4th July in Villefranche-sur-Mer From 16:00 until late

4th July in Villefranche-sur-Mer  From 16:00 until late

Dear Members and Friends,

Please join us in celebrating with all United States citizens, home and abroad, Independence Day. The day marks the official independence of the United States in 1776.

We are invited by Valérie Blouin, President of the Association Les Américains et la 6e Flotte à Villefranche-sur-Mer (www.ussixthfleet-villefranche.com) to an afternoon and evening with great entertainment before we gather for dinner at the famous ”La Mère Germaine” (since 1938). (www.meregermaine.fr).

I recommend you arrive by train, bus or car – but come early to find parking. The fun takes place at the Amélie Pollonais Square from 16:00 onwards. You can attend whichever part of the program you wish. Our Club dinner starts at 20:30.

  • In town : departure from the Wilson parking next to the cruise landing
    16.00-18.00: Jeeps and Pin-up Parade
  • At the Amélie Pollonais Square
    18.30-18.45: Pin-up Show
    18.45-19.45: Country Dance and Rock’n Roll demonstration
    19.45-20.00: Speeches and French & American National Anthems
    20.00-22.00: New Orleans Jazz with James Andrews Quintet
    20:30 – Late: American Club dinner at the famous “La Mère Germaine”

All nationalities and children are welcome.

Restaurant La Mère Germaine

« Thyme for another »


Cœur de Saumon de la Maison Le Borvo, pain croustillant, crème montée au citron
Scottish smoked salmon, crusty bread, lemon scented whipped cream


La volaille et sa gambas surf and turf, sauce homardine et purée
“Surf and Turf” poultry breast and gambas, lobster sauce, mashed potatoes

Desserts au choix

Tarte Tatin tiède et sa boule de glace vanille
Upside down apple tart and vanilla ice cream


½ vin de Provence blanc, rosé ou rouge Trienne
¼ eau minérale – ¼ mineral water
1 café – 1 coffee

Price: Euros 90 for members and Euros 115 for guests, all inclusive.
(A children’s menu is available. Please ask for details).

Dress code: Red, White and Blue – Win Prize for best outfit

Parking: Wilson – Parkings Municipaux, Parking du Port

Important: Please confirm your reservation as soon as possible, but no later than Wednesday 26th June, unless sold out before. Previously our events have been sold out prior to the final date. Without payment your reservation cannot be confirmed. There will be no payments accepted at the door. Cancellations past June 26th are not refundable. When booking please advice seating preferences, any dietary requests and name of any guests.

For any questions, please contact Jeanette.
Tel. 06 47 90 74 94

There are the following 3 methods of payment:
1. By PayPal or Credit Card below:
(Please include guest name in the field marked “Extra Info”):

4th July in Villefranche sur Mer

4th July in Villefranche sur Mer

2. Bank transfer (free for EU member states):
BIC: PRIVFRPP IBAN: FR76 2459 9610 3479 0869 2080 126
Bank: Barclays France SA, Cannes. Account: American Club of the Riviera.

3.Euro check payable to “The American Club of the Riviera”, and sent to:
Mr. Richard Leblond
Residence St. James,
107 La Croisette,
06400 Cannes

If you are paying by bank transfer or by check, please also inform our Membership Coordinator (news@americanclubriviera.com) of your payment.

Very welcome to a memorable 4th July celebration.

Friendly greetings,

Beathe-Jeanette Lunde