Festivals - Lyon France

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!

Covid-19: In the current situation and following announcements from the French government, we’re very happy to inform you that as of Wednesday May 19th, all festivals are gradually returning in France, with conditions adapted to the situation and health measures in place.

Our top tips of the moment

The Fourvière Nights

From 1 June to 30 July 2021, the Nuits de Fourvière Festival will take over the historic de Fourvière Theatres for a summer of concerts and...

Jazz à Vienne festival

 Past event

Jazz is a universal music style, a music of sharing, encounters and blended cultures. This year's event will respect the basic elements that have made...

Nuits Sonores


The Nuits Sonores Festival will be returning to Lyon for a unique, electrifying 2021 edition from 20 to 25 July!


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The Péristyle Festival

The Lyon Opera House

The Péristyle Festival takes over for the summer season. World music and Jazz-café under the Opera house arches.

Tout l’monde dehors!

Lieux divers

Every summer, "Tout l'monde dehors!" offers, in the 9 districts of Lyon, a multitude of free artistic events in the public space.

Festival Les Intergalactiques

Lieux divers

The Lyon Science-Fiction festival comes back in April 2021 to offer a retrospective of cinema, conferences, imaginary literature fair in the company...

Les Invites de Villeurbanne - Festival pas pareil

Lieux divers

4 days of free concerts, creations and shows staged to thrill, share and exchange in the streets, squares and residential areas, in every sense.

Lyon Street Food Festival 2021

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 !

Sixième Continent Festival - Tous à la Guill'

Lieux divers

Sixième Continent consists of a series of events all day in Lyon to promote cultural diversity in the city, by inviting artists from all over the...

The Lumière Festival - Grand Lyon Film Festival 2021

Lieux divers

The birth city of Cinematography hosts the Lumière Festival and invites filmmakers, actors, critics, historians and writers to come and celebrate its...

Sens Interdits - International theater festival

Différents lieux

Sens Interdits, biennial festival, focuses on memory, identity and resistance, by theater.

Peinture Fraîche Festival 2021

Halle Debourg

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 cultural, tourist and heritage players in silk come together for Silk in Lyon to offer the general public 4 days of discovery, emotions and...

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...

International Magic Festival “Vive la magie”

Bourse du Travail

Europe’s biggest magic festival is heading to Lyon for 3 magical shows!

Jazz à Vienne festival

Théâtre antique

 Past event

Jazz is a universal music style, a music of sharing, encounters and blended cultures. This year's event will respect the basic elements that have made...

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