All over the world, local coordinators host public Pagan Pride celebrations. In 2015, the window for celebrations is August 1 to October 31 -- see our
for more information. Read more about what we have done in the
At a minimum, the Pagan Pride celebration in your area will involve three main activities:
1. Public ritual:
A public gathering where Pagans can network with each other and celebrate an Autumn Equinox ritual.
2. Food drive:
A food drive or other charitable activity, to share our abundant
harvest with others in need, and to make a clear statement to those who
have misconceptions about Paganism. We know that our ethics, based on
concern for ecology, personal responsibility, and individual freedom,
mean that we feel strongly called to actions of social responsibility.
It is important for us to highlight our similarity to other religions in
3. Press releases:
Press releases and media coverage of our events in order to present the
truth about Paganism to our communities, refute common misconceptions,
and draw political attention to Paganism in order to try to prevent
legislative discrimination against Pagans.
Other possible activities:
Along with these three primary activities, many areas have chosen to
add other events and make the gathering a full festival, with merchant
booths, music, book-signings, workshops, and other activities.
For a summary of the success of our events, read the History
For an idea of the exposure we have received for our movement and Pagans all over, see the News Section and Press Releases