Bastille Day Celebration
in New York City

Sunday, July 14, 2024
Madison Ave from 59 to 63 St
12–5pm

Join L’Alliance New York for a festive Bastille Day celebration on Madison Avenue! Enjoy immersive performances, rosé & bubbly parties, two special film screenings, explore more than 50 French and local vendors, and more. View the complete program below.

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Rosé & Bubbly Party

1–2:30pm • 3:30–5pm
L'Alliance Skyroom

The Bastille Day celebration heads indoors with our rosé and bubbly parties! Enjoy a selection of outstanding summer wines from GH Mumm, Sainte Marguerite en Provence, and Henri Giraud, coupled with delicious light bites from La Maison du Chocolat, and live jazz by the Margot Sergent Quartet.

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Performances

12pm–5pm

L'Alliance's Bastille Day celebration welcomes a range of exciting live music and entertainment, including a reenactment of Anna Halprin's Blank Placard Dance, JR's Inside Out photo project, and beats by DJ Julien.

Special Screenings

Chicken for Linda! &
Daaaaaali!

2:00pm & 5:30pm
Florence Gould Theater

Join us for two special screenings: 2023 Cesar winning animated film Chicken for Linda and the NY premiere of French director Quentin Dupieux’s 2023 film tribute to Salvador Dalí.

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French Garden

12pm–5pm
Madison Ave, 60–61 St

Premium shopping returns to The French Garden, showcasing more than a dozen luxury shops: Angelina Paris, Café d’Avignon, Cartolina, La Joie de Vivre, French Wink, Mille-Feuille Bakery, Paul Crée, Président,Silpat, Sofitel, Thermomix USA and Thierry Atlan.

Market Booths

12pm–5pm
Madison Ave, 61–63 St

Explore a range of 50+ food and lifestyle purveyors at the Market Booths on Madison Ave between 61st and 63rd Streets. Premiere shopping returns to Bastille Day in The French Garden, offering beauty, fashion, food and more from more than a dozen luxury shops on 60th Street.

Fun Activities for All Ages

12pm–5pm
Madison Ave, 59 – 63 St; 60 St from Fifth Ave to Madison Ave

This Bastille Day, L'Alliance New York is embracing the spirit of the Paris Summer Games! Families and kids of all ages can participate in free games of soccer, pétanque by Carreau Club, and fencing, and special Paris-themed activities at several booths including the Président and L’Alliance booths.

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L'Alliance Booths

12pm–5pm
Madison Ave, 59 – 63 St; 60 St from Fifth Ave to Park Ave

L'Alliance New York is the center for French language and francophone cultures. Visit one of our info booths to learn more about our French classes for kids and adults, membership, upcoming film screenings, performances, and more.

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Citroën Car Show

12pm–5pm
60 St between Madison Ave and Park Ave

L’Alliance New York Bastille Day will once again be the finish point for The Greater New York Citroën & Velosolex Club’s Annual Bastille Day Rally & Rendez-Vous. Get a close-up look at classic models of the popular French carmaker on 60th Street, right in front of L’Alliance New York!

2024 Bastille Day Sponsors

Lead Sponsor

L'OR Barista

Supporting Sponsors

Air France

Président, TV5Monde & Sling

Media Partners
French Morning, Frenchly