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List of Events and Celebration of Bastille Day 2022 in the US and Europe

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List of Events and Celebration of Bastille Day 2022 in the US and Europe

July 14th is Bastille Day, France’s national day. It denotes the anniversary of the Storming of the Bastille in 1789, a defining moment of the French Revolution that prompted the formation of the main French Republic. Read on to see what sort of French culture celebration is occurring close to you!

NEW YORK CITY

FIAF’s Bastille Day Celebration

What:

Live music and dance exhibitions, wine and champagne tastings, a screening of Azuro, fun French exercises for youngsters and adults, raffles, and in excess of 40 booths showcasing French food and Francophone culture, introduced by the French Institute Alliance Française

Where: Madison Ave, from 59th to 63rd St., NYC

When: July 10, 12 pm to 5 pm ET

Screening of Fever Mounts at El Pao

What: Screening of Fever Mounts at El Pao (la Fièvre monte à El Pao) from Films on the Green, a free outside French film festival, created yearly in New York City parks by Villa Albertine, the French Embassy, FACE Foundation, and NYC Parks

Where: J. Hood Wright Park (W 173 St. and Haven Ave, New York, NY)

When: July 13, 8:30 pm ET

Bastille Day Celebration at Murray’s Cheese Shop

What: Bastille Day-themed French cheddar tasting

Where: Murray’s Cheese Shop (254 Bleecker St, New York, NY)

When: July 14, day in and day out

French Festival in Central Park

What: Theater, music, and a DJ set, introduced by the Consulate General of France in New York

Where: Rumsey Playfield in Central Park (69th St./fifth Ave. or then again 72nd St./fifth Ave.)

When: July 14, 6 pm to 10 pm ET

Myriam Phiro’s Bastille Day Celebration

What: A show featuring internationally acclaimed chanteuse Myriam Phiro

Where: Joe’s Pub (425 Lafayette St, New York, NY)

When: July 14, 6 pm ET

Hot Sugar Band at Lincoln Center

What: The New York City introduction of France’s Hot Sugar Band, whose sound is a blend of Django Reinhardt’s large band works, John Kirby’s sextet, and Duke Ellington classics

Where: The Oasis on Josie Robertson Plaza (10 Lincoln Center Plaza)

When: July 14, 6pm (dance floor), 6:30pm (dance illustration), 7:30pm (unrecorded music) EDT

Le Bal Français

What: A ball with a dance floor, DJ set, and giveaways, introduced by the Consulate General of France in New York

Where: Avant Gardner (140 Stewart Ave, Brooklyn, NY)

When: July 15, 9 pm to 4 am ET

Screening of The Class

What: Screening of The Class (Entre les Murs) from Films on the Green, created every year in New York City parks by Villa Albertine, the French Embassy, FACE Foundation, and NYC Parks

Where: Seward Park (Canal St and Essex St., New York, US 10002)

When: July 15, 8:30 pm ET

ATLANTA

French Market Atlanta

What: French-inspired outdoors market

Where: Peachtree Center

When: July 16, 10 am to 3 pm ET

BOSTON

Bastille Day Celebration

What: A night of live music, drinks, appetizers, dancing, and youngsters’ exercises

Where: La Voile Brookline (1627 Beacon St., Brookline, MA)

When: July 14, 5 pm to 9 pm ET

CHICAGO

Afternoon Bastille Day Celebration

What: An afternoon of face painting, crêpes, photo booths, word games, live entertainment, and more at Chicago’s Alliance Française

Where: Alliance Française Chicago (54 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL)

When: July 9, 3 pm to 5:30 pm CT

Evening Bastille Day Celebration

What: A night of entertainment, games, and more at Chicago’s Alliance Française

Where: Alliance Française Chicago (54 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL)

When: July 9, 7 pm to 10 pm CT

Bastille Day Chicago

What: An outside picnic, youngsters’ exercises, pétanque, music, and fireworks, introduced by the Consulate General of France

Where: Navy Pier (Polk Bros Park Lake Stage)

When: July 13, 5:30 to 9 pm CT

Stylish and You: The Film Series

What: Screening of Eiffel with a red-carpet entrance, a raffle, and drinks at Chicago’s Alliance Française

Where: Alliance Française Chicago (54 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL)

When: July 14, 6:30 pm CT

HOUSTON

Bastille Day Celebration in Houston

What: Food, drinks, music, pétanque, and youngsters’ activities, introduced by the French American Chamber of Commerce in Texas

Where: Powder Keg (1300 Brittmoore Road, Houston, TX)

When: July 14, 6 pm CT

Bastille Day Celebration in Dallas

What: Live music, circus entertainers, wine, pastries, crêpes, and water exercises for youngsters, co-organized by the Consulate General of France in Houston and the French-American Chamber of Commerce in Texas

Where: Dallas International School (6039 Churchill Way, Dallas, TX)

When: July 16, 11 am CT

LOS ANGELES

Bastille Day Celebration by French Tuesdays

What: Dinner, drinks, music, and cancan dancers, introduced by the French Consul General in Los Angeles

Where: La Bohème (8400 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA)

When: July 14, 7 pm to July 15, 1 am PT

MIAMI

Bastille Day Guinguette Party at Hyde Beach

What: Performances, live music, dancing, pétanque, a barbecue, and drinks

Where: Hyde Beach (1701 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL)

When: July 14, 7 pm to July 15, 2 am ET

NEW ORLEANS

Bastille Day Fête

What: Live music, a French DJ, a champagne bar, and crêpes, introduced by New Orleans’ Alliance Française

Where: Alliance Française de La Nouvelle-Orléans (1519 Jackson Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130)

When: July 14, 6pm to 10pm CT

WASHINGTON, DC

Screening of Calamity

What: Screening of Calamity from Films on the Green DC, a free outdoor French film festival, created by the Villa Albertine in partnership with TV5MONDE

Where: United States National Arboretum (3501 New York Ave NE, Washington, DC)

When: July 13, dusk

Bastille Day: La Vendée

What: Traditional dishes from the Vendée region, live jazz music, raffles, and auctions, hosted by the Embassy of France in Washington, DC

Where: Embassy of France (4101 Reservoir Rd NW, 20007, Washington, DC)

When: July 15, 7 pm to 11 pm ET

SAN FRANCISCO

Bastille Day Festival

What: Celebration of the San Francisco Bay Area French culture, food, wine, beer, music, artists, and different merchants and cultural associations

Where: Embarcadero Plaza (Market St. and, Steuart St., San Francisco, CA)

When: July 16, 11 am to 6:30 pm PT

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