Bastille Day in Harvard Square

7/14 Bastille Day Celebration at The Charles Hotel Lower Courtyard

Join us at the Charles Hotel’s Lower Courtyard in Harvard Square to celebrate Bastille Day on Sunday, July 14th from 4-9pm! Gearing for the whole family, the festival will include a selection of tents featuring an array of French-inspired bakeries to try, and a jam-packed schedule of fun events!

Don’t miss the voting of Greater Boston’s best éclair! The éclairs will be judged by a panel of four gastronomic experts, and the winner will receive the 2024 “Best Chocolate Eclair in Greater Boston” cup.

  • Open air market
  • Family games such as – Boateng
  • 4pm to 6pm- Traditionell Musette, Traditional French Accordion Music
  • 4pm to 8pm- Le Marché de La Pâtisserie, French Pastry Chef’s Market
  • 4:30pm- Course des Cafés, a 110-year-old tradition waiter race – Cambridge style
  • 5:30pm- Concours du meilleur éclair au chocolat du Grand Boston, Local Bakeries compete for the best Chocolate Éclair –
    • Bakeries competing Noir | La Saison | PRB Boulangerie
  • 7pm to 9pm- Dancing! French DJ JMC

Food & wine will be available also from One Reason Garden Bar x Taqueria El Barrio.
The sponsors of this event are: The Charles Hotel, Bonde Fine Wine, Cambridge Savings Bank, Campari, and HSBA.