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St. Louis - Lyon Sister Cities



St. Louis' welcomes the world Saturday, August 24: 10am-7pm  & Sunday, August 25: 10am-6pm

in Tower Grove Park for the International Institute’s Festival of Nations. Our region’s largest multicultural celebration featuring more than 40 food booths, arts and crafts, dance, music  and international gifts from around the world.

Join us at the Global Corner

See you there!

Au courant

Lyon's Festival Lumière


Like every year, the program will gradually unfold between June and July, with the final lineup announced in early September. The Lumière festival will takes place Saturday the 12th to Sunday the 20th of October.

A Bird's Eye of Lyon


WARNING! High flying pictures of the Confluence district, Tête d'or park, Lyon’s City Hall, Fourvière Hill and basilica may lead to dreams about visiting our French sister city.

Celebrate the Feast of Saint Louis


Join us for the Feast of St. Louis, King of France Saturday, August 24th. Mass will be held in French at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 1408 S. 10th Street at Park. Luncheon follows at the Missouri Athletic Club, 405 Washington Ave. Cash Bar at 1:15 pm, Lunch 1:45 pm. Mass is open to the public. Lunch reservations are $30/person payable by check by Monday, August 19th to La Société Française de St. Louis mailed to Isabell Heidbreder c/o l'Alliance Française de St. Louis, 930 N. McKnight Rd., University City, MO 63132 

Volunteer Opportunties

Festival of Nations


Help spread awareness of our sister cities relationship with Lyon, France at the Festival of Nations in Tower Grove Park Aug. 24-25.  Contact us to join the fun? 

Got Skills?


 We are looking for volunteers to help develop a civic dialog program with citizens from St. Louis and Lyon who wish to learn how to cultivate compassion for others who hold opposing points of view. 

Le Saviez Vous?


Do you Francophile with the best of them? Are you a savant at general French knowledge or just can't resist trivia in any form? Oui, then WE WANT YOU! Volunteers are needed to help us put on our French trivia night.

About Us

Sister Cities

St. Louis-Lyon Sister Cities, Inc. is devoted to enhancing relationships between the citizenry of St. Louis and Lyon. We are one of 16 World Trade Center St. Louis' sister cities programs that enhance the STLPartnership's international agenda.

Our Community

In addition to the municipal ties between St. Louis and Lyon, our committee partners with commercial, cultural and educational organizations that foster our region's French connections.

What We Do

More is not just merrier, it makes an impact. Volunteering is considered the ultimate exercise in democracy, and we have several programs to keep you engaged. Find a program you like!