Bastille Day on Madison Avenue
Celebrate France’s national holiday at this annual street fair, this year on Madison Avenue! Featuring French cuisine, music, dance, and myriad attractions for the whole family, FIAF's fête populaire invites New Yorkers to revel in the flavors, sounds, and joie de vivre of France.
Live performances on East 59th Street include:
- roots/blues singer Paul Beaubrun and his band
- a flex style dance performance by Cal Hunt with street dancers
- a set by DJ Orson
- and a special preview from hit French musical, Notre Dame de Paris, a week before it makes its debut at Lincoln Center
More than 20 lots will be raffled off, including a grand prize travel package for two to France’s Occitanie region.
More than 40 top purveyors of French food, beauty, fashion, culture, and travel are featured at this year’s Bastille Day fête, including Brasserie Cognac, Maman Bakery, Mille-feuille Bakery Cafe, Hanami Designs, Barachou, Oliviers & Co, Thermomix, Miss Madeleine, and many more! The French Garden returns featuring premium shops with exclusive food, fashions and accessories from French boutiques, including Angelina Paris, Opinel, Tissage Moutet, OCabanon, Thierry Atlan, and Payot, and more.
Instructors from FIAF's Language Center lead this year's selection of family activities. Children can enjoy a Tour de France-themed arts and crafts corner, while adults can participate in a lively French trivia contest to win prizes.