Bastille Day DC 2018 – Celebrating Alsace
Take a trip to one of the most iconic regions of France for Bastille Day! On Friday July 13th, start your trip to France by tasting a selection from the best local chefs', participate in our silent auction filled with wonderful items, and sip a glass of wine in the patio while listening to live music. Don't miss out on the limited in time Early Bird tickets for this wonderful event! Benefactor's tickets include a pre-VIP reception at 6:30PM and valet parking. Open Bar until 09:30PM , then cash bar. Dress Code: Cocktail Attire -Dress up in the Alsatian Colors - Red & White Bring back home a souvenir of the event with a wine glass made specially for the event (you can order it when you check out!) Confirmed participants and supporters of the 2018 edition: 2941 Restaurant, Amore Trade, Bastille, Belga Café - Btoo, Breakthru Beverage, Central Michel Richard, Convivial, Cuisine Solutions, Dirty Habit, Esprit du vin, Fourth Estate at the National Press Club, Härth Restaurant at Hilton McLean, La Dureée, Le Café Descartes, Lebanese Taverna, Moorenko Ice Cream, North Gate Grill at Capital Hilton,Ottoman Taverna, Plume at Jefferson Hotel, Ris Restaurant, Ritz-Carlton, Ronald Reagan International trade Center, Silverspoon, Stratford University, Vinifrance... Stay tuned for our updates! The amazing Hot Club of Baltimore will be perfoming live during the evening - their gypsy jazz sounds and French songs will transport you to France! A live DJ will follow to dance the night away! The evening will also offer an amazing online and silent auctions offering many exciting excursions to France, Washington D.C. and more. Our online auction will go live on June 22nd. Bastille Day 2018 is organized under the patronage of his Excellency Gérard Araud, Ambassador of France to the United States. Benefactor tickets also include complimentary valet parking. Bastille Day is the annual fundraiser for the Comité Tricolore. All proceeds from this evening will help sustain its charitable mission throughout the year. Stay in touch by following the Comité Tricolore's Facebook Page. Check out previous years' pictures: Bastille Day 2014 and 2015, 2016, and 2017. Sponsorship opportunities available – contact Avner.Sandrine@gmail.com $80 of Regular Tickets and $125 of Benefactor's Tickets Purchased are Tax Deductible. Thank you to our Sponsors MORE INFO and FAQ DRESS: Cocktail Attire ID & AGE REQUIREMENTS: Please bring a valid ID for security check-in. In accordance with federal legislation consumption of alcoholic beverages, this event is only opened to guests over 21 years of age. SECURITY / CHECK-IN: Please print your tickets and have your ID in hand when you arrive; this will assist us in expediting check in. All tickets will be scanned, following an ID/security check. If you would like to conserve paper, our scanners will be able to read the QR code on your iPhone or Android device. No backpacks allowed. Backpacks, luggage, large bags and purses, bottles, blunt objects or tear gas, fireworks of any kind, or guns and arms of any kind, bike or motorcycle helmets and all animals are prohibited from entering the premises. Those entering with these materials will not be permitted entrance on site. To ensure the highest level of security for all participants, Benefactor (VIP) guests must arrive at the embassy starting at 6:30 PM with a government issued ID in hand for each guest. Again, General Admission begins at 7:30 pm. All guests must have their own government issued ID and ticket confirmation sent via email, albeit VIP or General Admission (GA). TRANSPORT/PARKING OPTIONS: If driving, street parking will be available on Reservoir Road and throughout the surrounding neighborhoods. There is also a pay lot located across the street at Georgetown University Hospital. Valet parking will be included for Benefactor's tickets and available for a fee for others.If using public transportation, the D6 Metro Bus drops off directly in front of the Embassy of France. No parking is available on the embassy premises. SEATING: Limited seating will be available. REFUND POLICY: Please note that all ticket sales are final. Refunds will not be available, with the exception of event cancellation.