When is Bastille Day 2021?

Bastille Day 2021 is on Wednesday 14th Jul, 2021 (14/07/2021) in 23 days

What is Bastille Day?

Bastille Day

The National Day of France falls annually on the 14th of July. It celebrates two separate occasions that fall on the same day: The Storming of Bastille in 1789 – a major climacteric of the French Revolution; and the Fête de la Fédération, which emblazons the unity of the French people in 1790.

Formally, the National Day of France is called la Fête Nationale in France, whilst commonly, it is cleped le 14 juillet –the 14th of July– amongst the French. In English-speaking countries, however, it is denominated Bastille Day. The day is usually celebrated throughout France, where the largest and oldest military parade in Europe can be seen marching down the Champs-Élysées in Paris before French officials and foreign visitants.

Dates for Bastille Day from 2015 to 2024

The next occurrence of Bastille Day is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Bastille Day 2024SundayJul 14th in 1119 days
Bastille Day 2023FridayJul 14th in 753 days
Bastille Day 2022ThursdayJul 14th in 388 days
Bastille Day 2021WednesdayJul 14th in 23 days
Bastille Day 2020TuesdayJul 14th 341 days ago
Bastille Day 2019SundayJul 14th 707 days ago
Bastille Day 2018SaturdayJul 14th 1072 days ago
Bastille Day 2017FridayJul 14th 1437 days ago
Bastille Day 2016ThursdayJul 14th 1802 days ago
Bastille Day 2015TuesdayJul 14th 2168 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateJul 14, 2021
When? Starts in 23 days
Duration1 Day
Type France Holidays