Day celebrates the storming of the Bastille prison and the
release of many prisoners. It was a symbol of individual
freedom during the French Revolution. These sites give you
the background of the holiday and also show and tell you how
people still celebrate today!
Day: French Independence
Why was the Bastille stormed? What was the Bastille? Who ate
cake? Why was that mob so angry? Find out the answers to
these questions and more with this fun, illustrated
It's still a big party in France and elsewhere around the
world. Find out how kids of all ages celebrate the legendary
Importance of Bastille
The French Revolution was bloody and nasty. People were
killed for no reason at all. The storming of the Bastille
was a symbol of reaction against oppression. This site
expands on that idea.
Day Fun Recipes
You and your friends and family can test these fun recipes
to help you celebrate this distinctly French holiday.
Day in General
A good overview of the holiday, its importance, and its
celebrations, from past to present.
Day at Web Holidays
These folks know how to make a holiday page! You can read
the history, cook up some fun food, and a lot more at this