Today, June 25th 2016, is Juhannus and Finns across the America’s are preparing for the festivities. The Thunder Bay Finns are holding Finn Festival this year from the June 24th to 26th. This is the largest festival for Finns held each year around the U.S. during Juhannus. The second largest is Finnfest which is held in Lake Worth, Florida in February or March.
Where are other Finns Celebrating?
The Anchorage Finns will be celebrating on Sunday with a BBQ. I wonder if reindeer’s on the menu?
The Michigan Finns will be celebrating at the Finn Camp in Wixom with a traditional Kokko (bonfire).
The Kaleva of Red Lodge in Montana are preparing for their Kaleva Grand Lodge Convention.
In New York the Finger Lake Finns will be celebrating.
The Scandinavian Community Center in Burnaby, Canada celebrated last week.
The Vancouver Finland Club is celebrating and holding a Paavo Nurmi Run.
I’m sure even the Finns down in Penedo, Brazil at Clube Finlândia are planning a celebration.