St. Louis - Lyon Sister Cities


Get Ready for Some Soccer!

Lyon's Parc Olympique Lyonnais will be the home of the Women's World Cup semifinals and the final. 

France & the U.S. Remember Freedom's Sacrifice

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.

Help Wanted


Are you living in Lyon, fluent in French and English possessing a good working knowledge of Lyon-based press contacts and regional governmental decision-makers? The U.S. Consulate in Lyon may may have a job as Public Engagement Specialist for you. 

Rick Steves Highlights Lyon


In preparation for his trip to the Women's World Cup, it looks as if Steves is doing some homework. See how he describes "smartly situated" Lyon. Let us know if you think he got it right? 

Volunteer Opportunties

Ladies Take the Ball


The semi-finals and finals of the FIFA Women's World Cup are in Lyon July 2nd, 3rd and 7th. Get ready St. Louis to share some soccer enthusiasm with our sister city. Contact us to help share the excitement? 

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!