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
Les chants de Mars Festival
Lieux divers : salle Léo Ferré, salle Molière, Le Transbordeur...
The festival Les Chants de Mars still asserts itself today as the festival of French song in Lyon.
Reflets du cinéma ibérique et latino-américain
Cinéma Le Zola
The festival Les Reflets continues its long and fascinating journey into the heart of powerful and innovative films.
Quais du Polar
In 2023, the Festival Quais du Polar returns for a new edition! A choice of novels, graphic novels, TV series, films, round-tables, meetings and...
The festival Reperkusound has become a standard-bearer of electronic, contemporary, urban and ground-breaking music.
Festival Les Intergalactiques
For the 11th edition, the Lyon Science-Fiction festival comes back in April 2023 to offer a retrospective of cinema, conferences, imaginary literature...
Lyon Beer Festival
The festival gives a good place to the beverage, which concurs with his varieties more and more public. Find a selection brasserie during this edition...
Jazz Day in Lyon
Concerts, jam sessions, film screenings, exhibitions, and many more. Jazz Day is 24 hours of jazz in Lyon, Vienne, Saint-Etienne, and other places...
Littérature Live Festival
This is an essential event for readers of novels, as well as anyone interested in debates and meetings covering the major societal topics that the...
Lieux divers : Le Sucre, La Sucrière, Les anciennes usines Fagor-Brandt
"Nuits sonores" is a French festival entirely dedicated to electronic and independent music and the innovative cultures, visual and digital, which has...
Lyon BD Festival
Lyon BD Festival gathers the whole universe of the 9th art around varied and original events for BD LIVE ever, ever alive! Cinemas, museums,...
Lyon Street Food Festival
Anciennes Usines Fagor-Brandt
A “great broth” shared between chefs, artists and festival-goers that mixes nuggets from the culinary scene and concerts by internationally renowned...
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.
The Fourvière Nights
Lugdunum Roman Theatres of Lyon
From the 2nd of June to the 30th of July 2022, Lyon’s unmissable summer evening festival will be presenting about 60 performances for over 136000...
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.
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...