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SF’s Bastille Day Party Guide

Salut les amis! A full day of block parties and all things French in the Bay
By - posted 7/14/2018 No Comment

Although San Francisco may not be known specifically for its French culture (Italian, Irish and Chinese, maybe…), don’t tell that the francophiles that pack the streets of downtown for block parties each Bastille Day. And for 2018, the city sports several french-themed block/alley parties.

Bastille Day is sort of like France’s equivalent July 4th – an historical day commemorating the storming the Bastille (a fortress prison) on July 14, 1789 that is seen as a symbol of the uprising of a modern nation during the French Revolution. But let’s be honest, San Francisco… this is one part celebration of French culture and nine parts party in the streets!

Sunday, July 14

“French Music” Symphony Sunday in the Park | Golden Gate Park Band
Sunday, July 14 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
"French Music" Symphony Sunday in the Park | Golden Gate Park Band

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 137th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm, run about 90 ...

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