What to do in Lyon this weekend (May 13, 14 and 15, 2022)?

Summer has been previewed for a few days for our greatest happiness! And he even decided to continue this weekend. So get out the shorts, hats and other sun creams to go enjoy the nice events that we have unearthed for you for this weekend in the sun.

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Board the Love Boat!

On May 26, 27 and 28, CityCrunch and Livestation DIY make their floating mini-festival! 3 days, 12 cruises and as many artists for festive 2-hour outings on the waters of the Rhône and the Saône. On the program: DJ sets, beers, cocktails, massages, thrift stores, glitter stand and even aperitif-fitness! So ? Ready to party on a boat?
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Friday, May 13, 2022

12:00 p.m. > Lyon 1 > Garden In Republic

Vegetal and floral atmosphere on Republic Square ! Plants, workshops, concerts and expert advice will be on the program for this so green event ! From 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday. FREE

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4 p.m. > Lyon 1 > Nuggets in sight

Nuggets installs his suitcases and his beautiful finds at Away Hostel the whole weekend. The opportunity to hunt for the rare pearl for the summer period in a so cozy atmosphere. There will even be sprinkles and sweets to snack on! Appointment from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. FREE ENTRY

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5:00 p.m. > Villeurbanne > Reopening Festival

Temporarily based in the heart of the Gratte-Ciel district, the Craftsmen’s Farm reopens its doors all week with street art workshops, paper bouquets, massages, colorimetry and much more. the whole outside ! Meet at the Ferme des Artisans, from 5:00 p.m. on Friday and from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday. It is FREE.
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6:30 p.m. > Lyon 3 > The Java Overlay

Overlay comes back and invites you into his ROUND ! The Lyon association for the promotion of urban art invites djs Labzeen and Stepanov for an evening at the start of the weekend under the best auspices. Meet at the Superposition Tower, from 6:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., free entry for members, 5 euros for non-members.

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The Languedoc Tour settles in Lyon until May 14

How about discovering the wines of Languedoc through 25 places in Lyon? This is what the Languedoc Tour since the beginning of the week and until May 14. You will be able to discover selections of Languedoc wines offered in ephemeral menus or shared by the owners of partner bars & restaurants. Several events are also planned (read our article). You will have understood it, warm up your palate, this weekend promises to be most delectable!
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10 p.m. > Lyon 1 > Radiant Act Night

The Lyon Association Radian Act rank up! And for the occasion, she invited a new local collective, Altar for an evening with 8 hands. Dennis, Julio, Maia Neel and Fervo will share the turntables for a DJ set until the end of the night. It’s happening at the Café Galerie, from 10:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. and it’s FREE ENTRY.

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11:59 p.m. > Lyon 2 > Disco House Cocktail

We end the day on Friday with mirror balls of Bellona that will make you groove on a 100% disco atmosphere until dawn, all at the water’s edge. Attractive evening program! Meet at Bellona from 11:59 p.m. to 5:30 a.m., admission from €0 to €5.
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Saturday May 14, 2022

10 a.m. > Lyon 3 > Green Thumbs

the Lyon collective Les Mains Vertes goes green this weekend by showing us a thirty regional creators inspired by Mother Nature. It happens at In-Sted, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, theENTRANCE is FREE.
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10 a.m. > Lyon 7 > The 48h of Urban Agriculture

The House of Urban Agriculture Lyonnaise gives itself 48 hours to make you discover the different agricultural sites of the city! Yes yes you read that right. The starting point is given at the Jardin des Girondins to guide you and enjoy a rich program of activities. See you Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and it’s FREE.
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11 a.m. > Lyon 7 > Zero Waste Festival

Wave of green this mid-May. 4ᵉ edition for the fzero waste summer at the House of the Environment. Workshops, conferences, round tables, events are on the program for these two days. Meet at the Maison de l’Environnement Saturday and Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., the entrance is FREE.
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12:00 p.m. > Lyon 3 > CrushON Vintage Market

The cream of thrift and upcycling” is meeting this weekend for two days of good deals and powerful chill. Direction Boomrang Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., FREE ENTRY.
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The Design Biennial of Saint-Étienne

This is one of the biggest events in the region this spring. The 12th edition of the International Design Biennial de Saint-Étienne is in full swing and well deserves that you catch the first TER to visit the 7 exhibitions presented at the Cité du Design.
See our article on 3 days in Saint-Etienne during the Biennale Design

2 p.m. > Villeurbanne > Launch at CCO La Rayonne

The summer season is officially open! the CCO Rayonne kicks off his summer programming with shows, urban walks and great musical recreation. It’s from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at the CCO and it’s FREE (on reservation).
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4 p.m. > Lyon 1 > Off-road warm-up

We’re warming up at snack time! SUBS invite the acrobat-dancer Raphaël Billet and the choreographer-performer Astrid Mayer to conduct this warm-up like no other, under the intriguing gaze of KRAKEN, their new monumental installation. It starts at 4:00 p.m. at the SUBS and it’s FREE.
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4 p.m. > Lyon 7 > Solidarities

La Fourmilière, Livestation DIY, BAO HAUS, Jordan Tomas, la Cevichela and EXIB celebrate the return of sunny days (and terraces)! The 6 establishments invite you for a neighborhood party between DJ sets, special menus, entertainment and other concerts. Appointment in one of the 6 places from 4:00 p.m. until midnight, theENTRANCE is FREE.
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Mountain biking, beer and video

Notice to mountain bike fans and lovers of beautiful images. Probikeshop organize the Final Party of his Ride & Record Contest. On the program: DJ, aperitif, viewing of 5 mountain bike clips with election of the craziest video, Show Street Trial, Mountain Bike VR and many other challenges! Try to win 2 weekends in a Blacksheep van and other gifts. It’s happening at theEmbassy Probikeshop at Confluence from 6 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., it’s FREE (on registration) and the first beer is even offered!
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6 p.m. > Lyon 6 > MAC by night

Nocturnal noise at the museum ! The European event will open the doors of museums under the stars. At MAC of Lyon, you can discover the collections and dance outdoors with Djs sets and flash tattoo. It’s happening from 6:00 p.m. to midnight at the MAC in Lyon and it’s FREE.
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7:00 p.m. > Lyon 8 > The tables of Monplaisir

Meet on the Place Ambroise Courtois to feast your stomachs around 15 food trucks present for a gourmet evening. All to music and in surprises Of course. It starts Saturday at 7:00 p.m. until Sunday 6:00 p.m. and it’s in FREE ACCESS.
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9 p.m. > Lyon 2 > Void Records and friends

Void Records takes you aboard the Loupika for a musical discovery evening. Ranging from micro-house to electro, via breakbeat, house and downtempo, the line-up will be guaranteed young shoots and sound prodigies. Meet at Loupika, from 9:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. and admission is 6 euros.
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10 p.m. > Lyon 3 > SuperFlow

Saturday night fever takes hold of the platform who will bring out his most beautiful bell bottoms for the occasion. The disco of VictorNova will heat the floors “all night long”. It happens at the Platform from 10:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m., 6 euros entry before midnight, 10 euros after.
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11:59 p.m. > Lyon 1 > Hard Fist Night

restless night and psychedelic to Terminal with four artists who will take turns on the turntables. Martin Noise, Warum, Neskeh and Moses will shake the walls until sunrise. Meet at the Terminal, from 11:59 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. and admission is 8 euros.

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Sunday May 15

11 a.m. > Lyon 2 > Le Petit Paumé in the open air

Le Petit Paume invests the Molting Station for a day of relaxation, games, music and many other festivities. With friends, family or solo, the land is yours! It happens at Station Mue, Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., the entrance is FREE.
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11 a.m. > Lyon 2 > Lugdunum Roller Contest

Strap on your skates, grab your scooters, pull out your skateboards and get started on the leisure trail to have fun at Lugdunum Roller Contest. The event will take place Place Bellecour on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., count 3 euros for access to the leisure trail.

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Zity, the self-service electric car

You want to go for a walk in the countryside, but you don’t have
car ? Download theZity app and try it100% electric car sharing (until
200 km range! Thanks to the application, you locate the nearest car
of you, you reserve it, then on the way for the adventure! When you return, all you have to do is park it in a parking space on the street. Pretty smart, right?
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3 p.m. > Lyon 2 > Tasting with the Chineurs de Lyon

The Chineurs of Lyon meet on the terrace of the Mob Hotel for a chill afternoon and sunlight. Latin line up between cumbia, raggaeton and house. It’s happening at the Mob Hotel, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and theENTRANCE is FREE (caution, limited gauge).
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4 p.m. > Lyon 7 > The world before

How was it before? Answer with company of normal people who will tell the today’s world in their room”The world before” to Chromatic. Meet at 4:00 p.m. (doors open at 3:30 p.m.) and the price is your choice: €6 / €8 / €10
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4 p.m. > Lyon 3 > Carnival Samba System

End the weekend by making a jump to Brazil. the Food Society Club invite him Carnivalia collective for a sixth edition Samba System. Roda and Djs sets will be there for the end of the day under the sun. It’s happening at the Food Society Club, from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and it’s FREE.
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Total cost for our tips: 47 euros all wet!

A few good links to finish

☕️ If you are looking for a brunch idea, here is our TOP 20 brunches in Lyon.
🌲 If you are looking for an idea for a walk around 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 children, go on FamilyCrunch for our selection of cool things to do with the family this weekend.
📺 And you can also find our weekend tips on TV every Friday at 5:45 p.m. on BFM, in the show Top Releases.