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Bastille Day on 60th Street
July 15 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
For over twenty years, Bastille Day on 60th Street brings the best of France to New York at the French Institute Alliance Française’s annual street fair commemorating France’s Independence Day (July 14, 1789) and its historic friendship with the United States.
From noon to 5pm, browse the French-themed market booths lining 60th Street from Fifth to Lexington Avenues for the best of French food, culture, and lifestyle. Enjoy sweet and savory crêpes, éclairs, macarons and so much more at over 70 vendors.
Along with the delicious treats and tastings, there will be a live screening of FIFA World Cup Final, a kid’s corner, music and street entertainment. A new addition this year is The French Garden, a premium shopping area between Fifth & Madison Avenues.
Stop by FIAF at 22 East 60th Street during the Bastille Day on 60th Street fête for two ticketed tastings:
• Champagne & Jazz Party / 1:30pm – 3pm or 3:30pm – 5pm / $65-$75
Taste some of France’s most prestigious Champagnes, indulge in decadent chocolates and sweets, and sample mouth-watering hors d’oeuvres. Enjoy singer Chloé Perrier and her band’s perform music inspired by the Parisian jazz scene of the 1930s and 40s.
• Summer in the South of France Tasting / 12pm – 4:30pm / $25
Taste delicious French wines from Sud de France, French beers from Kronenbourg, a selection of Président cheeses, Bayonne Ham and artisan breads from Maison Kayser.
To purchase tasting tickets and for more details on this year’s Bastille Day on 60th Street, click: www.bastilledayny.com