What is Bastille Day?

The French National Day commemorates the storming of the Bastille, a medieval fortress and prison in Paris, on July 14, 1789. The Fête de la Fédération which celebrated the unity of the French people on July 14, 1790 is since then a celebration held throughout France every year.


Picnic, music & movie at Lycée Français! Come with your friends and family from 5:30 to 10:00 p.m. and celebrate with us. Come picnic on the lawn and join us for an evening of family friendly entertainment: pétanque, waiters’ race, photoBooth, movie screening, live music by DJ Maxime Bonnard… and more

Enter the Raffle and win a Chicago-Paris round trip ticket for two.

Enter to win two round-trip Economy class tickets (to be used as one set pair) on Air France operated flights between Chicago and Paris, France, free French classes at the Alliance Française de Chicago, 2-night stay at the Sofitel... and more

The drawing will take place at 7:45 p.m.

1 round trip Chicago-Paris for two on Air France.

1 Two-nights stay at the Sofitel Chicago.

1 Pair of Tickets to 360 Chicago Observation Deck

1 Summer Camp week.

Two prizes of art books.

8 week French course, family membership, cine-passes

A private tour for 8 people

Four Tickets to a Chicago Fire Game

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