November is one of the least interesting months for me. How about you? I have been worried about those famous blue moods which come together with grey and cold weather. So I have started to dig out the interesting things to do to distract and stay happy and the good news is. ..
You can stay positive during November here in Lyon with at least this list of All The Top Things to Do and Events to in Lyon in NOVEMBER. If you know others please add below. Thank you very much!
ID’ART Createurs of Lyon. The 15 years old event which brings together in a single place exclusively the creators mainly from France for an exceptional Christmas shopping experience. More than 80 exhibitors, 3 days, the 900 m² surface, 5000 visitors. Where: at the Embarcadère, 13 bis Quai Rambaud, 69002 Lyon; When: 24 – 26.11.2017; How Much: Pass 3 Days: 4.50 € on id-dart.com / 6 € on site / Free for -12 years old
Vivez Nature in Lyon. The 18th edition of this event in the Rhône-Alpes region, and happening for 4 days at Eurexpo in Lyon. Where: Eurexpo Lyon – Hall 1 – Chassieu – Lyon; 17 – 19.11.2017 from 10 am to 7 pm. Monday, 20.1.20117 from 10 am to 6 pm; How Much: Admission: FREE by invitation
Equita Euroexpo. The horse exhibition. Where: Boulevard de l’Europe; 69686 Chassieu Cedex, When: 1-5.11.2017, Exhibition open from 9 am to 8.30 pm from Wednesday to Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 7 pm; How Much: Full Price: 17 – 20 €
Festival du Marriage You and Me. The wedding event happening in Lyon since 2013. Where: Loft 4 rue de la Quarantaine – Lyon 5; When: 25.11. from 2-8pm and 26. 11 from 10am – 6pm. How Much: FREE but request your invitation via website
Epoquauto; The Salon Epoqu’Auto is organized since 1979 by the members of the Club of the Amateurs of Ancient Automobiles, with more than 60,000 visitors in 2016. This is its 39th edition. Where: Eurexpo; 9 Avenue Louis Blériot, 69680 Chassieu; When: 10-11.11.2917; How Much: 13/14 € Book your tickets online to avoid the queues!
Guided visit of the Hôtel-Dieu de Lyon and its Chapel. The Chapel visit estimated at about 45 minutes for the Chapel, run by Suzanne Marchand, President of the Association of the Chapel of the Grand Hostel-Dieu. The Hôtel-Dieu of Lyon visit estimated at 3 hours is run by Didier Repellin, architect-in-chief of the Historic Monuments. Where: Place de l’Hôpital 69002 Lyon 2nd, When: 18.11.2017 from 9.30 am to 1.30 pm. 16.12.2017 from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm. How Much: 20 €. Reservation to be made as soon as possible by sending a check to the following address: Association of the Chapel of the Grand Hostel Dieu de Lyon 3 Quai des Célestins 69002 Lyon
Festival des Guitares. Discover not only the traditional guitars but also the sounds of the mandolins, four, cavaquihno, oud, ukulele and other mandola. Where: Espace Tonkin and other places around Villeurbanne, More Details here; When: 22.11/8.12.2017; How Much: 8-28 Euros;
The Labelsoie festival. The silk festival which highlights the importance of silk in the history of Lyon and its economic, industrial, artistic and creative vitality. Where: 1 place du Petit Collège 69005 Lyon 5ème; When: Dates to be confirmed; How Much: I don’t know yet, do you?
The Festival A Nous de Voir. This is a kind of festival of the world of cinema focused on the science topics. There are many events happening like the science film contest, the Young Audience Day, the Night of Science Fiction and many meetings with directors and scientists. This sounds pretty cool, doesn’t it? Where: 107 rue Orsel 69600 Oullins; When: 14 – 18.11.2017; How Much: FREE for all the movies, book your place firstname.lastname@example.org or 04 72 39 74 93
New Beaujolais Festival. As every year, people come and taste the wines of the Rhône region. This time it is the 20th anniversary of the Beaujolais Nouveau’s arrival. It’s going to be celebrated with the traditional rolled barrels and the drilling. When: 15 – 16.11.2017 at 8pm; How Much: FREE
The watercolor painting exhibition of Lyonnais artists. Organized by the Lyonnaise Cultural Association “Société des Aquarellistes Lyonnais”, it gathers many artists, this time for 82nd edition. Where: 16 Avenue Berthelot 69007 Lyon; When: From 11/11 to 27/11/2017, every day. Vernissage on November 10th; How much: FREE
Reptilyon. Discover the reptiles of the exotic world, meet almost a hundred exhibitors from France and Europe. Where: 291 Rue d’Athènes 69140 Rillieux-la-Pape; When: 11th- 12.11.2017 from 9.30 am to 6 pm; How Much: 8 € full Price, 4 € for students, FREE for kids under 10 years.
Chocolate Faire. The world’s biggest chocolate event, with about 20 annual editions in France and internationally, returns to the capital of gastronomy to celebrate chocolate. The Salon du Chocolat offers many chocolate events: culinary demonstrations, tastings, cooking workshops, children’s area, the famous parade of chocolate dresses, and many more surprises! On the program: the famous parade of chocolate dresses, original recipes, workshops, exceptional competitions. Where: Lyon Convention Center, 50 quai Charles de Gaulle Cité Internationale 69006 Lyon 6th; When: 10 – 12.11.2017; How Much: Adult: 10 €, Child: 5 €, FREE under 3 years old.
Exhibition of the contemporary art. Organized by the Regional Union of Plastic Arts, it gathers a large selection of contemporary French and foreign artists in Lyon. Where: The Palace of Bondy, 18-20 quai de Bondy 69005 Lyon 5th, When: 3 -19.11.2017; How Much: FREE
Marché des Saveurs. Food market in the Bellecour organized to discover regional products. When: October -11.11. 2017; How Much: FREE
La vogue des marrons. It is a traditional Lyonnaise fair and a great cross-Russian meeting. Born more than 150 years ago, it has become a Lyon tradition in the same way as the market, traboules or genuine bistros. When: starting the beginning of autumn; Where: 69004 Lyon 4ème; Place de la Croix-Rousse; How Much: FREE
Biennale d’art Sacre Actuel. Admire the original works (paintings, sculptures, photos, installations) with a theme of ‘Deep Flipping’ organized in Lyon. The exhibitions are ‘outside the walls’ of unpublished works. It’s a great chance to explore more of art in Lyon. More information and details here. Where: Different places; When: Dates to be confirmed. From September to December 2017. How Much: FREE
14e Biennale d’art contemporain de Lyon Mondes Flottants. Admire modern art with the theme of ‘Floating Worlds’. Take part in one of the biggest art festivals in Lyon. Check for details here. Where: 81 Quai Charles de Gaulle, 69006 Lyon 49-50 Quai Rambaud; Lyon; When: 20.09. – 07.01.2018; How Much: 9 -16 €
The exhibition “Vlan!” – 77 years of Comics in Lyon. The expo allows cartoon enthusiasts to reconnect with their youthful heroes, and to enter the world of contemporary comics. Through a chronological and thematic journey, the exhibition unveils this rich and colorful history through illustrations, publications, original documents and objects from the many comic book publishers since the 1940 armistice until today in Lyon and in the Region. Where: Lyon bibliothèque de la Part-Dieu, 30 Boulevard Marius Vivier Merle – 69003 Lyon; When: until November 4th, Hours and details; How Much: FREE
Did you find something interesting here? So what are you actually doing IN NOVEMBER?
*** 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!