Monday, July 13, 2009

Happy Bastille Day!

The annual Bastille Day Celebration and Street Fair in Cambridge.

We celebrated Bastille Day a few days early this week by attending the annual Bastille Day Celebration sponsored by Sandrine's Bistro in Cambridge. (You can read a review of Sandrine's by searching the name on our blog). Crowds gathered to hear traditional Parisian street music, taste foods of the region, imbibe in a refreshing drink or two and watch the waiter's race down Holyoke Street. The annual celebration seems to get larger every year as we join in to celebrate France's biggest holiday.

Typical French cuisine was offered by local restaurants.

What would a Street Fair be without the Balloon Guy?

Traditional Parisian street musicians lent an air of authenticity.

Sweets Cupcakes offered their fine treats at the event. You can read a review of Sweets by searching our blog.

Waiters from local area restaurants gather at the starting line to race down Holyoke Street carrying their trays at the annual Bastille Day Celebration in Cambridge.

The waiters race to the finish line with their trays.

A waiter leaving another in the dust as he races past with his tray.

Sandrine's Bistro, where you will truly feel that you are IN Paris, was the main sponsor of the event.

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