BOSTON July 14, 6pm-pm Private reception at the State House of Massachusetts. Several veterans will be awarded the Legion of Honor.
NEW ORLEANS July 6, 4pm – Prytania Promenade d'été. Take a pleasant afternoon stroll down Prytania Street while enjoying the best of what local businesses have to offer. July 7, 5:30pm – Cooking classes @ Alliance Française July 9, 6pm – Vêpres en français @ Mount Olivet Episcopal-Anglican Church (Algiers Point), followed by a festive reception in Mead Hall July 11, 8pm - Outdoor Movie Night "The Artist" @ Latter Library July 12, 10:30am – Movie matinée for kids "Le Jour des Corneilles" (The Day of the Crows) by Jean-Christophe Dessaint @ Café Istanbul 1:30pm – French storytelling @ Louisiana Children's Museum 3-8pm – Bastille Day Fête (music, food, kids' activities, dance class…) @ Spanish Plaza 5pm – French Quarter walking Tour 5:30pm – French dog contest @ Spanish Plaza July 13, 10:30am – French Quarter walking tour 11am-1pm – French vintage cars parade to and from Washington Square 12:00pm – Mass in French @ Holy Name of Jesus Church (6367 St Charles Ave) 12:00pm – Bastille Day Picnic (pétanque tournament, vintage cars, food, music) @ Washington Square Park 2-2:45pm – French cooking demonstration by Chef Jim Bremer of the Marigny’s Franklin Restaurant & Lounge hosted by Southern Food and Beverage Museum @ French Market 3-4pm – Live music with French musicians: guitarist Raphael Bas & accordionist Norbert Slama @ Farmers Market stage 3:45pm – Rally at Washington Artillery Park & Mini-parade down Decatur Street 4pm – Waiters' Race begins! @ Decatur Street in front of Jackson Square 4:30pm – Awards Ceremony @ Farmers Market stage July 14, 10am – Wreath laying ceremony @ Joan of Arc statue 4pm – Cooking classes @ Alliance Française 8pm – Bastille Day Tumble with Pair-O-Dice Tumblers @ Frenchmen Street Discover all Bastille Day events in New Orleans!
LAFAYETTE July 13, 3-5pm – Présentation du livre de Dennis Ward "Mademoiselle Gigi" @ Cité des Arts Projection du film "Opération Sussex" @ Cité des Arts 11am-2pm – Pétanque et Pique-nique @ Parc Girard (Boule Acadienne et Alliance Française de Lafayette) 3-8pm – "Liberté, Egalité, Poulet" @ Blue Moon
BATON ROUGE July 17, 7pm – Bastille Potluck @ East Baton Rouge Public Library (Main Library) For more information:
NEW YORK July 11, 6pm - 1am Club 404, 10th Avenue Join “Bastille Day Ball 2014”, a celebration with a live orchestra, DJ, and raffle. Normal admission is 30 $ and VIP admission is $120 with access to the VIP lounge, buffet, and open bar. July 13, 10am “Montréal-New York en 2 CV pour Bastille Day” A fun way to celebrate Bastille Day with a parade of 25 vintage 2CV and Velosolex cars, which will end their trip at the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) to join the traditional Bastille Day 'Rendez-Vous'. The cars will depart from Grant's Tomb (Riverside Drive et 122nd St) and drive to 60 St. July 13, 12pm-5pm “Bastille Day on 60th Street” (between 5th and Lexington Avenue) Celebrate Bastille Day and enjoy the best of French culture at the French Institute Alliance Française's annual street fair. Free and open to the public
WASHINGTON, DC 14 juillet de 18 à 22 heures L'ambassade de France convie les Français résidents de la circonscription de Washington à venir célébrer la Fête nationale en présence de l'ambassadeur François Delattre et de sa femme Sophie L’Hélias-Delattre. Inscription obligatoire: July 11, from 7:30 pm to midnight La Maison Française, Embassy of France in the US The 2014 edition of Comité Tricolore’s Bastille Day will commemorate “Liberty Day Normandy" and the 70th anniversary of D-Day with dancing, jazz, and swing band sounds from world-renowned Doc Scantlin and Chouchou. Attendees will enjoy food from more than 20 of DC’s most prestigious restaurants and an open bar and cocktails. 3pm-8pm “Bastille Day Themed Open House” The Alliance Française in DC (AFDC) invites you to come to its beautiful Dupont Circle location. This open house will feature mini classes, placement tests, wine and cheese samples, and a DJ! Event open to all July 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m Bastille Day French Festival at Hillwood Estate Museum & Gardens This annual DC festival celebrates France both past and present, with festivities for visitors of all ages, including dance performances, live music, French games, and hands-on art projects. July 14 Special Menus in two area French Bistros: - Bistrot du coin - Terasol
HOUSTON July 14, 6:30pm-10:30pm AWTY International School (7455 AWTY School Lane, Houston, TX 77055) Bastille Day is organized by the Consulate General of France in partnership with the French-American Chamber of Commerce (FACC), the Alliance Française of Houston, the Texan-French Alliance for the Arts (TFAA) , Houston Accueil, and Education Française Greater Houston (EFGH). Renee Louise Porter, a singer from the Franco-American Vocal Academy, will sing the French and American national anthems. DJ Lucas Keizer will provide musical entertainment for the evening. Typical "Buffet campagnard" and French wines will be offered. The entrance is free. However, one invitation per person is requested, except for children under 16 years old.
AUSTIN July 12, 6 -10pm French Legation Museum, 802 San Marcos Street Entertainment includes live music by Christine Albert’s French band. You will be able to taste French wines and delicacies. Other activities at this family event include pétanque games, puppet shows and face painting. Tickets: $10 if purchased in advance, $12 at the door. Free for children under 12 years old. For more information: (512) 451-1704 Alliance Française Austin
DALLAS July 14, 6-10pm Bishops Arts District Mussels, outdoor markets, wine tastings, Vespa rally, crepe stands, petanque courts, French music, dancing and more will take over three blocks of the historic Bishop Arts District in the Oak Cliff region of Dallas.
CHICAGO July 10 Don't miss the Bastille Day 5K/8K run and block party at 7:15p.m (8k) and at 7:30p.m. (5k) in Lincoln Park! To register: July 12 and 14 Take a guided tour of the Chicago Art Institute's French Collections! You will have the opportunity to take a guided tour in English of French art at the Chicago Art Institute. The tour will focus on the theme of liberty July 14, 5pm -9pm Daley plaza A free event with French food and music, a waiter's race, pétanque and more... perfect for the whole family
FORTVILLE, INDIANA July 12, 4pm-11 pm Fortville's Landmark Park hosts a free family event organized by Six Feet Up and the Alliance Française d'Indianapolis. Enjoy a Parisian atmosphere thanks to an authentic French singer, a French boutique and several marionette shows. Participate in a pétanque (bocce) tournament or learn to paint in a very “Montmartre-esque” setting. Try a variety of fine beverages at the Wine and Beer garden and enjoy artisan food. Root for your favorite restaurant during the Waiters' Race. Watch costumed performers add a historical dimension to the event. Make candlelight lanterns for the traditional lantern procession at dusk. And get a thrill out of the one-of-a-kind laser light show finale. More info is at A Celebration of the French National Day
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI July 14, 2014, 6p.m-8:30p.m. The French-American Chamber of Commerce Michigan Chapter is celebrating Bastille Day at The Village Club.
GRAND RAPIDS, MI July 13 Everyone brings a dish to share and French flags flutter everywhere. An invitation with details regarding the date, hosting family's address, ticket prices and menu suggestions is sent to all members. If you are not a member, go to the link below to find out how to attend.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN July 19 , 4pm-10 pm Discover France at this family-friendly event with live music. Admission is $10 for adults; free for kids under 12.
MONTGOMERY, OHIO July 11 Swaim Park in Montgomery. The Alliance Française of Cincinnati presents its Bastille Day celebration. Join the locals for delicious French food, French music, and many more surprises! July 19 Downtown Montgomery between Remington and Cooper Roads Join Montgomery Sister City to celebrate 25 years of friendship at this year’s annual Summer Street Festival. Each year, the Bastille Day Festival raises funds to support the Sister City activities between Montgomery, Ohio and Neiully-Plaisance, France. Thousands of people come to enjoy the entertainment: local food vendors, a wide-variety of brews and wines, a fantastic kids’ fun area, and many other activities done with a French flair. Visit this link for more information :
MILWAUKEE, WI July 10- July 13 A festival throughout the city of Milwaukee. Multiple festivites highlighted by a replica of the Eiffel Tower.
BONITA SPRINGS, FL July 13th, 12:30pm Bastille Day is organized by Alliance Française of Bonita Springs in the Shadow Wood Club.
DELRAY BEACH On July 14th, come savor a meal and enjoy live music in the Mediterranean restaurant La Cigale.
DUNEDIN Sunday July 13, 7pm Dunedin Country Club, 1050 Palm Boulevard The Cercle Français de Pinellas County will hold a Bastille Day party with a dinner followed by the traditional "Bal du 14 juillet". RSVP to or by telephone: (727) 545-2448 Upcoming Events - Cercle Français de Pinellas County
MIAMI July 13th The restaurant George’s in the Grove, a replicate of an authentic Parisian-style bistro, will mark the occasion with wines, champagnes, and other French specialties in a friendly atmosphere while French music plays. For more information 305.444.7878 or click on the link below:
NAPLES, FL July 13, 5:30pm The Alliance Française of Naples, in collaboration with the restaurant La Bazenne on Fifth (474 5th Avenue South), will organize a cocktail hour in honor of Bastille Day. A dinner party will follow the reception.
ORLANDO, FL July 12, 6pm-10pm 6th annual Bastille Day celebrations held at the Audubon Park Gardens. Activities include an autograph signing by Marie Antoinette, a guillotine photo op, croquet on the lawn, French-themed art show, pétanque demonstrations, and open air market showings the classic movie Charade, which stars Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant. Admission is free. For more information on the event, click on the link below:
PALM BEACH, FL July 13, 6pm-8pm A Bastille Day dinner will be organized by the Alliance Francophone of Palm Beach at the Café l’Europe, 331 S County Rd‎. Visit WEST PALM BEACH July 10th, 5pm-9pm Norton Museum of Art You can admire the caricatures of the artist Dino DiArtist, watch the French documentary (with English subtitles) "Royal Château of Blois", enjoy the music of Thierry Khalfa, take a French lesson, and many other activities along with the guest of honor, the Consul General of France in Miami Mr. Philippe Létrilliart. Free admission. For more information, click on the link below: Bastille Day celebration | Multilingual Society
SARASOTA, FL The Alliance Française of Sarasota will organize a cocktail reception followed by dinner at Marina Jack on July 14th, starting at 6:30pm. The evening will continue with a ball hosted by French musician Tangi Colombel.
ST PETERSBURG July 14, 6:30pm-9:30pm Cassis American Brasserie in St Petersburg (CASSIS- 170 Beach Drive NE) Enjoy a tasty menu prepared by Chef Jeremy Duclut and a glass of Marquis de la Tour (Loire Valley).
SAN FRANCISCO July 11 The annual block party at Taverna Aventine will celebrate Bastille Day. Event includes live indoor and outdoor DJ performances, bars, and food trucks. To register, click on the link below: July 10 Celebrate la fête nationale with a PRE-BASTILLE DAY CELEBRATION at the UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley. July 12 Brings a BASTILLE DAY SING-ALONG in the early morning on the square in Mill Valley, as well as LUA HADAR & TWIST’s C’EST MAGNIFIQUE at the Hotel Rex in San Francisco. July 13 Celebrations abound, as TWO GYPSY KISSES performs for the VALLEY OF THE MOON PETANQUE while the ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE DE SANTA ROSA gathers at Ragle Park for food, wine, music, and a Grande Tombola… The ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE DE NAPA hosts a BASTILLE DAY CELEBRATION at Hopyard Vineyards as well, while LA GUINGUETTE performs at The Monkey House in Berkeley… Or, head to Lafayette for BASTILLE DAY PETANQUE, while MADEMOISELLE KIKI invites you to a special evening of romance and entertainment in Novato, and LINDA WIGGINS sings French songs at the Hotel Mac in Point Richmond… July 14 Cocktail at La Residence de France, hosted by the French Consulate in San Francisco (invitation only ). TWO GYPSY KISSES are back on Monday, first at COSTEAUX FRENCH BAKERY in Healdsburg, followed later in the day by a gig at CHALET BASQUE in San Rafael… LE JAZZ HOT plays at MECHANICS’ INSTITUTE, while the ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE OF SILICON VALLEY celebrates in with a picnic in Saratoga… And RUE ’66 performs at the SWEETWATER in Mill Valley, while LEFT COAST WRITERS dedicates an evening to FRANCOPHILIA at the San Francisco Ferry Building… So much to choose from! CELEBRATE BASTILLE DAY WITH US! TAVERNA AVENTINE'S 6TH ANNUAL ALLEY PARTY FRIDAY, JULY 11TH Inside opens 4pm, alley 5pm   Join us as we say goodbye to the work week grind and hello to summer with a French Themed block party Friday, July 11th starting at 4pm. Featuring: indoor and outdoor LIVE DJ PERFORMANCES, indoor and outdoor BARS, FOOD TRUCK, and MORE!    LIVE DJ PERFORMANCES   Outside DJ Marc van Brabant  DJ Chris Harnett   Inside Taverna Aventine: DJ FGL DAN DJ Jakey    DRINK SPECIALS Red Bull Bars Cocktails $8 Premium Cocktails $10 Vodka Red Bull $12 Draft Beer $6   Shot & Beer Bars $8 Jameson, Fernet, Jagermeister, Fire Ball $10 Ketel One, Don Julio Silver $2 Red Bull, Sugar Free & Red Bull Flavor Back $12 Shot & Beer $14 Premium Shot & Beer $5 Beer   Champagne Bar Chandon $10 Chandon Rose $12 Moet Nectar $14 Moet $16 Vueve $20 Lillet Food Adam's Grub Truck
PHOENIX, AZ July 12, 10:30am North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale Bastille Day Cooking Demonstration and Open House organized by Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts July 12 and 13, 10am-4pm at The Musical Instrument Museum The celebration "Experience France" includes live musical performances and hands-on activities, like face painting and a photo booth. Please visit:
LOS ANGELES July 12, 4pm - July 13, 12am - French Tuesdays "Bastille Day" Riviera 31 Beverly Hills July 13, 9:30am - The Los Angeles Pétanque Club "Bastille Day Tournament" July 14, 6pm-8pm – Alliance Française of Los Angeles Bordeaux Los Angeles, Sister Cities 50th anniversary "Bastille Day and Wine tasting Event" July 14, from 8pm - Singer Morganne Picard will perform at the Rockwel For more information and other events, click on the link below:
DENVER, CO The Alliance Française of Denver hosts two events: July 14, 9am-11am "Bastille Day Café". Free admission July 19, 5:30pm-9pm, at the Four Mile Historic Park. "Summer Soirée" is an evening of amazing French food and wine from some of Denver’s finest restaurants, bakeries, and caterers. More information:
SANTA BARBARA, CA July 12 and 13, 11am-7pm The 26th Annual Santa Barbara French Festival Oak Park - 300 West Alamar Avenue
PASADENA, CA July 12, 10:30am - Colorado Blvd Bastille Day Cooking Demonstration and Open House, organized by Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts July 15, 12pm-1:30pm French luncheon organized by the Alliance Française of Pasadena at Trattoria Neapolis. Reservations required:
SAN DIEGO, CA July 13 "World Cup Final and Bastille Day" A barbecue organized by the San Diego French American Chamber of Commerce. RSVP required:
ATLANTA July 12, 6pm The Alliance Française of Columbia invites you to celebrate Bastille Day at Crêpes & Croissants. July 12, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. The French-American Chamber of Commerce of North Carolina invites you to celebrate Bastille Day at the 7th Street Public Market in Uptown Charlotte. July 13, 6:30 p.m.: The Alliance Française of Charleston will hold a Bastille Day picnic for members at the residence of Susan Fasola. July 13 The Alliance Française of Jackson will celebrate Bastille Day at the Jackson Yacht Club. July 14 The Consulate General of France in Atlanta will host an official Bastille Day reception. July 19, 6 p.m.-10 p.m.: The Alliance Française of Atlanta will celebrate Bastille Day with a white attire only party at the home of Nelson Mullins. All guests must wear white attire. Click here for more information on these events: Découvrez les événements organisés au cours du mois de juillet par les nombreux intervenants de la présence française, dans le Sud-Est américain. Alors, à vos agendas !
CHARLOTTE, NC July 12th - 4pm to 9pm 7th Street Public Market, Uptown Charlotte The French American Chamber of Commerce of North Carolina organizes its 13th Annual Bastille Day Event. The event will include French Vintage Cars, live Music, French food, and a raffle.
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