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Basque Calendar of Events

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

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Friday, May 24
Concert with Esti Markez Taldea – Evening
Bakersfield, Calif.

5:30 p.m.
Bizi Emankorra lifetime contribution awards by NABO
Esti Markez Taldea Concert

Dore Theater
California State University Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Hwy.

Luhartz, a band from Durango, Bizkaia, will be playing at the Bakersfield festival

Saturday May 25 & Sunday, May 26
Kern County Basque Festival and NABO Convention
Bakersfield, Calif.

8 a.m. Mus tournament
8 a.m.- 3 p.m. NABO Pilota Finals
12 noon – 1 p.m. Barbecue chicken lunch
3 p.m. Tripota/lukainka/chorizo contest
4 p.m. Pelotaris from Euskadi
5:00 p.m. – Esti Markez Taldea
6:30 p.m. – Tri-Tip Dinner
7:30 p.m. – Dance Performances by visiting dance groups and KCBC Adult Dancers
9 p.m.-11:00 p.m. -Dance: Music by Glitterfox of Portland and Luhartz from Euskadi
10 a.m. – Mass with KCBC Klika and Choir
11:30 a.m. – Esti Markez Taldea
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.-BBQ Lamb Lunch – Adults: $40/$35 Pre-sale; Children & Honorary: $25
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Gateau Basque Contest: Drop off next to the outside ticket booth.
2 p.m. –Performances by KCBC Dance Groups and Klika
5:00 p.m. – Lukainka/Ham & Cheese Sandwiches – $14
5:00 p.m. – Pelota/Handball game – Pelotaris from Euskadi
7:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m. – Dance by Luhartz from Euskadi. See our video above
Hotel room info
Kern County Basque Club
2301 S. Union Ave.

Monday May 27
Basque breakfast
Bakersfield, Calif.

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

Sunday, June 2
San Francisco Picnic
Penngrove, Calif.

Penngrove Park – New location!
9 a.m. Gates Open
9:45 a.m. Procession followed by Basque Mass, accompanied by the Elgarrekin Basque Choir, Klika and dance groups.
12 p.m. Barbecued Rack of Lamb lunch with beans, piperade (fried peppers with tomato sauce), salad, cheese, wine, bread.
2:30pm Dancing and music with Zazpiak Bat Klika, Zazpiak Bat Dance Group, Los Banos Dance Group, Zazpiak Bat Gaztea Dance Group.
5 p.m. Txorizo Sale
Penngrove Park
11800 Main St.

Saturday and Sunday, June 8-9
43rd Annual Winnemucca Basque Festival
Winnemucca, Nev.

Winnemucca Convention Center park
50 W. Winnemucca Blvd.

Saturday and Sunday July 6-7
59th Annual National Basque Festival
Elko, Nev.

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

Sunday, July 7
77th Annual Southern California Basque Club Festival
Chino, Calif.

Chino Fairgrounds
5410 Edison Ave.

Saturday July 20
56th Annual Reno Basque Festival
Reno, Nevada

10 a.m. Events start
McKinley Arts and Culture Center
925 Riverside Drive
8 p.m. Evening Dance with the Basque American band Amerikanuak
The Fe
235 Lake St.

Sunday, July 21
41st Annual Gooding Basque Picnic
Gooding, Idaho

Gooding Basque Center
Corner of Highways 46 and 26

Friday, July 26 – Sunday, July 28
San Inazio Festival
Boise, Idaho

Saturday, August 3
63rd Annual Basque Picnic
Mountain Home, Idaho

City Park
100-126 N 3rd W

Saturday, August 10
Gardnerville Basque Picnic
Gardnerville, Nev.

Saturday, Aug. 24
Basque Museum Winefest
Boise, Idaho

5 – 8 p.m. Annual fundraiser event for the Basque Museum includes complimentary pintxos
Live music and dance performances
Basque Block
600 block of Grove Street

Saturday, Aug. 24
Basque Film Series: Jainkoak Ez Dit Barkatzen: God Doesn’t Forgive Me
South San Francisco, Calif.

The Basque Educational Organization organizes a Basque film series that shows one Basque film a month. See our calendar for upcoming films. Reservations through the website are encouraged. Tickets are necessary for food offerings.
7:00 p.m. Meet and greet and food, if available.
7:30 p.m. Film – Free admission
Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.
South San Francisco

Saturday and Sunday, August 24 & 25
Udako Besta – Summer Party
South San Francisco, Calif.

Two days of food, dance, handball and more
Click this link for the schedule of all the fun events
Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.
South San Francisco

Sunday, Sept. 1
Chino Basque Festival
Chino, Calif.

Chino Fairgrounds
5410 Edison Ave.
Chino, Calif.

Monday, Sept. 2
Basque Breakfast
Chino, Calif.

Call (909) 628-901 for a reservation
Centro Basco Restaurant
13432 Central Ave.
Chino, Calif.

Monday, Sept. 8
Basque Diaspora Day

Sunday, Oct. 6
43rd Anniversary Las Vegas Basque Club Picnic
Las Vegas area

Spring Mountain Ranch State Park
6375 Hwy. 159
Blue Diamond, NV 89004

Saturday, Oct. 12
20th Annual Rocklin Basque Club Besta and Euskal Kantari Eguna (Day of the Basque Singer)
Lincoln, Calif.

McBean Hall
65 McBean Park Dr.
Lincoln, Calif.

Saturday, Nov. 2
Morzillak Dinner, Bazaar and Bingo
Boise, Idaho

Basque Center
601 W. Grove St.
Boise, ID

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

6 p.m. Cocktails – 7 p.m. Dinner
Evening Dance
Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.

Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 15 & 16, 2025
43rd Anniversary Weekend Celebration
South San Francisco, Calif.

Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.

Sunday, April 13, 2025
Palm Sunday Basque Celebration
San Francisco, Calif.

9 a.m. Mass
After Mass – Croissants and Hot Chocolate in the Church Hall
Notre Dame des Victoires Church, 566 Bush St., San Francisco
Pilota games and Lunch
Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.
South San Francisco

Saturday, May 3, 2025
Fresno Basque Festival
Caruthers, Calif.

9 a.m. Doors open
10 a.m. Mass
12:30 – 2 p.m. Lamb barbecue
Fresno Basque Club Dance performance and Pelota
Chorizo Sandwiches 4 p.m.
Campos Brothers Farm
15516 S. Walnut Ave.

Sunday, May 4, 2025
Basque Breakfast
Fresno. Calif.

Santa Fe Restaurant
3110 N. Maroa Ave. at corner with Shields
Fresno 93704

Sunday, May 18, 2025
Los Banos Picnic
Los Banos, Calif.

Los Banos Fairgrounds
403 F St.

July 29 – August 3, 2025
Jaialdi Festival
Boise, Idaho

See our latest article about Jaialdi

Weekly Basque Mass online
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