What to do in Lyon this weekend (from May 19 to 21, 2023)? The candy
FRIDAY MAY 19
Love Festival @ Bellona Club
It’s summer before its time at the Bellona Club! Until May 21, the musical barge of Confluence delights the crowds with great blows of stylish scenography, neat programming and boosted atmosphere. On the menu: more than sixty artists divided between beach aperitifs, free open air and wild parties with renowned guests and a beach decorated with big tops between techno, deep house, disco and minimal.
84 quai Perrache – Lyon 2nd
From May 17 to 21, 2022
Ticket office here
Open Air Archipelago @ Ile Barbe
This Friday, the association Les Graines Electroniques takes over Île Barbe with a large free open air. This event will offer a 100% local, joint and emerging program of the electro scene in an idyllic and unusual setting. To accompany the DJ sets, a bar and local and veggie food will be on hand, while various activities will also be offered to revelers and other onlookers.
Ile Barbe – Lyon 9th
Friday May 19 from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Free Electrons Festival @ Flan’ Ruin Pub
Le Flan’ invites you to a 3-day mini festival during the Ascension Bridge! Come and enjoy 3 beautiful evenings dedicated to electronic music, with a different musical color each evening. This Friday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., dive into the world of House and Afro House Tech with DJs Konga and Illan Estivalet. And do it again on Saturday with Lacarte and Max Haze this time!
12 rue du Griffon – Lyon 1st
From 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
SATURDAY MAY 20
Mâchon The Plant of the Wolf @ The Plant of the Wolf Vaise
The mâchon steals the show at brunch! This Saturday, the new address of La Plante du Loup in Lyon Vaise is organizing its very first Lyonnais mâchon. On the menu: snout salad, calf’s foot salad, potatoes and herring, hot sausage, baked potatoes and Mâconnais sauce, half Saint-Marcellin, accompanied by 4x 25cl of draft beers from the Caribrew brewery.
3 rue Saint-Pierre de Vaise – Lyon 9th
Start of the meal at 9 a.m.
Price: 35€ per person
Free open air Happiness Therapy x Ninkasi @ Ninkasi Gerland
Get ready for an explosion of happiness with Happiness Therapy and Ninkasi! After 4 memorable editions of their free Open Air, the city’s most festive collective is back in Gerland for its biggest event to date. On the program for this long fiesta: a vibrant tribute to the Lyon house scene, its artists and actresses, plenty of entertainment and the festive spirit of Happiness Therapy.
267 rue Marcel Mérieux – Lyon 7th
May 18 to 21
MiMO celebrates its 2nd anniversary @ rue de la Thibaudière
2 years is something to celebrate! To mark the occasion, the festive and gourmet spot MiMO squarely blocks rue de la Thibaudière with an enticing program: Limoncello workshop, ephemeral cocktails and two outdoor musical performances. On top of that, Molky games, selfie terminals and a water gun battle will also be there to brighten up the day. Our child’s soul therefore promises to be served!
14 rue de la Thibaudière – Lyon 7th
From 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.
SUNDAY MAY 21
The Jardiscotheque @ BOTANI
This weekend, BOTANI is swapping its clothes to host its very first open air and transform into a Jardiscotheque! Saturday and Sunday, the famous panoramic and covered terrace of the Piscine du Rhône becomes a giant dancefloor rocked by big House, Minimal and Electro sounds distilled by the finest local DJs whose mission will be to make the spot dance from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. non-stop for two days.
8 quai Claude Bernard – Lyon 7th
Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Entrance 7/10€ here
EuroRayonne 2000 @ CCO Rayonne
Note the date of Sunday, May 21 in your DDP diary! To end the Nuits sonores festival with dignity, La Rayonne and its festive park of the wasteland L’Autre Soie in Villeurbanne opens its doors for a huge open-air event completely free in the form of Extra! of the festival from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. With Eurodance, EuroTrance and 90’s Techno Rave to enjoy under a big tent!
24b rue Alfred de Musset – Villeurbanne
From 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.