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First Day of Summer 2017: The Summer Solstice

When is the first day of summer 2013? Get the solstice date and time. Plus, free summertime ecards, folklore, and more!

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First Day of Seasons: 2016

Fall begins when the duration of day and night are equal during the Autumn Equinox (around the 3rd week of September in the Northern Hemisphere). After this date, the days start getting shorter.

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Solstice: Save the Date!

Save the Date! Solstice is June 2015 at the Cleveland Museum of Art! (Music by 2014 Solstice performer, Awesome Tapes from Africa)

If you're looking for a spectacular night out with the stars, go camping on these dates:

Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Celebration & Parade! Festival Date: June 22nd, 23rd & 24th Parade Date: June 23rd, 2012 Noon

Midsummer bonfires were a tradition dating back to pagan times in Ireland. This festival took place at the time of the Summer Solstice and later became adopted by Christianity as St. John's Day. It is the time when the fairies are at their strongest and come out among the stone circles on Midsummer's Eve. It's also the time the spirits of the people who will die in the next year would leave their bodies and wander abroad for the night, prompting night time vigils.