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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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Friday, June 17 – Saturday, June 25
Udaleku Basque summer camp
Bakersfield, Calif.

Final celebration: Saturday
Sheepman’s Picnic
Bread baking contest
12 – 2 p.m. Barbecue lamb lunch
Kern County Basque Club
2301 So. Union Ave.

July 2 – 3
National Basque Festival
Elko, Nev.

All events at Elko Clubhouse unless noted
For more info, email
7 a.m. 5K Run
8 a.m. Golf Tournament – Ruby View Golf Course
11 a.m. City Parade – downtown Elko
4 p.m. Kick-off: Rural sport competitions and dance performances, plus food and drink
7 p.m. Handball Games – Elko City Park, 1467 Idaho St.
9 p.m. Dance – Live music $20
9 a.m. Handball games – Elko City Park
10 a.m. Bread baking contest
11 a.m. Basque mass
Noon – Picnic – beef,lamb, pork, paella, beans, salad, wine – $20
1 p.m. Relay race, rural sport competitions, jota and irrintzi contests and dance performances
Elko Basque Clubhouse
1601 Flagview Dr.

Basque woman looking at man for Ocho Apellidos Vascos
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Friday, July 1 – Sunday, July 3
76th Annual Southern California Basque Club Festival
Chino, Calif.

5 p.m. Social Night at Centro Basco Restaurant
13432 Central Ave.
Chino, Calif.
3 p.m. Pelota and Pala
Aphessetche Trinkete
7262 Bickmore Ave.
Chino, Calif.
10:30 a.m. Basque Mass
Noon Lamb barbecue
3 p.m. Basque dancing
5 p.m. Chorizo sandwiches
6 p.m. Jean Flesher Band
Chino Fairgrounds
5410 Edison Ave.
Chino, Calif.

July 5, 2022
Lecture: The Basque Contention: Past and Present
New York City

7 p.m. Presented by Prof. Ludgar Mees
RSVP by June 30 to
Euzko Etxea
307 Eckford St.
Brooklyn, New York City

Friday, July 8
Txipli, Txapla Pum Amerikatik Project
and Guillermo Zubiaga’s Presentation of “Joanes – Book 5: The Secret of Lamiak”

New York City
6 p.m.
RSVP by June 30 at
Euzko Etxea
307 Eckford St.
Brooklyn, New York City

Saturday, July 9
Handball Exhibition and Dinner
South San Francisco

Handball games with professional Basque handball player Oinatz Bengoetxea, who is retiring, along with Ibai Zabala (former pro), Ion Erasun (former pro), and IƱaki Lizaso
Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.

Saturday, July 16
Running of the Bars
Boise, Idaho

5 p.m. Event start – Join the group in front of the museum the Basque Block (600 block of Grove Street) for the Pub Crawl, San Fermin-Style!
Wear a white shirt with red scarf.
Participants who sign up before July 15 get a free t-shirt.
Participants must be 21 and over.
Take part in a special activity at each bar (sheering sheep, roping a bull, , carrying weights, trivia, etc.)
Live music: High Pine Whiskey Yell and Basque music at 7:30 and 9 p.m.
Tickets $34.99
Event supports the Basque Museum and its educational programs
Basque Museum
619 Grove St.

Saturday July 16
Reno Basque Festival
Reno, Nevada

9 a.m. Mus Tournament
11 a.m. Dancing, games and lunch
California Hall at Idlewild Park
75 Cowan Dr.
8 p.m. Evening Dance
Battle Born Brewery
360 E. Fifth St.

Sunday, July 17
Booksigning for “Jaialdi: a Celebration of Basque Culture”
Reno, Nev.

2 p.m. Signing with author Nancy Zubiri for new book “Jaialdi: a Celebration of Basque Culture
Sundance Bookstore
121 California Ave.

Sunday, July 17
37th Annual Gooding Basque Picnic
Gooding, Idaho

Gooding Basque Center

Tuesday, July 26 to Sunday, July 31,
Boise, Idaho

Read our story to find out more

Thursday, July 28
Book signing: Jaialdi: A Celebration of Basque Culture
Boise, Idaho

6 – 8 p.m. Meet the author, Nancy Zubiri, for a presentation of her new book,
“Jaialdi: A Celebration of Basque Culture”
Basque Museum
601 W. Grove St.

Saturday and Sunday, July 30 and 31
San Inazio Festivities
Boise, Idaho

Saturday: Activities on the Basque Block
6 p.m. San Inazio Mass, St. Mark’s Church
Evening: Street Dance, Basque Block
Sunday: Picnic at Municipal Park
Evening: Street Dance, Basque Block

Saturday, August 6
Mountain Home Basque Picnic
Mountain Home, Idaho

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

Basque Block
600 block of Grove Street

Saturday, August 13
Bighorn Basque Club Picnic
Buffalo, Wyoming

Saturday, August 13
Gardnerville Basque Picnic
Gardnerville, Nev.

Sunday, August 14
Colorado Euskal Etxea Basque Picnic
Englewood, Colo.

Saturday and Sunday, August 27 & 28
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. 5
Chino Basque Festival
Chino, Calif.

Chino Fairgrounds
5410 Edison Ave.
Chino, Calif.
Sunday, Sept. 12
Marin-Sonoma Picnic
Penngrove, Calif.

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

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Saturday, Oct. 8
Rocklin Basque Club Annual Besta
Lincoln, Calif.

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.

Sunday, May 14, 2023
Los Banos Picnic
Los Banos, Calif.

Los Banos Fairgrounds
4th and F Streets

Saturday May 26 & Sunday, May 27, 2023
Kern County Basque Festival
Bakersfield, Calif.

Monday May 28, 2023
Basque breakfast
Bakersfield, Calif.

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

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

Winnemucca Convention Center park
50 W. Winnemucca Blvd.