Bonjour Bastille Day!

Sunday, July 16, 2017
Free, rain or shine!

There’s no one better than Barbette to pay homage to the national French celebration. For 14 years it’s been voila! As guests are transported to France for an afternoon of frites, drink and entertainment. Featuring MC Foxy Tann, Aby Wolf, Black Widows, Monica LaPlante, Nadine DuBois & Les Folies Risque, Mark Mallman, Heiruspecs, The Brass Messengers, Infiammati Fire Circus, Theatre Forever, The Aviary & FlyGirl Productions, a local artist market, and more! A portion of the event proceeds benefit Be The Match.   Loved by all and supported loyally by local partners including New Belgium Brewing, 89.3 The Current, City Pages, Hangar 1, Tin Cup, CitadelleCrispin, Jaume Serra Cristalino, Pamp Fizz, Olcaviana, LilletThrifty Hipster, Yelp!Eureka Recycling, and Mpls Tap Water.

Serving picnic eats, MN Nice Cream, and Chef Shack food trucks will be on site!


3:00-3:40 Aby Wolf
3:55-4:35 Black Widows & Black Widows Go-Go Dancers
4:50-5:30 Monica LaPlante
5:45-6:15 Nadine DuBois & Les Folies Risque
6:30-7:15 Mark Mallman
7:30-8:15 Heiruspecs
8:30pm Brass Messengers
9:00pm Infiammati FireCircus
**Be sure to check out performances & interactive demos for block party attendees by The Aviary Aerial Fitness & FlyGirl Productions from 4pm-9pm at the corner of Lake & Irving!

A portion of event proceeds will benefit Be The Match. For those diagnosed with blood cancers like leukemia, a cure exists. Be The Matchmanages the largest marrow registry in the world connecting patients to donors. By supporting Be The Match, you are giving hope to thousands of patients in need of a transplant. Learn more about Be The Match and the registry:

Bastille Day has been zero waste for 7 years thanks to our partnership with Eureka Recycling! Through careful planning and the participation of everyone attending, this event can generate no waste. By eliminating, reusing, recycling and composting all the discards generated here, we are greatly reducing our impact on the environment! 

This is a hot asphalt event, leave your dogs at home!

Interested in partnering with us? Contact for sponsor information!