PBS American Experience Summer of Love The Year of the Hippie October 6,1966 January 14, 1967 April 5, 1967 June 21, 1967 October 6, 1967
October 6, 1966 January 14, 1967 April 5, 1967 June 21, 1967 October 6, 1967
JUNE 21, 1967 Summer Solstice Celebration (0:36)

Hundreds of hippies gather on a hilltop near the Haight district in the early hours of June 21st -- the official start of summer -- to welcome what they are calling the "Summer of Love."

 

CBC

Sunrise ceremony 4-5 a.m. ...

"Sunrise ceremony 4-5 a.m., Twin Peaks
Pilgrimage to Park down Haight Street 8-9 a.m.
Day-long festivities throughout Park
Bar-b-cue picnic Polo Fields
June 21
Sunset pilgrimage to beach
Rising moon ceremonies on beach.

BRING
costumes, gongs, cymbals, bells, horns, chants, beauty, peace, harmony, flowers"

-- The San Francisco Oracle, Vol. 1, Issue 8, p. 32

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