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The Hop tranforming into "Le Hop" for Bastille Days

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee's streetcar is taking on a French theme during Bastille Days. 

For the first time, The Hop or Le Hop, will run directly through the festival which runs from July 11-14. Fest-goers can take Le Hop directly to the Cathedral Square stop, located right in the center of Bastille Days and near the festival’s iconic 43-foot tall Eiffel Tower replica. 

To show off its new theme, The Hop will “French-ify” its social media presence by becoming Le Hop from July 11-14.

Special live shows with Bastille Days performers are also set to take place at the Third Ward platform and on-board Le Hop.

Performance schedules are as follows:

Date: Thursday, July 11
Time: 3-4 p.m.
3:00-3:15 p.m. – BMAC performance at Historic Third Ward EB platform
3:19-3:44 p.m. – BMAC performance on board Le Hop
3:20-3:30 p.m. – Gypsy Geoff performance at Historic Third Ward EB platform
3:34-3:59 p.m. – Gypsy Geoff performance on board Le Hop

Date: Friday, July 12
Time: 8:30-9:15 p.m.
8:30-8:49 p.m. – The Fire Guy performance at Historic Third Ward EB platform
8:49-8:54 p.m. – The Fire Guy rides to Cathedral Square
8:54-9:15 p.m. – The Fire Guy performance at Bastille Days near Cathedral Square platform

Rides are free, courtesy of Potawatomi Hotel & Casino.

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