Francophiles can rejoice Bastille Day—NYC’s annual celebration that normally contains avenue festivals, dance occasions and performances (the cancan!)—by way of a quantity enjoyable occasions, together with French Institute Alliance Française’s Bastille Day Celebration, which is occurring on Madison Avenue this yr!
So don your beret and purple, white and blue outfit and settle in for some French-themed enjoyable.
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When is Bastille Day?
The vacation is at all times held on July 14 to rejoice French Nationwide Day (July 14, 1789). When the French vacation doesn’t fall on a Sunday, NYC celebrations are held both the Sunday earlier than or after.
What’s Bastille Day?
Bastille Day, often known as French Nationwide Day, is a vacation celebrating the start of the French Revolution and the Storming of the Bastille.
The place is Bastille Day?
Whereas the most well-liked Bastille Day celebration normally takes place on sixtieth Avenue between Lexington Avenue and Fifth Avenue on Sunday, when there are a number of fetes that occur everywhere in the metropolis throughout (a traditional) summer time.