Bastille Day at the Pig

Bourgeois Pig

The Pig's annual Bastille Day bash features delicious free food and drink specials starting at 5 p.m.What is Bastille Day you may ask? Well... Bastille Day, the French national holiday, commemorates the storming of the Bastille, which took place on 14 July 1789 and marked the beginning of the French Revolution. The Bastille was a prison and a symbol of the absolute and arbitrary power of Louis the 16th's Ancient Regime. By capturing this symbol, the people signaled that the king's power was no longer absolute: power should be based on the Nation and be limited by a separation of powers.


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