Le Grand Fête: From 11:30am-5:30pm on Saturday, 7/14,Le Diplomate will bring the spirit of Bastille Day to 14th & Q streets with Le Grand Fête, a family-friendly celebrating featuring live accordion music, a street side glacé cart, children’s activities + crafts, face painting, balloon artist and an all-day café service menu in a dining room adorned with blue, white and red balloons.
Bastille Noir: The evening will bring je ne sais quoi and a little naughtiness as Bastille Noir descends. The evening begins with DJ led entertainment at 9:30pm and drag queen performances will kick-off Bastille Noir at 10pm. Intermittently throughout the evening, a sketch artist will be on hand preparing handmade caricatures of the madness. Champagne corks will keep flying as Fête Nationale carries on into the wee hours of 2am.