Join us September 19th and 20th, 2015, at the NC State Fairgrounds for the 15th annual Pagan Pride Days Festival!
Learn more about what is happening at the festival at Attend Pagan Pride Days. And if you are interested in helping us create the event by vending or volunteering, learn more at Create Pagan Pride Days.
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Thanks & Regards,
First and foremost, a big THANK YOU to all of our 2014 attendees, vendors, performers, workshop leaders, volunteers and staff. Without all of you this event wouldn't be what it is today!
This was one of the largest Central NC Pagan Pride Days Festival we have held, with about 3,800 people in attendance, across both days, here is what we accomplished:
To say this year was a huge success would be an understatement. Lets do everything we can to make Pagan Pride Raleigh 2015 even better! The kick-off meeting for the 2015 event is on October 12th at 2pm in Raleigh, and all are welcome. RSVP to get the details and attend.
Again, we thank everyone who made this year (and every year) possible!! Be sure to mark your calendars for the 15th Annual, Pagan Pride Raleigh!!
See you all again next September on the 19th and 20th, 2015, at the NC State Fairgrounds.
Our festival for 2014 is done, and we'll be posting numbers for attendance and the charity drives in a few days in an official wrap-up article.
Meanwhile, be sure to mark your calendar for next year's autumn festival, as always, the third weekend in September. That's September 19th and 20th in 2015, and it will be our 15th annual event.
We are all going to take a few weeks to relax now, but planning for 2015 has already been underway for months, with 45 vendors already lined up, loose commitments for many of the performers we had this year to return, and a new attraction in the Arbor, called the Oasis, is in the early planning stages. If you would like to get involved in creating next year's festival, come to our 2014 Wrapup/2015 Planning Meeting on October 12th in Raleigh, NC. Please contact us for details and to RSVP.
We need a commitment with pictures and descriptions before the end of August, so the information can be part of the attendee promotions that begin in September. As for actually getting the items, the answer is "before the event". The Blood Drive starts at 10:30am on Saturday morning, just half an hour after the gates open. Everyone already has a full plate for this, so we would need items to be mailed, hand delivered, or picked up somewhere so we can build the bags the week before the event. I would say we want them in hand by Friday, September 12th. That way we have a little extra time to deal with any surprises and still have the whole kit ready to hand over to the Blood Drive volunteers when they arrive on Saturday morning around 9am.
If this sounds fabulous to you and you want to get involved then please Contact Us right away!
On September 21st and 22nd around 3000 people gathered in attendance at the North Carolina State Fair Grounds in Raleigh for the Thirteenth annual Central North Carolina Pagan Pride Day event. The damp weather of Saturday seemed to hamper attendance just a small bit, but as the rained ceased and the skies turned sunny attendance at the event swelled. The estimated attendance to the event is over three thousand. Read full article at http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1040744.
First and foremost, a big THANK YOU to all of our 2013 attendees, vendors, performers, workshop leaders, volunteers and staff. Without all of you this event wouldn't be what it is today!!!
This year was the largest Central NC Pagan Pride Days Festival yet! With over 3500 people in attendance, across both days, we were able to collect Food and Cash donations equaling 11,003 pounds for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC, enough to provide 9266 meals to those who need them. The wonderful folks with the Wake County Animal Center raised over $200 in donations, including numerous donations of cat and dog food, toys, containers, cleaning supplies, etc and most importantly found loving homes for 9 amazing animals (4 puppies, 1 adult dog, 2 kittens, 2 adult cats). The American Wildlife Refuge collected just under $400 in cash donations. While Midgard Serpents Reptile Rescue & Sanctuary received $200 in cash donations, plus roughly $2,000 in equipment donations. On top of all of this, the Blood Donors at our event gave 21 units of blood to the American Red Cross of the Triangle, enough to save an estimated 63 lives.
To say this year was a huge success would be an understatement. Lets do everything we can to make Pagan Pride Raleigh 2014 even better! The kick-off meeting for the 2014 event is on October 13th at 2pm at Gaia's Gardens in Raleigh, and all are welcome.
Again, we thank everyone who made this year (and every year) possible!! Be sure to mark your calendars for the 14th Annual, Pagan Pride Raleigh!!
See you all again next September on the 20th and 21st, 2014, at the NC State Fairgrounds.
Raleigh, NC -- Pagan Pride Raleigh 2013 booth space has sold out, but with 50 days to go and almost 100 vendors, anything could happen. So, if you wanted a booth space at the 2013 Pagan Pride Raleigh event, it might not be too late. Use our online Booth Waiting List to get a chance at spaces that become available.
If you are next on the waiting list and a booth space becomes available we will notify you by email, giving you 3 days to reserve the booth before we notify the next person on the waiting list. The price is $95 for a 10'x10' festival booth for the entire weekend.
You can make a difference by getting the word out about Pagan Pride Raleigh! Here are some resources that might help you with that:
Here are some web ready graphics you can use as banners or links to our site.
It will look something like this:
You can also resize them on your page by specifying either a width or height in the image tag. (Don't specify both unless you want to do the math to keep it shaped the same.). The square badge is 674 pixels, but if we want to show it with a width of 400, we could do something like this:
Which would look something like this:
If you need help with this, feel free to write us or call +1-919-283-3733.
VistaPrint, Staples, OfficeMax, Kinkos or other business card printing services.
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These and many more files are available on the Promote page of our website.