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Euskal Kazeta

Basque News

Euskal Kazeta

Basque Calendar of Events

Top Basque events in the U.S.
The calendar is updated continually as information becomes available. To have your event listed or to help us update our information, e-mail Euskal Kazeta at

Annual events are listed. We will try to update details about events closer to the date of each event. Because of changes due to COVID, exact info is not often available until closer to the actual date.

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Saturday, March 11
13th Annual Sheepherders’ Ball
Elko, Nev.

5:30 p.m Drinks
6 p.m. Dinner
Basque Clubhouse
1601 Flagview Dr.

Sunday, March 12
N.A.B.O. Bertsolari Performance
South San Francisco, Calif.

12:30 p.m. Lunch
2:30 p.m. Bertsolaris from the Basque Country, Xabier Euzkitze and his son Aner Peritz Euzkitze, will perform Bertsos along with Johnny Curutchet of San Francisco, Martin Goicoechea of Rock Springs and Todor Azurtza. The bertsolari performance will start towards the end of the Basque Cultural Center members’ lunch.
To RSVP for lunch, please call the BCC restaurant at (650) 583-8091 during normal business hours. The event will be livestreamed. Click the YouTube video below to see the livestream.
Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.

Click here on Sunday, March 12 around 2:30 p.m. or after to see the livestream.

Saturday, April 1
Benefit Dinner and Auction for Basque Museum and Ikastola
Boise, Idaho

Tickets go on sale Feb. 1
6 – 9 p.m. Celebrate and help raise funds for the museum and Basque Ikastola
Basque Center
601 W. Grove St.

Sunday, April 2
Palm Sunday Mass and Easter Festivities
San Francisco, Calif.

9 a.m. mass
Notre Dames des Victoires Church
566 Bush St.
San Francisco
Hot Chocolate
Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.
South San Francisco

Sunday, April 9
Aberri Eguna – Day of the Fatherland
New York City

3 p.m. Family-style dinner provided by Casa Vasca restaurant will be served.
Tickets are $40. Txakoli, Wine and Beer included.
To reserve a ticket, RSVP to by March 31.Space is limited.
Children under 12 years of age are free.
Euzko Etxea of New York
307 Eckford St.
Brooklyn, New York 11222.

Admission will be $40.00 per person. Children under 12 years of age are free.
Family-style dinner will be served from Casa Vasca,
Space is limited. Please reserve your seating. RSVP to by March 31, 2023.

Sunday, April 23
Lagun Onak Aberri Eguna Picnic
Blue Diamond, Nevada

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Picnic will include the Second Annual Jose Mari Beristain Memorial Mus Tournament
Organizers seek assistance with supplies, decor, set up and take down
Contact Amaya Beristain (702) 480-7504 or
Please register by 5:00 p.m., April 16, 2023
Spring Mountain Ranch State Park
Group Area
6375 Hwy 159

Saturday, May 6
Fresno Basque Festival
Caruthers, Calif.

Friday – Sunday, May 19-21
Los Banos Picnic and NABO Convention
Los Banos, Calif.

Mus Tournament and Basque Chorizo Contest
Dinner and Dancing
Traditional Picnic
Los Banos Fairgrounds
4th and F Streets

Saturday May 27 & Sunday, May 28
Kern County Basque Festival
Bakersfield, Calif.

Monday May 29
Basque breakfast
Bakersfield, Calif.

8 a.m. through the afternoon
Woolgrowers Restaurant
620 East 19th St.

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Saturday and Sunday, June 10-11
43rd Annual Winnemucca Basque Festival
Winnemucca, Nev.

Winnemucca Convention Center park
50 W. Winnemucca Blvd.

Monday, June 19
Ikastola Night
Boise, Idaho

5 – 9 p.m. Have a bite to eat, a drink with friends, raise funds and celebrate 25 years of Boiseko Ikastola – The Basque Preschool
Bardenay Restaurant & Distillery
610 W. Grove St.

July 1-2
National Basque Festival
Elko, Nev.

All events at Elko Clubhouse unless noted
Elko Basque Clubhouse
1601 Flagview Dr.

Sunday, July 2
77th Annual Southern California Basque Club Festival
Chino, Calif.

Chino Fairgrounds
5410 Edison Ave.

Saturday July 15
Reno Basque Festival
Reno, Nevada

Sunday, July 16
41th Annual Gooding Basque Picnic
Gooding, Idaho

Gooding Basque Center
Corner of Highways 46 and 26

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 28-30
San Inazio Festivities
Boise, Idaho

Saturday on the Basque Block, 600 block of Grove Street

Saturday, August 5
61st Annual Basque Picnic
Mountain Home, Idaho

Friday, Aug. 11
22nd Annual Basque Museum Winefest
Boise, Idaho

Annual fundraiser event for the Basque Museum includes complimentary pintxos
Live music and dance performances
Basque Block
600 block of Grove Street

Saturday, August 12
Bighorn Basque Club Picnic
Buffalo, Wyoming

Saturday, August 12
Gardnerville Basque Picnic
Gardnerville, Nev.

Saturday and Sunday, August 26 & 27
Udako Besta – Summer Party
South San Francisco, Calif.

Two days of food, dance, handball and more
Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.
South San Francisco

Sunday, Sept. 3
Chino Basque Festival
Chino, Calif.

Chino Fairgrounds
5410 Edison Ave.
Chino, Calif.

Wednesday Oct. 4 – Sunday, Oct. 8
Trailing of the Sheep Festival
Hailey, Idaho

Click the link for full details.

Saturday, Oct. 7
Rocklin Basque Club Annual Besta and Euskal Kantari Eguna
Lincoln, Calif.

McBean Hall
65 McBean Park Dr.
Lincoln, Calif.

Saturday, Oct. 21

Basque Cultural Day

South San Francisco

Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.

Sunday, Dec. 31
New Year’s Eve Gala
South San Francisco, Calif

Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.

Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17 & 18, 2024

42nd Anniversary Weekend Celebration
South San Francisco, Calif.

Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.

See our Calendar of Summer Festivals in the Basque Country

Weekly Basque Mass online
Aita Antton Egiguren is posting masses and prayer sessions regularly on Facebook, via his Artzai Ona Basque Catholic Facebook page u