Bastille Day Scavenger Hunt

Bastille Day Scavenger Hunt

Wednesday, July 7–Wednesday, July 14 at 12:00 a.m.–11:59 p.m.

This year, we’re celebrating Bastille Day with a scavenger hunt competition! From July 7–14, participants will try to find and complete as many of the 10 tasks as possible for a chance to win a year-long membership to the Alliance Française de Chicago!

To receive credit for each completed task:

  1. Post a photo or video of proof to your public Instagram page

  2. Tag us at @AFdeChicago

  3. Include these hashtags in each post: #AFdeChicago #BastilleDayChi #AFBastilleDay

Complete at least five of the ten tasks below between July 7-14 for a chance to win! Bonus points will be awarded for each additional task over five.

  1. Take a selfie with the toque chef hat in the Alliance's Médiathèque

  2. Share a photo of your favorite French-inspired spot in Chicago

  3. Take a photo of a vintage French travel poster somewhere in the Alliance building

  4. Solve this riddle + post a picture with the answer:

    1. Qu’est-ce qui commence par E, qui finit par E, et qui ne contient qu’une seule lettre ?

  5. Take a selfie wearing a marinière/Breton shirt

  6. Write a description of yourself (in French!) on a classroom whiteboard at the Alliance + snap a photo

  7. Record a video singing any part of the Marseillaise (the French National Anthem)

  8. Introduce yourself to one of the Alliance Française de Chicago staff and take a selfie together

  9. Find the special plaque in the garden + snap a photo

  10. Take a shoefie (a photo of your shoes!) on the Parisian bricks outside the Alliance

Bonne chance!