What to expect at a Pagan festival – Grove and Grotto by Michelle Gruben

What to expect at a Pagan festival

Thinking about attending a Pagan festival? Great! Festivals are a fabulous way to meet like-minded friends, nurture the mind and spirit, and be part of a vibrant, celebratory community.

But there’s a lot to consider before you pitch your tent and go bounding toward the revel fire. This article will help you sidestep some of the newbie mistakes that can dampen your enjoyment of a Pagan festival. We’ll touch on what to expect, how to pack, how not to be a jerk, and how not to miss out on the wonderful things the festival has to offer.

Disclosure: I’ve been attending Pagan festivals for around 10 years and vend at a few. I’m not affiliated with any of the organizations mentioned here (except as a member, when membership is required to attend the festival). This article reflects my individual research and opinions. Please check with each festival’s organizers for the most current festival dates and policies.

What to Expect

People who have never attended a Pagan festival before often ask, “What’s it like?” The answer, of course, is that it depends on the festival. Settings, amenities and program offerings vary widely. To Pagans, camping can mean anything from sleeping on



Goddess Knowledge -Amphitrite

Amphitrite is the ancient Greek Tripp Goddess in her guise as ruler of the sea. Her name, used synonymously with the ocean by Homer, means ” the third one who encircled.” A moon goddess, Amphitrite retained her individuality even under later Greeks, who had her married to Poseidon. She has a special concern for pancreatitis of the sea and is responsible for the foaming waves.

Just as Amphitrite can moderate the winds and the sea, wecan can learn to calm the waves of our innerworkings storms.

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