New York’s biggest and brightest French celebration returns to Manhattan. Expect lots of great activities and family fun, including:
The best in French cuisine! New York’s greatest French culinary establishments offer up a feast of delicacies à la française. Top-rated restaurants and bakeries include Rouge Tomate, Payard Pâtisserie & Bistro, Financier Pastries, Brasserie Cognac, Macaron Café, Mad Mac, and Richart Chocolates, and many more!
Tastings! Sip delightful French wines from Beaujolais, accompanied by an array of delicious cheeses from Président and Société. Discover refreshing French summer cocktails created with Ricard, the anise-flavored pastis from Marseille.
Free performances! This year’s open-air performances recreate the ambiance of a French bal populaire, featuring the wildly popular French can-can dancers and the spirited Hungry March Band, which will serenade New Yorkers with New Orleans jazz, European brass, Roma classics, and the music reflecting the entire global community of NYC!
Fabulous raffle prizes! Including a Grand Prize trip to France’s Beaujolais region and a New Orleans getaway!
Free family activities! Including a pétanque contest for children; the Kids’ Corner organized by the FIAF Language Center offering French-inspired games, storytelling, and arts and crafts; as well as an accordionist, a mime, and classic Citroën cars.
Free French workshops! Brush up on your French with complimentary 30-minute workshops offered throughout the day.