Bastille Day 2023 Returns to Madison Avenue
“”Showcasing the very best of French and francophone culture for all of NYC””
Sunday, July 16, 2023
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
On Madison Avenue from 59th to 63rd Street
The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) is hosting its annual Bastille Day celebration on Sunday, July 16, 2023, from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Madison Avenue from 59th to 63rd Street. The event is free and open to the public and will feature live entertainment, a rosé and bubbly party, a film screening, a French-themed market, family activities, and FIAF information booths.
The live entertainment will take place on the Bastille Day Main Stage and will feature performances by cast members from Broadway’s Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Paris-based singer-songwriter Naomi Greene, French-Moroccan singer/composer/producer Malika Zarra, and BoByGroove. There will also be two sessions of rosé and bubbly tastings, a film screening of Louis Garrel’s The Innocent, a prize drawing with a grand prize dream travel package to Saint Martin, and a French-themed market with over 50 food and lifestyle vendors.
Family activities will include classic playground games and fitness challenges led by coaches from Asphalt Green, and a Bastille Day-themed coloring corner for children. FIAF information booths will be available to learn more about FIAF membership benefits, French classes for kids and adults, the onsite and digital Library, upcoming film screenings, performances, and more. Don’t forget to take advantage of the 10% discount on French classes and memberships offered in honor of Bastille Day!