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

The beautiful month of May is finally here! What a joy to find aperitifs on the terrace, strolling along the rivers and end of the day at the end of the day. Like every Friday, the CityCrunch team has made a selection of events not to be missed this weekend, based on our web browsing and the emails from event organizers we’ve received. weeks, leave a message HERE).

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

Friday May 6, 2022

4:30 pm > Lyon 9 > Inauguration

A brilliant and creative place opens its doors in the 9th arrondissement. It is called magonia and defines itself as the embassy of the imaginary (pretty nice, isn’t it?). The inauguration will take place next Friday. On the program: theater with Social Palacesilkscreen workshop, breakdance show with pokemon crew, hip hop with Space of the senses and DJ sets. It’s from 4:30pm to midnight and it’s FREE
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6 pm > Lyon 6 > aperitif

le fizzone of the coolest bars in the 6th arrondissement, sets in Italian time to celebrate the opening of its terrace with a appetizer† We will give you something to eat for every cocktail you buy. There will also be a DJ set and a summer menu. It’s 6pm to 1am and it’s FREE
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6 pm > Lyon 2 > Queer night

le Heat welcome the collective House of Briantz for an evening dedicated to Queer. drag show, performance, open stage and DJ set for aperitif Flower Power tastiest. It’s from 6:00 PM to 10:30 PM and it’s FREE
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19 h 00 > Villeurbanne > Urban dance

The crème de la crème of urban dance choreographers from the Rhône-Alpes region is on the stage of the CCO Villeurbanne for the first edition of showcase. Choreographic shows, DJ sets and other surprises are waiting for you. It starts at 19:00 and the entrance costs €15.
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20 h 00 > Lyon 5 > Big party

The Mythical Collective Poor Amber Sexy returns to crack the no less legendary ship Le Sonic for a thunderous evening. On the turntables Ad Line, Muriel Dark et nosterious† It’s from 8pm to 3:45am and costs €6 if you arrive before 9:30pm (€8 after that).
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00:00 > Lyon 2 > Big party

Great atmosphere also on the side of the? bellona which houses the Toulouse label Ritmo Fatate† The program is Puddingresident DJ of the queer Cocktail d’Amore evenings in Berlin, the Lyonnais William of the forest co-founder of the Macadam Mambo label and Kendal by Ritmo Fatale. It is from midnight to 6 am and it costs 10€.
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Saturday 7 May 2022

9 o’clock 00 > Lyon 1 > exchange bike

Do you feel like riding your bike on sunny days? So go there Headquarters who organizes a exchange bike Saturday all day. Maybe you’ll find your new ros there… It’s 9am to 7pm and the entrance is FREE
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9 o’clock 00 > Lyon 2 > CBD lounge

Cannabidiol (or CBD for short) now has its living room! indeed, the sugar welcomes this weekend, the CBD and hemp fair† Many exhibitors will make you discover this wonderful molecule. It is from 9 am to 6 pm and it is also Sunday and the entrance costs 12 €.
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9 o’clock 00 > Villeurbanne > neighborhood party

La Doua is not only the largest campus in Lyon, it is also a real neighborhood with great events such as the Doua party taking place this Saturday. By Dutarte Street (street where the author of these lines lived, #infoinutile) will host a vacuum dressing, a flea market, a sale of plants and a food truck. Many neighborhood associations will also be present to present their actions. It’s 9am to 6pm and it’s FREE
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9 o’clock 00 > chasieu > Salon nippon

The Japan Touch returns to Lyons. The show dedicated to lovers of Japan and its pop culture offers many booths and activities. Mangas, video games, cosplay, music, etc… You will be able to satisfy all your passions. It’s at Eurexpo from 9am to 7pm (and it’s also Sunday) and entry costs 14 €.
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10h30 > Lyon 1 > Open days

This Saturday the prestigious Lyon Opera opens his doors wide and shows his backstage. Many workshops and visits are offered to show you this institution from a new perspective. It’s from 10:30 am to 5:00 pm and everything is FREEbut book your seats now!
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11:30 am > Lyon 9 > Vide dressing

The very cozy bar-canteen-guinguette A very long time ago empties his dressing room Chinese Ta Fripe. The opportunity to dig up beautiful vintage clothes for the summer and drink a little foam at the bar. It is from 11:30 am to 6:30 pm and the entrance is FREE
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2 p.m. > Villeurbanne > Colorful race

This Saturday the campus of the second welcomes the Color Life, a colorful race of 3 km. Participants are sprinkled with a biodegradable colored powder for an ultra-fun atmosphere. It’s from 2pm to 6pm and it costs €7.
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The Design Biennale of Saint-Étienne

This is one of the biggest events in the region this spring. The 12th edition of the International Design Biennale of Saint-Étienne in full swing and deserves that you get the first TER to visit the 7 exhibitions presented in the Cité du Design.
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4 pm > Lyon 2 > Birthday

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Lyon web radio Radio Beguine turns 2 years old. On this occasion, the resident artists of the radio take over the ship loupika for a musical evening full of happiness. It’s from 4pm to 4am and it’s price conscious.
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8:30 pm > Lyon 1 > Horror movies

By way of Midnight Movie, the cinema light soil shows 2 films by master George Andrew Romero: Night of the Living Dead et Zombie† It’s at 8.30pm and it costs €12.
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10 pm > Lyon 3 > Big party

The festive Papa Maman collective returns to The platform and bring beautiful people. In reality, Arnaud Rebotinic will vouch for the evening. The French electronic music composer, to whom we owe the cult soundtrack of the film 120 beats per minute, should take you on a wonderful sound journey. It is 10 pm and the entrance ticket is from 11 €.
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Save the date: go to the vineyards of Beaujolais

See you on May 14 at thetreesle for a oeno-electric walk in the vineyards Beaujolais accompanied by a wine tasting and a picnic with local products. Accompanied by a guide, you will spend a day crossing the landscapes of the southern Beaujolais. In short, if you love scenic views, wine tasting, cycling (electric of course) and discovering new flavors for your taste buds, this oeno-electric ride is made for you. It is located 30 minutes from Lyon and costs 80 €. Don’t forget to book for Wednesday 11 May!
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Sunday 8 May 2022

10 am 00 > Isere > Bike tour

The return of sunny days makes you want to get away from it all? towardsIsere † With your own biclou or with a rental bike, in classic or electric version, you will set out to discover the beautiful landscapes of Isère. Mountains, lakes, ponds, hills… there is something for everyone and for all levels. We have also made a selection for you with our 5 favorite walks.
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11:30 am > Lyon 7 > Short film

Last day to enjoy we ment, the festival dedicated to documentary makers. This cinematic genre plays with fake news and conspiracy theories by adopting the codes of the documentary. For example, you can attend the short film competition that takes place at 11:30 am. Comedy The ticket costs € 5.20.
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11 am 00 > Lyon 1 > Vide dressing

the disgusting ones and their second-hand designer clothes alight Perko Coffee† More than 500 pieces are offered at discount prices. The opportunity to do great business with stylish clothes. It’s 11am to 7pm and the entrance is FREE
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11:30 am > Lyon 7 > Festival

currently at Cruiser takes place the second edition of the Curious party. This Sunday you can enjoy a garage sale, a dressing room sale, a vinyl sale, a show that combines dance, improvisation and audience participation. The evening will conclude with a swing ball. It’s 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and it’s FREE
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Save the date: the Languedoc Tour comes to Lyon from 9 to 14 May

How about discovering? Languedoc wines by 25 places in Lyon? This is what the Languedoc Tour offers you for a week from 9 May to 14 May. Throughout the week you can discover selections of Languedoc wines offered on temporary menus or shared by the owners of partner bars and restaurants. Several events are also planned (read our article). You will have understood, warm up your taste buds, because the week promises to be the best!
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12 noon > Lyon 2 > Cool afternoon

Another one super sunday chez Heat† On the program of this Sunday meeting: a hairdressing stand, a recycling stand, an embroidery stand and upcycling workshops. It’s 12 noon to 10 pm and it’s FREE
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5:30 pm > Lyon 2 > Sound documentary

the periscope invites you to end the weekend with a great sound experience with the event tympanum pan† During the evening the sound documentary “Underwater the tears of the fish cannot be seen” will be broadcast. We follow a girl, her mother and their boyfriend in an African homecoming. The documentary is preceded by a snack and followed by a conversation with the author. It’s from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM and it’s FREE
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Total cost for our tips: €92.20


Some good links to close

☕️ If you’re looking for a brunch idea, here’s our TOP 20 brunches in Lyon.
🌲 If you’re looking for an idea for a walk through Lyon, we’ve got 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 pick of cool things to do with the family this weekend.
📺 And you’ll also find our awesome weekend plans on TV every Friday at 5:45 PM on BFM, on the show Top Outputs.

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