Bastille Day Saturday 14th July 2012
It’s time to celebrate all things France on Bastille Day in Auckland, falling on Saturday 14th July 2011. Aucklander’s can indulge in French food and wine at exclusive restaurants and make it a French winter at special events.
- On and around Auckland Saturday 14th July 2012
- Le garde-manger French Restaurant
- Freemans Bay Community Centre
- Venues across Auckland
A taste of France on Bastille Day
Choose from a selection of gourmet French restaurants for something special on Bastille Day, serving up traditional French cuisine in Auckland. With so many venues to choose from there’s every reason to head out for a night of fine dining.
Toast the occasion
Nothing says France more than a refreshing glass of vin rouge or vin blanc, and you can sample a glass or two at a huge selection of bars in Auckland. Come over all French and uncork a bottle or two, the perfect way to see in Bastille Day 2011.
An historic occasion
Bastille Day is the French national holiday celebrated annually on the 14th July in commemoration of the storming of the Bastille in 1789. The event is steeped in history and has become firmly established as the definitive symbol of French nationhood. All are welcome to join in the celebrations, marking a 222nd anniversary in 2011.