Cool Things to Do in Lyon in May 2018

It looks like spring has finally arrived!

And with it comes all kinds of outdoor activities. From professional sports competitions in football, tennis, and the very Lyonnais boules, to amateur runs through paint and mud, May is the month for all things active!

Meanwhile, the arts scene is picking up speed again with theater, improv, music and more.

From the stage to the street, you certainly won’t run out of things to fill your days and weekends with!

This is Lyon's Top Picks

The Célestins Theater Season Continues with “Professeur Bernhardi” May 2-6

The Theatre will host a German production of the play “Professeur Bernhardi,” subtitled in French.

Nuits Sonores music festival 2018 (May 6-13)

2018 edition of Nuits Sonores Lyon Electronic Music Festival Extended to 8 Days.

Europa League Final at Groupama Stadium in Lyon on May 16

Lyon hosts the Europa League final for the first time.

Pint of Science Forums Come to Lyon May 14-16

Learn about the latest discoveries over a drink.

The Tournoi de Boules de la Pentecôte in Lyon on May 19-21

A 3-day tournament on Place Bellecour accessible to everyone.

Open Parc ATP 250 returns to Lyon on May 19-26

Some of the best professional tennis players are coming to Lyon!

Color Me Rad in Lyon on May 20th

Paint yourself from head-to-toe!

Ninkasi Urban Week Festival Returns May 21-27

The week of music and dance kicks off May 21.

The Ultra Boucle de la Sarra in Lyon on May 25-26

Long-distance runners take on Fourvière hill for as long as 24 hours.

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