The Easter holidays are fast approaching and running out of ideas to keep the kids busy? Amusement park, exhibitions and sports activities… here is a small selection of activities in Lyon and the surrounding area.
Dinosaurs land at Eurexpo!
Look out, dinosaurbigger than life Ephemeral Museumare back in Lyon. More than 30 XXL dinosaur replicas, 13 of which are animated will be exhibited at the Eurexpo Lyon from April 16th to 18th. On the program: an educational and fun course to get acquainted with the subject and get to know some creatures from the Ice Age, as well as a “live” show in Jurassic World. What to roar in fear.
> The Ephemeral Museum: Dinosaur exhibition, April 16-18, 10am-6pm, Eurexpo Lyon, Boulevard de l’Europe, Chassieu, France. Prices: €11 per adult, €9 per child from 2 to 12 years. More information and reservation on the event website.
Looking for thrills
The park Walibi Rhône-Alpes has finally started the 2022 season The attractions are ready to welcome visitors and the sun seems to want to be part of the adventure. A reopening to the rhythm of batucada and maracas whose CarnawAAAI is inspired by Rio. Costumed stilt walkers, Brazilian dancers and makeup workshops are to be discovered April 18th to May 1st. A special price will be offered on the first opening weekend.
> Walibi Rhône-Alpes, 1380 Route de la Corneille, 38630 Les Avenières Veyrins-Thuellin. Prices: from €24 for dated tickets and €30 for open tickets. The opening offer: web tickets for €19. Reservation on the Walibi website.
That Metropolis Lyon organized April 19-29out of free sports activities in which Parks Lacroix-Laval and Parilly in Décines, Lyon, Meyzieu, Villeurbanne, Dardilly and Saint-Germain-au-Mont-d’Or. The activities are open to all young people 3 to 18 years old. An event in cooperation with partner sports associations. swimming, mountain biking, baseball, or rugbythis holiday promises to be sporty and the hardest part will be making a choice.
>Program and registration on the website of the Metropolis of Lyon.
Go to Wonderland
That Art show gallery offers as soon as April 22ndhis brand new exhibition In Wonderland, specially dedicated to children. The goal of Claire Pariselexhibition curator teach children artfrom the youngest age. Six artists are in the spotlight: Toki, Melty, Big Ben, Cap Phi, Berlewen Jolixor and Axcreart. At the end of the course a quiz about art and creation workshop are offered to children.
>The Art Show Gallery, 38 Gd Rue de Vaise, Lyon 9. FREE ADMISSION.
A 100% human circus
It is the promise of Bouglionne Ecocircus, created by Sandrine and André-Joseph Bouglionne. With the wish of modernize the circus traditional, and to offer a more ethical and responsible show, Animals have been replaced by holograms. A show 100% human : clown, tightrope walker, strongman, juggler and many others will come to animate the two-hour show.
> Ecocirque, 75 Quai Perrache, Lyon 2nd to 27.04. From €10.
> More information and booking on the Ecocirque website