Festival Quais du Polar
The first weekend of April, Lyon welcomes the authors of police novel of the whole world. Debates, & animations around the crime novel.
Assises Internationales du Roman
The International Forum on the Novel will take place the last week of May at Les Subsistances.
Nuits sonores
Electronic and indie festival.
During the long weekend of the Ascension Day, the streets of Lyon vibrate in the sound the best urban musics…

Nuits de fourvière
During June and July, the exceptional site of the Gallo-Roman theaters of Fourvière welcomes every summer this outdoor festival (theater, dance, music, cinema).
Tout le monde dehors
During Summer. " All The People Outside " collect more than 200 artistic manifestations completely free, outdoor and opened to all.
Biennale de la Danse
Festival of dance. The even years, during September, Lyon stamps at the rate of extraordinary shows.
Lights - Fête des Lumières
Around 8 December.
Religious or heathen and festive event. Monuments are revealed, courses are organized to see the night-beauty of the floodlit city.

Biennale d’Art Contemporain
The odd years, of in the middle of September at the end of December (Diverse places in Lyon). The opportunity "to smell" the new tendencies in contemporary artistic creation.