Bastille Festival
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Bastille Festival

Bonjour, Sydney! Get ready to raise your glasses as the Bastille Festival returns from 11-14 July.
11 Jul 2024
14 Jul 2024

This July, get ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant spirit of France as Bastille Festival Sydney returns to Circular Quay and The Rocks from Thursday 11 July to Sunday 14 July. This year, the festival promises an unparalleled celebration of culinary, artistic and of French culture, igniting the Paris Olympic spirit in the heart of Sydney with the Bastille Olympic Village.

Experiences not to be missed
A series of unique ticketed events with a French touch. Indudge your passion in a culinary experience, master the art of wine pairing and dive into a world of creativity. 
Shazia Imran Gallery
Sip & Paint
Create your very own masterpiece at this exclusive beginner-friendly paint and sip workshop.
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A new experience
Food, Wine & Art
Learn from Sydney’s top food, wine, and art experts as they share their passion in a festive atmosphere with a French spirit. 
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Delicious French Eats
Experience France without getting on a plane. Enjoy delicious food specials, cocktails, fine French wine and more.

Free Live Entertainment

Celebrate Bastille Day in Sydney with a magnifique lineup that will transport you straight to the heart of France! There's 124 FREE shows featuring 344 artists, live concerts, DJs, dance classes, and more, ensuring there’s something to delight every taste and interest!

Enjoy enchanting medlies of French jazz, witness the elegance of theFrench cancan, dance under the stars as the DJ's beats transports you to an atmosphere reminiscent of a lively Parisian soirée and much more!

Le Mulled Wine Cinema

Cadman's Cottage

Welcome to Le Mulled Wine Cinema, a unique and enchanting experience that combines the magic of famous French movies with the warmth of mulled wine, all in the comfort of deck chairs and cozy blankets.
Immerse yourself in the cinematic heritage of France as you settle into our outdoor cinema nestled amidst a picturesque setting. Whether you are a passionate cinephile or simply seeking a delightful evening out, Le Mulled Wine Cinema offers a one-of-a-kind ambiance that transports you to the heart of French cinema..

Bastille Wine Walk

The Rocks and Circular Quay

1.4 Km walk of Wine ! This Winter, get your French passport, your branded tasting glass and go exploring France most reputable wines … without the jetlag. Imagine 8 French wine regions all around Circular Quay and the Rocks.

On this journey, you’ll receive priority access to each of the bars located throughout Bastille Festival, and will taste up to eight different premium wines. 

Paris Olympics at Circular Quay

This year's festival centrepiece - the Bastille Olympic Village. Nestled within the festivities, the Village will transport visitors straight to Paris. At its heart, the Bastille Olympic Village features awe-inspiring oversized 3D sculptures capturing the essence of iconic Paris landmarks, including a breathtaking 6-meter-high replica of the Eiffel Tower. There's also engaging sport workshops where you can try fencing, basketball, badminton, and archery guided by seasoned coaches and sporting personalities.

The Rocks Markets

George St and Playfair St

While you are at Bastille Festival don't forget to visit The Rocks Markets on Saturday and Sunday from 10am-5pm. The Rocks Markets brings together the best in food, art, design, music, and wellness. Market revellers can take part in free yoga classes on Sunday mornings, meet traders, watch demonstrations, shop for original artwork and jewellery, or enjoy market bites.