Music festivals that set the rhythm in Lyon
Nuits Sonores: The French festival that is entirely devoted to electronic and indie music, as well as innovative, visual and digital culture, will take place In May 2024.
Nuits de Fourvière: Held in the Roman theatres of Fourvière Hill, this festival brings a touch of magic to Lyon’s summer evenings each year. We look forward to seeing the artists on stage, in a programme combining drama, dance, circus arts and music, in June and July 2024.
Woodstower Festival: This “eco-festival” is held at the end of summer on the edge of the lake at Grand Parc de Miribel-Jonage: 23 to 27 August 2023. We look forward to four days of partying to a superb selection of rap and electronic music.
Jazz à Vienne: While this event is not held in Lyon, it is a major event on the local music scene will take place in July 2024
Food events in Lyon
Lyon Street Food Festival is back with 4 days of festivities and a world tour of flavours from 13 to 16 June 2024, for just as much pleasure and enjoyment as ever!
Events for sports lovers
The women’s tennis tournament Open 6eme Sens is returning from in February 2024 at the Palais des Sports in Gerland.
For those who like to take on a challenge, the Lyon Urban Trail will be held on 24 March 2024, the Lugdunum Roller Contest, for 2 days in May 2024, the Ultra boucle de la Sarra on 25 and 26 May 2024, and the women’s cancer awareness run Courir pour Elles in May 2024 at Parc de Parilly.
Horse riding enthusiasts will be gathering at the next edition of Equita Lyon from 1 to 5 November 2023 at Eurexpo.
Run In Lyon is a running festival that brings together several thousand people each year. In 2023, it will take place on 22 October.
Brace yourself for the Rugby World Cup this fall! The city will host five matches at the OL Stadium from 24 September to 6 October 2023 and will be the basecamp for the All Blacks.