Bastille Day 2017

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07/09/2017 | 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Landmark Plaza

Join Alliance Française and Meritage for Bastille Day on Sunday, July 9 from noon-6pm. The event will feature live music by Café Accordion Orchestra and The Francine Roche Trio. Dana Bogema of KFAI will DJ and MC the event while you enjoy French food and wine by Meritage. Stroll throughout the Francophone Bazaar filled with local artists and organizations such as the French American Heritage Foundation, local painter Bamba Cissé, the African Development Center and more! Bring the whole family to indulge in activities for kids and adults including but not limited to, bouncy castle, bean bag toss and wine tastings. #BastilleDayMSP.

Free Admission


12pm: Welcome and DJ Dana Bogema

12:45: Dance Lessons

1pm: Café Accordion Orchestra

3pm: Wine Tasting on the Grassy Knoll

3:30pm: The Francine Roche Trio

6pm: Raffle Winners Announced

Things to Do:

Wine and Cheese Tasting on the Grassy Knoll

5 Minute French Lessons and Placement Tests at the AF Booth

Jump in the Bouncy Castle

Get a Henna Tattoo

Eat delicious lamb and beignets

Eat Crêpes and Merguez among other French favorites

Play Jenga, Bags and Ladder Ball, Bean bag toss

Take a photo in the Bastille photo booth

And many more…!

Admission to this event is free thanks to the generous support of our sponsors! 






Contact Us!

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Alliance Française Mpls/St Paul
113 N First Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Tel: 612 332 0436

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