Fairs, Fests and Events: July 15th weekend

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) -Happy Bastille Day! Or as the French say, Joyeux Quatorze Juillet! Anne Cutler is giving us the low-down on fairs, festivals, and events happening this weekend.

Named one of the best Bastille Day celebrations in the world, Bastille Day Fête is going on this weekend at the New Orleans Museum of Art. Attendees can immerse themselves in the French culture of New Orleans at this fest, where the food, contests, and events are sure to please!

The cutest event of the weekend is probably the Bastille Day Dog Contest! On Friday, dress up Fido in the finest French attire for a chance to win prizes like free grooming and boarding.

This Sunday, join Marie Antoinette, Napoleon and other French lookalikes in cheering on local bartenders and waiters as they speed walk down French Market Place! Whoever does not spill their croissants, champagne and water will win the race!

If you're looking for something a little less French, check out the West Bank Beer Fest! Located in the NOLA Motorsports Park, this new (air conditioned) festival will have the finest in craft brews, live music, Manning’s restaurant and lots of fun!