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

We will try to update whether events are still happening closer to the date of the events.

Weekly Basque Mass online Every Sunday
Aita Antton Egiguren streams the mass live on Sunday mornings on Facebook on the St. Patrick’s Parish page.
He is also posting masses and prayer sessions regularly on Facebook, via his Artzai Ona Basque Catholic Facebook page.

Basques in California Exhibit
Boise, Idaho

At the Basque Museum
611 Grove St.
Boise 83702

Members Sunday lunch
South San Francisco, Calif.

Sunday lunch for members of the Basque Cultural Center have resumed.
RSVPs are required. Call (650) 583-8091 for a reservation.
The restaurant has also resumed dine-in services
Tuesday through Sunday Lunch 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Dinner 5 – 8:30 p.m.
Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.
South San Francisco

Friday May 21
Witches and Wily Women Presentation

7 p.m. Mountain Time (6 p.m. Pacific; 9 p.m. East Coast) Hear writer and professor Begoña Echeverria talk about her latest book “Witches and Wily Women” in a Zoom presentation sponsored by the Basque Museum of Boise. The book is an enlightened defense of ‘Noka,’ the second person familiar pronoun for a female addressee in the Basque language, and a view into the Basque culture.
To register, click here

Sunday, May 30
Kern County Basque Festival
Bakersfield, Calif.


Saturday, June 5
Picasso Presents Gernika
New York City, NY

6 p.m. Film created by UC Riverside Professor Begoña Echeverria.
The film follows two siblings separated from their mother and then each other after the bombing of Gernika.
(347) 450-1825
New York Euzko Etxea
307 Eckford St., Brooklyn 11222

Saturday July 3 – Sunday July 4
Elko National Basque Festival
Elko, Nevada

The Elko Basque Club has decided it will hold its annual festival this year.
7 a.m. 5K Run
8 a.m. Golf Tournament Ruby View Golf Course
4 p.m. Dancing, games and food
6 p.m. Handball – Elko City Park
9 p.m. Live music
9 a.m. Handball – Elko City Park
10 a.m. Sheepherders’ Bread Contest
11 a.m. Mass
Noon Picnic
1 p.m. Dancing, games, jota contest and bread auction
All events, unless specified,will be held at the clubhouse
Elko Basque Clubhouse
1601 Flagview Dr.
Elko, Nevada

Wednesday Oct. 6 – Sunday, Oct. 10
Trailing of the Sheep Festival
Hailey, Idaho

Saturday, October 9
Rocklin Basque Club Annual Besta
Lincoln, Calif.

Saturday, Nov. 6
Mortzilla Dinner and Bazaar

Boise, Idaho

5:15 p.m. – first seating for mortzilla (blood sausage) dinner
6:30 p.m. – second seating
$15 for adults; $6 for children
Basque Center

Saturday, Dec. 18
Sheepherders Ball
Boise, Idaho

Basque Center
601 Grove St.

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

Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.

Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 12 & 13, 2022
38th Anniversary Weekend Celebration
South San Francisco, Calif.

Handball games with players from the Basque Country
Saturday: barbecue steak dinner; Sunday lunch: rack of lamb lunch.
See weekend schedule here.
Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.

Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022
72nd Annual Ontario Basque Dinner Dance
Ontario, Oregon

Four Rivers Cultural Center
676 SW 5th Ave.

Saturday, May 1, 2022
Fresno Basque Festival
Madera, Calif.

Parade, folk dancing, klika, lamb barbecue, chorizo sandwiches.
9 a.m. Gates open; 11 a.m. mass; 1 – 3 p.m. barbecue
Rancho Vista del Rio
6440 N. Golden State Blvd., Madera 93722
Fresno Basque Club Facebook page
Followed on Sunday with Basque Breakfast
Santa Fe Restaurant
3110 N. Maroa Ave., Fresno

Sunday, May 16, 2022
Los Banos Picnic
Los Banos, Calif.

Los Banos Fairgrounds
4th and F Streets

Saturday May 29 & Sunday, May 30, 2022
Kern County Basque Festival
Bakersfield, Calif.

For the full picnic schedule, click here.
Kern County Basque Club
2301 S. Union Ave.

Monday May 31, 2022
Basque breakfast
Bakersfield, Calif.

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

Saturday and Sunday, June 12 and 13, 2022
Winnemucca Basque Festival
Winnemucca, Nev.

July 2 – 4, 2022
National Basque Festival
Elko, Nev.

Saturday July 17, 2022
Reno Basque Festival
Reno, Nevada

Wingfield Park
300 W 1st St.

Sunday, July 18, 2022
37th Annual Gooding Basque Picnic
Gooding, Idaho

Gooding Basque Center

Saturday, August 7, 2022
Gardnerville Basque Picnic
Gardnerville, Nev.

Friday, Aug. 12, 2022
21th Annual Basque Museum Winefest
Boise, Idaho

Basque Block
600 block of Grove Street

Saturday & Sunday, August 28-29, 2022
Etxeko Jaialdia
South San Francisco, Calif.

Sunday, Sept. 5, 2022
Chino Basque Festival
Chino, Calif.

Sunday, Sept. 12, 2022
Marin-Sonoma Picnic
Penngrove, Calif.

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