What to do in Lyon this weekend? (6, 7 and 8 May 2022)

Here is finally the beautiful month of May! What a pleasure to find aperitifs on the terrace, stroll along the rivers and end the day at the end of the day. Like every Friday, the CityCrunch team has prepared a selection of must-see events for you this weekend, based on our internet wanderings and event organizer emails we have received elsewhere if you are planning an upcoming event. weeks, leave us a message HERE).

Come on, here we go! Here are our tips for the weekend!

Friday 6 May 2022

16h 30> Lyon 9 > Inauguration

A brilliant and creative place opens its doors in the 9th arrondissement. Is called Magone and defines itself as the embassy of the imaginary (pretty nice, isn’t it?). The inauguration takes place this Friday. On the program: theater with Social Palacescreen printing workshop, breakdance show with Pokemon crew, hip hop with Space of the senses and dj set. They are from 4:30 pm to midnight and it is FREE.
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18:00> Lyon 6 > aperitif

The Effervescenceone of the coolest bars in the 6th arrondissement, marks the Italian time to celebrate the opening of its terrace with a appetizer. For every cocktail purchased, we will give you something to eat. There will also be a DJ set and a summer menu. They are from 6pm to 1am and it is FREE.
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18:00> Lyon 2 > Strange night

The Heat welcome the collective Briantz house for a Queer night. drag show, performance, open stage and DJ set for an aperitif Flower Power the most delicious. They are from 6pm to 10.30pm and it is FREE.
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19:00> Villeurbanne > Urban dance

The cream of urban dance choreographers from the Rhône-Alpes region will be on stage at the CCO Villeurbanne for the first edition of Shop window. Choreographic shows, DJ sets and other surprises await you. It starts at 19:00 and admission costs € 15.
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20:00> Lyon 5 > Great party

The mythical collective Arm Amber Sexy the no less legendary barge squats again The Sonic for a noisy evening. On turntables Ad Line, Muriel Dark et Nosterous. It is from 8:00 pm to 3:45 am and costs € 6 if you arrive before 9:30 pm (€ 8 after).
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00:00> Lyon 2 > Great party

Great atmosphere on the side of the too Bellona which hosts the Toulouse label Fairy Rhythm. In the program, Puddingresident dj of the queer evenings Cocktail d’Amore in Berlin, the Lyonnais William of the Woods co-founder of the Macadam Mambo label e Kendal of Fatal Rhythm. It is from midnight to 6 am and costs € 10.
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Saturday 7 May 2022

9:00> Lyon 1> Bike change

Do sunny days make you want to ride a bike? So go there Headquarter who organizes a bike change all day saturday. You may find your new steed there … They are 9am to 7pm and the entrance is FREE.
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9:00> Lyon 2 > CBD salon

Cannabidiol (or CBD for short) now has its own living room! In fact, the sugar welcomes this weekend, the CBD and hemp fair. Many exhibitors will allow you to discover this prodigious molecule. It is from 9:00 to 18:00 and it is also Sunday and the entrance costs 12 €.
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9:00> Villeurbanne > Neighborhood party

La Doua is not only the largest campus in Lyon, it is also a real neighborhood with interesting events such as the Doua in celebration which takes place this Saturday. Long Via Dutarta (via where the author of these lines lived, #infoinutile) will host a vacuum, a market, a plant sale and a food truck. Many neighborhood associations will also be present to present their actions. It’s 9:00 to 18:00 and it is FREE.
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9:00> Chassieu > Japanese show

The Japanese touch back to Lyon. The exhibition dedicated to lovers of Japan and its pop culture will offer numerous stands and activities. Manga, video games, cosplay, music, etc. .. You will be able to satisfy all your passions. It’s at Eurexpo from 9:00 to 19:00 (and it’s Sunday too) and admission costs € 14.
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10:30> Lyon 1 > Opening days

This Saturday, the prestigious Opera of Lyon opens its doors and shows its backstage. Many workshops and visits are offered to allow you to see this institution from a new perspective. They are from 10:30 to 17:00 and everything is FREEbut book your seats now!
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11h 30> Lyon 9 > Getting dressed

The very pleasant bar-canteen-guinguette A long time ago clears his dressing room China Ta Fripe. The opportunity to find beautiful vintage dresses for the summer and drink some foam at the bar. They are from 11:30 to 18:30 and the entrance is FREE.
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14:00> Villeurbanne > Colored stroke

This Saturday, the campus of The second one welcomes the Color life, a colorful 3 km race. Participants will be sprinkled with a biodegradable colored powder for an ultra fun atmosphere. It is from 2pm to 6pm and costs € 7.
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The Saint-Étienne Design Biennial

This is one of the biggest events in the region this spring. The 12th edition of the Saint-Étienne International Design Biennial in full swing and well deserves you catch the first TER to visit the 7 exhibitions presented at the Cité du Design.
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16:00> Lyon 2 > Birthday

Lyon web radio Radio Beghin turns 2 years old. On this occasion, the resident radio artists take control of the barge Loupika for a musical evening full of joy. He is from 4pm to 4am and is price conscious.
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20h 30> Lyon 1 > Horror Movies

By way of Midnight Movie, cinema Light ground screen 2 films by the master George Andrew Romero: Night of the Living Dead et Zombie. It’s 8:30 pm and it costs 12 €.
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22:00> Lyon 3 > Great party

The festive Papa Maman collective returns The platform and brings beautiful people. Indeed, Arnaud Rebotini will take care of the evening. The French electronic music composer, to whom we owe the film’s cult soundtrack 120 beats per minute, should take you on a beautiful sonic journey. It’s 10pm and the entrance ticket starts at € 11.
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Save the date: Head to the Beaujolais vineyards

See you on May 14th atTreesle for a eno-electric walk in the vineyards Beaujolais accompanied by a wine tasting and a picnic with local products. Accompanied by a guide, cross the landscapes of southern Beaujolais for a day. In short, if you like beautiful views, wine tastings, cycling (electric of course) and discovering new flavors for your palate, this eno-electric tour is for you. It is 30 minutes from Lyon and costs € 80. Remember to book by Wednesday 11 May!
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Sunday 8 May 2022

10:00> Isere > Bike ride

Does the return of sunny days make you want to escape? Direction theIsere ! With your biclou or a rental bike, in the classic or electric version, set out to discover the fabulous landscapes of the Isère. Mountains, lakes, ponds, hills … there is something for all tastes and all levels. We have also prepared a selection for you with ours 5 favorite walks.
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11h 30> Lyon 7 > Short film

Last day to enjoy We ment, the festival dedicated to documentaries. This film genre plays with fake news and conspiracy theories by taking up the codes of the documentary. For example, you can participate in the short film competition which will take place at 11:30 am. Comedy Tickets cost € 5.20.
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11:00> Lyon 1 > Getting dressed

The Disgusters and their second-hand designer clothes settle down Perko coffee. More than 500 pieces will be offered at low prices. The opportunity to do great business in trendy clothes. It is 11:00 to 19:00 and the entrance is FREE.
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11h 30> Lyon 7 > Festival

Currently a Cruiser the second edition of the Curious party. This Sunday, you can enjoy a garage sale, dressing room sale, vinyl sale, show that combines dance, improvisation, and audience participation. The evening will end with a swing ball. They are from 11:30 to 17:30 and it is FREE.
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Save the date: the Languedoc Tour arrives in Lyon from 9 to 14 May

How about you find out Wines of Languedoc through 25 places in Lyon? This is what the Languedoc Tour offers you, for one week, from May 9th to May 14th. Throughout the week, you can discover selections of Languedoc wines offered in ephemeral menus or shared by the owners of partner bars and restaurants. Several events are also planned (read our article). You will have understood, warm your palate, because the week promises to be the most delicious!
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12:00> Lyon 2 > Cool afternoon

one again Super Sunday chez Heat. Scheduled for this Sunday appointment: booth for hairdressers, booths for thrift shops, embroidery booths and upcycling workshops. They are from 12:00 to 22:00 and it is FREE.
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17h 30> Lyon 2 > Sound documentary

The periscope invites you to end the weekend with a fantastic sound experience with the event Tympanum-Pan. During the evening, the sound documentary “Under the water you cannot see the tears of the fish” will be broadcast. We follow a girl, her mother and their friend on an African homecoming. The documentary will be preceded by a snack and followed by a discussion with its author. They are from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm and it is FREE.
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Total cost of our tips: € 92.20


Some good links to finish

☕️ If you are looking for a brunch idea, here are our TOP 20 brunches in Lyon.
🌲 If you are looking for an idea for a walk in Lyon, we have what you need in our Walks section.
🎨 If you want to have an exhibition, take a look at our Culture section.
👶 If you have kids, head over to FamilyCrunch for our selection of cool things to do with the family this weekend.
📺 And you can also find our great weekend shows on TV every Friday at 5:45 pm on BFM, in the Top Outputs show.

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