Summer Solstice

Explore articles, recipes, spells, rituals and more to celebrate the longest day of the year

The Sun's Zenith

The summer solstice, also known as Litha, is when the sun reaches its peak in the sky, making this the day of the year with the most daylight hours.

Working with the seasons and celebrating the eight pagan sabbat celebrations that make up the Wheel of the Year can help you create rhythm and flow in your life.

 

The festival of the summer solstice is a perfect opportunity to celebrate the light, have some fun, and bask in the sunshine.

Articles, Episodes + Resources

S3 E9: Ultimate Guide to Summer Solstice

In this episode, we are talking all about the meaning of the summer solstice!
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9 Ways to Connect with the Wheel of the Year in the 21st Century

Connecting with nature, the pagan sabbats and the Wheel of the Year can be challenging in our modern lives. Here are 9 ways to help ...
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How to Create a Summer Solstice Altar | The Witch of Lupine Hollow

How to Create a Summer Solstice Altar

Learn to create your own summer solstice altar in honor of the festival of Litha or Midsummer!
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Summer Solstice Essential Oil Diffuser Blend

An essential oil diffuser blend to celebrate the summer solstice, including orange, rose and patchouli.
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Recipes

Ice Cream Sandwiches for the Summer Solstice

So, I like to cook. I mean, I really like to cook. I like to make lavender-orange meringue pies and fancy homemade pizzas. HOWEVER. I ...
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Midsummer Mint Mojitos Recipe

One of my favorite things about the summer solstice and this time of year is sitting outside in my garden until 9:00 at night, listening ...
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Summer Solstice Essential Oil Diffuser Blend

An essential oil diffuser blend to celebrate the summer solstice, including orange, rose and patchouli.
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Summer Solstice Sun Tea Recipe

A delicious floral tea recipe charged with the power of the sun at its height - the summer solstice!
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Spells + Rituals

Happy Litha: A Sun & Moon Salutations Sequence

As every witchy blogger is noting this week, tomorrow is a very auspicious day: both the June Full Moon and the Summer Solstice! The June ...
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How to Create a Summer Solstice Altar | The Witch of Lupine Hollow

How to Create a Summer Solstice Altar

Learn to create your own summer solstice altar in honor of the festival of Litha or Midsummer!
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Summer Solstice Ritual with Wine, Charcuterie & Honeycomb | The Witch of Lupine Hollow

Summer Solstice Ritual with Wine, Charcuterie & Honeycomb

Share delicious food and wine with friends this summer solstice.
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Ready to get deeper with the summer solstice and the other pagan sabbats that make up the Wheel of the Year? Register for our online course, The Modern Witch’s Guide to the Sabbats, which includes recipes, correspondences, rituals, astrology, and more for all eight festivals!

 

You can register for the Summertime Bundle, which includes the summer solstice and Lammas, for just $37 or for all eight festivals for only $127 – that’s almost 15% off!

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