Bastille Day Celebration
in New York City

Sunday, July 16, 2023

Join us at FIAF for a festive Bastille Day celebration! Enjoy live music performances, rosé & bubbly parties, prize drawings, a special film screening, and more. View complete program below.

Live Performances

FIAF Florence Gould Hall

Enjoy exciting performances by the cast of Broadway’s Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Paris-based singer-songwriter Naomi Greene, French-Moroccan singer/composer/producer Malika Zarra, and BoByGroove, half of the Brooklyn-based French duo Cosmic Gardens.

Rosé & Bubbly Party

1–2:30pm • 3:30–5pm
FIAF Skyroom

Head to inside to FIAF’s beautiful Skyroom for rosé and bubbly tastings and a live performance by Saint Martin’s renowned steel drum band The Jolly Boys. Enjoy an outstanding selection of summer wines coupled with delicious madeleines, macarons, mini quiches, and cheese.

Special Screening
The Innocent

FIAF Florence Gould Hall

Winner of Two 2022 César Awards!

Dir. Louis Garrel, 2022, 99 min
In French with English subtitles

Part crime thriller, part family farce, The Innocent shows with panache and pathos the dangerous lengths two men go, and the outlandish lies they tell, for the women they love.

Prize Drawing

Prize Drawing Tickets Available in FIAF Lobby

Enter for a chance to win more than 20 unique items and experiences across fashion, lifestyle, food, and more including the grand prize: a 5-day dream getaway for two to Saint Martin!

French Garden

Madison Avenue, 60th–61st Street

Premium shopping returns to the French Garden showcasing more than a dozen luxury shops including exclusive food, beauty, fashion, and a special collaboration with French Wink. There will also be a coffee activation from presenting sponsor, L’OR Barista.

Market Booths

Madison Avenue, 60th–63rd Street

A range of 50+ food and lifestyle purveyors, including a special Saint Martin Experience booth, will provide something for everyone on Madison Avenue.

FIAF French Classes & Membership Discounts

Discounts Available at FIAF

Visit FIAF to learn about our French classes & camps, membership perks, and fall events. Bastille Day discounts will be available in person on July 16, and online starting July 17.

Fun Activities for All Ages

Madison Avenue, 60th–63rd Street

Bastille Day brings fun activities for the whole family including free pétanque, games and fitness challenges led by Asphalt Green, a coloring corner for kids, a close-up look at classic Citroën cars, and more.

2023 Bastille Day Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors

L'OR BaristaSaint Martin

Lead Sponsors: Air France, Delta, and

Supporting Sponsors: TV5MONDE and Sling TV

Media Partners: France-Amérique, French Morning, and Frenchly