Linda's List of Pagan Festivals

Linda's List of Pagan Festivals

Compiled by Linda Kerr

PLEASE NOTE: This listing is only for Pagan festivals! All festivals listed here must be Pagan/Wiccan/Asatru in nature; not herbal workshops, not psychic fairs, not Renaissance Faires, not pirate fests, not camping parties, etc.

I primarily list Pagan festivals happening in the Southeast, but you can list your festival here, regardless of where it is. email the information to Linda Kerr! (Please put List of Festivals in the comments section.)


Updated: 3-14-17

2017 Festivals
2018 Festivals
2016 Festivals (Don't have new dates for these yet)

Southern Pagan Events on Facebook

Groups/sites that have regular festivals:
Roxanna, site near Auburn, AL
Gryphon's Nest Campground, site near Springfield, LA
Four Quarters Farm, site in Artemas, PA
Earth Spirit, organization in Williamsburg, MA
Brushwood, site in Sherman, NY



2017 Festivals

IMBOLC MAGICK GATHERING

February 2-5, 2017
Summerland, Bonita Springs, FL

Four day, three night Pagan spiritual gathering, celebrating the Sabbat of Imbolc. After much consideration, we have decided to bring back our own Summerland Competition Games! (formerly Summerland Olympics). Due to safety reasons, no Pets, Animals or Familiars will be permitted. Live entertainment includes Mama Gina.


BRIGHID'S FIRE

February 10-12, 2017
All World Acres, Tampa Bay area, FL

Please join us for the 14th annual Brighid's Fire festival. The gathering will include a main ritual, nightly drum circles, workshops, sweat lodge, vendors, and fun for the whole family. Come spend the day or camp for the whole festival. The Goddess Brighid, exalted one, is the patroness of healing, poetry, blacksmithing, and arts. She is also associated with fire. All aspects of fire symbolism, including light, candles, heat, warmth and sunrises are also related to this goddess.


A FEAST OF LIGHTS

Registration
Google Calendar
February 10-12, 2017
Sturbridge Host Hotel & Conference Center, 366 Main St, Sturbridge, MA

A Feast of Lights is a festival of community, hope, Earth spirituality, and the arts taking place at the ancient Celtic midwinter festival of Imbolg. It brings together a wide range of teachers, performers and artists who join with all of the gathering's participants to create a celebratory, stimulating and fun weekend to kindle the fire within during the dark of winter.


HAWKFEST DRUM AND DANCE

Hawkfest on Facebook
February 23-26, 2017
Summerland Festivals, Bonita Springs, FL

Hawkfest is a drum and dance festival put on BY drummers and dancers! Started as a small gathering of friends who are dedicated to the joy and fun of dancing and drumming, Hawkfest has become a gathering where dancers and drummers, fire spinners and hoopers gather to share techniques, music, and to expand their knowledge. For the past several years, we have come together creating magickal and unforgettable experiences! In case you haven't figured it out yet, HAWKFEST IS WHAT YOU MAKE IT! Every night transports you into a place where you can dance, drum, spin, hoop, and celebrate until the sun rises! It is a time outside of time where we set aside egos and drum and dance finding the rhythmic ecstasy of our extraordinary lives. Dancers, fire spinners and hoopers come to Hawkfest to experience not only their own heart and soul but the hearts and souls of everyone in the Circle each other and the drummers. You will walk away from Hawkfest a better player, a better dancer, a better hooper, or a better fire spinner!!!


BROTHERHOOD BY THE BOD MEN'S RETREAT

March 10-12, 2017
First Landing State Park, Virginia Beach, VA
Presented by Hampton Roads Pagan Men
10 am- 5 pm daily

Brotherhood by the Bog is an annual men's spiritual and bonding experience. The focus is primarily Pagan though all respectful seekers are welcome. We welcome men of all sexual orientations and backgrounds. This year's theme is "The Hero's Adventure" and our keynote presenter is Tom Crockett. This event is open to all respectful seekers regardless of age, race, creed, path, sexual orientation, disability, political or religious affiliation.


EQUINOX IN THE OAKS

March 16-19, 2017
Pierson, FL
Equinox in the Oaks is a new Earth-centered, ethically-focused, family-affirming Magical Immersion Weekend in Florida for the Spring Equinox. Are you interested in vending at Equinox in the Oaks? The cost for the 4 days is $75. Vendors pay an additional $25. We do have limited slots overall (especially Cabin space) so now is the time to let us know you can join us! There is cabin space for 50, tent camping is also available. There is 1 bath house with 4 showers and 4 toilets, 3 fire rings, and a very peaceful vibe under the magnificent old oak trees. We are also accepting workshop submissions! This event was built by friends on the cornerstones of altar work (tending our spirit), land work (respect for land), and tribal work (building community). Come join in and experience the birth of a new spiritual festival and make friends with the land and us too! More info: Facebook group.


PHOENIX PHYRE - A GATHERING OF PAGANS

March 22-26, 2017
Lakeland, FL
A Pagan gathering in Central Florida. Located on I-4 midway between Tampa & Orlando. The friendliest Pagan gathering in Florida! Phoenix Phyre is located on a working ranch in Lakeland, FL, and is celebrating 20 years of festivals this year. The gathering is in open pasture land that is covered by centuries old live oaks that are full of life energy and give the land a euphoric feeling of happiness. We are very close to shopping, restaurants, and lodging, if you prefer not to camp. Please see our website for directions and a map. The main purpose of Phoenix Festivals is to build community. We try to get to know everyone that attends and make them feel that they are a part of our Phamily. We do this through community rituals, community meals, nightly drumming and dancing around the ritual fire, and other shenanigans promoting a feeling of closeness, unity, spirituality, and just plain fun away from the mundane. As with other festivals, there will be workshops, games, rituals, and drumming and dancing into the night. There will be merchants and an auction of unique items made by our own craftsmen that are unavailable anywhere else. Also, we have nightly fire spinning and are offering fire spinning workshops for those who want to give it a try. Phoenix Festivals, Inc., and the entire Phoenix Phamily would like be bid you "Hail and Welcome." Phoenix Phyre is our spring event. Autumn Meet is our fall event. You will be welcomed into the loving arms of your fellow pagans, let your hair down and be comfortable with the people who think like you. Our website, phoenixfestivals.com, has our registration and other information. Save some money and register today. Phoenix Festivals is a not for profit corporation owned and operated by the community it serves. WRCF - Wiccan Religious Cooperative of Central Florida sponsors Phoenix Festivals.


PAGANICON MIDWEST CONFERENCE

March 17-19, 2017
Hosted by Twin Cities Pagan Pride
Doubletree Park Place Hotel, 1500 Park Place Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55416
The 7th annual Paganicon is a Pagan conference with workshops, panels, discussions, social space, live music, a ball, vendors and more. In its seventh year, Paganicon is organized by Twin Cities Pagan Pride and a host of volunteers to provide an educational and social venue for Pagans, Wiccans, Heathens, Druids, and other folk, craft, indigenous or magickal traditions. Discover programming items that challenge you to think in new ways, make new connections, and renew or inspire your religious and spiritual life. Come and get your mystic on! (We also add in some great food, lots of chances to hang out and talk, an art show, and much more.) Our theme this year is Through the Looking-glass: Journey to the Underworld'. New this year! Friday Night Concert featuring Wendy Rule and Kari Tauring. Guests of Honor include Michelle Belanger and Laura Tempest Zakroff. Special Guests are Chief Arvol Looking Horse and Sharon M. Day. Featured Guests include Jason Mankey and Prudence Priest. Additional musical en tertainment provided by world-influenced rock band The Nathaniel Johnstone Band. Featured Ritualists for the event is Judith Olson-Linde and Nels Linde. More information about our Guests and the event can be found at our web site.


PAGANFAIRE 2017

March 25, 2017
Oaks Park Dance Pavilion, Portland, OR
SisterSpirit is a non-profit, women's spirituality circle, in Portland Oregon. We started in 1985. We are primarily Pagan/Wiccan, etc. This year the theme for SisterSpirit's Spring ritual is, "We and They are One: Dancing with Power Animals!" Come and enjoy the opening season of Oaks Park, bring your family and friends, enjoy the food stands at the park, or bring a picnic to share with your friends. Come to the fair and enjoy our talent stage, and workshops, along with seeing your favorite vendors and contributing to our alternative economy. Raffle for "Michelle's Heart," are emergency fund for women. $5 donation for adults and children un 12 are free.


HAWKFEST DRUM AND DANCE

Hawkfest on Facebook
April 6-9, 2017
Roxanna, near Auburn, AL

Hawkfest is a drum and dance festival put on BY drummers and dancers! Started as a small gathering of friends who are dedicated to the joy and fun of dancing and drumming, Hawkfest has become a gathering where dancers and drummers, fire spinners and hoopers gather to share techniques, music, and to expand their knowledge. For the past several years, we have come together creating magickal and unforgettable experiences! In case you haven't figured it out yet, HAWKFEST IS WHAT YOU MAKE IT! Every night transports you into a place where you can dance, drum, spin, hoop, and celebrate until the sun rises! It is a time outside of time where we set aside egos and drum and dance finding the rhythmic ecstasy of our extraordinary lives. Dancers, fire spinners and hoopers come to Hawkfest to experience not only their own heart and soul but the hearts and souls of everyone in the Circle each other and the drummers. You will walk away from Hawkfest a better player, a better dancer, a better hooper, or a better fire spinner!!!


SPRING MYSTERIES FESTIVAL

April 13-16, 2017
Fort Flagler State Park, Nordland, WA
The festival is always the Thursday through Sunday over Easter Weekend. Spring Mysteries Festival is the longest running recreation of the Eleusinian Mysteries in the modern world. For millennia before Christ, and for hundreds of years after his worship, the Cult of Demeter facilitated histories longest running pilgrimage. The Aquarian Tabernacle Church has devoted a lifetime of scholarly work and production into bringing these mysteries into today.


TRILLIUM SPRING GATHERING

April 13-16, 2017
Organized by Grove of the Seven Hills, ADF
Thor's Hollow Retreat, 2058 Morgan Frederick Grade, Cross Junction, VA

Come out and enjoy Spring together in the beautiful Virginia Highlands with us! Over the past 15 years Trillium has offered outstanding workshops, becoming a favorite way to shake off the Winter blahs and welcome the renewing Earth in Western Virginia. We bring together some of ADF's most dynamic folks for 4 days of games, workshops, ritual, dancing and the celebration of our abiding fellowship. This year we'll focus on magic in workshop and ritual, test our mettle in the ever-popular Circle Challenge and compete in the festival-wide Cattle Raid of the Outsiders! All paths are welcome at Trillium! Contact: registration@trilliumgatheringadf.org. Facebook group.


BELTAINIA

April 14-16, 2017
All World Acres, Tampa, FL
This gathering is always a favorite at AWA with plenty to offer for the entire family. The schedule of activities for this 4 day event will include several intriguing workshops presented by the many knowledgeable teachers of our community. Entertainment includes a Tom Carroll concert and an amazing Hula dance show. Other activities will include a sweat lodge, bardic circle, trade blanket, and rituals. The Body Goddess, an AWA favorite, returns featuring sacred body painting. Of course each night there will be drumming and dancing around the main fire. There will be several vendors on site for shopping.


QUERENT

April 14-17, 2017
Hyatt Regency, Cincinnati, OH
Querent is a queer spirituality conference being held at the Hyatt in downtown Cincinnati over Easter weekend each year. Querent primarily focuses on alternative spiritual paths such as Paganism, Wicca, New Age, Buddhism and more but the event is open and welcoming to any and all LGBTQ+ spiritual seekers, their allies and supporters. Tickets can be purchased on our web site for the entire conference, individual days or just our Saturday evening Masked Ball social. Our vendor room is open everyday to the public.


BELTANE FLORIDA PAGAN GATHERING

April 19-23, 2017
Retreats by the Lake, 2819 Tiger Lake Rd., Lake Wales, FL
Join us at the Florida Pagan Gathering for 5 days of Pagan community spirit. Held twice a year at Beltaine and Samhain, the Florida Pagan Gathering is a place of spirituality, imagination, growth, learning, rambunctious good times, artistic revelry, perfect love and perfect trust where pagans, young and old, new and current, solitaries, covens, eclectic and traditional can enjoy a community free from the mundane worries of modern society.


DRUMS IN THE SWAMP

April 19-23, 2017
Gryphon's Nest Campground, Springfield, LA

Four nights of Drumming, Dancing and Delights surrounded by live oaks, moonlight and the sounds of the Louisiana Swamps echoing your name We're figuring out the new program and performances but rest assured that we'll have an awesome event for you!
Come experience great drum, fire spinning, spirit and dance classes by amazing drum teachers like New Orleans' own Louis Martinie and Tuatha Dea, regional and national teachers of hooping, poi, fire, yoga and tribal & belly dance; nightly drum circles; and evening performers. Enjoy community while camping, swimming in the heated pool, eating your favorite spicy Cajun foods at the Saturday Feast and so much more.
Location: Private campground & sacred space in Springfield, LA, only 45 minutes from New Orleans and Baton Rouge. This event is restricted to adults 21 & over due to site restrictions. No pets -service animals allowed of course.


CMA BELTANE

CMA on Facebook
April 20-23, 2017
Spirit Haven Ranch, 9706 Anchor Ranch Loop, Flatonia, TX

We have a lot of awesome entertainment heading our way this festival. From Drum Circle Workshops to talks about the O.T.O., to the amazingly talented band we have coming out, Beltane will be anything but boring!


GATHERING OF ALL PATHS

Gathering of All Paths on Facebook
April 21-23, 2017
Casa, AR
A family friendly gathering of olde where we cook, eat, talk, teach,learn, drum, sing & dance around the fire with our spiritual kindred and those not yet known. Located in Casa, Arkansas with 4 open acres for primitive tent camping. A child safe environment because our young are our future. Hosted by Congregation of the Mistletoe and Congregation of the Ash & sponsored by the members of your communities, covens & clans. A true Gathering of All Paths.


BELTAINE

April 27-30, 2017
Our Haven, French Lick, IN
Welcome Home! Join us as we celebrate the coming of the rich, fertile earth, the health of earth, animals and everything around. Join us as we reconnect with old friends and build new ones. This is a time that we put the past behind us and start anew!! Join the new breath and spirit at Our Haven! Have you ever been to Our Haven for our Beltaine Spring Gathering? If you answer no, you are missing a great time with friends, family and best of all an outstanding community. If you have you know why you need to be here. Join us for the best event of the year. We look forward to seeing all of you back home at Our Haven. Children 13-17 are HALF the adult rate and as always children 12 and under are FREE with their parent or legal guardian. All Our Haven sponsored events are clothing optional after 10pm unless otherwise posted. Nestled in the beautiful rolling hills of southern Indiana's countryside is Our Haven, an 175 acre nature sanctuary of beautiful deciduous forests and reclaimed fields for all who wish to come enjoy its clear creeks, natural springs, and secluded areas. Our Haven has both private large areas as well as intimate small areas available for you and your group's or event's use.


BELTANE FESTIVAL

April 27-30, 2017
Heavenly Acres Campground, Stanardsville, VA
We invite you to come join us for our Beltane festival and camping in the heart of Virginia. Here in the scenic private campground you can raise your spirits and your voices to honor the seasons and our community as a whole. Founded to give our community somewhere safe to play, commune, and connect we hope you will camp out with us under the stars. The event is rain or shine and all ages. We provide workshops on various topics, rituals, drumming, entertainment, and all kinds of vendors. This is a family friendly event for pagan and non-pagans and has been since its inception. We have children specific workshops as well as a children's ritual and Beltane games planned. The kids can gather and make all kinds of wondrous things like wands and masks or settle down for hosted story times throughout the weekend. For the adults there are plenty of workshops to choose from as well as the God Lodge and Temple of the Goddess: Sacred spaces to connect with Deities. We have comm unity Karaoke and screen a movie outdoors on Thursday evening! On Friday join us in the evening around the fire for drumming and dancing with Community Night. And of course there will be performances on Saturday so be prepared to put your feet up and enjoy the sights and sounds! All of this as well as three powerful Community Rituals and the annual Maypole Dance. Please pack accordingly and be prepared for all kinds of weather. We hope you will join us and please visit our website for more details. Get your tickets today!


FIRES OF BELTAINE
Facebook

April 27-30, 2017
Summerland Ranch, Bonita Springs, FL

A Beltaine celebration/festival. Drum circle every night around the fire. Fire and llow arts are welcome and encouraged. Summerland Ranch is private property opened to pagan communities. Located in the lush native flora and fauna of Southwest Florida. Six acres adjacent to protected wetlands and a nature preserve.


WYLD FIRE BELTANE HUNT

April 27-30, 2017
Gryphon's Nest Campground, Springfield, LA

The Wyld Fire Beltane Hunt is a night-time ritual and party dedicated to celebrating Beltane (the Celtic fire festival of sex, fertility, and new life). A Roving group of predators will be assembled to hunt numerous prey in woods and meadows, until the May Queen is found. The predator who catches her will be crowned May King! Her capture will start our sacred bonfire ritual, and we will celebrate the union of the May King and Queen all night pool-side with drinks and hors-d'oeuvres. Overnight camping is included in admission, and the party ends at 10am the next day. Campsite is clothing-optional.
This event is hosted by New Orleans Lamplight Circle, and is a yearly fundraiser held for the Greater New Orleans Pagan Pride Day. Our group is a social, educational, and activism forum serving the community for over 8 years. We create events that celebrate Earth-centered spirituality and bring Pagans together. Please visit www.meetup.com/lamplight to learn more about us. Visit www.gnoppd.org to learn more and help support the cause!


BELTAINE AT FOUR QUARTERS

April 28-30, 2017
Four Quarters Farm, Artemas, PA
A weekend celebrating the folk traditions of Spring. Real People, Real Traditions, Real Community. Workshops on singing, crafting, Earth Spirituality, Ecology & Sustainability. Sweat Lodge with Buffalo Heart by the river and Saturday afternoon we help the Lord & Lady of Spring raise and dance the May Pole to bless the land with fertility, life and love. Beltaine is about Spring, It's about family. It's for babies and children, maids and gallants. Our aunts, uncles, mothers and fathers. Elders and Ancestors. Our joyous journey through the Wheel of the Year...and the Web of Life. Join us for our annual homecoming and celebration of the Delights of Spring. It's Beltaine at Four Quarters! A weekend of renewal!


SPIRIT OF THE MARSH - BELTANE CAMP AND GATHERING

April 28-May 1, 2017
Presented by Spirit of the Marsh
Arklow House Farm, Rotten Row, Theddlethorpe, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire, England, LN12 1NX

Celebrating the Beltane 2016. Three days camping in the beautiful countryside of Lincolnshire, a family gathering united in keeping ancient and spiritual traditions alive. This year's event is packed with excellent talks, workshops, music, meditations, Pagan and spiritual ceremonies, lots to keep the children entertained, and, of course, the Beltane fire. The limited ticket price includes camping, access to talks, workshops, meditations, music & various forms of entertainment provided. For more info about the Gathering, and to pay via. paypal, please see our website or join our facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/spiritofthemarsh.


FAIRY AND EARTH MONTH CELEBRATION FESTIVAL

April 29-30, 2017
415 South SR 415; Osteen, FL
This is a family & kid-friendly event, with usually more children attending than adults. It is an immersion experience for all attending. The cost of admission is only $15/adults; $10/senior (55+); $5/child (0-15), however we are seeking vendors to register during our Early Bird for only $99 for both days by January 20; after this date the cost goes to $133 until April 20, and then it goes to $166.


THE BELTANE

May 3-7, 2017
Turtle Hills Events, Inc.
Ramblewood Retreat Center, Darlington, MD
Renew, Rekindle and Restore your Passion! Beltane invites you to bring your open heart and a spirit for new adventures with you to Ramblewood Retreat Center in Darlington, MD. There, you'll find a community of like-minded people who are excited about sharing passionate endeavors with each other.
Each year pagans, polyamorists, swingers, tantra practitioners, members of the leather community and other people with a passionate attitude towards life gather together in Northern Maryland to celebrate Beltane with a variety of rituals, workshops and experiences. We embrace life and each other in an open environment full of excitement and joy. We invite you to become part of that community.


MAY DAY FAIRIE FESTIVAL AT SPOUTWOOD FARM

May 5-7, 2017
Spoutwood Farm, 4255 Pierceville Rd., Glen Rock, PA

Once upon a time, two realms existed side by side Join four Faerie tribes, the Light and Dark Fae, and all manner of nature spirits. Featuring a new King & Queen of the May, Sprout Scouts, live music, dancing, bubbles, magicians, fairies, goblins, over 70 faerie craft vendors, and more winged things than you can count! Meet special guests Charles Vess and Twig the Fairy, enjoy the Appalachian steampunk sounds of Tuatha Dea, experience the ancient thundering war drums and skirling dual bagpipes of Cu Dubh, and delight in the vaudeville charm and pixie spirit of Frenchy and the Punk! Activities for the young, and young-at-heart, include Maypole dancing, parades, Fairie and Gnome Village Tours, the Fairie Welcome Center, a Fairie Treasure Hunt, tea parties, puppet shows, storytellers, and more! Humans and fae of all ages are welcome to explore our Fairie Maze, the Dark Faerie Realm, an outreach area with live animals, drum circles, the meditation labyrinth, and the many nature paths filled with wonder, and fairie friends.


BELTAINE IN THE FOREST

May 6, 2017
Coonskin Park, 2000 Coonskin Drive, Charleston, WV

Witches and Pagans gathering together once again in true Pagan fashion. Sing, chant, drum and dance. Feast and make merry! This annual Event has been reaching out to our Wiccan/Pagan community since 2008. Attendance has more than tripled in this time and we expect to continue this growth year after year. You can expect to enjoy live pagan music and dance performances, a host of vendors and merchants, Maypole Dances for children and adults, Beltaine Ritual, Chant and Drumming circles and more! We are totally donation-supported so this event can be enjoyed by all who wish to participate. Featuring the hauntingly powerful and high energy music of David Wood! David's dynamic, high-energy music will carry you away and make you want to shake your butt off .pagan style! Get ready to experience a world of magickal and musical ecstasy that will take you where you've never been. Also returning in 2015:  Master Psychic and Clairvoyant, Aeson Knight  Open Wiccan Beltaine Ritual  Maypole Dance for both Children and Adults  Dance, Chant and Drum Circle  Healing, Massage and Energy work  Astrology Charts cast and printed on site!  Children Actives and crafts  May queen and king (children's) Your Favorite Craft Folks and Artisans returning to Merchants Circle where you can browse and shop for everything from hand cut and wrapped Stone Jewelry, Staves, Staves and Wands, Magickal Oils and Herbs, Candles and Incenses, Books, Music CDs, Original Art, Statuary and Plaques, Tarot decks and locally Witch-crafted Runes, Handcrafted Eco-friendly garments, charms, baubles, soaps, potions and lotions and more, more, more! Be sure to bring a 20-foot length of 2 1/2-3 inch wide ribbon for each Maypole Dance participant (Ribbon will be available for those who need it) This event is absolutely FREE! Alcohol and Drug-Free! Drama- free, Attitude-Free! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BeltianeIntheForest


BELTANIA

May 18-21, 2017
La Foret Conference & Retreat Center, between Colorado Springs & Denver, CO
Sponsored by Living Earth Church
It's an exciting four-day-long camping festival of music, magic, and spiritual connection for all ages. Come celebrate Beltane and the beginning of summer! Musicfest with over 7 different performances by local, national, and internationally-known artists - performances to be announced soon! Huge maypole dance, multiple rituals and ceremonies. Community campfires and drum circles. Workshops, classes, and the NeoPagan NeoHighland Games. Merchants Row, hot showers, fantastic food, and Wi-Fi.


PAGAN UNITY FESTIVAL (PUF)

May 18-21, 2017
Montgomery Bell State Park, Burns, TN
Now in our 15th year! A three day family friendly event in the beautiful Tennessee hills with workshops, rituals, shopping and great food! We offer children and teen activities. There is some cabin space available and plenty of tent camping. Guest Presenters: Oberon Zell, Christopher Penczak, Raven Grimassi & Stephanie Taylor, Dorothy Morrison, M. R. Sellars.


WOMEN'S GATHERING

May 19-21, 2017
Our Haven, French Lick, IN
The Female Body The Our Haven Women's Gathering was established as a way for the women of the Our Haven Community to come together as women. In current society we are most often separated into small family units. We generally grow up with our mothers and sisters as the only other women in our lives. There are those of us who are lucky enough to also have grandmothers, aunts and sometimes close friends. However, rarely does this amount to community. In reality, our larger culture cultivates rather toxic relationships between women. Society expects us to be competitive and catty toward one another. At Our Haven we are striving to reject these notions. We wish to come together and rebuild what modern society has torn down. There will be kid's activities for the young ladies in attendance. Also, we will have physical activities for the adult women such as Zumba, Yoga and Belly Dancing. Ladies of all ages who live their daily lives as women are welcome to attend. Our Haven is home to many lifestyles, religions and backgrounds. Come and commune with us! Nestled in the beautiful rolling hills of southern Indiana's countryside is Our Haven, an 175 acre nature sanctuary of beautiful deciduous forests and reclaimed fields for all who wish to come enjoy its clear creeks, natural springs, and secluded areas.


BLUE RIDGE BELTANE

May 19-21, 2017
Stoney Creek Campground, Greenville, VA
With so many tumultuous events churning in the world and in our own lives, we come together for healing and strength this year with the theme "Unity through Community". This is the year that we focus on how we can build our communities, contribute to the greater good, and make this world a better place for every creature. What's kept this festival going for over 20 years now, making it the longest-running pagan festival in Virginia? The people. The community. There truly is magic in this eclectic gathering of spiritual people. We have something for everyone at this family friendly gathering! Included in the price of admission: Children's events (including a children's maypole)! General workshops that range in topics from drumming to spell work to gardening to everyday subjects like pagan parenting and leadership! Music and karaoke! Rituals! And the Inner Sanctum, a private area to explore topics related to sacred sexuality for those who are 18 years and over. (But don't worry--we're family friendly, so the IS is well secluded from prying eyes, so everyone who attends can feel comfortable.) Please visit us at our website and on Facebook at "Blue Ridge Beltane-Virginia" to find out more about this extraordinary event!


ELF-FEST

May 24-29, 2017
Lothlorien Nature Sanctuary, Bedford/Needmore, IN
Community fertile earth folklife festival open to everyone. Includes musical and theatrical performances, primitive camping, fellowship, seasonal rites and ceremonies, semi-annual Grand Council-with VP election results, kids' activities, workshops and discussion circles, all-night drumming and dancing, etc. Visit us on-line for complete and updated details. Proceeds benefit Lothlorien Nature Sanctuary and Elvin HOME, Inc. Also available: vending sites for browsing and shopping, food for a nominal fee from the cafe in the Radiance Hall and other possible dining options, hot showers, a dish washing station, drinkable water, fire wood for use at community fire pits.


MOONDANCE 2017

May 25-29, 2017 (Memorial Day Weekend, Thursday-Monday)
Roxanna, Auburn, AL

Moondance celebrates the dance of the seasons, and will include classes, workshops, a pot-luck feast, a group ritual, and drum circles.
The festival is at a primitive camping site; i.e., plenty of camping space, hot showers, a pavilion, but no cabins. There are hotels within 30 miles. Pets allowed ($35 fee), clothing optional.
IMPORTANT: Moondance is LGBTQ-friendly. We do not tolerate implicit, implied, verbal, emotional, or physical violence towards our LGBTQ friends.


HEARTLAND PAGAN FESTIVAL

May 25-29, 2017
Camp Gaea, McLouth, KS
Sponsored by Heartland Spiritual Alliance
Over 27 years ago, a small group of visionary pagans deliberated, planned and brought forth the first pagan festival to be held in the Kansas City area, and it has grown to become one of the largest pagan festivals in the entire country. Owned and cared for by Earth Rising, Incorporated, Gaea's 368 quiet acres hold some 1,000 to 1,300 pagans each memorial weekend. Beginning with Opening Ritual on Thursday evening and continuing through the Memorial Day Closing Ritual, Heartland Pagan Festival offers well-known pagan authors and performers on an up-close and personal basis to curious and interested seekers of education and entertainment. Heartland Pagan Festival always strives to offer something of interest for everyone. But Heartland is about much more than entertainment and getting your books autographed. Each year, in addition to our featured guests' presentations, our attendees offer an amazing range of workshops and rituals designed to educate, enlighten and encourage understanding and acceptance of other paths and beliefs.


WELLSPRING GATHERING

WELLSPRING 2017
May 25-29, 2017
StoneCreed Grove, ADF
Tredara, Bennett Rd, Madison, OH
Wellspring Gathering is an international A.D.F. event put on by Stone Creed Grove, A.D.F. for the entire community to come together in frith with friends, family and folk. It is also the site of the Annual ADF Meeting. This will be our Grand Symbel year, so bring your grove/group banners to display proudly as we install the new Archdruid along with other new Mother Grove members. As we have done in the past there will be Bardic, Brewers, Artisans & Warriors competitions, as well as a community shrine, classes and rituals throughout the weekend. Also included will be co-op childcare and children's classes.


FIRES RISING AT FOUR QUARTERS

May 31-June 4, 2017
Four Quarters Farm, Artemas, PA
For three nights, step outside of your usual activities and into a conscious process, immersing yourself in the complex metaphors, archetypes, and images of Alchemy. The gathering is our Laboratory, and the sacred fire is our vessel where we transform our personal Lead into purest Gold. Turn your energies into rhythm, song, dance and symbol; speak your truths, listen to others, and step into sacred space to shine. Experiment with ways of being and relating in a safe and accepting context. Stay up all night and greet the rising sun. Fires Rising celebrates creating a present of our own choosing. We support one another while taking personal responsibility for our own safety, healing, entertainment and engagement in this process. In that spirit, we refrain from alcohol and other mind-altering substances. Fire, Community, Creativity, and the Night are our active ingredients. All faiths are welcome here, and all ability levels. Bring your whole Self; your strengths and talents as well as your hurts. Bring on the didgeridoos, gongs, singing bowls, frame drums, incenses and oils, the drums, chants, spoken word, dance, painting, fire spinning, theater, decorations - and most of all, your love and kindness.


ST. LOUIS PAGAN PICNIC

June 3-4, 2017
Tower Grove Park, Grand & Magnolia, St. Louis, MO
10 am- 5 pm daily

Join us for the 24th Annual Pagan Picnic. This year's theme is "Community Connections" Saturday's events are from 10:00 to 7:00; Sunday's events are from 10:00 to 5:00. As always, we are located in beautiful Tower Grove park. This don't-miss-it event features more than 50 vendors, a dozen performing groups from belly dancers to bands and solo singers, workshops for adults and children, and rituals. This is the biggest event of its kind in the United States, and it's all free and open to the public! Come join us for a day of music, conversation, and renewal.


WHERE WOMYN GATHER

June 8-11, 2017
Northeast Pennsylvania

Join us for a new journey among familiar traditions this year. We will continue to honor the Triple Goddess with many paths toward experiencing a deeper dimension of yourself. The SacredFire, Lakota Inipi SweatLodge and Red Tent await you. You are invited to participate in Enthralling Rituals, Experiential Workshops, Drumming and Singing Circles. There is Gyrlspace for the young and a Marketplace for all to enjoy the creations of craftswomyn.


THREE GATES GATHERING

June 9-11, 2017
West Plains, MO

Three Gates Gathering ~ A Mystery School. Purpose: To provide information on particular topics through the free exchange of ideas in a discussion format; To provide an atmosphere of love, acceptance, and tolerance; To support the spiritual practices of all groups that follow the mandate to Preserve the Craft and/or Be At One with the Earth. With Special Musical Guests, Mama Gina LaMonte and Rowena of the Glen.


ISHTARFEST'S SUMERFAIRE 2017

June 9-11, 2017
Central New Jersey

A weekend-long Sumerian Renaissance Faire! Throw off the cares of the modern world and immerse yourself in Babylonian culture and worship for the weekend with us! Join Hands of Change Coven in Central NJ for a weekend full of workshops, classes, a full moon ritual, drum circles, kids' activities, vendors and more! This festival is in honor of Ishtar (also known as Inanna and Astarte) which introduces you to the Babylonian pantheon, helps you learn a little about our Pagan roots in the fertile crescent of Mesopotamia and fills you with festivity and delight. Come in costume and get a free crescent roll!


PANGAIA FESTIVAL

June 10-11, 2017
VFW Grounds, Fair Oaks, CA
delightful events of vendors, performers, and presenters distilled down from the best of the best of magical festivals over the past fifteen years, PanGaia Festival invites you to be a part of its maiden voyage as it launches on June 20, 2015 for the Summer Solstice weekend. Key staff members from festivals of the past came together to form the North Western Circles Association, a nonprofit organization dedicated to hosting high quality magical events and raising funds for local charities.
PanGaia Festival is about the fostering of loving and joyful relationship in the magical community and working together to learn create a blessed and fun-filled event for those who wish to celebrate Litha, the Summer Solstice.
This event will include contests, raffles, a children's area, awesome food vendors, live music, authors, fabulous performers imagine a Pagan County Fair atmosphere. After the sun goes down, the energy shifts into more adult-oriented entertainment with PanGaia After Dark.


FREE SPIRIT GATHERING

June 13-18, 2017
Camp Ramblewood, Darlington, MD
A sacred, family-friendly midsummer festival. This year's featured performers: SJ Tucker, Hvbris, David London. Classes and workshops for everybody, for kids, for teens, and for adults, rituals, sweats, concerts and performances, merchants, and drumming and dancing by the lakeside fire circle. There are full kids' and teens' programming tracks, in addition to robust offerings for adults. Learn to spin fire! Reconnect to your sacred self in ritual! Drum and dance the night away! This festival is put on by the community, for the community. Pricing options range from full week to weekend to day pass, and you have your choice of shared cabin camping or private tenting on the beautiful grounds of Camp Ramblewood. Don't miss it!! Get up-to-date news on the festival via the FSA Facebook group or the FSA twitter feed.


PAGAN SPIRIT GATHERING

June 18-25, 2017
Sponsored by: Circle Sanctuary
Tall Tree Lake, Vinenna, IL
One of the oldest and largest of the Pagan festivals, held annually since 1981, is a special week long festival that celebrates the Summer Solstice, Pagan culture, and the spiritual dimensions of Nature. PSG brings Pagans from many paths and from places across the country together to share ideas, knowledge, energy, music, rituals, friendship, and celebration with each other. Participants live cooperatively for the week within a totally Pagan community located in a secluded rural valley. PSG has more than 150 scheduled activities each year, including rituals, workshops, concerts, and networking meetings. Rituals will be led by a variety of facilitators in different traditions, including Summer Solstice Rituals, a Magical Gift Circle, a Candlelight Labyrinth of 1000 candles, Drum Circles, Sweatlodge ceremonies, Rites of Passage, plus Women's and Men's Rituals. Evening concerts will be performed by various nationally known Pagan artists, including Coyote Run, The One Hat Band, Spiral Rhythm, Green Grown, and Michelle the violinist extraordinare. Workshops are given daily on a wide range of Pagan topics. Previous subjects have included Wiccan Ways, Goddess Spirituality, Celtic Studies, Creative Arts, Healing, Shamanism, Chanting, Dancing, Drumming Techniques, and various Networking meetings. Special programming will include a Leadership Institute for Pagan ministers that will include an intensive on enhancing rites of passage, training for Pagan prison ministry, working with the media, and other topics of interest to Pagan leaders. Other programming will include workshops for Pagan youth, performing arts, late night ecstatic dancing with bonfires and drumming, a Pagan marketplace, and much more. PSG has always been an opportunity for spiritual renewal, networking, education, and cultural enrichment. Join us as together we create a Pagan Town and immerse ourselves in Pagan community for the week.
Contact Circle to receive the PSG Brochure, which has complete details and a registration form, or see our website. Discounts are available for early registration, and final registration closes in late May/early June. Contact: PSG, Circle Sanctuary, PO Box 9, Barneveld, WI 53507 USA; (608) 924-2216; psg@circlesanctuary.org.


MIDSUMMER GATHER

June 18-25, 2017
Eagle Cave Resort, Blue River, WI
MN Earth House Project announces "Bella Luna." Our schedule is still tentative, but we've got BIG PLANS a brewing! We have again arranged for a series of "Seeker Classes" to be presented, and there's some hints of SERIOUS entertainment being whispered. It's appearing to be a very enjoyable week in a magical setting that has hosted Pagan events since 1980: Eagle Cave Resort, where you can spend a week of camping so stress-free that you'll not want to leave.


WISTERIA SUMMER SOLSTICE GATHERING

June 19-25, 2017
Presented by Wisteria Event Site
Wisteria Event Site, near Athens, OH
Manifesting a week-long magical village celebrating eco-spiritual culture. Community- driven activities blended with performance and ceremony create rich opportunity for personal development and group transformation. Featuring eco-activist and spiritual author Starhawk, Three-night Alchemifire Ceremony with Jeff McBride, Owain Phyfe and more. Two stages for music and performance, bonfire drumming and dancing, workshops, rites of passage, merchanting, fire-spinning, bliss, family-friendly.


GODDESS GATHERING REBORN

June 21-25, 2017
Raven-Wolf Nature Sanctuary, near Cambridge, OH
The idea behind the original Goddess Gathering was to create an event where no one would be made to feel like an outsider; where people would be encouraged to bring their uniqueness and participate; where they would feel safe to be who they are and worship their spiritual path. After years of absence from the Pagan/Wiccan/magickal community, we return this year to offer you those things and more. There will be five days of workshops, rituals, a drumming circle & more. We invite you to come and join like-minded people as we once more gather for the Summer Solstice on Pagan-owned and maintained land.


MICHIGAN PAGAN FEST

June 22-25, 2017
Wayne County Fairgrounds, Belleville, MI
This year will be a three day outdoor gathering featuring authors, musical entertainment, workshops, vendors, drumming and camping! And . . . for our kids we have plenty of children's activities and teenagers too! Event will be held at the Wayne County Fairgrounds, Belleville, Mi. Rain or Shine we have it covered! NEW HOURS! Gates open at 10:00 a.m. Friday and closes Sunday at 6:00 p.m.


SUNFEST

June 22-25, 2017
Wayne County Fairgrounds, Belleville, MI
SunFest is a 4 day camping festival celebrating the Summer Solstice. The ritual theme for this year is "A Fool's Journey." You are invited to join us for rituals, workshops, Sacred Fire in the Dionysus Grove, children's activities, a raffle:, a Tantric Temple, a potluck dinner on Saturday evening, a potlatch gift exchange, dancing and drumming around the main fire, hiking on the numerous and beautiful trails around the site, and a Sunday brunch.
Facebook event page.


CALIFORNIA WITCHCAMP

June 25-July 2, 2017
Mendocino Woodlands, Northern CA

This is an extraordinary event for extraordinary people. Share in a week of Reclaiming style, earth based spirituality and magic. Come and study magic and ritual in a week long Intensive. Witchcamp is offered to all genders at all levels of experience. Newcomers can learn the basic skills of magic and ritual, working with the elements, movement, sound and the mythological and historical framework of the Goddess Tradition. Advanced classes offer the chance to apply the tools of ritual to personal healing and empowerment, or a focus on taking the Craft out into the world, creating public ritual, ongoing groups, and healing issues surrounding leadership and power. This event is a deeply moving, life changing week and also a constant experiment in temporary village life. We will also look at ways of bringing this work and inspiration into our everyday lives. Creating powerful, joyful times. This intensive is not a festival. It will expand your unconscious awareness, push your edges and likely change your life. The intensive is sequestered for the entire 7 days. Please plan to attend the entire week. Also, we don't allow children due to the intensity of the week.


DRUM & SPLASH

June 28-July 2, 2017
Four Quarters Farm, Artemas, PA
Swim all day, drum all night! Our celebration of the nation's birthday with family, friends, old & new! Join us for drumming, dancing, master classes, yoga, fire spinning, nature walks, Qi Gong, duckie races, an old-fashioned ice cream social, pig-pickin feast, and of course, fireworks!


SUMMERLAND SPIRIT FESTIVAL

July 8-16, 2017
Turtle Lake, WI
Summerland Spirit Festival is a nine-day experiential spiritual retreat for followers of an Earth-reverent spiritual path. Nestled within several square miles of wild forest, you will have the chance to heal, reconnect with nature, and make a lot of new friends. You will have the option of attending any of the several interesting workshops scheduled each day, participate in community ritual, enjoy live musical entertainment, drumming and dancing, and a bardic circle to share stories and song. Although there is a lot to do, the most important goal is for you to feel re- energized, refreshed, and renewed as you drive away at the end of the festival.


STARWOOD FESTIVAL

July 11-17, 2017
Wisteria, in Pomeroy, OH
Starwood is a HUGE festival which has been running for over 35 years. Starwood Festival is a celebration of diversity and alternative belief systems. A six-day, five night clothing-optional camping event with over 150 workshops, lectures and performances covering many fields, disciplines and cultures. A family-friendly event with co-op child care, a Kid Village, concerts, parades, merchants, bonfires, drumming, dancing, jamming and parties.


SUMMER SPARK IGNITE

July 13-16, 2017
Ben Lomond, CA
This is your invitation to participate in something extra-ordinary. This is your invitation to a challenge, a rite, and an ordeal. This is your invitation to an event that is unusual, magical, and profound. Too often we get wrapped up in our day-to-day and feel disconnected, stuck, lost, or at a loose end. We've allowed worries to chase us around. We've lost contact with the beauty that we are. We need to escape, to get outside. We need to experience ourselves fresh and unmediated. We need to reclaim what animates us, what brings us joy, what give us a clear sense of ourselves, of our place, and of our purpose. We need a method, an approach, a ritual, to shake us up, to wake us up, to transform our experience. We need an ecstatic fire circle ceremony. Our format is both simple and ancient. We come to together under the stars, surrounded by trees, to sing, speak, dance and drum around a fire for three nights until dawn. The cool night air, the mountains, the trees, the sound of the drums, the warmth of the fire, the eyes of our friends, conspire to bring us back into our bodies, fully present, breaking down our resistances, letting us be ourselves more fully. Together we journey into the night, playing, dancing and singing our hearts' song. Together we hold this space as sacred, allowing it to be the crucible that brings us into contact with the mysterious, that bubbles spontaneously up from within and without. We open ourselves up to the power of the moment to connect us again with places of deep truth. This is not a meditation retreat, it is an ecstatic advance! It is an injection of spirit, of energy, of connection to source. Will you join us for this ritual?
Ignite is a four day and three night fire circle ceremony, in the Santa Cruz mountains, near Ben Lomond, CA, with dancing, drumming, singing, ritual, workshops and community. This is your invitation to join us for fun, laughter, magic, transformation and connection. Should I bring a drum? Yes, please! Bring your hand drum, your didgeridoo, shakers, bells, any instrument to play in support of our ritual. We're not performing songs; music is our magical container. Do I need special skills? This work does not require any particular belief or training. We honor people of all traditions and paths or none. This is magic created spontaneously by us the participants. Each person brings a valued contribution. So bring an offering, whether it is your music, your dance, your story-telling, your poetry, your costumes, or bring none of these things and come exactly as you already are. For this assignment you will need you, yourself and your courage to try. This isn't a performance you witness, it's a rite you participate in. We are co-creators of the magic. There is no right way to do it. We improvise. The form as ancient as people. We know how to do this, because it is in our bones. You are welcome here. Bring your whole self. And find yourself anew.


CHRYSALIS MOON

July 19-23, 2017
Sponsored by Pagan Educational Network Inc.
Tippicanoe River State Park, Knox, Indiana

This is a new outdoor Pagan festival in N. Indiana, offering an eclectic mix of rituals, workshops, drumming and concerts. Join us as we create a magickal family atmosphere for spiritual growth and relaxation. We welcome all faiths including Asatru, Native American, Druidism, Faeri, Paganism, Wicca, Ceremonialism, and all other natural spiritualities. Site is ALL cabin camping and there is a shower house and indoor plumbing. This is a pre-register event only! Also, we are not allowing pets and/or familiars. Event begins on Wednesday at noon, Register before June 1st for discount rates. Join our Yahoo group ChrysalisMoon1 for information and registration forms, or you can email us at chrysalismoon1@yahoo.com for more info.


CIRCLE'S GREEN SPIRIT FESTIVAL

July 28-30, 2017
Circle Sanctuary Nature Preserve, near Barneveld, WI
A celebration of the ancient Celtic Fire Festival known as Lammas or Lughnassadh. A three day festival with workshops and events by Selena Fox and more! Featuring live music.


SACRED HARVEST FESTIVAL

August 7-13, 2017
Atchingtan in Finlayson, MN
Wholly unique and unlike any other large-scale public pagan event, Sacred Harvest Festival is a overwhelmingly friendly and family-oriented Pagan gathering hosted by Harmony Tribe, a magic tribal community celebration of earth-based nature spirituality. We are THE family-based tribal gathering of pagans in the Midwest!
Our festival held in an amazing, majestic grove of tall oaks overlooking a lake. All who embrace Nature Spirituality, Shamanism, Wicca or Pagan earth-based beliefs are welcomed to come and celebrate. This gathering includes workshops, rituals, drum circles, dancing, merchants, activities for teens and children. We will inspire and take you on a journey to find happiness and magick, and as always, add many surprises along the way!
Join us to honor the Earth, the Harvest and the blessings of the Sky, while enjoying the benefits of a tribal community. We have built Sacred Harvest Festival around that spirit you take home with you, and the bounty will grow this year!


DRAGONFEST

August 9-13, 2017
Colorado
Dragonfest is a large, regional, neopagan spiritual retreat held in the mountains of Colorado each August. People of all religions and spiritual traditions are welcome at Dragonfest, but workshops and rituals focus on various Neopagan, Wiccan, and other Earth-based spiritual practices. Dragonfest of Colorado, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation registered in the state of Colorado whose mission includes bringing the retreat to fruition.

CWPN'S HARVEST GATHERING

August 10-13, 2017
Camp Cedarcrest, 886 Mapledale Rd, Orange, CT
Harvest Gathering is a unique and magical festival that balances a strong focus on spiritual education with a fun, unplugged, and relaxed atmosphere. Enjoy a mythical adventure through workshops, classes, rituals, and entertainment. Pack your wings and be transported to the Light and Dark Faery Courts in the evenings and dine with Fae Royalty. Dance and frolic with satyrs, dryads, and goblins! Shop for magically crafted goodies from our many vendors, adorn your skin with mystical henna designs, get an insightful reading, or ease your mind and body after a long day of classes with a massage or reflexology session. Camp Cedarcrest offers a wonderful, close- knit community atmosphere that encourages a village-like setting. There are cabins and plenty of space for tenting. Look around to find some amazing spiritual spots for ritual, meditation, and hidden natural treasures. Activities: Evening fire circles, drumming and dancing, daily rituals, day and evening entertainment, rave in the light of the Faery Seelie Court, get primal around the fire of the Faery UnSeelie Court, awesome vendors, unique raffle items, henna tattoos and body art, massage and reflexology therapists, classes and workshops from world-renounced authors and community leaders: Ronald Hutton, Stephanie Taylor, Raven Grimassi, Courtney Weber, Stephanie Woodfield, Patricia Lafayllve, Bernadette Montana, Morgan Daimler, Jessica Hunter, Robert Wandell, Lisa Tonner, Cori Burke.


AUBURN PAGAN PRIDE DAY

September ??, 2017
Sponsored by Church of the Spiral Tree (CST)
Davis Arboretum, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Vendors welcome! Please see our website for information on signing up as a vendor, or volunteering to lead a class or provide entertainment.


CALDERAFEST

October 5-9, 2017
Cherokee Farms, Lafayette, GA
Calderafest is the Southeast's largest pagan music festival. Come out for the blaze of drums, dancing, and live music all day. Live and love with some of the brightest stars of pagan music, including Tuatha Dea, Tricky Pixie, Kellianna, Arthur Hinds, Pandemonaeon, Witches Mark and many others. Learn more at our website, and be sure to check out the great discounts for volunteers.


FALLFLING

October ??, 2017
Roxanna, Auburn, AL

FallFling is a celebration of the fall season, and will include classes, workshops, a pot-luck feast, an open group ritual, bonfires, and dancing.
The festival is at a primitive camping site; the site has running water, electricity, and hot showers, but no cabins and NO HEAT! Please plan accordingly. If you don't want to camp, there are hotels within 30 miles. Pets allowed ($25 fee), clothing optional.
IMPORTANT: FallFling is LGBTQ-friendly. We do not tolerate implicit, implied, verbal, emotional, or physical violence towards our LGBTQ friends.

MIDWEST WITCHES BAZAAR

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MIDWEST WITCHES BALL

October 14, 2017
Royalty House, 8201 E 13 Mile Rd, Warren, MI

Midwest Witches Bazaar: 10:00 am-4:00 pm. Our 3rd Witches' Bazaar will be FREE and open to the public. At this time we have scheduled 27 vendors and readers to be available to all. Our artists and vendors will fill the Hall of the Met with their Magickal Marketplace, a tempting bazaar of colors, smells, textures and sounds. They offer for sale the beautiful, the exotic and the magickal. Buy your witchy gifts from that unique assortment of wares that you can only find together in one place at the Witches' Ball!.
7:00 pm-1:00 am: Midwest Witches' "Steampunk" Ball: Where Magick Meets Machine. Dress to impress! 21 and over only. Come join us later for our 17th magickal night of music, food, and dancing with Pagans, Witches, Druids, Goths, Vamps, Faerie Folk, Magickal Folk and others who defy description. Tickets are $40 each.


AUTUMN MEET

October 11-15, 2017
Lakeland, FL
A Pagan gathering in Central Florida. Located on I-4 midway between Tampa & Orlando. The friendliest Pagan gathering in Florida! Phoenix Phyre is located on a working ranch in Lakeland, FL, and is celebrating 20 years of festivals this year. The gathering is in open pasture land that is covered by centuries old live oaks that are full of life energy and give the land a euphoric feeling of happiness. We are very close to shopping, restaurants, and lodging, if you prefer not to camp. Please see our website for directions and a map. The main purpose of Phoenix Festivals is to build community. We try to get to know everyone that attends and make them feel that they are a part of our Phamily. We do this through community rituals, community meals, nightly drumming and dancing around the ritual fire, and other shenanigans promoting a feeling of closeness, unity, spirituality, and just plain fun away from the mundane. As with other festivals, there will be workshops, games, rituals, and drumming and dancing into the night. There will be merchants and an auction of unique items made by our own craftsmen that are unavailable anywhere else. Also, we have nightly fire spinning and are offering fire spinning workshops for those who want to give it a try. Phoenix Festivals, Inc., and the entire Phoenix Phamily would like be bid you "Hail and Welcome." Phoenix Phyre is our spring event. Autumn Meet is our fall event. You will be welcomed into the loving arms of your fellow pagans, let your hair down and be comfortable with the people who think like you. Our website, phoenixfestivals.com, has our registration and other information. Save some money and register today. Phoenix Festivals is a not for profit corporation owned and operated by the community it serves. WRCF - Wiccan Religious Cooperative of Central Florida sponsors Phoenix Festivals.


WISTERIA AUTUMN FIRES

October 12-15, 2017
Presented by Wisteria Event Site
Wisteria Event Site, near Athens, OH
Autumn Fires: Harvest, Halloween and Hallows. Hardy campers celebrate seasonal color with concert, feasting, workshops, Ancestor's Shrine and campfires. Seasonal event featuring community-wide pottery workshop take your art home. All night pottery pit-firing with drumming and dancing. A kid's paradise with cooperative play, crafts and other seasonal activities. Family friendly. Day pass available.


CMA SAMHAIN 2016: BEYOND THE ASHES

October 19-22, 2017
Spirit Haven Ranch, TX (South-central Texas)
As the summer fires fade to embers, join us as we move beyond the ashes of the past into a new future together. Come "home" with us for four days of spirituality, community, and celebration. Join in the magick of our nightly rituals and participate in a wide variety of workshops presented by our members and featured guest speaker. Restore your spirit in our beautiful Sacred Spaces and browse through the amazing wares offered by the merchants on Vendor's Row. Featured guest speaker: M. Macha NightMare, P&W Musical guest: Goodnight Charlie. Registration deadline: October 14, 2016 @ 11:59PM (CDT) https://www.facebook.com/events/1028017333986443/


SC Upstate Pagan Pride Day

October 21, 2017, 10 am-6 pm
Greenville Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1135 State Park Rd, Greenville, SC
Weaving the Web and Welcoming the Harvest: Come join your local community and celebrate the Harvest season. We will have workshops, kids activities, vendors, dancing drumming and other entertainment. Bring one non-perishable food item, and one item for animal donation (preferably canned food) for our charities. Plus bring a chair or blanket to sit on during workshops and performances, notebook & pen or pencil for taking notes during workshops or networking information, money to shop with, a bag to carry your goodies with you, a drum or other percussion instrument to partake in the drumming circle. It's going to be great fun and educational to top it off ! See you there!


2018 Festivals

GLIMMERDARK

February 2-4, 2018
Hyatt Regency Princeton, 102 Carnegie Center, Dr, Princeton, NJ 08540
As Pagans, we understand that the barriers of reality are not those which popular culture tries to promulgate; they are magical, fleeting, and transformational. Glimmerdark welcomes everyone who could use some Faerie Magick in their lives. We invite people of all genres & paths to come in and be a part of our revel - enjoy a massive indoor festival of many shows, performances and activities.


2016 Festivals

RETURN OF THE PAGAN FESTIVAL

May 7, 2016, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park, Berkeley, CA

The festival's theme is "Spirituality Through Service." Keeper of the Light T. Thorn Coyle will pass the staff to the 2015 Keeper of the Light Crystal Blanton. Our Master and Mistress of Ceremonies are Shay Black and Diana Rowan. This event will include altars, rituals, stage performances, speakers, Authors Circle, Druid Story Telling Pavilion, and vendors and information booths in the Pagan Market Place.


RITES OF SPRING

May 25-30, 2016
Western MA

The EarthSpirit Community and Tamelin Productions invite you to join us for the annual Rites of Spring -- a gathering open to all who celebrate the sacred nature of the Earth. Each May since 1979, around Memorial Day our community re-emerges as 500 participants from all over the United States and abroad come together to live and learn, work and play in a setting apart from our everyday lives.


SANKOFA FESTIVAL

July 11-17, 2016
Brushwood, Sherman, NY
Brushwood's Sankofa Festival returns to Brushwood's roots and continues to promote an open, accepting and safe environment that allows participants the freedom to have fun and celebrate the creative spirit. The festival takes place the week BEFORE Sirius Rising. The focus has been on community and frivolity, while embracing different learning paths from specialized tutors. Sirius Rising focuses on ritual and elemental aspects whereas this festival has more focus on the following three things: 1. Having fun and being creative 2. Learning different pathways 3. Sharing within our community. So whether you are interested in more focused workshop experience or simply relaxing and having fun, come and enjoy a great time with the Brushwood community. There are over 100 workshops and performances.


SIRIUS RISING

July 18-24, 2016
Brushwood, Sherman, NY
Come participate in Brushwood's Sirius Rising festival and enjoy the opportunity to participate in creative expression and personal growth. Sirius Rising is an eclectic week-long festival that nurtures creative and spiritual potential by bringing together, involving and teaching the community. The experience encourages participation in the universal creation process, opening participants to the unique relationship between the Land, the community and the festival at Brushwood. If you are interested in participating in workshops, drumming and dancing around the fire, or simply relaxing with friends or family in the great outdoors, Sirius Rising is the place for you. Show your spirit during Sirius Rising by wearing the colors to honor the elements: Monday Air (yellow), Tuesday Fire (red), Wednesday Water (blue), Thursday Earth (green), and Friday Spirit (white & purple). Sirius Rising features over 100 workshops and hands-on activities, participation encouraged: Mind-Body-Spirit, Arts, Dance, Chi Kung, Fire Dancing/Spinning, Drumming, Sacred Fires, Kids and Teen Programs. Performances all week! There's entertainment every evening on the main pavilion stage. Drum and dance all night around the Sirius Rising bonfire.


HAWKFEST DRUM AND DANCE

Hawkfest on Facebook
August 11-14, 2016
Cerren Ered, Crosby, TN

Hawkfest is a drum and dance festival put on BY drummers and dancers! Started as a small gathering of friends who are dedicated to the joy and fun of dancing and drumming, Hawkfest has become a gathering where dancers and drummers, fire spinners and hoopers gather to share techniques, music, and to expand their knowledge. For the past several years, we have come together creating magickal and unforgettable experiences! In case you haven't figured it out yet, HAWKFEST IS WHAT YOU MAKE IT! Every night transports you into a place where you can dance, drum, spin, hoop, and celebrate until the sun rises! It is a time outside of time where we set aside egos and drum and dance finding the rhythmic ecstasy of our extraordinary lives. Dancers, fire spinners and hoopers come to Hawkfest to experience not only their own heart and soul but the hearts and souls of everyone in the Circle each other and the drummers. You will walk away from Hawkfest a better player, a better dancer, a better hooper, or a better fire spinner!!!


STONES RISING

August 31-September 5, 2016
Four Quarters Farm, Artemas, PA
A six-day ceremonial intensive that culminates with a tribe of a people, a community, raising two Standing Stones, using ropes, rollers and a lot of hard work. Join us for a Celtic inspired complex of service, ceremony, and celebration. Every hand is needed, every task important, every breath a blessing on the Great Work for our great grandchildren, Seven Generations down the line.


FESTIVAL OF THE MIDNIGHT FLAME

September 8-11, 2016
Organized by Grove of the Midnight Sun, ADF and Grove of the Twilight Flame, ADF
Chain O' Lakes Campground, 7231 S M 88 Hwy, Bellaire, MI

Jointly hosted by Grove of the Midnight Sun, ADF, and Grove of the Twilight Flame, ADF, the Festival of the Midnight Flame is an ADF druid gathering held in Northern Michigan. The campground has a pool, cabins and space for tents and RVs, a bonfire that burns throughout the festival, a pavilion for workshops and a sumble, and lots of woods to explore. Join us at the Midnight Flame!


TWILIGHT COVENING

October 7-10, 2016
Western MA

Twilight Covening is a three-day institute of earth-spirituality held within a continual three- day ritual. It is a time for exploring ways to deepen earth-centered spiritual practice and a time to develop our collective wisdom in a shared sacred space.


OHIO VALLEY WITCHES BALL

October 8, 2016, 7 pm - 2 am
The Radisson Cincinnati Riverfront, 668 W 5th St. Covington, KY
The theme of our First Annual Witches Ball is Rocky Horror Picture Show. There will be a costume contest with prizes. We will be raising money for the James Sauls Homeless Shelter in Batavia, Ohio, The League for Animal Welfare in Batavia, Ohio, and C.O.M.E. Share the Warmth Project, which provides winter clothing for the needy such as new coats, hats, gloves, etc. Ticket information: Early bird single (Early bird ends June 30th) $28.00 Early bird couples (Early bird ends June 30th) $50.00 Single ticket (after June 30th) $35.00 Couples ticket (after June 30th) $60.00 At the door with "share the warmth" item single $30.00 At the door with "share the warmth" item couples $50.00 At the door with no item couples. $75.00 At the door with no item single $40.00 Tickets for this event can be purchased online at http://circleofmotherearth.org/ There will be live music, vendors, card readers, food, cash bar, and more.


ATLANTA PAGAN PRIDE DAY

October 15, 2016, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Atlanta Friends Meeting House, 701 West Howard Ave, Decatur, GA
All over the world, local coordinators host Pagan Pride celebrations. Pagan Pride Day fosters dignity in Pagan identity through education, activism, charity, and community. Atlanta's Pagan Pride Day includes a public gathering where Pagans can network with each other as well as a food drive to share our abundant harvest with others in need. Atlanta Pagan Pride Day benefits the Atlanta Community Food Bank by asking participants to bring a minimal donation of non-perishable food, collected on Pagan Pride Day and delivered to the Food Bank. There are also merchant booths, music and dance performances, and many other activities.


SAMHAIN FLORIDA PAGAN GATHERING

November 3-6, 2016
Camp Ocala, Altoona, FL
Welcome to the Forest! Set up camp, commune with nature, relax, visit the vendors, attend workshops, and evening events. Join over 500 pagans for the largest pagan festival in Florida, among the live oak trees in a nature park. Hot showers, washers and dryers, flush toilets, plenty of tent space and cabins available. Even a resident alligator!


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