Bastille Day Prize Drawing

Drawing at 4:45pm on July 9, 2017

Win dream vacations to Paris and Martinique, plus gourmet gift baskets, dinners at exclusive NYC French restaurants, and other fabulous prizes!

Proceeds from the ticket sales go towards supporting the cultural, arts, and school outreach programs of the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF).

$5 for 1 ticket • $20 for a book of five

Each ticket purchased online, in person at FIAF, and during the Bastille Day celebration is entered into the drawing. Winning tickets are selected via a fair and random drawing on the Bastille Day main stage. You do not need to be present for the drawing to win. Winners will be announced on the website by July 15. All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.

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Grand Prize — 3-day Luxury Escape to Paris

Jet off to Paris in style and enjoy an unforgettable 3-day luxury vacation complete with a stay at a premier hotel! Enjoy complimentary VIP access to special Parisian experiences including: Cooking lessons at the world-renowned Ecole de cuisine Alain Ducasse, skip-the-line visits of L’Arc de Triomphe and Le Panthéon, tickets to see the Crazy Horse Paris Show, an unforgettable 2CV Citroën sightseeing tour of Paris, and a haircut or blow-dry at the Patrick Alès Salon owned by the founder of Phyto Paris. Two roundtrip NYC-Paris tickets courtesy of Air France and Delta Air Lines, the official airlines of FIAF.

Grand Prize courtesy of

Air France   Delta Air Lines

Ecole de cuisine Alain Ducasse   Crazy Horse Paris  L'arc de Triomphe  4 roues sous 1 parapluie   Patrick Alès Salon

First Premier Prize — 4-Day Getaway to Martinique

Fly to Martinique for an indulgent 4-day Caribbean getaway! Prize includes two round-trip tickets from NYC to Martinique and hotel accommodations.

Martinique c’est magnifique ! Enjoy breathtaking natural beauty; beautiful architecture seen in its hotels, villas, and Creole residences; pulsating authenticity, traditions and culture; magnificent protected hiking trails, intriguing mangrove tours, and canyoning adventures; world-famous surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, bill fishing, and every other conceivable water sport or just relaxing on the beach… Martinique is truly one place that has it all!

Prize courtesy of


Second Premier Prize — 3-Day Trip to Paris

Enjoy a romantic 3-day trip to Paris for two! Prize includes two round trip tickets from NYC to France courtesy of Altour and hotel accommodations. Additionally, enjoy skip-the-line visits of L’Arc de Triomphe and Le Panthéon, dinner at historic Le Train Bleu restaurant inside the Gare de Lyon station, and a magical cabaret dinner-show at Paradis Latin.

Prize courtesy of


L'arc de Triomphe   Paradis Latin  Le Train Bleu

Beauty & Shopping Prizes

1 gift box featuring Caudalie favorites — including a body scrub, body wash, hand cream, face mask, face clearner and more!
Courtesy of Caudalie

16 mini bubble kids necklaces, 2 daisy cushions and 2 circus cushions
Courtesy of Dodo Les Bobos NYC

1 gift card, tote bag, and umbrella
Courtesy of Eileen Fisher Inc

1 real flower necklace and earrings set
Courtesy of Hanami Flower Jewerly

1 Hamptons fine art portraiture session with artist Yaron Leshem who’s work is part of MoMA’s permanent collection, plus one 8×10 black & white print
Courtesy of Leshem Loft

1 complimentary hair cut or blow dry
Courtesy of Lierac Paris

1 five-step skincare gift box
Courtesy of Lierac Paris

1 certificate for two flower deliveries
Courtesy of Ode de la Rose

1 gift card ($150 value), styling appointment, make up bag, notebook, tote, mascara
Courtesy of Rent the Runway

1 made-in-France Breton striped t-shirt (color and size chosen by winner)
Courtesy of Saint James

1 Sandro Paris gift card ($250 value)
Courtesy of SMCP

More prizes coming soon.

Food & Drink Prizes

1 gift basket (calisson, pate de fruit, nougats)
Courtesy of Dana Confection Co.

1 gourmet gift basket ($125 value)
Courtesy of Financier Patisserie

2 gift boxes with French charcuterie assortments
Courtesy of Le Bec Fin Fine Foods

1 Maman Bakery gift certificate ($75 value)
Courtesy of Maman Bakery NYC

1 gift basket of the finest french olive oils, tapenades, olives and spread
Courtesy of Oliviers & Co.

1 tea lover’s iced tea basket
Courtesy of Palais des Thes

1 gift certificate ($300 value) for dinner at Rotisserie Georgette
Courtesy of Rotisserie Georgette

1 gift box of French Butter Cookies
Courtesy of Saint Michel

1 dinner for two at Brasserie Cognac
Courtesy of Serafina Group

More prizes coming soon.

Travel & Lifestyle Prizes

1 gift basket of books about Paris
Courtesy of Little Bookroom

1 two hour ride in a beautiful Citroën 2CV
Courtesy of Sensus Investment Management

More prizes coming soon.