The annual Bastille Day French Festival brings together the French-Australian community to celebrate the French National Day. This vibrant and authentic festival of all things French brings a little slice of French summer to Melbourne winter. With a wide variety of Melbourne-based French businesses and associations who are passionate about French culture, food, history, literature and technology. This is a must-attend event for every French expat and passionate Francophones and Francophiles. 

Put on your beret, practice your French ‘bonjour’ and come and join us.
Saturday 16th July 2022
Sunday 17th July 2022

The Bastille Day French Festival has a wide ranging cultural program which brings a taste of French culture to Melbourne. It includes the best in live music and performances, informative conferences about the history and culture of France, masterclasses where patrons can learn about French food, wine and culture in an interactive intimate setting, a fabulous French market selling and sampling a sumptuous selection of French food and wine and showcasing French arts and crafts, an art exhibition featuring the best in local French artists, and much much more!

The Bastille Day French Festival is a not-for-profit, community-based activity bringing together the French, francophone and French-Australian organisations in Melbourne.


Justin Kozikas – Coordinator Bastille Day French Festival​