The best latino festival in town
Latino After Work

Latino After Work

NEW on Friday may 31ST
salsa dancing

salsa dancing

beginners & expert workshops

Event Dates

Friday 31 May - Sunday 2 June 2019

Event Location

Werfplein, 9300 Aalst, Belgium



Shake of the working week and get into the weekend on the sounds of the best Latin music this world has to offer.

Starts on Friday May 31 from 17:00

Enjoy performances and workshops: Saturday June 1 from 16:00 – Sunday June 2 from 12:00

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Special Performance

Mambisimo Big Band

Scheduled: Sunday June 2
With Mambísimo Big Band the golden ages of the great Latin Big Bands
come to life again. This 16-piece band takes you back to the legendary
concerts in the New York Palladium and Tropicana in Havana.

Mambísimo Big Band is a truly unique project bringing together some of
the finest latin musicians from Cuba, Venezuela, New York, Germany,
Colombia, Belgium & The Netherlands.



6th edition of the best free Latino Festival in Aalst.

A party for positive-minded people lasting 3 days with live concerts, dancing demonstrations and workshops. Including food from all over the world and children’s entertainment. Simply the best family event of the year


Friday May 31 from 17:00

Saturday June 1 from 16:00

Sunday June 2 from 12:00

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Get hotel accommodation or drinking vouchers at a reduced-price in our voucher section below. Hotel accommodation provided by IBIS Aalst.


Foodtrucks serving excellent world dishes and a wide variety of beers, spirits and soft drinks are available. Cocktails can be purchased at the central bar.


Parking is possible in the nearby located Postsite underground parking. Free parking is located at Pierre Corneliskaai at about 200 meters from the festival. 


Year after year we have been hosting the best crowd ever. As always we support a positive-minded atmosphere where drugs and violence are not tolerated.

Rules & Safety

Safety for our visitors, crew and artists is our highest priority. We apply a absolute zero-tolerance for drugs or violence. Security personnel supervise the festival at all times and will take swift action if needed.

  • Absolutely no drugs allowed
  • No drinks or food brought in by yourself is allowed
  • No glas or weapon of any kind is permitted
  • Emergency assistance by the Red Cross is on-site and available 

Food & Beverages

Every year we host a number of “traditional” food trucks (French fries, hamburgers) as well as a selected amount of Latin inspired food trucks serving different flavors of delicious food like pasta’s, paella’s, etc. 

The central bar has a broad variety of beers, soft drinks and cocktails. Next to tequila-flavored beer we have a selection of latin inspired cocktails like Mojito & Caipirinha. Drinks have to be paid by drinking vouchers which can be purchased at the festival. You can pre-order a number of vouchers and get a few for free. Check out the voucher section for moire information


Nearby underground parking is available: The Postsite parking has 325 parking spaces. Parking costs vary between 1€ and 10€ depending on how long you stay. You can also park in the nearby streets, but be aware that these are not free. you will have to pay at the nearest paying booth.

Free parking is possible at 200 meter distance of the event. The Pierre Corneliskaai (next to the river) is a free parking zone.


We have partnered with IBIS Aalst to provide you with hotel accommodation throughout the festival. IBIS offers you a single or double bed room including breakfast from a single night up to 3 nights to be part of the full festival.

IBIS Aalst Centre is only a few kilometers away from the festival grounds.

  • Excellent location, nearby the E40
  • Fully renovated in 2017
  • Own parking facilities
  • Reception and bar 24/7 open
  • Free and unlimited WiFi
  • All rooms equipped with air-conditioning 






Check Hotel 


The latino Festival is and remains a free-entrance festival. However we offer hotel accommodation through IBIS Aalst if you wish to extend your stay at the festival. You can also pre-order drink vouchers at a reduced price. Check the voucher section for more information



The Werfplein is centrally located in Aalst and easily accessible from any direction in Belgium. Coming from Ghent or Brussels take the exit Aalst on the E40. Continu on the N45 direction Aalst. At the next roundabout go straight forward into the Parklaan. Follow the road until you cross the river Dender. Take a left right after the bridge. Go straight until the next traffic lights. Now you will see the festival grounds on your left, across from the river.  Continuing straight after the traffic light will bring you to Pierre Corneliskaai where you can park for free.

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Access to the festival is free. However we offer hotel accommodation through our partner IBIS Aalst. Drinking vouchers can be pre-ordered below



Single Bed Room with breakfast - SOLD OUT

SOLD OUT – Single Bed room for 1 or more days including breakfast at the IBIS Aalst hotel – SOLD OUT


Drankbonnen - Beverage voucher

Pay for 40 beverage coupons and get 4 for free.
Betaal voor 40 drankbonnen en krijg er 4 bij.
Purchase vouchers


Double Bed room with breakfast - SOLD OUT

SOLD OUT – Double Bed room for 1 or more days including breakfast at the IBIS Aalst hotel – SOLD OUT