Vive la France! The annual Bastille Day Festival returns to San Francisco this year on Saturday, July 13 at the SF Design Center for a day full of French festivities and delights!

Two events in one day! Choose to attend one or both:

  • Bastille Day SF Festival from 11 AM to 5 PM, and
  • Dance Party from 7 PM to 11 PM

Organized by the Comité Officiel under the patronage of the Consulate General of France in San Francisco, the Bastille Day SF Festival is the largest public celebration of France’s National Day in the San Francisco Bay Area and a testament to the historic friendship between France and the United States spanning 246 years!

Hosted at the SF Design Center, this vibrant French festival will feature a rich array of French cuisine, wines, and beers, along with artistic displays, cultural activities, and live entertainment. This year’s festival introduces two exciting themes: Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience, and a Preview of the 2024 Paris Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Visitors can look forward to engaging performances, delicious French delights, educational opportunities, and an overall immersive French cultural experience​.

Exciting activities will include:

  • A plethora of delectable food vendors;
  • Four bars serving an array of wine, beer, and more;
  • Numerous French vendors, artists, and authors;
  • Engaging performances by various bands and dancers, including Hui Tarava, a local Polynesian dancing group, music from Sono Musette, Bistro Moustache, and &friends
  • Informational stands, activities, and resources about climate change adaptation and resilience from Climate Fresk and Recology
  • A sneak peek of the Paris Summer Games featuring sports demonstrations, interviews with Olympians and Paralympians, and much more!
  • Starting at 7 PM, join us for a fabulous dance party with music by Franky Boissy, a cancan performance, delicious food from My French Cuisine and French wine and beer. 

We invite you to join us as we celebrate French culture and heritage, and honor the historic friendship between France and the United States spanning 246 years.

Don’t miss it!

Happy Bastille Day!

When: Saturday, July 13, 11am-5pm for the daytime festival and 7-11pm for the Dance Party

Where: SF Design Center, 101 Henry Adams St, San Francisco, CA 94103

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