The month of July is busy. After the fireworks of the 4th, here are the parties of petanque and the rosé of the 14. Overview of the (many) festivities of Bastille Day in New York.

Thursday, July 11th

The Homeis application plans an evening to celebrate the National Day. The French dining cellar, OCabanon, will host the event which will be hosted by a DJ and where you will taste and drink typical French. Reservations are made here. 245 W 29th St, New York, NY 10001.

July 7 to 13

The Francophile Organization Yes, Yes, I Speak Franglais will start the party very early. Every day for almost a week, she organizes events as part of her French Week in New Jersey: shortbread workshop on Facebook live, tasting of French treats in bakeries Choc-o-Pain (New Jersey), projection of "Sibyl", the story of a novelist turned psychoanalyst who is inspired by the life of one of her patients for her next book … Info here.

July 8 to 14

The Choc O Pain Bakery will celebrate National Day during the week leading up to July 14th. French music and activities will be offered in the various boutiques of the brand. From Monday 8 to Friday, July 12, from 10am to 12pm, the curious can enjoy free cold cuts, cheese, bread or jam. Singer Tiphanie Doucet will perform on Friday, July 12 at the Hudson Tea Building store, starting at 11am and at 1.30pm at the 1st Hoboken Street.

July 11 to 14

The cultural services of the French Embassy are organizing children's workshops from Thursday 11 to Sunday 14 July as part of the Fly Away with Books festival. Its goal is to introduce the youngest to the pleasure of reading. Illustrators and authors (Lucie Brunellière, Marie-Laure Cruschi, Anouck Boisrobert, and Louis Rigaud) will animate various work shops in several locations throughout New York. The festival is free and will welcome English and French children from 4 to 10 years old. Tompkins Square Library, Inwood Library, Albertine Books, Brooklyn Bridge Conservancy's Park Environmental Education Center, French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF).

July 13 to 14

The Anne Willi women's clothing store is also celebrating July 14th. In his Williamsburg store, a sale of samples and discounts on previous collections will apply throughout the weekend. Sunday, from 5 to 8pm, a group will play jazz and guests can enjoy pastis. 193 Grand Street, Brooklyn NY 11211, USA.

The French restaurant in New York, Le Troquet, will celebrate the national holiday on Saturday and Sunday. For the occasion, it will propose mussels fries and two pastis for the price of one. To reserve a table, it's here. 155 Grand St, New York, NY 10013.

July 8 to 21

On the occasion of French Restaurant Week, twenty-one French restaurants in New York will offer special prices on their dishes (from $ 17.89 to $ 178.90 in reference to the year of the French Revolution). An event not to be missed for lovers of French cuisine.

Saturday, July 13

The French of New Jersey know how to party and prove it. See you at the French American Academy in Jersey City. Dance, pancakes, games for children are on the program. VIP tickets will also allow you to taste champagne and cheese while watching the Tour de France. 209 Third Street, Jersey City.

The Alliance Française de Westchester will be celebrating July 14th at Farmer's Market in New Rochelle, from 9am to 2pm. It will offer free French classes for adults (from 9 to 10am), children's activities (from 9am to 2pm) and French books will be on sale. Musicians from La Rochelle will also be present to liven up the market.

The Café du Soleil will be celebrating all weekend. Saturday, it will offer a petanque tournament, live music and French food all in a festive and relaxed atmosphere. Sunday, exceptionally, the Café du Soleil will last its happy hour all day to mark the coup.

What's better than a boat ride for the French National Day? The French American Yacht Club calls boat owners to join them to honor the Franco-American friendship for an afternoon, from 2 to 4pm. The sailors will meet at Pier 25, they will sail to the south of the Statue of Liberty before going back to the north. The boldest outfits and the biggest French flags will be rewarded.

Who says French national holiday, says gastronomy. The renowned chocolatier Jacques Torres will roll up his sleeves in the neighborhood of DUMBO (66 Water Street), from 4 to 5pm, and cook in person frozen macaroons that the public can enjoy.

In a different style, the French restaurant Jacques Brasserie organizes its "firefighters' ball from 2 to 6pm. On the program: DJs, French snacks and pétanque tournament. 204 East 85th Street.

Many places celebrate the French National Day in music. Starting with the club House of yes which will start the festivities at 10pm with its "French kiss" party. 2 Wyckoff Avenue, Brooklyn.

Sunday, July 14

This year again, the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) is organizing its big Bastille Day, a street party that will gather food stands, various organizations related to France and entertainment for young and old from 12pm to 5pm. It is the largest street fair organized in North America for "Bastille Day". The action will also take place in the grounds of the FIAF building where ticket holders will be able to participate in a "jazz party" with champagne and cocktails, a tasting or a screening of the film "C'est la vie" from 5:30 pm. As every year, the team of French Morning, partner of the event, will have a stand on site and will organize a quiz to win a tablet. 60th Street (5th Avenue to Lexington Avenue). Note that the FIAF antenna in Montclair, New Jersey, will settle in the Van Vleck House & Gardens from 5 to 9pm. The evening will begin with a cocktail and will be followed by a country buffet prepared by chefs Nicolas Houlbert and Arben Gasi. The group Gumbo Royale will bring a touch of the southern United States playing songs mixing jazz of New Orleans, pop and blues.

If you like petanque, you can practice it at the big Bastille Day of the Bar Tabac restaurant from 10am to 8pm on Smith Street in Brooklyn. Some places are still available to participate in the now legendary tournament which will start at 12pm, registrations are done at the restaurant. There will also be a raffle, live music and something to eat on the spot. The event attracts about 25,000 Francophones and Francophiles each year. French Morning, partner of the event, will also be on site. 128 Smith Street, Brooklyn.

The French Consulate in New York and the Committee of French and French-speaking Associations organize the traditional Ball of 14 July. This year, they saw big and invite you to the heart of Central Park, at Loeb Boathouse, from 6 to 11pm. Live music, French cuisine, wine and prizes await the participants. Register here. You must be over 21 years old. Park Drive North, E 72nd St.

A flag raising and lunch organized by the Alliance Française de Greenwich also awaits the Francophile community. The first will take place at Greenwich Town Hall at 8.30am with guests such as Jean Lachaud, President of the American Society of French Remembrance, Bea Crumbine, Goodwill Ambassador, Peter Tesei First Deputy to the City of Greenwich. At 12.30pm, guests will sit down at L'Escale restaurant. The menu costs $ 35.19 per person and includes onion soup, Provencal mussels and profiteroles. Flag raising: 101 Field Point Rd, Greenwich, CT 06830. L'Escale Restaurant: 500 Steamboat Rd, Greenwich, CT 06830.

In Princeton, the Alliance Française has also planned to celebrate the 14th of July, from 12 to 3pm, around a picnic in a park. Guests can play petanque, sing and converse in French. They are asked to bring a dish to share. The event costs $ 5 for members of the Alliance Française de Princeton, $ 10 for non-members. Those who will participate must indicate their presence to this e-mail: (Email protected) before Sunday, July 7th. Turning Basin Park (near canoe rentals), Alexander Road, Princeton.

For amateurs of 2 CV and Solex, go to the intersection of Riverside Drive South and 122nd Street with your vehicle if you have one. The traditional gathering of Greater New York Citroen & Velosolex Club will be held from 9am. It will depart from 345A Riverside Drive, walk the parkway south of Manhattan, cross the Upper West Side to Central Park, descend to Washington Square Park and travel back to Central Park. This year marks the centenary of the creation of Citroën.

The Private (Hell's Kitchen) has scheduled a brunch from 11am to 4pm. It will be possible to enjoy champagne Veuve Clicquot. Reservations are required and are made at reservatio(Email protected). 626 10th Ave.

The store at SoHo Murray's Cheese offers a cheese tasting accompanied by wine from 2pm to 3.30pm for $ 90 per person. 254 Bleecker Street.

Le District restaurant invites Francophiles to celebrate on July 14 with a French brunch (onion soup, croque madame, langoustine omelette) to the sound of French DJ Olivier Meiji, all on the terrace overlooking the Hudson River. The event will run from 10am to 10pm and a draw will be held to win prizes. Reservations are made here. 225 Liberty Street.

The Bronx Arts Ensemble will play free songs composed exclusively by French musicians at Van Cortlandt Park from 2 to 4pm.

The world knows Edith Piaf, singer Myriam Phiro will pay tribute to her by performing some of her greatest songs from 9:30 pm at Joe's Pub. 425 Lafayette Street.

A Bastille Day cruise is scheduled from 11am to 4pm. Two dancefloors and three bars await passengers aboard the yacht, which will depart from Pier 40 at 353 West Street.


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