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Bastille Days 2016


Bastille Days returns to Milwaukee July 14 – 17


Thursday July 14- 11am-Midnight
Friday July 15- 11am-Midnight
Saturday July 16- 10am-Midnight   Kid’s Day Activities kick-off at 10am
Sunday July 17- 11am-9pm

Bastille Days, Milwaukee’s popular French festival and one of the nation’s largest French-themed celebrations, returns to downtown Milwaukee’s Cathedral Square Park, July 14 – 17. The free, four-day bash attracts over 250,000 visitors annually who enjoy live music, an international marketplace, chef and wine demos, French and Cajun cuisine, roaming busker entertainment and a signature 43-foot Eiffel Tower replica offering hourly light shows.

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General Information

Bastille Days is located in Downtown Milwaukee and centered around Cathedral Square Park, providing a unique setting that both residents and visitors of East Town, always find charming.  Directions to the Bastille Days ??? click here

The event is known for the impromptu street performers, roaming minstrels, a variety of interactive and musical entertainment.  Bastille Days also boasts a wide variety of some of the best restaurant vendors in Milwaukee!

While We love dogs as much as you do, Milwaukee County Parks do not allow dogs on the grounds where we have our event. So for the safety of everyone, more so for your dog, we ask that you please leave your pets at home!




2016 Bastille Days Wine Tasting

Saturday, July 16, 2016

2 Tastings: One at 6:00 PM & 8:30 PM

(Wine Tastings Take Place in a Tent in the NE Corner of Cathedral Square Park)


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Bastille Days Milwaukee

Bastille Days in downtown Milwaukee is the largest French themed outdoor festival in North America.  It attracts around 200,000 people during the four-day festival.  Aligning your company with this popular event gives you excellent exposure, ideal brand placement, and offers a unique opportunity to entertain your clients.  Let us customize a sponsorship to fit all of your marketing needs.

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*** Special events, schedules, bands and pricing are subject to change at anytime!