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Summer Solstice 2022: How to Prepare for a Solstice Ritual

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June 21 marked the beginning of midsummer, and it officially opened the celebration of the summer solstice. It’s a festival that opens at sunrise and comes with beautiful traditions that celebrate love, lust, indulgence, and magic.

If you want to learn more about holding a summer solstice tradition, here are some things you should know.

What Is the Summer Solstice?

The summer solstice is the longest day of the year and a major holiday in many parts of the world. It’s marked by the date of June 21 in the Northern Hemisphere and December 22 in the Southern Hemisphere and denotes a time of liberation, freedom and indulgence.

The summer solstice is celebrated with a variety of ancient customs and beliefs. In many cases, it’s a time to press pause, slow down, and appreciate the natural world.

Tips for Creating a Summer Solstice Ritual

1. Prepare a Scrumptious Feast

The summer solstice is a time to enjoy delicious food and drink and honour the sun. You can celebrate the solstice with a variety of things, but one of the most popular is a feast.

Prepare a feast of fresh fruits, vegetables and other foods that are fresh and in season. If you’re into magic, you might even try creating a summer solstice brew.

2. Tap the Sun’s Energy with Style

Whether you’re celebrating the summer solstice or another holiday, it’s a good idea to make a decoration. This creates a focal point for your celebration and creates an inviting space everyone can enjoy.

You can make a decoration out of just about anything. Papier-mache and handmade decorations work well, but you can also use organic materials or create something with just a single colour.

3. Adorn Yourself or the Venue with Flowers

Flowers are a common theme at summer solstice celebrations. You can create a handmade garland or use fresh flowers and arrangements to make flower crowns, room decorations, and more.

To make a flower crown, you can use a variety of stems and even collect them on your own. If you’re planning to make flower crowns in bulk, you should gather a variety of flowers and create them beforehand.

4. Cast a Solstice Spell

If you’re celebrating the solstice with a spell, you can use a variety of items to create your own charm bag. To make a charm bag, you need a variety of ingredients that you can collect beforehand.

You can also make the most of the summer solstice by sharing your manifestation list to the universe. You can speak your intentions to the world and offer gifts for the solstice fairies at night.

5. Spark a Fire in a Pit, a Bonfire or through Candles

If you want to hold a traditional solstice event, you can use a fire to help you. To make a fire pit or bonfire, you can use wood or coal, and it should be placed in a safe location away from flammable items.

You can also create a fire without an actual pit. Using candles, tiki torches, a fire pit or anything else you can think of, you can create a “fire” in the centre of your celebration.

6. Enjoy Some Sweets and Candies

You can enjoy some of your favourite sweet treats for the solstice. This can be a great way to share a delicious dessert with others or to enjoy your favourite candy.

Candy, cakes, and other sweet foods are a common part of the solstice celebration. You can make a variety of creations and use a variety of ingredients to make sweet treats for the solstice.

Final Thoughts 

The summer solstice is an important holiday that you can share with others and use to honour the sun. To help your ritual or celebration feel special, you can use these traditions and tips to make the most of your summer solstice.

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