<aside> ♥️ Welcome to Brussels, the whimsical wonderland of waffles, chocolate, and surrealist charm that is like a playful rendezvous in the heart of Europe. Picture a city where history and eccentricity waltz hand in hand, inviting you to join the lively, comic-strip dance.

Grand Comic Opera: Brussels unfolds like a grand comic opera, where every street corner is a frame in a Tintin adventure. Wander through the cobblestone streets, and you might just stumble upon a comic mural that brings the city's walls to life.

Chocolate Fantasy: Enter a chocolate lover's paradise, where the air is infused with the sweet symphony of cocoa. Brussels is a chocolate dreamland, boasting pralines, truffles, and chocolate boutiques that could rival Willy Wonka's factory. Indulge in a chocolaty escapade that's pure bliss for your taste buds.

Gastronomic Gala: Brussels is a culinary kaleidoscope, where frites, moules, and Belgian waffles perform a gastronomic ballet. The aroma of street-side waffle stands beckons, and the frites are dressed in an array of sauces that turn each bite into a savory celebration.

Atomium Whirlwind: Behold the Atomium, Brussels' futuristic marvel that looks like it landed from outer space. This gigantic stainless-steel atom invites you to step into a surreal world, where escalators connect spheres and panoramic views await at the top. It's a space-age adventure in the heart of the city.

Floral Fiesta: In spring, Brussels bursts into a floral fiesta at the Grand Place. The Flower Carpet, a vibrant tapestry of blooms, transforms the square into a fragrant masterpiece. It's a fleeting moment of botanical beauty that adds a touch of enchantment to the city.

Manneken Pis Mischief: Meet Brussels' mischievous mascot, the Manneken Pis – a small bronze statue of a little boy doing what nature calls. Dressed in various costumes, this cheeky fountain embodies Brussels' sense of humor and its knack for turning the ordinary into the extraordinary.

Beer Wonderland: Brussels is a beer lover's utopia with a brew for every palate. From Trappist ales to lambics, the city's pubs and beer gardens invite you to savor the liquid gold of Belgium. It's not just a drink; it's a frothy, hoppy adventure.

European Tapestry: Brussels weaves a European tapestry with its international flair. As the de facto capital of the European Union, the city's streets echo with a multitude of languages, creating a cultural mosaic that's as diverse as it is vibrant.

In Brussels, every day is a carnival of flavors, colors, and eccentricities. It's a city that invites you to savor the sweetness, embrace the surreal, and join the lively dance of life. So, put on your comic-strip glasses, loosen your belt for a waffle feast, and get ready to explore Brussels – where fun is always on the menu!


<aside> 📍 Location: Rue Bara 175, 1070 Bruxelles, Belgium


<aside> 🕒 Time zone: (GMT+2) Central European Summer Time


<aside> 💬 Official Language: Dutch, French and German


<aside> 💱 Currency: Euro


<aside> ✈️ Airport: Brussels Zaventem Airport and Brussels Charleroi Airport


<aside> 🚰 Tap water is SAFE to drink


<aside> ☀️ Average July Weather Daily high: 73°F (23°C) Daily Low: 57°F (14°C)


🗺️ Event Venue & Getting There

<aside> 🥚 The EGG Rue Bara 175, 1070 Bruxelles, Belgium Open the map for directions → → →


✈️  If you are arriving by plane, the venue is a 25-30 minute drive from Brussels Zaventem Airport or a 40 minute journey via train. If you are arriving from Brussels Charleroi Airport, the venue is a 40 minute drive or an hour journey via train.

🚕  For cabs or other local transport, you can check out Uber.

🚍 For travelling via public transport → read this Guide!

Get around

🚨 Please note: This event — a closed, invite-only event is open to the hackers who are accepted and have staked to attend. Other than hackers, entry is open to select Partners. General admissions or visitors would not be allowed to the event.

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🎊 Exploring the City!

🕺🏻Here’s a fun map if you want to vibe check the city!

Brussels Neighborhood Map

✨ What to eat, where to stay, and how to explore the city!