1. Bar Tabac
128 Smith St., at Dean St., Boerum Hill, Brooklyn; 718-923-0918
Neighboring streets will be closed to traffic on Sunday, July 16, for Ricard cocktails, swing music, and merguez sandwiches.
2. The French Institute
22 E. 60th St., nr. Madison Ave.; bastilledaynyc.com
This July 16 street fair incorporates cancan dancers, accordionists, and food from Payard and D’Artagnan.
3. Brasserie Les Halles
15 John St., nr. Broadway; leshalles.net
The Liberty Festival at Anthony Bourdain’s meat-market joint diplomatically celebrates American and French independence from July 4 to 14, with menu specials and a trays-aloft waiter’s footrace.