Brooklyn residents celebrate Bastille Day in Boerum Hill festival

Smith Street in downtown Brooklyn is going red, white and bleu for Bastille Day. Tomorrow is the French Independence Day, but residents here in Brooklyn

Aside from French food and wine, parts of

Aside from French food and wine, parts of Smith Street will be covered in sand for a huge petanque tournament -- similar to bocce ball. (Credit: News 12)

BOERUM HILL - Smith Street in downtown Brooklyn was red, white and bleu for Bastille Day.

Monday is the French Independence Day, but residents in Brooklyn celebrated Sunday with a street fair.

Aside from French food and wine, parts of Smith Street were covered in sand for a huge petanque tournament, which is similar to bocce ball.

The organizer of the day’s events says Bastille Day is a good opportunity to bring the community together in the area known as “Little France.”

It was the 13th annual celebration on Smith Street.

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