9, 2 p.m. to midnight; Dec. 10, 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Dec. 11, 9 a.m. to noon.Dinant Dec. 15-24: Large Christmas Market on Place Reine Astrid, L'Espace Sax and on Place Saint Nicolas in Dinant with numerous activities. Open: Friday, 6:30 to 8 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, noon to 8 p.m. and Monday-Thursday, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.Donk Dec. 9-10: Christmas in the Park at Castle Van Hamont on Korpse Straat 91. Open on Dec. 9, 5 to 10 p.m. and Dec. 10, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. No entrance fees.Duffel Dec. 2-3: Winter Market with rides, stands and lots more entertainment at Kapelplein. Open both days from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.Durbuy Nov. 24-26 & Dec. 1-3, 8-10, 15-Jan. 7: Village Noel (Christmas Market) in the center and Park Roi Baudouin in the old city of Durbuy in the beautiful Ardennes. Open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.Eghezée Nov. 25-26: Large indoor Christmas Market at Ecole Abbé Noël on Route de Gembloux, 32. Open on Saturday, 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Elsene Dec. 8-10: Christmas Market at Flagey Plein. Open: Friday, 6 to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.Enghien Dec. 15-17: Christmas Market in the beautiful park of the Castle d'Enghien in Enghien. Open: Dec. 15, 4 to 10 p.m.; Dec. 16, noon to 10 p.m. and Dec. 17, 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.Erquelinnes Dec. 16: Christmas Market at Centre Culturel de Solre/sur/sambre on Rue Reine Astrid from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.Essen Dec. 17: Christmas Market at Karrenmuseum (Coach Museum) on Moerkantsebaan 48 with arts & crafts, donkey rides and more winter activities from 1 to 6 p.m. Entry: €3, kids 12 and younger -- free.Estinnes-au-Mont Nov. 17-19: Christmas Market in front of the Town Hall on Place Communale. Open: Nov. 17, 6 to 10 p.m.; Nov. 18-19, 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.Etterbeek Nov. 24-26: Swedisch Christmas Market at Swedish Church on Gallierslaan 35. Open: Friday, noon to 8 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.Eupen Dec. 15-17: Large Christmas Market at Ville Haute, Klötzerbahn and Eupen Plaza in the center with participation of Craftsmen from Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Austria and France. Open: Dec. 15-16, 2 to 9 p.m. and Dec. 17, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.Fléron Dec. 16-17: Artisan Christmas Market at 'jardin du Coeur' on Rue de Magnée 82 is both days open from 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.Fleurus Nov. 25-26: The attractive small Christmas Market held at Ferme de Martinrou on Chaussée de Charleroi 615/1 is open on Nov. 25, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Nov. 26, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Floreffe Dec. 2-3: Christmas Market in Salle du Fete on Rue Piret. Open both days 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Dec. 2-30: "Time for Gifts" is a Christmas Market held at the mill of the Abbey in Floreffe with many craftsmen offering original and unique gifts such as engraved items, art, ceramics, jewelry, candles and lots more. Open on weekdays, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and in weekends, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.Fontaine-l'Eveque Dec. 16-17: Indoor Christmas Market at Salle Omnisport de Fontaine -L'evêque on Rue de la Fauvette 1. Open: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Forchies-la-Marche Dec. 2-3: Christmas Market at Salle Paroissiale Des Trieux on Rue de la Chaussée. Open both days from 10 a.m. to 11 :30 p.m.Forville Dec. 16-17: Christmas Market at Salle Paroissiale Forville on Avenue de la Liberation. Open: Saturday, 3 to 9 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.Fosses-la-Ville Nov. 25-26: Christmas Market at Cité Scolaire "Le Bosquet" on Route de Bambois. Open: Nov. 25, noon to 8 p.m. and Nov. 26, noon to 7 p.m.Ganshoren Dec. 9-10: Christmas Market at La Place Guido Gezelle is open Dec. 9, 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Dec. 10, noon to 7 p.m.Geel Dec. 16-17: Old English style Christmas Market is held at Havermarkt in the center of Geel. Open: Dec. 16, 2 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Dec. 17, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.Gent Dec. 8-Jan. 7: Winter Dream with Christmas Market, ice-rink and lots more winter activities in the center. Open: Mondays-Fridays, noon to 11 p.m.; Saturdays-Sundays, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Dec. 24 & 31, noon to 5 p.m. and Dec. 25 & Jan. 1, 2 to 11 p.m. The Christmas Market on and around Sint-Baafsplein is open on weekdays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; weekends, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Dec. 24, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Dec. 25-30, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.Geraardsbergen Dec. 9-10: Christmas Market in the center on Stationsplein. Open: Dec. 9, 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Dec. 10, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.Gilly Dec. 16-17: Christmas Market at Place Des Haies. Open: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.Gouy-lez-Piéton Dec. 22-23: Christmas Market on Rue de Seneffe in the center is both days open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.Grand-Leez Dec. 9-10: Christmas Market at Chateau de Petit-Leez on Rue de Petit-Leez 129. Open: Saturday, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Grand-Rechain Nov. 24-26: Christmas Market at Place Avenue Des Platanes. Open on Friday, 6 p.m. to midnight; Saturday, 3 p.m. to midnight and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Grand-Reng Nov. 25-26: Artisan Christmas Market at Ecole Communale on Rue du Centenaire is open on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.Grandrieu Dec. 17: Christmas Market from 2 to 7 p.m. at Centre André Focant on Rue Baloury 3-6.Grez-Doiceau Dec. 2-3: Christmas Market at Cercle de Bossut on Place de Bossut 4. Open: Saturday, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Grimbergen Dec. 8-10: A Christmas Market can be found in the center of Grimbergen around the beautiful Baroque Church. Open on Dec. 8, 6 to 11 p.m.; Dec. 9, 2 to 9 p.m. and Dec. 10, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.Haacht Dec. 17: Christmas Market from noon to 8 p.m. in the center of town.Halle Dec. 15-24: The Christmas Market at Grote Markt in the center is open from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.Ham-Sur-Heure Dec. 16-17: Attractive Christmas Market with crafts, regional products, coach rides, shows and more from noon to 10 p.m. at the castle/town hall in the center on Clos Belgeonne 4. Open: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Hannut Dec. 2-3: The Christmas Market in the center is open on Saturday, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.Hanzinelle Dec. 8-10: The Christmas Market at the Town Hall on Route d'Oret 1 is open on Friday, 5 to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Hasselt Nov. 18-Jan. 7: Winterland in the center of Hasselt with ice-skating rink and more attractions. A Christmas Market is held at Kolonel Dusartplein, Grote Markt and Molenpoort at the same time. Open: Mondays-Thursdays, noon to 10 p.m.; Fridays-Sundays, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Dec. 24, noon to 6 p.m.; Dec. 25 & Jan. 1, 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.Havré Dec. 8-10: Christmas Market at the Castle of Havré on Chaussée du Roeulx. Open: Dec. 8, 6 to 10 p.m.; Dec. 9, 2 p.m. to midnight and Dec. 10, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.Heist-op-den-Berg Dec. 16-17: Christmas Market in the center of town. Open: Saturday, 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.Herbeumont Dec. 16: Christmas Market from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Salle du Vivy in the center.Herentals Dec. 10: Attractive Christmas Market from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the center at Grote Markt.Hoevenen Dec. 16: In- and outdoor Christmas Market at Youth Center "De Jos" on Kerkstraat 34 from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.Hotton Nov. 24-26: The Christmas Market at Castle Deulin on Rue du Château is open on Nov. 24, 6 to 10 p.m.; Nov. 25, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Nov. 26, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Entry: €5. Dec. 15: Traditional Christmas Market from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Place du Village in the center of town.Houthalen-Helchteren Dec. 14-15: Christmas Market at Dienstencentrum Perron-Oost on Kastanjelaan 7A. Open: Dec. 14, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Dec. 15, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.Houyet Dec. 9-10: Christmas Market with lots of activities at Quartier de la Gare on Rue de la Station. Open: Dec. 9, 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Dec. 10, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.Huy Dec. 9-10: Christmas Market in Maison de Quartier Saint Leonard on Chaussee de Dinant 9. Open: Saturday, 2 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.Ittre Dec. 8-10: Christmas Market at Place Saint Remy from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.Ixelles Dec. 1-3 & 8-10: Christmas Market at Place Flagey is open on Dec. 1, 6 to 10 p.m.; Dec. 2, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Dec. 3, 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 12:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Dec. 9, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Dec. 10, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.Jemappes Nov. 25: A small indoor Christmas Market is held at Flénu Asbl Western Rando on Rue Genestrois from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Knokke-Heist Dec. 1-Jan. 7: Indoor Christmas Market with Ice-skating rink, lots of stands and many activities on A. Verweerplein. Entry is free. Open: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Dec. 24 & 31, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Dec. 25 & Jan. 1, noon to 6 p.m.Koksijde Dec. 16-Jan. 7: Christmas Market & Ice Skating Rink on Theaterplein in the Center. Open: Dec. Dec. 16-Jan.7, 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Dec. 24 & 31, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.Kortrijk Dec. 8-Jan. 7: Christmas Market on Grote Markt, Vandaleplein and Sint-Maartenskerkhof in the center. Open daily from 3 to 10 p.m.; Dec. 24 & 31, 3 to 6 p.m.; Dec. 25 & Jan. 1, 5 to 10 p.m.Kraainem Nov. 18-19: Christmas Market in Centrum Lijsterbes on Lijsterbessenbomenlaan. Open: Nov. 18, 2 to 7 p.m. and Nov. 19, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Labuissière Nov. 25-26: Christmas Market at Salon Communal on Rue Neuve is open on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.La Bouverie Dec. 17: From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Christmas Market at La Maison du Peuple, Rue de la Colline 63.La Hestre Dec. 8-22: Christmas Market at Rue du Parc 29 in the center.La Hulpe Dec. 15-31: Christmas Village on Place Communale in the center.La-Roche-en-Ardenne Dec. 23-30: Winter in La Roche at Place du Marché 15 in the center is open from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Le Roeulx Dec. 15-17: Christmas Market at Grand Place in the center. Open: Friday, 5:30 to 11 p.m.; Saturday, 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.Lens Dec. 10: Christmas Market on Place Trinité. Open: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.Lessines Dec. 17: Christmas Market from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Rue Général Freyberg and Grand Rue.Leuven/Louvain Dec. 7-20: Christmas Market in the beautiful historic center of Leuven at Mgr. Ladeuzeplein and in Saint Donatus Park. Open: Thursdays-Fridays, noon to 11 p.m.; Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Mondays-Wednesdays, noon to 10 p.m.; Dec. 20, noon to 8 p.m.Leuze-en-Hainaut Dec. 9-10: Christmas Market at the Town Hall on Avenue de la Résistance 1 is both days open from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.Libramont-Chevigny Dec. 15-17: 'Noël en Fête' held at Halle aux Foires is an indoor Christmas Market full with magic! Open: Dec. 15, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., Dec. 16, 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Dec. 17, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.Liège/Luik Nov. 24-Dec. 30: The Christmas Village at Place de Marché and Place Saint-Lambert in Liège is the largest and one of the most attractive Christmas Markets in Belgium. Every year it attracts more than a million visitors. In accordance with the traditional German Christmas markets, "Village de Noël" creates a very particular atmosphere, full of magic and glamorous Christmas sentiments in the center of the city. It is a festive and friendly Belgian mix of Alsatian and German Christmas ingredients. Open: Sundays-Wednesdays, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Thursdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m. to midnight. Nov. 25-Jan. 1: The Christmas Market at Abbaye (Abbey) Des Bénédictines on 54 Boulevard d'Avroy is every day open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.Lier Dec. 15-17: An attractive Christmas Market is held on Grote Markt, Felix Timmermansplein and Zimmerplein in the center of Lier. Open on Dec. 15, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Dec. 16, 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Dec. 17, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.Linkebeek Dec. 1-3: Christmas Market at 't Holleken Farm on Rue Hollebeek 212. Open : Dec. 1, 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. ; Dec. 2, 1 to 9 p.m. and Dec. 3, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Louvain-la-Neuve Dec. 1-20: Christmas Market at Grand-Place, Place des Wallons and Place de l'Université in the center of Louvain-La-Neuve with more than 140 participants. Open: Mondays-Wednesdays, noon to 9 p.m.; Thursdays-Fridays, noon to 11 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.Maaseik Nov. 29: Saint Nicolas Market in the center of Maaseik. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Maisières Dec. 2-3: Christmas Market at Salle Calva at Cité Des Espinois is open both days from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Manage Dec. 16-17: Christmas Market at École Communale on Rue Delval is both days open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.Marche-en-Famenne Dec. 15-17, 22-23 & 29-30: Christmas Market at Place aux Foires in the center with regional gastronomy, craftsmen and lots of entertainment. Open: Fridays, 4 to 10 p.m.; Saturdays, 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Sundays, 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.Marchin Nov. 25-26: Christmas Market with lots of regional products at Centre Culturel de Chapiteau Decrollier on Place de Grand Marchin 4. Open: 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.Marcinelle Dec. 15-17: Artisan Christmas Market at Le Bois du Cazier on Rue du Cazier. Open: Friday, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, noon to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.Maredsous Nov. 24-26 & Dec. 1-3, 8-10, 15-17, 22-24: Christmas Market in the Abbey of Maredsous. Open: Fridays-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Dec. 24, noon to 8 p.m.Mariakerke Dec. 9: Christmas Market from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Mariakerkeplein in the center.Maurage Dec. 16-17: Christmas Market at La Salle l Elegance, 31 Rue Boussoit. Open both days from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Mechelen Dec. 15-17 & 22-23: The Christmas Market at Haverwerf in the beautiful city of Mechelen is open on Fridays, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturdays-Sundays, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.Mettet Dec. 1-3: Christmas Market at Place Saint-Ghislain is open on Dec. 1, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Dec. 2, 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Dec. 3, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.Modave Dec. 9-Jan. 7: Christmas at Castle Modave. The castle on Rue du Parc 4 is situated on a rock in the middle of a nature reserve of 450 ha and has about twenty richly decorated for Christmas and furnished rooms. Among its treasures are the 17th century tapestries and 19th century Val-St-Lambert crystal. Open daily 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Entry: €8; children 6-12 €3; 5 and younger - no entrance fees.Moeskroen/Mouscron Dec. 7-31: The Christmas Market and Ice Rink at Grand Place in the center is open on weekdays from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and weekends from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.Mol Dec. 16: Christmas Market at Rondplein and on Corbiestraat in the center. Open: noon to 6 p.m.Momignies Dec. 22-24: Christmas Market at Grand Place in the center of town is open Friday-Saturday, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.Mons Dec. 9-Jan. 7: Christmas Market -- Snow Heart in Mons at Grand Place in the center with numerous stands, attractions, local delicacies, a heart-shaped ice-skating rink, a magical forest, choirs and Santa Claus of course. Open: Mondays-Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Fridays-Sundays, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.Mont-Saint-Guibert Nov. 25: Christmas Market at Maison Des Loisirs on Grand Place from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.Morlanwelz Dec. 1-3: Christmas Market Place Albert 1er is open on Friday, 5 to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.Namen/Namur Dec. 1-31: Christmas Village (Noelleries) with lots of extra activities in the center at Place d'Armes, Place du Théâtre and Place L'Ange is open daily 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.Natoye Dec. 9-10: Artisan Christmas Market at La Spirale on Chaussée de Namur 22 in Natoye (Hamois). This attractive market has only arts and crafts. Open both days 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Entry: €2.50.Neeroeteren Dec. 11: An Evening Christmas Market is held from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the center of Neeroeteren.Neufmaison Dec. 8-10: Christmas Market at the Church and on Place de Neufmaison with concerts and animations. Open: Dec. 8, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Dec. 9, 2 to 9 p.m. and Dec. 10, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.Nivelles Dec. 8-10 & 15-23: The Christmas Market at Grand Place; in the cloister of the Abbey and in large tents around the Collegial Church in the center of Nivelles is one of the largest in Wallonia. Open: Friday, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.Noville-les-Bois Dec. 9-10: Christmas Market at Fernelmont on Place Communale. Open: Saturday, 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Noorderwijk Dec. 15: From 6 p.m. to midnight Christmas Market at Dorpsplein.Oeudeghien Nov. 18-19: Artisan Christmas Market at Espace Leulier Oeudeghien on Rue du Petit Dieu. Open: Saturday, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.Oostende Dec. 1-Jan. 7: Winter Fun at Wapenplein in the center of Oostende (near the beach) includes a Christmas Market; Ice-skating rink and lots of other entertainment. Open daily 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.Opwijk Dec. 2-3: Indoor Christmas Market at Community Center on Kloosterstraat 7 and on Dec. 3 also Christmas Market around the church in the center. Opens on Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 3 at 1:30 p.m.Ottignies Dec. 16-17: Christmas Market at Ottignies Ecole Saint Pie on Avenue Saint Pie. Open: Saturday, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Oud-Rekem Dec. 16-17: Christmas Market at Groenplaats in the historic center. Open: Dec. 16, 4 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. and Dec. 17, noon to 8 p.m.Oupeye Dec. 8-10: Attractive Christmas Market at the Castle on Rue du Roi Albert 127. Open: Friday, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday, 2p.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.Peer Dec. 16-17: Christmas Market from noon to 7 p.m. in the centerPéruwelz Dec. 8-10 & 15-17: The Christmas Market at Parc Communal de Péruwelz on Rue Albert I. Open on Fridays, 4 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. and Saturdays-Sundays, 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.Poperinge Dec. 15-Jan. 7: Christmas Market with Ice-Skating Rink and lots more entertainment at Grote Markt in the center of town.Ramsel Dec. 9: From 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. large Christmas Market on Harmoniestraat 9a.Rebecq Dec. 9-10: A Christmas Market held at a special location: the mills of Arenberg, Rue Docteur Colson 8. Open: Dec. 9, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Dec. 10, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.Robertville Nov. 25-Dec. 17: The Christmas Market in the Hautes Fagnes, Centre Nature on Route de Botrange (Robertville) has many artists and craftsmen from Germany and Belgium participating. Open daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Roly Dec. 17: Christmas Market at Maison du Village on Rue de la Tuwaire from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.Saint Gerard Dec. 9-10: At the attractive Christmas Market, held in the beautiful cloister of the Abbey of Saint-Gerard De Brogne on Place de Brogne, craftsmen offer original and traditional gifts such as ceramics, silk paintings, jewelry, candles, china, Christmas decorations, regional and local delicacies and lots more. Open: Dec. 9, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Dec. 10, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.Saint-Ghislain Dec. 16-17: Christmas Market at Foyer Culturel at Grand Place is open on Saturday, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Saint-Hubert Dec. 15-17: Christmas Market on Place de L'Abbaye is open on Friday, 4 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday, 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.Sainte-Cécile Dec. 16: From 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. indoor Christmas Market at Salle de l'Ecole Communale on Rue de la Mécanique.Sankt Vith Dec. 17: A beautiful and traditional Christmas Market is held in the center of Sankt Vith. Open: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.Schaerbeek Dec. 1-3: Christmas Market at Citeco on 75 Rue Albert de Latour in the center. Open: Dec. 1, 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Dec. 2-3, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.Schoten Dec. 16: From 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. attractive Christmas Market at Deuzeldlaan.Seneffe Dec. 15-17: Christmas Market at Grand Place in Les Salles Avoisinantes and at Place d'Agenais. Open: Friday, 7 p.m. to 11 :30 p.m.; Saturday, noon to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.Seraing Dec. 10: From 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Christmas Market at Rue Verte 75 in the center.Sint-Jans-Molenbeek Dec. 8-10: Christmas Market at Castle Karreveld on Jean de la Hoeselaan 3. Open: December 8, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.; December 9, 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. and December 10, noon to 8 p.m.Sint-Job-in-'t-Goor Dec. 20: Attractive Evening Christmas Market from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Bethaniënlei 5 in the center.Sint-Niklaas Dec. 8-10: Christmas Market on Grote Markt in the center is open on December 8, 6 p.m. to 1 a.m.; December 9, 2 p.m. to 1 a.m. and December 10, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.Sint-Truiden Dec. 8-Jan. 7: Christmas Market at Groen Markt in the center. Dec. 13-14: Crafts Christmas Market at Sint-Maartens Kerk (Church) on Stapelstraat. Open: Dec. 13, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Dec. 14, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Sprimont Dec. 1-3: Christmas Market at Château de Florzé on Chemin du Comte 1. Open: Friday, 5 to 9 p.m. ; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Entry : €5.Stavelot Dec. 10: Christmas Market can be found in front of and in the cellars of the Abbey of Stavelot, Cour de L'Abbaye 1 with beautiful decorations, culinary delicacies, gifts and more. Open: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Thimister Nov. 17-19: The attractive Alsatian Christmas Market in the center of town is open on Nov. 17, 5 to 10 p.m.; Nov. 18, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Nov. 19, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Thuillies Nov. 25-26: In- and out-door Christmas Market in de Town Hall and on Place de Thuillies. Open: Saturday, 2 to 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.Thuin Dec. 9-10: The Christmas Market at Castle Fosteau on Rue du Marquis 1 has many French and Belgique participants. Open on Dec. 9, 2 to 10 p.m. and Dec. 10, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Tournai/Doornik Dec. 14-Jan. 7: The indoor Christmas Market at Halle-aux-Draps on Grand Place is open on weekdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and again from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. and on weekends from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.Trazegnies Dec. 9-10: Christmas Market at the Chateau on Place Albert. Open: Dec. 9, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Dec. 10, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.Tubize Dec. 9-10: Indoor Christmas Market at Centre Culturel - Théâtre du Gymnase on 124 Bld Georges Deryck. Open Dec. 9, 10 :30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Dec. 10, 10 :30 a.m. to 6 p.m.Verviers Dec. 1-24: Christmas Market at Place du Martyr. Open: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.Vielsalm Dec. 15-30: The Christmas Market in the Land of Salm at Place de Salm in Vielsalm is open from 2 to 9 p.m.; Dec. 25, 5 to 8 p.m.; Dec. 26-27, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and CLOSED Dec. 24.Villers-la-Ville Dec. 17: Christmas Market En Face de Decoplant on Rue Châtelet 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Vottum Dec. 15-17: Christmas Market at Salle du Cercle Saint Etienne on Place Gilles Gérard. Open: Friday-Saturday, 6 :30 to 11 :30 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 11 :30 p.m.Wasmuel Dec. 16-17: Christmas Market at Grand Place in the center. Open: Saturday, 1 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.Watermael-Boitsfort Nov. 30-Dec. 3: The Christmas Market on Place Wiener and Place Payfa can be visited on Nov. 30 from 6 to 10 p.m.; Dec. 1, 1 to 10 p.m.; Dec. 2, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Dec. 3, 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.Wattripont Dec. 3: Magic of Christmas is an in- and outdoor Christmas Market held at Château Bagatelle on Chausée de Tournai 29 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.Wavre Nov. 26: From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Christmas Market at Institut de la Providence on Place Des Fontaine. Dec. 2-3: Christmas Market on Place de L'Hôtel de Ville is open both days from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.Welkenraedt Dec. 8-10: Christmas Market at 2,000 square meters under the roofs of the sports and arts center in Welkenraedt on Rue Gretry. Open: Dec. 8, 7 to 10 p.m.; Dec. 9, 3 to 11 p.m. and Dec. 10, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.Westerlo Dec. 17: Christmas Market from 1:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Grote Markt in the center.Westkerke Dec. 2-3: Indoor Christmas Market at Zaal Audomarus on Westkerksestraat 151. Open both days from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.Wetteren Dec. 16-17: The Christmas Market at Market Square in the center is open December 16, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and December 17, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.Wezembeek-Oppem Nov. 18-19: Christmas Market at Parvis Saint-Pierre in Wezembeek-Oppem. Open on Saturday, 2 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Willebroek Nov. 18: Winter Wonder Plaza from 1 to 6 p.m. at Overwinningsstraat 133.Woluwe-Saint-Lambert Dec. 8-10: Christmas Market at Centre Civique de Kapelleveld on Avenue Albert Dumont 10. Open: Dec. 8, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.; Dec. 9, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Dec. 10, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.Wonck Dec. 15-17: Traditional Christmas Market in Grottes (caves) de Wonck near Bassenge. Entry: €4. Open: Dec. 15, 7:30 to 11 p.m.; Dec. 16, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Dec. 17, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Because it is difficult to reach the site, shuttle busses will bring visitors to and from the caves. Busses leave from the TEC Depot in Bassenge.Ypres/Ieper Dec. 2-Jan. 7: Christmas Market at Grote Markt in the center of Ypres (Ieper). Ypres is rightly proud on its rich historic past, especially from WWI, that lives on to the present day in its countless monuments and museums. The Grote Markt (Grand Place) is the perfect setting for a Christmas Market with about 50 stands and a large ice-skating rink. Open: Tuesdays-Thursdays, 3 to 7:30 p.m.; Fridays, 3 to 10 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sundays, 3 to 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 24-25, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Closed: Mondays.Yvoir Dec. 16-17: The Christmas Market at Cour du Maka in the center is open from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.Zandhoven Dec. 3: From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. indoor Christmas Market at Evenementenhal "de Populier" on Populierenhoeve 22 in Zandhoven.Zichem Dec. 10: Attractive Christmas Market from 1 to 8 p.m. at Market in the center of town.Zottegem Dec. 8-30: Christmas Market at Market Square in the center is daily open from 2 to 11 p.m.