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Welcome to our 2024 Bastille Day Celebration! 

We are delighted to welcome you again this year for multiple celebrations of France's national holiday. 

We hope you will have a good time with us, and that the activities we offer will encourage you to join us, with your friends or family! 

You will find below all the activities you can participate in, as well as links to register!

See you soon, à bientôt! 

RAFFLE SPONSORED BY DELTA AIRLINES

We would like to thank Delta Airlines for their generous support!
   


 FLAG RAISING CEREMONY  

Allons enfants !  Join the Alliance Française and other French organizations for our third flag raising ceremomy at City Hall (North Side).  This will include an official proclamation from a city representative, acknowledging and praising the importance of the French presence in Philadelphia, as well as a speech from Marine Havel (Honorary Consul of France in Philadelphia), French and American national anthems, and a children's choir from PhilaFLAM. This event is free and open to all !

Friday, July 12, 2024, 11am to noon
at CITY HALL (1400 JFK Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19107), North Side

register here for the FLAG RAISING CEREMONY register here for the FLAG RAISING CEREMONY


FAMILY-FRIENDLY AFTERNOON PICNIC

Tous ensemble !  Bring Your Own Picnic ! We will meet outdoor at FDR Park for a fun, open to all and family-friendly afternoon picnic to celebrate Bastille Day. There will be live entertainment from Andrew's Big Show, a family-friendly, comedy, circus juggling show! Games, trivia, a Garçons de café (Waiters Race) contest, and more... There will be tables, but we invite you to bring folding chairs, or your favorite picnic blanket! The event will be held, rain or shine.

Bringing the ALL in ALLiance, we encourage members, students, francophones, francophiles and friends of all ages and interests to join us for this event. 

Saturday,  July 13, 2024, 2pm to 5pm
at FDR Park Picnic Area #19 (1500 Pattison Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19145)

register here for the picnic register here for the picnic


BENEFIT DINNER

 À table !   We will celebrate our palates with a delicious buffet dinner prepared by David Wong, co-owner of FRIEDA, and a selection of French wines by Celerier’s Cellar. Live entertainment with Empress & The Mightiest Touch !

Sunday, July 14, 2024, 6pm to 9pm
at FRIEDA (320 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106)

register here for dinner at frieda register here for dinner at frieda

AUCTION & RAFFLE

Wherever you will be, you can now bid online, from your smartphone, tablet or computer.
The auction will open on July 8, 2024 at 10am and close on July 15, 2024 at 6pm. 

ONLINE AUCTION ONLINE AUCTION

     How to register to the online auction, start bidding, and receive notifications:

  1. Click on the 'Register' button Enter your details and click 'Register'
  2. You will then receive a text to your mobile phone with a verification link. Clicking the link will take you to the auction where you can log in with the password you entered during registration.


Win Two Delta Comfort Plus round-trip tickets* to Europe valued at $6,000

Winner will be drawn and announced on July 14 at the Benefit Dinner.
*Must be redeemed by July 1, 2025


FINAL DATE TO PURCHASE RAFFLE TICKETS: July 14, 2024 at 4 PM



THE BASTILLE DAY COMMITTEE

Amanda Barber
Terry Dolan
Michelle Erickson
Alissia Hauteville
Monique V. Laird
Fleur Le Moigne-Le Dem
Philippe Poirier
Naomi Urey


DONORS 2024  


We would like to thank our generous donors for their contributions to our auction.
Support these businesses by buying from them
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MUSEUMS & GARDENS / MUSÉES & JARDINS
Athenaeum of Philadelphia
Chanticleer Garden
Eastern State Penitentiary
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Longwood Gardens
Mural Arts Philadelphia
Shofuso Japanese Cultural Center
Tyler Arboretum
Morris Arboretum & Gardens
The Barnes Foundation
The Grace Kelly House
The Rosenbach Museum & Library
Museum of the Amercian Revolution
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
PARKS, SPORTS, & ACTIVITIES / PARCS, SPORTS, & ACTIVITÉS
Bear Creek Mountain Resort & Conference Center
Flyers Training Center
CKO Kickboxing
Northbrook Canoe Company
Oasis Family Fun Center
PlayArts
Philadelphia Rock Gyms
Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
Urban Air Adventure Park
Painting with a Twist

THEATRES / THÉÂTRES

Arden Theatre Company
Curio Theatre Company
Opera Philadelphia
Quintessence Theatre Group
Helium Comedy Club
World Café Live
BalletX
The Philadelphia Orchestra
Philadelphia Film Society
Philadelphia Ballet

MISCELLANEOUS / DIVERS

Bennett Compost
Philadelphia Independents
Anthropologie
Delta Airlines
CAVILAM - Alliance Française de Vichy
French International School of Philadelphia
L'Occitane en Provence
Philadelphia Visitor Center
Out of Print
Long Stem Florist
FOOD & BEVERAGE / ALIMENTS & BOISSONS
City Winery Philadelphia
Evil Genius Beer Company
Free Will Brewing Company
Philadelphia Distilling
River Twice
SofiCorner Cafe
The Bagel Place
Tria Café
Wawa
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Le Pain Quotidien
FRIEDA
J'aime Bakery
June BYOB
Moore Brothers Wine Co.
Her Place Supper Club
Cartesian Brewing
Al Dar Bistro
Matines Café
Front Street Cafe