Bastille Day additionally called French National Day commemorates the beginning of the French Revolution and the storming of the Bastille in Paris on July 14, 1789. In New York, the event gives numerous laugh possibilities to discover and have fun French culture, each at the commemorative day and at some point of the previous weekend.
Below is a listing of a laugh 14 July activities supported through the French Embassy:
FIAF 14 July Bastille Day Fair
sixtieth Street among Lexington & Fifth Avenues, ManhattanSunday, July 10 | 12 pm-5 pm | Free
Part of the Paris-New York Tandem, a large-scale transatlantic cultural change among the 2 cities, the 14 july Fair is a pleasing afternoon of French meals, culture, and entertainment. Stop through for a champagne tasting on the FIAF Skyroom, French éclairs, macaroons, crêpes, cheese, performances on an out of doors stage, loose French classes, and greater. Kids will love the puppet show, face painting, mime acts, arts and crafts, and tune.
Bastille Day 14 July Ball
Club 404, 404 tenth Avenue, Manhattan Wednesday, July 13 | 6 pm-1 am | $30-120
Celebrate France beneath neath the patronage of the French Embassy withinside the U.S. with a laugh nighttime of stay tune through Brick City Gospel Chorale, DJ Super Jamie, and a chance with NYC-Paris round-ride tickets at stake. Enjoy a gourmand buffet and 4-hour open par with a VIP ticket.
An Attic Full of Hope Performance
Florence Gould Hall (FIAF), 55 East 59th Street Thursday, July 14 | 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm | Free
Bronx en Seine, a Franco-American innovative collaboration offering younger performers and spanning years, will culminate with an overall performance of An Attic Full of Hope, offering 30 younger performers from Nanterre and the Bronx, followed through 3 musicians. Part of the Tandem Paris-NY, a five-month transatlantic cultural change among New York and Paris.
Screening of The Triplets of Belleville with Live Score
Prospect Park Bandshell Thursday, July 14 | 8 pm | Free
See The Triplets of Belleville with a stay orchestral accompaniment of Benoit Charest’s rating and vocals through chanteuse/songwriter Jessica Fichot. Presented through BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival.
Raashan Ahmad and Friends at France Rocks Summerfest
New Nublu Thursday, July 14 | Free
The thriving hip-hop artist—who additionally takes place to be an emcee, DJ, producer, and label owner—gives his show, “New World,” with friends.
Screening of Un Flic
Riverside Park, Pier Friday, July 15 | 8:30 pm | Free
Part of Films at the Green Festival, Jean-Pierre Melville’s mystery Un Flic capabilities French movie stars Alain Delon and Catherine Deneuve capabilities each a heist and an excessive love triangle.
Even greater Bastille Day activities in and around New York:
17th Annual Greater New York Citroën & Velosolëx Club Rally & Rendez-Vous
Various places in ManhattanSunday, July 10 | All Day | Free
Meet at 9 am at Grant´s Tomb (Riverside Drive at 122nd St.) to capture Greater New York Citroën & Velosolëx drivers and riders as they embark on their 17thannual rally round Manhattan in traditional Citroën automobiles and on Velosolëx motorbikes. The cars will make pit stops at France-associated landmarks across the city (such as Washington Square Park, L’Occitane boutiques, and a Maison Kayser patisserie) and could, in the long run, be parked and on view in the front of the FIAF 14 July Bastille Day Fair on Fifth Avenue and sixtieth Street, beginning at 1:30 pm.
Bar Tabac, 128 Smith Street, Brooklyn Sunday, July 10 | 10:30 am | $ 45 according to group of three players
Join over 70 groups for a match of the quirky French game Pétanque. With tune withinside the heritage and meals and beverages through Bar Tabac, the sandy courts provide a high-quality manner to greet summer.
French Dining & Pâtisserie
Take component in French Restaurant Week from July 13-10 or splurge on New York’s many acclaimed French restaurants, such as Daniel, Le Bernardien, and Café Boulud. Plus, pattern the first-rate French macaroons at one of the many scrumptious French bakeries.