Celebrate la Noche de San Juan with Casa de España (Austin)
Another year, another celebration of La Noche de San Juan, the Galician Summer Solstice, with Casa de España Austin!!
(In Protected content Protected content sold out: Purchase your tickets EARLY!)
When: June 20, 9:30 pm- June 21st, 1:00 AM
Where: Location will be disclosed upon ticket purchase.
Advanced Ticketing Required. Tickets will be available until June 16, Protected content . Protected content
About La Noche de San Juan
Galician symbology reaches its maximum expression in Austin during this celebration. We gather around the bonfire: songs are sung, we dance and enjoy good food and beverages. Rites and traditions, beliefs and superstitions come together on this magical night in which fire, the symbol of purification and protection, becomes the protagonist.
We jump over the fire, calling out “meigas fora!” to cast out evil spirits and enjoy the festivity through gastronomy, thus sardines, chorizo and wine take center stage. The night reaches it’s climax with the typical queimada and its “spell” to ward off evil and scare off bad spirits
Tickets prices are:
•$30 per couple
•$20 per person
•$10 for children Protected content old
The following will take place/be available:
•All you can eat:
◦Sardiñada - Grilled Sardines
◦Grilled Spanish Chorizo (Sausage)
◦Cachelos (Red potatoes)
•Water and soft drinks
•Hierbas de San Juan (Sachet bags with traditional ritual herbs)
•Music and Dancing
•Complimentary Traditional Galician Queimada will be served at midnight
NOTE: Due to the size of this gathering and the Texas Alcohol Beverage Control (TABC), we are also forced to request BYOB. Coolers, cups and ice will be provided.
Individuals under 18 must be accompanied by their parents. Tickets are non-refundable, non-transferable, must be purchased in advance as they will not be available at the door. Individuals wanting to purchase tickets at the door will be turned away.
Since this event is hosted in the back yard of a private home we seating will be somewhat limited. You are welcome to bring your own lawn chairs, folding tables and/or blankets. and come dressed comfortably. For more information, call: 512.736.1505.
DISCLAIMER: By accepting this invitation, purchasing tickets and in consideration for attending such party, you are agreeing to be solely responsible and liable, and to hold the host(s) of the Party the subject of this invitation (hereinafter "the Party") harmless, for any and all damage, whether to person, property, or other, and whether under tort, contract, statutory or any other legal theory, which may occur, directly or indirectly, as a result of any action or inaction on your part, or as a result of any action or inaction on the part of any person whom you invite or inform of the Party. Children will be the responsibility of those who brought them.