Are you looking for traditional yet innovative ways to honor the summer solstice? Here are a few Euro-themed suggestions.
- Build a bonfire to burn a witch, like the Danish.
- Collect herbs and have a dance, like the Swedish.
- Join Europe-wide Saint John’s Festival celebrations.
- Practice ancient rituals at Stonehenge.
The event includes live music with Richard Powell at 2:30 p.m., and Danny Flanigan from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Designer Kelly Burgess of Apero Seasons will offer workshops on making summer solstice floral garlands and crowns (2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.)
Street’s owner Jared Fox Matthews told Alex Durham of WLKY that food specials for the solstice celebration will lean toward classic American summer picnic fare. Learn more here: Louisville restaurant celebrating longest day of the year with summer solstice event.