Don't let the winter cool you down... surround yourself with hot people at the annual leather and fetish weekend in the decadent yet artistic city of Antwerp in Belgium. Born in 2009, this festival saw over 5000 people participating in its first round of diverse and fetish events.

Darklands (formerly known as Leather & Fetish Pride Belgium) is a multi-day indoor festival. It combines education, entertainment, shopping and parties throughout the 4 days it takes place.

It’s goal is:
– To strengthen and support the gay fetish community.
– To support gay men’s personal sexual wellbeing by offering education, information and contact.

The festival offers the biggest gay fetish market and parties on the continent.

The festival and its program target gay men in general, but you are more then welcome to bring your girlfriend along to the daytime festival or one of the mixed parties at Fetish Café. The main parties at night in Waagnatie reserved for men due to their sexual nature.