Celebrate Bastille Day in Florida, Puerto Rico and the surrounding islands! [fr]


In the Bahamas

The Alliance Française of the Bahamas will celebrate Bastille Day 2014 on July 13th.
More information about the event can be found on:
http://www.afbahamas.org/socialcultural_events or on Facebook.

In Boca Raton

JPEG July 14, French Restaurant Casimir Bistro (Royal Palm Plaza, 416 Via de Palmas) invites you to taste an authentic bouillabaisse, along with guest stars Marie-Antoinette and Napoléon !

Don’t forget to make your reservation by calling 561-955-6001.

To find out more...

In Bonita Springs

Bastille Day is organized by Alliance Française of Bonita Springs in the Shadow Wood Club on Sunday, July 13th 2014 at 12:30pm.

In Delray Beach

On July 14th, come savor a meal and enjoy live music in the Mediterranean restaurant La Cigale.
The menu is available on their website.

Contact : lacigale@bellsouth.net

In Dunedin

On Sunday July 13 at 7.00pm, the Cercle Français de Pinellas County will hold a Bastille Day Party, with a diner followed by the traditional "Bal du 14 juillet".

The event will take place at Dunedin Country Club, 1050 Palm Boulevard.

To find out more, click here.

RSVP to cfpinellas@gmail.com or by telephone: (727) 545-2448

In Miami

- George’s in the Grove, located in the historical neighbourhood of Coconut Grove (3145 Commodore Plaza), replicates an authentic Parisian-style bistro. At the helm of new owners François and Lucia Delfosse, the restaurant invites you to celebrate the French national holiday Sunday July 13th, 2014. On this day you will have the occasion to savor wines, champagnes and French specialties, in a friendly atmosphere surrounded by French music.

For more information :
Tel : 305.444.7878
Web page : www.georgesinthegrove.com

- This year, Nikki Beach will celebrate Bastille Day during a « so French » afternoon. The program will include a 100% French brunch, with a French DJ and French Cancan dancers ! The party will be held on July 13, from 11am until 4pm at One Ocean Drive, Miami Beach.

Please make your reservation by email.

- On the occasion of the French National Holiday, the Societa Dante Alighieri requests the pleasure of your company on Friday, the 11th of July, from 5.30 to 7.00pm for an aperitive and toast in honor of France. The event will be followed by the opening of the exhibition “Réminiscence”, by French Artist Geff Strik, on display until July 30. The Sociéta Dante Alighieri is located at 300 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables.

RSVP 305 529 66 33.

To find out more, visit Dante Alighieri webpage.

- Join us to celebrate Bastille Day on July 14th, between 11.30 AM and 3.30 PM ! Crepes, Macaroons, Champagne & Music!

Address: 21 SW 15th Rd, Suite 100, Miami, FL
RSVP: CustomerService@LeParcAtBrickell.com

In Miramar

Gourmets and French food lovers, this Bastille Day is for you ! On July 12, starting at 10.30am, the culinary school Le Cordon Bleu opens its doors, inviting to come and watch Chefs cooking French specialties : baguettes, crêpes, onion soup... our gastronomic heritage will be honored !

Free admission, reservations hereor by telephone : 888.569.3222

Address : Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, 3221 Enterprise Way

In Naples

Two unique events for the same holiday!
- The Alliance Française of Naples in collaboration with the restaurant La Bazenne on Fifth (474 5th Avenue South) will organize a cocktail in honor of Bastille Day on July 13th starting at 5:30pm. The reception will continue with a diner party (you may create your menu during the reservation ).

Sign up herebefore Thursday, July 10th 2014.

- Set apart your July 14th with a degustation of our national drink: Decanted proposes you to discover the wines of our different regions accompanied by several hors d’œuvres.
Reserve in advance by calling 239-434-1814, or come directly to the event on July 14th from 5:00pm to 7:00pm on Pine Ridge Road, Suite 21.
Contact: info@decantedwines.com
Website: www.decantedwines.com

In Orlando

For the sixth year, Audubon Park Gardens will organize a celebration in honor of Bastille Day. This year it will take place on Saturday July 12th 2014, from 6:00pm to 10:00pm.
Bastille Day activities includes Marie Antoinette signing autographs, a guillotine photo op; croquet on the lawn; mini French-themed art show; an open air market showings of the Totally Not French But Stylishly French-like move Charade starring the uber chic Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant; petanque demonstrations by the Oh La La Petanque Club and more !

Admission is free. For more information on the event, click here.

On Monday 14th of July, between 6 and 10 PM
Come to celebrate Bastille Day at Frenchy’s - 212 N Park Ave. Winter Park, 32789.
White Attire | Live Entertainment
FABCO Members $10 / Non Members $15
Includes one glass of wine and appetizers.
15% off everything on Frenchy’s menu, except drinks.

L’Occitane, next door, offers 10% off entire purchase. Complimentary samples, signature hand massages, The Art of Fragrance Layering, drinks & treats (6pm/7pm), Raffle prizes by Le Salon Zizou, L’Occitane, and more....

In Palm Beach

During the Summer, Alliance Francophone of Palm Beach celebrates the national holiday of France, Canada, Belgium and Switzerland. Events are open to everyone: francophones and francophiles !

A Bastille Day diner will be organized on July 13 from 6pm to 8pm at the Café l’Europe, 331 S County Rd‎.

More informations on www.francopb.org

Contact: info@francopb.org or 561-228-1465.

In Puerto Rico


On July 12th at La Ventana al Mar de Puerto Rico park, come commemorate Bastille Day and celebrate ’la Fête de la Musique’ (music festival) in a unique event which highlights cultural exchange, gastronomy and music between France and Puerto Rico !
Since 2010, this event has drawn more than 5000 people every year!

A series of concerts featuring both French and Puerto Rican groups will celebrate during one whole night our most universal language: music. This event will showcase all styles of music, from jazz to French music, traditional music of Puerto Rico or urban music.

From 2 :00pm to 5 :00pm, a game zone will be offered to children of all ages to make them discover the traditional games of France, as well as participate in a myriad of workshops and various shows!

Thanks to the participation of the National Puerto Rican circus, Cia SubCielo, Kids&Music, Luis Oliva and Executive Manolo, you will be able to see exceptional mime, circus, and dance shows, as well as demonstrations of graffiti and more.

A French holiday means gastronomy! The public will enjoy the rich culinary culture and French know-how thanks to the presence of several partner restaurants that will propose traditional French dishes throughout the event.

To find out more, visit: http://www.afpuertorico.org/Francia_de_Fiesta.html

In Sarasota

JPEG The Alliance Française of Sarasota will organize a cocktail followed by dinner at Marina Jack on July 14th, starting at 6:30pm. The evening will continue with a ball hosted by French musician Tangi Colombel.

Subscribe and reserve your holiday menu in advance..

In Tallahassee

In Tallahassee, Fermentation Lounge organizes a party for Bastille Day. The event will take place on Monday, July 14, starting at 5 pm, at 113 All Saints Street, Tallahassee.

Come and enjoy French beers, French wines, French food (crêpes, courtesy of Chef Kurt), French Tour de France, French music, French flag, French doors, French manicure, French vanilla, Freedom fries and French kisses !

To find out more, click here or call (850) 727-4033

In Tampa

- With the occasion of the National Holiday, the designer Anne Fontaine presents her pre-fall collection from July 12 to the 14th at the event "Joie de Vivre", which will be marked with the seal of French culture: come discover the new collection while enjoying music, drinks and French treats.

The event will be held at the Apple Store International Plaza,
2223 NW Shore Blvd in Tampa.

To find out more, click here or call 813 354 3868.

- Tampa- Le Havre Sister cities International and the French American Business Council of west Florida cordially invite you to celebrate la Fete Nationale Monday July 14th from 6:30Pm to 9:30PM at the American Brasserie in St Petersburg (CASSIS- 170 Beach Drive NE).
Come enjoy a tasty menu prepared by Chef Jeremy Duclut and a glass of Marquis de la Tour (Loire Valley).
Please reserve by July 13 to President.framco@gmail.com.
To find out more, visit FRAMCO Facebook page.

- The Senior National Representative at USCENTCOM General and Mrs Bernard Commins will celebrate the French National Day on Monday the 14th of July 2014, at the Tampa Automobile Museum (3301 Gateway Centre Blvd, Pinellas Park), from 5.30pm to 8.30pm.


In Virgin Islands

Like each year, the French community in St Thomas organizes several events on the occasion of Bastille Day :

- Sunday, July 13, a fishing contest will be held in Hull Bay (north coast of the island)
- Monday, July 14, from 6 to 9pm, come enjoy an outdoors party in Frenchtown square. The event is organized by the Frenchtown Community Alliance. Appetizers and drinks will be served, and a local band will celebrate our National Holiday in a musical and festive atmosphere !

For more information, please contact M. Pierre DUCLOUX by email or by telephone (340 998 6227).

In WestPalm Beach

On July 10th, 2014, the Multilingual Society, in partnership with the Norton Museum of Art, invites you to celebrate Bastille Day during a special day, along with their guest of honor: the Consul General of France in Miami, M. Philippe Létrilliart.

You may also admire the caricatures of the artist Dino DiArtist, watch the French documentary (with English subtitles) "Royal Château of Blois", enjoy the music of Thierry Khalfa, take a French lesson and many other activities as well.

The event will take place from 5:00pm to 9:00pm, at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, 1451 S. Olive Avenue. Free admission.

For more information, please visit http://multilingualsociety.org/events/event/bastille-day-event/. The activity schedule of the evening is available here.

Last modified on 10/07/2014

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