East 60th Street between Fifth and Lexington avenues
Upper East Side, NY 10019
Description: Celebrate Bastille Day and enjoy the best of French culture at the French Institute Alliance Française's annual street fair on 60th Street.
From crepes, eclairs, and fromages with refreshing wine and beer, to live music, you won't want to miss New York City's ultimate French summer fete. Try your luck at the famous prize drawing, and shop for classic crafts, gourmet treats, and special gifts, as les enfants enjoy face painting and arts-and-crafts activities at the Kids' Corner.
For more than 10 years, Bastille Day on 60th Street has been the largest public celebration of the historic friendship between France and the United States commemorating France's Independence Day on July 14, 1789.