Lyon is forever on the go!
Lyon hosts a number of annual festivals and biennials on a wide range of topics: graphic novels, art or street food, electronic music and films, to name but a few... Just walk this way!
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The crème de la crème of the international, French and Lyon electronic music scenes come together for five days and four nights in the city’s most...
Lyon BD Festival
Le Collège Graphique
In just a few years, Lyon comic book festival has become one of France’s stand-out “ninth art” events.
The Terrace - ECAM Festival
Come and have a memorable time at the new edition of La Terrasse - ECAM Festival.
Lyon Street Food Festival
A “great broth” shared between chefs, artists and festival-goers that mixes nuggets from the culinary scene and concerts by internationally renowned...
Base de loisirs de L'atol' au Grand Parc Miribel Jonage
A white sand beach, 4 stages, more than 60 artists, 28 hours of sound, welcome to the 2023 edition of the festival!
Entre Rhône et Saône Festival
From 30 June to 2 July 2023, the City of Lyon is offering the 2nd Entre Rhône et Saône Festival.
Les Jeudis des Musiques du Monde
Jardin des Chartreux
For more than 25 years, the major world music gathering ‘Les Jeudis des Musiques du Monde’, organised by the CMTRA, has offered a chance to discover...
The Fourvière Nights
Lugdunum Roman Theatres of Lyon
From the 31 May to 28 July 2023, Lyon’s unmissable summer evening festival will be presenting about 58 performances for over 136000 spectators. As...
Airt de Famille
The participatory circular economy art festival takes place at the Fabric Museum.
Grand Parc Miribel Jonage
The festival Woodstower is returning to Grand Parc Miribel Jonage with a new edition, bringing concerts, shows, activities and plenty of fun! Make the...
The European Heritage Days
Every year you are invited to visit public buildings, museums, chateaux or private homes free of charge.
The Dance Biennial
Every two years, alternating with the Contemporary Art Biennale, the Dance Biennale brings the Lyon metropolitan area into step with its tempo. In...
The Lumière Festival - Grand Lyon Film Festival
Lyon is famous for its praline brioche, its hidden passageways known as ‘traboules’, its famous puppet Guignol and its local football club Olympique...
Peinture Fraîche Festival
The times when graffiti were seen as a stain on our streets and neighbourhoods, and their authors as vandals flouting public order, are long gone.
Silk in Lyon Festival
The Palais de la Bourse Lyon
The Silk in Lyon festival is returning to the Palais de la Bourse, offering a chance to learn about silk production, which forms an important part of...
Festival of Lights
For 4 evenings, artists of all kind of inspiration enlighten buildings with light installations, creating a magic atmosphere in the streets and places...
Quais du Polar
In 2024, the Festival Quais du Polar returns for a new edition! A choice of novels, graphic novels, TV series, films, round-tables, meetings and...
Les Invites de Villeurbanne - Festival pas pareil
4 days of free concerts, creations and shows staged to thrill, share and exchange in the streets, squares and residential areas, in every sense.
Biennal of Contemporary Art of Lyon
See you in September 2024 for the 17th Biennial of Contemporary Art.