Frequently Asked Questions

Join the Temple of Witchcraft community for a weekend of spiritual education.

SEPTEMBER 22 to 24, 2023

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How do I register for TempleFest?

Pre-registration is required to attend TempleFest. Watch here for a link when registration opens.

Can I attend TempleFest if I didn’t register?

Preregistration is required for capacity and supply planning.

When does TempleFest start and end?

TempleFest starts with on-site check-in the afternoon of the first day and ends about Noon on the last day. Exact times vary by event scheduling.

What is the cost to attend TempleFest?

Registration fees for TempleFest will be announced before registration opens.

Is lodging included in registration fees?

There is an additional fee for lodging, to be paid during registration check-out.
Lodging fees will be announced before registration opens.

Attendees 17 and under must be lodged with a parent or guardian.

Are restroom and shower facilities available?

Prindle Pond Conference Center has restrooms in all facility buildings and showers in dorms.

Can I bring my pets?

Only registered service animals are permitted.

What classes, activities and rituals are planned?

Visit the Schedule page for a full list of events. The schedule is subject to change. Changes made during the event will be announced during breakfast and will be available at the information desk.

How do I volunteer to help?

Volunteers are needed to help keep TempleFest operating smoothly. Please check at the information desk when you arrive for direction to the volunteer coordinator.

Is parking available?

The conference center has plenty of free parking. Parking at the lodging and other facility buildings may be available for disabled persons only.

What should I bring with me?

We strongly encourage a “carry-in / carry-out” policy. We recommend that ALL TempleFest participants bring:
• a water bottle; there are water refill stations available
• sunscreen and rain gear as appropriate
• bug repellent
• notebook and pen/pencil
• snacks
• a drum for the drum circle (if you have one and choose to participate)
• a chair

How should I dress?

We encourage you to attend the festival in your best pagan or faery finery, especially for our ritual celebrations. But comfort is important too, so dress for the weather!

Are other lodging options available?

There are several hotels within 20 miles of the conference center.

What happens in case of inclement weather?

The festival goes on! You won’t melt, but we don’t guarantee that, so bring an umbrella if weather is looking like it might get wet. There are indoor classrooms, as well as outside areas that we will be using.

What is the setting/terrain at the event?

Nature’s Classroom has paved paths to the buildings and unpaved paths to other meeting spaces in the wooded areas. Terrain can be uneven in the unpaved areas.

What about food?

Registration fees for multi-day TempleFest events include meals.
You may wish to bring snacks, but be aware that the conference center is located in a wooded area and wild animals are nearby.

How do I get a TempleFest T-shirt?

TempleFest T-shirts can only be obtained by pre-order through our printing partner. It will be shipped directly to you.
***There will not be T-shirts available to buy onsite***

Will bottled water be available?

Please bring your own water bottle. Water will be available at refill stations. If you forget your water bottle, you can purchase one from the Temple Store.

I have physical disabilities. Can I still attend?

Yes! But please be aware that the terrain is grassy, with stone and dirt paths, and can be slightly uneven. We regret that we cannot make special accommodations, but the land and location of TempleFest imposes certain restrictions.

What is the smoking and alcohol policy?

Smokers, please be respectful of nonsmokers and only use the designated smoking area. If you do bring alcohol to the festival please keep it for your personal use only and be mindful that TempleFest is a family-friendly event. Alcohol and/or tobacco are not permitted at the sacred fire area or in ritual space except for ceremonial purposes as arranged by the ritual leaders. Illegal drugs are prohibited.

What kind of security is available?

Aries Ministry will be providing general security.
Templefest and the Temple of Witchcraft is not responsible for any belongings or valuables left unattended.

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