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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.

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

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Friday, Sept. 29
Basque Film Series: The Txoko Experience – Read our story about this English-language film here
South San Francisco, Calif.

6 p.m. The Basque Educational Organization will sponsor its first “Pintxos and Pics” evening. Currently full.
The event is free, but reservations are required. Email
Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.
South San Francisco

Wednesday Oct. 5 – Sunday, Oct. 9
Trailing of the Sheep Festival
Hailey, Idaho

Click the link for full details.

Thursday, Oct. 6
Kirmen Uribe’s New Book Launch
New York, NY

7 – 8 p.m. Readings of the novel “Bilbao – New York – Bilbao” by writer Kirmen Uribe and translator Elizabeth Macklin
Also, a conversation between Uribe and Coffee House Press Spatial Species Series editor Youmna Chlala
Music by singer-songwriter Mikel Urdangarin. The evening will conclude with a tasting of Basque wines
Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse
Lincoln Center
Samuel B. & David Rose Building
165 West 65th Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10023

Friday, Oct. 7
Basque Film Series: Ilargi Guztiak – All the Moons
South San Francisco, Calif.

7:30 p.m. Admission is free
Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.
South San Francisco

Saturday, Oct. 8
Rocklin Basque Club Annual Besta and Euskal Kantari Eguna
Lincoln, Calif.

8 a.m. Mus
12 noon Lunch – Tri-Tip sandwiches
1:30 p.m. Kantaldia – songfest
5 p.m. weight carrying competition
6 p.m. Dinner – barbecue lamb and chicken
8 p.m. Evening Dance – Music by Iñaki Reta and special Guest performance by Christopher Bengoechea
McBean Hall
65 McBean Park Dr.
Lincoln, Calif.

Sunday, Oct. 9
41st Anniversary of the Las Vegas Basque Club
Blue Diamond, Nev.

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park Group Area
11 a.m. Basque Mass
Lunch: traditional Basque paella, ribs, salad, chorizo and dessert
Tickets $20 adults; $10 children
Bring your own refreshments
RSVP by Sept. 29 to provide the club with a head count at ((702) 480-7504 or
Spring Mountain Ranch State Park
6375 Hwy 159
Blue Diamond, Nev.

Friday, Oct. 14
Sagardotegi eta Txakolina Eguna
South San Francisco, Calif.

7 p.m. Cider House Dinner – Reservations required
Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.
South San Francisco

Saturday, October 14
La Puente Handball Club 75th Anniversary Dinner
Industry, Calif.

6 p.m. Dinner catered by Wood Ranch BBQ and Grill. Wine and dessert included.
Live music will be provided.
Members’ dinners are free; non-members are $35.
Former members and friends are encouraged to attend
Reservations (by mail) are mandatory and must be paid in advance with a check. Deadline is Oct. 7
Mail checks to the club at:
La Puente Handball Club
15858 E. Amar Rd.
City of Industry, Calif. 91744

Wednesday, November 2
International Writers Series: Basque writer Kirmen Uribe
Brooklyn, NY

Kirmen Uribe, author of “Bilbao-New York-Bilbao,” and Igiaba Scego, author of “The Color Line,” will discuss their new novels with Anderson Tepper
Central Library, Dweck Center
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238

Saturday, Nov. 5
Mortzilla Dinner, Bazaar and Bingo
Boise, Idaho

Basque Center
601 W. Grove St.

Saturday, Dec. 17
Sheepherders Ball
Boise, Idaho

6 – 11 p.m.
Basque Center
601 W. Grove St.

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

Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.

Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 18 & 19, 2023
40th Anniversary Weekend Celebration
South San Francisco, Calif.

Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.

Sunday, April 2, 2023
Palm Sunday Mass and Easter Festivities
San Francisco, Calif.

9 a.m. mass
566 Bush St.
San Francisco
Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.
South San Francisco

Saturday, May 6, 2023
Fresno Basque Festival
Caruthers, Calif.

Friday – Sunday, May 19-21, 2023
Los Banos Picnic and NABO Convention
Los Banos, Calif.

Los Banos Fairgrounds
4th and F Streets

Saturday May 27 & Sunday, May 28, 2023
Kern County Basque Festival
Bakersfield, Calif.

Monday May 29, 2023
Basque breakfast
Bakersfield, Calif.

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

Basque woman looking at man for Ocho Apellidos Vascos
BASQUE FILM: If you haven’t seen the romantic comedy “Ocho Apellidos Vascos”, then you don’t want to miss this hilarious movie that pokes fun at some Basque stereotypes. It was the number one film in Spain the year it came out (2014) and continues to be a winner. Buy or rent it from Amazon today.

Saturday and Sunday, June 10-11, 2023
43rd Annual Winnemucca Basque Festival
Winnemucca, Nev.

Winnemucca Convention Center park
50 W. Winnemucca Blvd.

July 1-2, 2023
National Basque Festival
Elko, Nev.

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

Sunday, July 2, 2023
77th Annual Southern California Basque Club Festival
Chino, Calif.

Chino Fairgrounds
5410 Edison Ave.

Saturday July 15, 2023
Reno Basque Festival
Reno, Nevada

Sunday, July 16, 2023
41th Annual Gooding Basque Picnic
Gooding, Idaho
Gooding Basque Center
Corner of Highways 46 and 26

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 28-30, 2023
San Inazio Festivities
Boise, Idaho

Saturday, August 5, 2023
61st Annual Basque Picnic
Mountain Home, Idaho

Friday, Aug. 11, 2023
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, 2023
Bighorn Basque Club Picnic
Buffalo, Wyoming

Saturday, August 12, 2023
Gardnerville Basque Picnic
Gardnerville, Nev.

Saturday and Sunday, August 26 & 27, 2023
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, 2023
Chino Basque Festival
Chino, Calif.

Chino Fairgrounds
5410 Edison Ave.
Chino, Calif.