Grab your beret - Bastille Day is coming up on Sunday, July 14th and there are many ways to celebrate around Dallas! The French holiday commemorates the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789, in an uprising that helped start the French Revolution. Cheers to all things French culture and cuisine, and Bonne Fête Nationale!

Updated July 2024



Bastille on Bishop

Bastille on Bishop

​​Join Oak Cliff in celebrating its French roots – the neighborhood was originally established as a French colony in the 1850s! Hosted by Go Oak Cliff, the adorable Bishop Arts District transforms into a Parisian paradise with games like petanque, mime and acrobat performers, French music, and more. Vendors line the street as N Bishop is closed down for pedestrian strolling and the shops get in on the fun too!

Date & time: July 14th from 6pm to 10pm

Price: $30

Bishop Arts | Directions


Kimbell Art Museum Fête de la Bastille

Head to Kimbell Art Museum for a fête (festival) in Fort Worth! Explore the museum after hours with a scavenger hunt throughout the art collections, enjoy live music from Kim Platko Trio, and check out beautiful French art and learn more about it from expert staff members!

Date & time: July 12th from 5pm to 7pm

Price: Free, RSVP required

Fort Worth | Directions


Sweet Tooth Hotel Oh Là Là! Bastille Day Party

Enjoy a chic celebration that transports you to the streets of Paris, via art and music! While you admire the Dreamland art installation, enjoy a French-inspired charcuterie spread with a glass of complimentary champagne! Don’t forget to snap some pics – the entire space is a photo op. Plus, the first 25 guests to purchase tickets will receive a complimentary beret.

Date & time: July 13th from 7pm to 10pm

Price: $20 general admission, $35 VIP

Downtown | Directions


My French Recipe Bastille Day Cooking Class

Immerse yourself in French culture via learning the cuisine! In this cooking class, teams of two will learn how to make dishes like French onion soup, steak au poivre, seasonal roasted vegetables, and petites madeleines. Each guest will receive a free glass of wine, and the recipes to take home after class!

Date & time: July 14th from 3pm to 5pm

Price: $99

Plano | Directions



La Parisienne

Chez Fabien Bistro

This delightful French restaurant will serve an all-you-can-eat French feast on Sunday, July 14th! Enjoy fresh mussels, a crepe station with the chef cooking them in front of you, steak frites, and more. Plus, sip on French martinis and more festive cocktails! Reservations are recommended and can be booked on OpenTable.

Grapevine | Directions


Knox Bistro

This quaint spot is celebrating with a limited-time menu of French classics! Enjoy hors d'oeuvres like Pissaladière, a caramelized onion, olive, and anchovy tart, or  salade haricots vert aux pêches, a green bean and peach salad. Entrees include papillote provencale, a cod and tomato dish, or filet de boeuf bordelaise, a beef tenderloin in red wine sauce. For dessert, try clafoutis aux cerises, a black cherry custard!

Knox | Directions


La Parisienne French Bistro

Take a trip to Paris via this chic bistro at The Star! They’ll be celebrating July 8th through the 12th with all things French, like escargot, croque madame, macarons, croissants, and more. Enjoy deals like half-off cocktails and select wine bottles, $5 mimosas, $2 off all crepes, and if you wear a beret, you’ll get a free dessert!

Frisco | Directions


Mercat Bistro

July 8th through the 15th, this beloved European bistro will offer a special prix-fixe menu for $55 per person and an optional wine pairing for $30! The menu includes dishes like lobster bisque, bouillabaisse, steak frites, chocolate crepes, and more. Plus, they’ll have live painters, live music, and special Bastille Day cocktails!

Harwood District | Directions


The French Room

July 12th through the 14th, this gorgeous French spot at The Adoplhus is offering a special three-course tea service! Enjoy loose-leaf teas from local purveyor Zatki, a Brut Rosé Champagne toast, live music performances, photo opps, and more! Reservations recommended.

Downtown | Directions