We are also looking into a canopy for the front to provide shade for the audience.” As for complaints about the heat, dirt and dust, he said, “We can’t control them, really we are taking steps to reduce their influence.” One step to reducing that influence and perhaps the biggest event change is the scheduled date.
The 2017 festival will be held in early October rather than late May.
Check with the national Pagan Pride website to see if there's a PPD in your area.
You can also bring yourself into contact with other Pagans by attending classes or events at your local metaphysical store.
Many shops become social hangouts for people who don't have a regular coven, because the environment is conducive to interacting with like-minded people.
If you're in a small town or rural area, you may have to drive to the nearest city to find a metaphysical or Wiccan store -- but if you're serious about meeting other people, it's worth the trip. If someone compliments you on your lovely pentacle necklace, they're not just saying they like your jewelry.
They're saying, "I know what a pentacle is, and I want you to know that I know what a pentacle is!
Getting involved in the planning of an event like this is an even better way to meet new people.
If you're a Pagan college student, check to see if there's a Pagan student group on campus - many universities have them.
Because Paganism is not a single religion but a collection of thousands of different spiritual paths, there's no clearinghouse list of all of the people who self-identify under this heading.
However, there are a number of ways to find and meet other Pagans in your area - it just takes a little bit of effort. Use sites like Witchvox.com, Meetup, and social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook to find people in your area.
Once you've begun studying Paganism, whether it's Wicca or some other form, you may at some point feel like you're all alone.
Your family doesn’t get what you're doing, your friends think you're weird, and you might not even want to mention your beliefs to your co-workers. Well, the obvious solution is to find other Pagans—not necessarily because you want to be part of a coven or a group, but just so you can find some like-minded individuals to hang out with and share ideas once in a while.
Organizer David Banach said, “I decided to do Caldera Fest again mostly because the first one was simply pure magic.” The 2016 festival was held in Lafayette, Georgia over May’s long Memorial Day weekend.