What to do in Lyon this weekend (29, 30 April and 1 May)

Time flies and the month of April has already passed! So to celebrate the arrival of May as it should be this weekend – and battle ambient darkness again and again – get your fill of good vibes between events, each as joyful as the other.

Here is our selection not to be missed this weekend in Lyon and in the metropolis.

Friday 29th April

20:00> Lyon 2 > Follow The race


Start the weekend on board The race, documentary presented as an echo to the temporary exhibition On the trail of the Sioux from Confluence Museum. The screening will be followed by a meeting with the director. It starts at 8pm and counts between € 2 and € 6 for admission.

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20:00> Lyon 3 > Great Unboxing


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fence his improvisation festival this weekend with 3 rich evenings in emotions. We have our eye on them A Midsummer Night’s Song, a piece of music based on Shakespearean melodies that will leave room for chance (or not). It is happening to theImprovisation Lyon Theater Cafestarts at 21:00 and the place is between 10 € and 16 €.

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21:00> Lyon 3 > 100% Afro, House and Funk

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The anthill makes room in its galleries to warm up turntables with Afro, House and Funk sounds. the Cosmographic collective guest Triem And hambo to keep us busy all night. Starts at 21:00 and admission is free.

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23:00> Lyon 1 > Baile Funk


We cross the Atlantic a ball that warms the heart. And the Carnivalia collective who is at the helm with two 100% Brazilian DJs: DA MATTA And âMy B. The party smells of sunshine. It happens to the house Mfrom 11pm and it is FREE ENTRANCE.

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The return of the LOVE BOAT


Book your Ascension weekend (May 26,27,28) and get your tickets for the LOVE BOAT ! After two years of absence due to this damn covid, here we are again for a new edition of sound cruises aboard the LOVE BOAT. In the program: 12 cruises, talented performers, entertainment and a caring crew to make your trip the best you can. And most of all, ABOVE ALL, happiness and love.
Go here and take a seat

Saturday 30th April

9:00> Bron > Spring


Spring Square in Bron
. All day, Liberty Square it will be covered with flowers but not only. Practical advice, workshops and snacks will also be available turns green. Meet at the Place de la Liberté, from 9:00 to 17:00 and that’s it FREE.

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11:00> Lyon 7 > Empty dressing room

Empty dressing room Influencer 100% Lyon plus brunch, combined weekend at the Next to. You can go hunting for nuggets, enjoy a chrono massage and, of course, have a snack. They are 11am to 4pm and it is FREE ENTRANCE.

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14:00> Lyon 7 > Carnival in Brazil


Rio Carnival
arrives in Lyon this Saturday. And if you can enjoy Brazilian flavors with OBAcome and test your hips with a samba lesson and some sequins to top it all off. Meet a the commonfrom 14:00 to 00:30 and that’s it FREE ENTRANCE (samba workshop FREE at the time of registration).

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24 hours to celebrate the diversity of Jazz


Appointment Saturday 30 April in Lyon, Saint-Etienne, Villefranche-sur-Saône, Vienne, at Saint-Exupéry and Bourgoin-Jallieu airport to celebrate Jazz Day. For its 10th consecutive year, enjoy 24 hours of jazz that will be accompanied by these concerts, brass bands, dancing, jam sessions and workshops. Find 250 artists in 80 different locations and 70 events. What largely entertains you! Admission is free and it happens day and night.
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18:00> Lyon 3 > Presentation of the season


than the traditional presentation ball of the season Start ! And its Lyon Auditorium who goes first to discover its new programming for the year 2022-2023. With the added bonus of excerpts from the works performed from the Orchester National de Lyon, just that! Appointment at 18:00 and the entrance is FREE on reservation.

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18:00> Villeurbanne > Festival of brass bands


We continue with fanfare, to say the least, with the Feast of Fefàn which will make Villeurbanne resound. 9 brass bands from Lyon they are invited to dance until the end of the evening. It happens at the ZAC de Gratte-Ciel from 6pm and it is FREE.

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19:00> Lyon 3 > Jazz Day


Jazz has its day! And for the occasion the Food Company offers himself to West Coast Hip Hop open microphone for the early evening. And if you are in a playful mood, you can challenge yourself with a Blind test. They are from 7pm to 10pm and it is FREE.

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20:00> Vaulx-en-Velin > Sonido Del Mondo

Colombian Cumbia and Caribbean Music from the Sixtiesthis is what awaits you Ground Zero to celebrate 10 years of Sonido Del Monte. Training Pamblel And Sopa Loca it will also be there before giving way to a DJ set until the end of the evening. Starting from 20:00 and counting 8 euros admission + free registration.

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20:30> Villeurbanne > Figures of women

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Glamorous and sensual atmosphere with the Figures of the Company of Women who will reveal his cabaret. Performances, dances and songs are scheduled for this sweet evening. It happens to CCVA of Villeurbannestarts at 20:30 and costs 25 euros per seat.

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23:00> Lyon 2 > Dance machine


Revival of the 90s in sight
! Bring out the bandanas and cropped tops for tonight where the dance machine will come back to life on the great hits of the decade. For the occasion, the platform it is renewing itself for a total atmosphere! They are from 10pm to 4am and admission is 8 euros.

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The return of the Lyon Whiskey Festival


14 and 15 Maywill be held 3rd edition of the Lyon Whiskey Festival at the Stock Exchange Palace. Discover Whiskey from around the world. The concept is simple: pay your entrance and all Whiskey tastings are included in the purchase of your ticket. At stake? Total immersion for 2 days. Whether you are an amateur, an expert or just curious, there is something for everyone. Also take advantage of the early bird rates directly online.
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Sunday 1st May

9:00> Heat and cook > Crossing Lyon


Traditional appointment for theUnion of rowing Nautique de Lyon which welcomes not far from 400 passionate rowers for a 28 km route along the Saône. And for those who stay on the dock, the event is just as fascinating to watch! Departure at 9:00 from the premises of the Aviron Union Nautique de Lyon and is FREE.

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9:00> Lyon 1 > Seeds of art

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L’Alzur Association put your suitcases Satonay Square for a handicraft market. Exhibitors, events and concerts are scheduled. Graines d’Art will take place on Saturday 30 May and Sunday 1 May from 9:00 to 18:30. FREE.

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9:00> Villeurbanne > Do it Greene

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The fleas of the canal give the place of honor to know-how ! Craft, art, yarn art, recycling will be the protagonist with workshops and exhibitors present for the occasion. They are from 9:00 to 17:00 and count 4 euros for entry (FREE from 15:00 to 17:00)

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10:00> Lyon 7 > The twigs make spring


Change of scenery a chromatic with a spring day. The cultural bar welcomes you the twigs, design workshop-boutique. You can taste the pastries walking among the 9 exhibitors present. See you from 10:00 to 18:00 and that’s it FREE ENTRANCE.

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12:00> Lyon 2 > Before sugar

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Afternoon in the company of Bargain hunters from Lyon to Heat. Frosty atmosphere, good food and good discoveries for this sweet first of May. They are from 12:00 to 22:00 and admission is free.

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Total weekend bargains: 59 euros maximum!

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