Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile Bastille Day 2024 Guide

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Bastille Day commemorates France’s National Day, celebrating the overthrow of the monarchy and the beginning of democracy in France.  

Experience the joie de vivre of this French holiday at Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile.  They will host their Bastille Day Celebration on Sunday, July 14, 2024, from 1 pm to 5 pm in La Terrace.  

Guests will be welcomed with a Chandon Garden Spritz cocktail.  You can choose from a menu of French dishes and bites and make a toast to “Liberte” with craft cocktails from the Open Bar.  You can play the classic French game of Petanque and listen to Francophone beats.

Bastille Day Menu


  • Mini Lobster Rolls with Brioche, Remoulade and Slaw
  • Tuna Tartare with Preserved Lemon, Sumac and Phyllo
  • Ratatouille with White Bean Spread
  • Beef Cheek Croquettes with Date Cherry and Blue Cheese

Cheese & Charcuterie 

  • Local Cheeses and Cured Meats with Maison Pickles and Preserves, Candied Nuts and Grilled Baguette


  • Oysters On The Rocks & Cocktail Shrimp with Plum Mignonette, Lemon Wedges, Hot Sauce, Horseradish, Old Bay Vinaigrette and Spicy Remoulade

Salad Bar

  • Heirloom Tomato Salad with Romesco, Orange and Banyus Vinaigrette
  • Watermelon Salad with Feta, Cucumber, Fennel, Jalapeno and Pine Nut
  • Smoky Eggplant with Cashew, Curd, Preserved Lemon and Sumac
  • Buratta Cheese with Bitter Greens, Peach Mostarda and Fresno Pepper

Action Station

  • San Daniele Prosciutto Carving Station
  • Basque Pepper Marmalade Baguette

Flambee Crepe Station 

  • Grand Marnier Suzette with Woodford Reserve Maple Butter, Vanilla Ice Cream and Accoutrement

Pricing is $109 per person.


Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile invites you to experience the wonder of the Windy City through a French lens.  Sofitel hotels draw inspiration from local culture and tradition while celebrating innovation and the French art de vivre to offer a one of a kind luxurious hote experience.

Centrally located in the heart of the Gold Coast Historic District, the Sofitel has a dynamic vantage point for exploring Chicago.  Stay mere steps from it all.

Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile has year round special offers that can help you save money on your stay.  You can find the offers here.