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

Over 40 light installations create a magical atmosphere.

Don’t miss the 2019 Lyon Festival of Lights taking place from Thursday, December 5 to Sunday, December 8. Watch this space!

Try your luck!
Enter the competition for a chance to win a stay in Lyon in 2019: two-night stay for 2 people in a double room at Novotel Confluence between 5 and 7 December 2019 with breakfast included, a lunch or dinner in a Bouchon Lyonnais and two Lyon City Card to discover the city.
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The 2018 edition in figures...

A study organized by the City of Lyon and Festival of Lights partner Orange measured the number of people in specific areas during the Festival and their movements.

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Shop window display competition

​About one hundred city centre shops are entering a competition for Lyon’s best window display during the Festival of Lights.

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An alternative way of taking part...

Lumières en soi(e) will be shown during the 2018 Festival of Lights. This is a participative work created by a number of associations helping the lonely.

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