Francophiles, rejoice! Bastille Days, one of the largest French-themed celebrations in the country and one of the most festive, returns to Milwaukee July 12th through 15th, 2018.
The free four-day event — taking place at Cathedral Square Park in East Town — attracts over 250,000 visitors each year and features live music, an international marketplace, chef and wine demos, street performers and a 43-foot replica of the Eiffel Tower!
Friday and Saturday night will really bring out the party atmosphere with a Mardi Gras parade and Cajun, New Orleans-style live music to keep things moving along and have you dancing through the night! Find a full list of entertainment at the Bastille Days website!
Saz’s Garden Bistro
Saz’s has the pleasure of being one of the event’s sponsors, as well as being able to offer up some unique, French-inspired menu items at our Garden Bistro and some Saz’s festival-favorites at our concession stand. With a full-service wait staff, Saz’s Garden Bistro offers the perfect setting to relax and take in the sights and sounds of such an eclectic setting.
You can enjoy some Saz’s signature favorites, like Sour Cream & Chive Fries and Braised Pulled Pork Sandwiches, or partake in something a bit more festive, like Andouille Croquettes or Crab Cakes with Cilantro Remoulade.
Be sure and stop by our West Stand concession location to try our Saz’s “Bacon on the Bone” Ribs and our Applewood Smoked BBQ Chicken Thighs. If that hasn’t stirred up an inviting visual, just wait until you see these mouth-watering entrees right before your eyes.
Bastille Days At A Glance:
- Free admission
- Storm the Bastille 5k Run/Walk on Thursday, July 12th, 2018
- Mardi Gra Parade on Friday, July 13th, 2018
- Eclectic entertainment for all ages
- Bastille Days wine tasting on Friday and Saturday
- More than 90 merchant booths
- Daily chef, wine and cheese demonstrations
We’re proud of Milwaukee’s rich cultural heritage. It’s something that reflects the value we place in our community and the people that make up such a great place to live. We’re thrilled to be a part of such festive cultural celebrations and an event like Bastille Days is no exception. So, allons-y and have a great time!