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Bastille Day at the Market

July 13, 2024 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM UTC+0

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One event on 13/07/2024 at 9:00 AM

The Adelaide Central Market’s renowned French festivities will return for a jam-packed Bastille Day celebration from Friday July 12 and Saturday July 13!

A celebration of French culture over two days, the Bastille Day celebrations will have something for everyone. Highlights include FREE live music, a cooking demonstration, cupcake decorating for kids, a crepe pop up stall, champagne bar, guided tours and more!

Head to the Adelaide Central Market for some French fare, fun and festivities and celebrate Bastille Day!

WHERE: Adelaide Central Market

WHEN: Friday 12 and Saturday 13 July

TIME: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm

POP-UP STALLS: Crepe bar & Champagne bar

FREE PROGRAM: Live music, cooking demonstrations, roving entertainment, face painting and more!

Stay tuned for the full program


Kids Cupcake Decorating
Kids can enjoy creating their very own French masterpiece, at Bastille Day cupcake decorating workshops these school holidays. Meet at the Eastern Roadway (near Central Market Flowers and Angelakis Bros. Seafood)

  • Friday 12 July 9:30am – 12pm
  • $5 per child, bookings essential | Book here

Le tour du Marché : The French Market Tour
Vive La France… Discover the Market, French style!

Join this walking tour of the Market with your French speaking tour guide and Fringe performer Arnaud Bénassy. You’ll learn a bit of Française, learn how to sing La Marseillaise, discover interesting facts about Bastille Day and taste some of the Market’s most authentic French fromage, charcuterie and patisserie. Starting at The Market Stall, this fun tour will take you for a chat and tastings at French institutions the Smelly Cheese Co. and Les Deux Coqs.

  • Friday 12 July: 4:30pm – 5:30pm, 6:00pm – 7:00pm and 7:30pm – 8:30pm (includes a glass of champagne) $30 plus booking fee, bookings essential
  • Saturday 13 July: 9:30am – 10:30am and 11:00am – 12:00pm $15 plus booking fee, bookings essential. Meet at The Market Stall (near Haigh’s – Gouger Street end)

Friday tour: Book here
Saturday tour: Book here

Cheese After Dark by the Smelly Cheese Co.
To complete the two-day celebrations, The Smelly Cheese Co will host a very special Cheese After Dark on Saturday 13 July. Get tickets here