Summer Solstice

Summer solstice - actually the Earth is not closest to the sun this day. Ironic I know

Celebrate the summer solstice with these summer activities, crafts, and other fun ideas! In the Northern Hemisphere the summer solstice typically occurs between the 20th and 22nd of June in the Northern Hemisphere while it falls between the 20th and 22nd of December in the Southern Hemisphere. Links to winter solstice ideas for those celebrating the winter solstice are included.

Fun Ways to Celebrate the Summer Solstice

Welcome the arrival of summer with these fun ways to celebrate the summer solstice! Links to Winter Solstice ideas are also included.

The June full moon — sometimes called the "Strawberry Moon" — is luminous and colorful in these beautiful photographs from readers (and one astronaut).

Strawberry Moonrise Credit: Grant Johnson A series of shots of the full moon on June taken from Duluth, Minnesota's Park Point beach. The Superior Entry Lighthouse can be seen in the foreground. The photo was sent in by photographer Grant Johnson.

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Afbeelding…/ wiel van het jaar …

Wiccans celebrate several seasonal festivals of the year, which are known as Sabbats; collectively these occasions are often termed the Wheel of the Year.

When is the first day of summer 2017? When is the summer solstice date—plus, solstice facts and folklore from The Old Farmer's Almanac!

First Day of Summer: Summer Solstice 2018

Read about the ancient Celtic calendar, divided quarter days, and cross quarter days. Learn why it is responsible for present day rituals and holidays, including weddings and elections, from the Old Farmer’s Almanac.


Astarte Moon Inspirations a life closer to nature's rhythms : 25 Ways to Celebrate Litha! How will you celebrate the summer solstice?

This year Litha , the Summer Solsticeis on June 21st. Description from I searched for this on

Midsummer/ Litha the Pagan holiday history and tradition

summer solstice 2014 | SPHO Summer Solstice Horse Show – OPEN

“The summer solstice is a time for strength and vitality, for action and movement.” — Carole Carlton ‘Solstice’ means ‘the sun stands still.’ In the northern hemisphere we are approaching the summer solstice – the longest day of the year.

When is the first day of summer 2017? When is the summer solstice date -- plus, solstice facts and folklore!

First Day of Summer: Summer Solstice 2018