February – the month of love!
Is it really? As cheesy as it sounds, there is the famous Valentines Day which makes everything red. I am following the pattern and using the opportunity to research what is happening in Lyon during February. So we have – Love is in the air and on this occasion I have already written about the Romantic Things You Can (or You Should) Do in Lyon. What do you think? Is it enough? Is it interesting? Do you like anything in particular or do you have other ideas for romantic things to do in general? Please share with me and in the meantime, have a look below on how Lyon is prepared for FEBRUARY with All The Top Things to Do & Events to Take Part In.
My List of All The Top Things to Do & Events to Take Part In Lyon in FEBRUARY!
FESTI’GÔNES – The 7th edition of the festival for the young audience which offers a program of shows and workshops for children and families: concerts, movies, workshops. Where: Cultural Center Jean Moulin Place Jean Moulin entrance rue Fabian Martin 69780 Mions; When: during the holidays of February 2018; How Much: FREE
ON CARTOON DANS LE GRAND LYON – Come to discover the richness and diversity of European animated cinema, in 28 cinemas of Lyon. So many opportunities to learn about the secrets of animation and appreciate the best of European production, for all ages! Where: Different cinemas in Lyon; When: from mid-February to early March 2018. Dates to be confirmed. How Much: Rates depend on the cinema. Check out this short video: ON CARTOON DANS LE GRAND LYON
LYON TATTOO CONVENTION – Gones Tattoo Ink Association organizes the 21st Tattoo Salon of Lyon / Villeurbanne. Tattoo & Piercing Competition, Concerts etc. And of course, you can get tattooed and pierced on site. Where: 19 avenue Gaston Berger 69100 Villeurbanne, When: From Saturday 10th to Sunday 11th February 2018. Sat from 11h to 23h, Sun 10h to 20h. How Much Adult: from 15 to 25 € (free for under 12s)
The SEMINARS BUSINESS EVENTS – The 15th edition. Come and discover the main actors of business tourism Auvergne – Rhône-Alpes and the south-east of France. Where: Lyon Convention Center 50 Quai Charles de Gaulle Cité Internationale 69006 Lyon 6th; When: From Thursday 8 to Friday 9 February 2018 from 9h to 19h, Register here; How Much: FREE
FESTIVAL SCIENCE ET MANGA: DEMAIN, LES ROBOTS – 9th edition of the Science and Manga Festival on the theme of the robots of tomorrow, at the University Library of Science in Lyon 1. Where: Domaine de la Doua 20 avenue Gaston Berger 69100 Villeurbanne; When: From 06/02 to 04/15/2018, every day. How Much: FREE
SALON STUDYRAMA DE LA POURSUITE D’ETUDES ET MASTERS LYON / SUP’ALTERNANCE – IUT, IAE, business schools, engineering schools, trade schools, universities etc will inform students about the study and job opportunities as well as they guide them on what to choose from Masters 1 and 2, business school and / or engineering, MBA, Specialized Masters, professional licenses, third complementary years, European diplomas etc. Where: 19 avenue Gaston Berger 69100 Villeurbanne Visit the website When: Saturday, February 3, 2018 from 9:30 to 17:30; How Much: FREE
SALON ARTISANS D’ART – Two days to discover the secrets of manufacture, the authentic know-how and the passion of these artistic professions! Where: Vieilles Tours in the heart of the village of Saint-Cyr-au-Mont-d’Or, an old Romanesque church from the 12th century with a panoramic view of Lyon and its surroundings; Rue des écoles 69450 Saint-Cyr-au-Mont-d’Or; When: beginning of February 2018; How Much: FREE
THE SPORT, LITERATURE AND CINEMA FESTIVAL – The event focuses on sports through cinema with screenings, meetings, exhibitions and a sports book fair. Where: Cinema Institut Lumière – The Hangar 25 rue du 1er Film 69008 Lyon 8th; Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th February 201; How Much: Different prices and some shows are for FREE
“ATTENTION LOGO !” QUAND, OÙ? – This exhibition is the first edition of a series of four dedicated to the logo. From the printer’s mark, ancestor of the 15th-century logo, to the video logo of the Hauz der Kunst in Munich! A real dive into the empire of the signs. Where: Museum of Printing and Graphic Communication, 13 rue de la Poulaillerie Lyon 2nd; When: Every day except Monday and Tuesday from 10:30 to 18:00 until 11 February 2018; How Much: € 15.
CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP VISIT “Paulo’s truck” / “Paulo’s clothes”– A visit to the Fire Museum, after which children are invited to workshops “Dress up Paulo “(4-6 years old) and” Paulo’s truck “(6-8 years old) where they can dress up as a firefighter or build a small truck. Where: Lyon-Rhône firefighters’ museum, 358 avenue de Champagne Lyon 9e; Lyon-Rhône Firefighters Museum (CCAC); When: Every day except Saturdays and Sundays from 9h00 to 12h00 and from 14h00 to 17h00 until 19 October 2018; How Much: 7.00 €
MOONDIAL METIERS SALON – The show for all young people (students, high school students, college students), families and job seekers who come to discover a wide range of professions. More than 60 professional fields are represented, more than 600 trades including 100 in demonstration, more than 400 exhibitors to answer all the questions. Where: Eurexpo – Parc des Expositions Avenue Louis Bleriot 69680 Chassieu; When: Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th February 2018 from 9am to 5pm. Except February 3rd and 4th until 6pm. How Much: Adult: 6 €, FREE for under 22, job seekers, students.
SAINT-FONS JAZZ FESTIVAL – Find the inevitable styles of jazz and new talents! To celebrate its 19th anniversary, the 2018 edition of the SAINT-FONS Festival promises great surprises with new formats of concerts, new venues, new partners, new artists. Where: 59 rue Carnot 69190 Saint-Fons; Where: From 23/01 to 03/02/2018, every day. How Much: Rates not communicated, Reservation at the Guy Laurent School of Music
L’USINE RENAULT TRUCKS -Discover the world of Renault Trucks, the French car company that has been expanding for more than 20 years. The guided tour lasts 1h30 in the backstage of the Renault Trucks factory which manufactures engines for trucks, buses, construction machines, boats and industrial machines. Where: 402 avenue Charles de Gaulle Porte A – Hall A2 Espace Marius Berliet 69200 Vénissieux; When: Friday, February 16, 2018 at 14:30. Friday, March 23, 2018 at 14:30. Friday, May 18, 2018 at 2:30 pm. Friday, June 15, 2018 at 14:30. How Much: 12 – 7 €.
LYON SUR LE DIVAN EXPO – A very original exhibition which with a touch of humor and seriousness, shows how Lyon city has been built. You can find more about the current town planning, how did it look in the past and learn the plans for the future. Where: Musée Gadagne, 1 place du Petit Collège 69005 Lyon; When: 17.11.2017 to 17.06.2018; How Much: 8€
NEW PLAY AT THE ACTE2THEATRE – Directed by Hervé Deschamps, this is a magical and poetic piece of art. Portrait of a magician who walks between curiosity and initiation. Thanks to the four universal elements, “The Wonders of Magic” develops a magical universe. Where: Acte 2 Théâtre, 32 quai Arloing 69009 Lyon 9ème; When: 10.02 – 17.02.2018 at 10.30 and 11.02 at 11 am. How Much: 11 € (kids 9 €)
WHAT’S UP LYON? – It is the new English speaking humor event in Lyon! Stand up, comedy, sketch, and improvisation. Lots of laughs guaranteed! Where: Le Complexe,7 rue des Capucins 69001 Lyon 1erWhen: 27.02.2018, 27.03.2018, 24.04.2018, 26.05.2018 from 8.30pm to 9.45pm, How Much: 10 €.
DISCOVER THE REMAINS OF CHRISTIAN BASILICA OF SAINT-LAURENT de CHOULANS – Learn more about this at the museum gallo-romain where the expo is presented. As well as admire it in a tunnel access loop, where this ensemble dating back to early Christian times was first excavated in 1947. The remains are visible from several points of view. Where: 41 quai Fulchiron 69005 Lyon 5ème; When: 1.02.2018, 1.03.2018, 5.04.2018, 3.05.2018 from 3pm – 4pm; How Much: FREE.
LE MOI DE LA DANSE – One month to see dance, talk about dance and dance. You can expect shows, conferences, meetings, workshops, master classes, those well know as well as a debutant choreographers. Where: Les Subsistances, 8 bis quai Saint Vincent 69001 Lyon 1er; When: 11.01 – 03.02.2018, every day; How Much: 14 – 10 €
WINTER SALES – Up to 70% off! When: 10.01 – 20.02, Where: Village des Créateurs, on the slopes of Croix-Rousse, which have 70 designers (Thiaffait Passage, 19 rue René Leynaud, 69001 Lyon ), the streets Victor Hugo and the Republic, Shopping centres of Confluence and La Part Dieu; How Much: FREE
TÊTE DE BOIS FESTIVAL – This puppet festival offers a fantastic show every day. It is an opportunity to present all kinds of puppets in Lyon. When: 15.01 to 15.02.2018. Where: 71 avenue Salvador Allende 69100 Villeurbanne; How Much: 6 €
DISCOVER ANTIQUAILLE -The new cultural space dedicated to the history and the birth of Christianity created by the association ECCLY (Cultural Space of Christianity in Lyon). Near the Basilica of Fourvière and its Museum of Religious Art, this new space helps to preserve and restore the crypt of mosaics, and other remarkable examples of the religious art of the XIX century in Lyon. When: Every day except Mondays and Tuesdays. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 10 am to 6 pm and Sundays from 2 pm to 6 pm; Where: L’Antiquaille 49 montée Saint -Barthélémy Lyon 5e Arrondissement; How Much: 7.00 €
ENGLISH OR SPANISH GUIDED TOUR IN THE MUSEE BE BEAUX-ARTS; One hour guided tour in the Museum of Fine Arts in English or Spanish. Tour in English: When: 10.02 and 24.02.2018; Where: Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, 20 place des Terreaux Palais Saint-Pierre, 69001 Lyon; How Much: Book your tickets here.Tour in Spanish: 10, 24.02.2018
Where: Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, 20 place des Terreaux Palais Saint-Pierre, 69001 Lyon; How Much: Book your tickets here
Did you find something interesting here? So what are you actually doing IN FEBRUARY?
*** Note*** I have been using the posters and images of the events provided by the companies who organize them or share additional information about events in Lyon. Thank you!