We know it’s cold outside, and we still haven’t had proper snow, but don’t let winter get you down. There’s plenty going on in Lyon this month. February is a month of festivals.
If you’re into tattooing, there’s a festival for that, if you’re trying to go vegan, there’s a festival for that, if you like cosplay, there’s a festival for that… You get the idea.
New Year’s Eve wasn’t enough for you? No worries, it’s Chinese New Year on 5th February 2019! Head down to Guillotière for the annual parade of colourful dragons and music, with street food.
The parade itself will start at 3:30pm on Sunday 10th February 2019 from Rue Passet, in Lyon 7. But aside from the parade, there will be food on offer, as well as martial arts demonstrations and dances.
Another big event in February, for lovers everywhere, is Valentine’s Day. Lyon’s orchestra is ready to bring romance to your Valentine’s night, playing some of classical music’s most passionate pieces.
Until 2nd March 2019, Lyon’s Presqu’île is hosting a temporary ice rink, situated on Rue République, Rue Grolée and Rue Carnot.
Lyon’s orchestra will play some of classical music’s most romantic pieces on Valentine’s Night.
A night of hip-hop will come to Lyon’s Contemporary Art Museum on 16th February 2019.
Head over to the Primevère Salon at Lyon’s Eurexpo from 22nd-24th February to learn about how you can go green this 2019.
FC Barcelona will travel to Lyon’s Groupama stadium on 19th February 2019 for their final 16 Champions League match.
There’s lots to do in Lyon for Chinese New Year, but it is the annual festival at Guillotière that is certainly not to be missed.
Enter three imaginary worlds at this years Yggdrasil festival, held at the Eurexpo in Lyon on 16th and 17th February 2019.
Explore the vegan and vegetarian lifestyle at VeggieWorld, Lyon’s vegetarian and vegan festival.
A tattoo and piercing festival is coming to Lyon on the 9th and 10th February 2019.
Japanese spirituality from the beginning to now.
The exhibition at Lyon’s Musée des Beaux-Arts celebrates Lyon-born Emperor Claudius through more than 150 works.