Lyon is forever on the go!

Lyon hosts a number of annual festivals and biennials on a wide range of topics: graphic novels, electronic music and films, to name but a few... Just walk this way!

Our top tips of the moment

Sport, Literature and Movie Festival

The Sport, Literature & Cinema festival gives pride of place to sport through the cinema with projections, meetings, exhibitions and a sports book...

Ciné O'Clock

Ciné O' Clock has brought British and Irish cinema into centre stage on the screens at the Zola.

The Great Concerts

For those who enjoy a little musical excellence, from the 20th September 2019 to the 19rd May 2020, be sure not to miss the big Baroque or Chamber...

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Isabelle Fournet

Nuits Sonores

France's flagship electronic music festival, this event features international DJs in unusual settings.


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The Fourvière Nights

Roman Theatres of Lyon

Theatre, music, dance, opera, circus, cinema... Les Nuits de Fourvière has been dedicated to the performing arts and endeavoured to let different art...

Festival Woodstower

Grand Parc Miribel Jonage

The festival is into its year. In the natural setting of the Grand Parc, the festival team and some 300 volunteers have given their all to offer you a...

Fêtons l'été - Tout l'Monde Dehors Festival

Lieux divers

More than 300 free, outdoor art events all summer. This festival starts with the Fête de la Musique (annual national music festival on 21st June.)

The Dance Biennale

Lieux divers

It is the fifteenth edition of the Lyon Dance Biennale, lasting just 18 days, to gain in intensity, encourage a festival mood, and generate a jostling...

Festival of Chinese Gastronomy - The Magic Wands

French and Chinese New Institute of Lyon

Every year, the festival "Les Baguettes Magiques" gives pride of place to Chinese Gastronomy. Workshops and tastings on the program.

C'est Lyon qui régale !

Lyon Street Food Festival

Les anciennes usines Fagor Brandt

Over 4 days, explore a world of flavours and have an unforgettable time – your taste-buds will thank you!

C'est Lyon qui régale !

Festival Lumière #12 - Grand Lyon Film Festival

Lieux divers

The international classic cinema festival: 12th - 20th October 2019

Festival du Film Court de Villeurbanne

Cinéma Le Zola

The Zola cinema has a big programme awaiting those who check out the festival. With over 150 films being shown to the public; 35 screenings in 4...

Festival of Lights

Lieux divers

For 4 evenings, artists of all kind of inspiration enlighten buildings with light installations, creating a magic atmosphere in the streets and places...

Festival Orgue en jeu

Lieux divers

 Past event

A unique demonstration in its genre, the Orgue en Jeu festival puts the spotlight on the best instruments Grand Lyon has to offer, thanks to the fans...

Festival Spontanéous

Lieux secrets

 Past event

Spontaneous , the biggest improv festival in France is back!

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