Sunday, July 9, 2017
60th Street, from Fifth Avenue to Lexington Avenue
Shop the French-themed market booths lining 60th Street and discover the immense diversity of travel information, shopping activities, and French artisanal specialties offered. Steaming sweet and savory crêpes, luxurious macarons, special canelés, velvety chocolates and sweet financiers—a cornucopia of delicacies awaits you, not just from France but also from the rest of the francophone world. Learn about travel and tourist destinations around the globe, browse the beauty and shopping booths, or enrich your cultural knowledge with a visit to the leisure and culture booths.
Stop by the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) booths to meet FIAF staff and get more information about NYC’s premier destination for French language and culture. Register for French classes, learn about FIAF’s unique cultural programs and free weekly film screenings, and buy FIAF’s popular French buttons! Bastille Day on 60th Street is your opportunity to support FIAF by becoming a member. Take advantage of Bastille Day Membership promotions available only on the day of the event, and enjoy all the benefits of a FIAF Membership: free admission to weekly film screenings, monthly Rendez-Vous soirées, discounts on cultural events, and access to a world-class French library. Looking for that hard-to-find book of French poetry? Be sure to stop by the book sale tent benefitting FIAF’s John and Francine Haskell Library, the leading private French library in the U.S. For more information, please visit fiaf.org.