For four nights a variety of different artists light up buildings, streets, squares and parks all over the city.

Over 80 light installations create a magical atmosphere.

Don’t miss the 2018 Lyon Festival of Lights taking place from Thursday, December 6 to Sunday, December 9. Watch this space!

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Gearing up for the festival


It’s all hands on deck for the Public Lighting Department as the countdown to the Festival of Lights begins. It is their job to fit the lighting gels to the city centre street lights to create a particular colour effect.

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From Place des Terreaux to the Gardens ot the Fine Arts Museum


The Festival of Lights is sooner than you think. Three months before the big day, we are giving you a sneak preview of the festival programme.

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