Raise a Glass in Grapevine and Honor French Influences
WHAT: Don your best beret and your favorite red, white and blue as we celebrate French food and culture at Grapevine’s Bastille Day Celebration! For this fête, the Town Square Gazebo transforms into a Parisian pocket park, complete with French pop music, street food, mimes and artisans.
DJ Wild in the Streets will be spinning ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s soul, funk, R&B, lounge, vintage international pop and more. Chez Fabien will be offering a variety of French inspired street foods, breads, beverages and sweet treats at their pop-up location. The Ramazinis perform as French-style mimes, and local artists will be showing off their talents as they paint in the streets. This event is free.
WHEN: Wednesday, July 14 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
WHERE: Town Square Gazebo, 325 S. Main St.
Parking is available along Main Street and in various lots around town.
ABOUT BASTILLE DAY:
The French National Day is the anniversary of the Storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789, a major event of the French Revolution, as well as the Fête de la Fédération that celebrated the unity of the French people on July 14, 1790. Celebrations are held throughout France. One that has been reported as “the oldest and largest military parade in Europe” is held on July 14 on the Champs-Élysées in Paris in front of the President of the Republic, along with other French officials and foreign guests.
ABOUT GRAPEVINE, TEXAS:
Historic Grapevine, Texas, centrally located between Dallas and Fort Worth, is the premier go-to destination when planning a getaway or vacation in North Texas! Step back in time on Historic Downtown Main Street with a collection of charming boutiques, art galleries and bistros and cafes. Enjoy fantastic hotels and resorts, great attractions for the entire family, a wide variety of outdoor recreational activities, exquisite winery tasting rooms, world-class shopping and much more. For more information, visit GrapevineTexasUSA.com.