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

Over 70 light installations create a magical atmosphere.

Millions of visitors both French and from abroad enjoy the friendly and joyful spirit of this unique event.

From Thursday the 8th to Saturday the 10th of December 2016, Lyon will be awash with light!

Fête des Lumières 2016


A new combined security system


This morning, the City of Lyon presented the outline of the arrangements put in place for this new edition of the Festival: it will take place over a smaller area, a secure area, with the Festival being concentrated in the city centre for a reduced time-span of three days.

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Lyon and Zigong: In the Spotlight Together


As part of a continuing collaboration with China, the City of Lyon took part in the famous Lantern Festival of Zigong, a city in Sichuan province that now partners with Lyon.

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Lyon inspires Lumiere London


From January 14 to 17, 2016, the first edition of Lumiere London made the British capital glow. Thirty-one artistic installations were presented in the streets and emblematic neighborhoods of central London, from Mayfair to Westminster, by way of Regent Street, Piccadilly Circus and King's Cross.

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