Your browser does not support script
TWV Presents...

Pagan Event Reviews

[Show all]

Views: 2,377,174

Year: 2014 ...

Sacred Space Conference

Beltania Festival (Florence, Colorado)

Sacred Space 2014 Conference

Summerland Spirit Festival 2013

Year: 2013 ...

Sacred Space Conference

Sacred Space Conference 2013

Houston Pagan Conference 2013

Free Spirit Gathering 2013: Many Paths

Harvest Gathering

2013 Midwest Witches "Steampunk" Ball

Year: 2012 ...

Between the Worlds: An Interfaith Esoteric Conference

Sirius Rising & Summerfest 2012

Starwood 32--Review by Oberon Zell

Why Celebrate International Pagan Coming Out Day?

Spring Mysteries Festival XXVII

Celebrating 20 Years: St. Louis Pagan Picnic Reaches a Milestone

Summer Solstice Ritual, SF Ocean Beach

Summerland Spirit Festival 2012

Toon Town’s Pagan Summer Fest: A Ten Year Long Dream

Mabon with Blackberry Circle

Salem, Oregon Celebrates Its First Pagan Pride Day (2012)

NorthWest Fall Equinox Festival (NWFEF) 2012 (Review)

Michigan Midwest Bazaar and Witches Ball

Year: 2011 ...

Starwood Festival 2011 (A Review by Oberon Zell)

Starwood 2011

Sacred Space Celebrates Twenty-one Years!

The New Orleans Witches' Ball

"New Fire in Deep Winter: Oimelc in Minnesota"

St. Louis Pagan Picnic

Celebration of the Divine Feminine and Religious Freedom

Summerland Spirit Festival 2011: The Initiation of a Community

2011 Midwest Witches Ball and Bazaar

Through the Looking Glass Midwest - Michigan's 2011 Witches Ball:

Year: 2010 ...

Sacred Space Conference

Review: Sirius Rising

Free Spirit Gathering

43rd Annual Gathering of the Tribes

Summerfest 2010 (Festival Review)

Midwest Witches' Ball 2010

Year: 2008 ...

The Sacred Space Conference and Winterfest Banquet

Toon Town's Pagan Summer Fest.

Sacred Harvest Festival 2008

The Land Institute Prairie Festival 2008

Sacred Harvest Festival 2008; The Fool's Journey, Breaking the Hermetic Seal

Year: 2007 ...

4th of July Pagan Religious Rights Rally and Ritual and Chesapeake Pagan Community Summer Gathering

Sirius Rising 2007: Making Connections

The 12th Annual Halloween Festival London UK

Starwood 2007

Louisville Pagan Pride Day

Central Vermont Lughnasadh Festival

2nd Annual Children's Camp

Year: 2006 ...

Harvest Home Gathering 2006 (picts added Oct. 18)

Southeast Women's Herbal Conference

Toronto Pagan Conference

Canadian National Pagan Conference

Sirius Rising 2006

Rally for Religious Freedom

Brazilian Mabon Celebration in Săo Paulo

Chesapeake Pagan Community Gathering: Dancing with Devas 2006

WitchFest Wales, 2006

Pagan Pride Day - Metro Detroit

Rochester Pagan Pride Day

The 2006 Between the Worlds Men's Gathering

Hellfire Caves Ritual

Beltaine 2006: A Pagan Odyssey

Year: 2005 ...

Tara Summer Solstice 2005

Starwood XXV: Feelin' the Love

Persephone's Masquerade: The 4th Annual OHF Spring Ball

Pictures from New Orleans

Sirius Rising 2005: Restoring the Balance

Paganstock 2005

Harvest Home 2005: Magick, Imagination, and Love

Spirit's Haven in the Woods

Pagan Bazaar

Inner Mysteries Intensive with Janet Farrar and Gavin Bone

People of Beauty, People of Peace: CPC Summer Gathering 2005

Mid-Atlantic Pagan Alliance’s Wicked Awesome Lugh Beach Party

WES Raises Funds for Katrina Victims

Adirondack Pagan Pride Day

The 2005 Between The Worlds Men's Gathering

NOTE: For a complete list of articles related to this chapter... Visit the Main Index FOR this section.

Article Specs

Article ID: 9990

VoxAcct: 188851

Section: festivals

Age Group: Adult

Days Up: 3,190

Times Read: 6,947

RSS Views: 48,418
Mid-Atlantic Pagan Alliance’s Wicked Awesome Lugh Beach Party

Author: Finding Your Bliss
Posted: July 31st. 2005
Times Viewed: 6,947
Sponsored by: Mid-Atlantic Pagan Alliance
Location: Island Beach State Park
Event Date(s): Saturday, July 23, 2005
Attendance: 100

Wow, what a Great Luau! Mid-Atlantic Pagan Alliance’s Wicked Awesome Lugh Beach Party really lived up to its name. This was the best beach party I’ve ever been to.

Held on Saturday, July 23, 2005, the Mid-Atlantic Pagan Alliance’s Wicked Awesome Lugh Beach Party was one of the most fun events I’ve attended in a long time. We all trekked down the shore to Island Beach State Park down at the end of Seaside Park. The drive was long and the traffic thick but the journey was well worth it.

Pagans traveled from all over New Jersey to be part of this Fun in the Sun Event. There were nearly a hundred people who participated in this shindig. Along with MPA folks, there were beach lovers from several local Pagan groups including Hands of Change, Coven of the Wooden Spoon and Grove of the Other Gods. Attendance was not limited to these groups; we had lots more Pagans, solitary and otherwise, from all around.

Afternoon at the Jersey shore is so relaxing, and what a great group of people. It’s wonderful to have the opportunity to spend time with friends at the beach. It’s especially nice to see friends that we don’t get to see as often. Most of these folks we only get to see at Beltane, so this was a real treat.

There was lots of fun and entertainment. We watched the kids playing in the sand and at the shoreline, while Mace enchanted us with music and song in his folk Pagan style. We talked, laughed and got caught up with friends as we enjoyed the cool sea breeze.

The ocean was warm and wavy. We had lots of fun jumping over and diving under the big walls of white froth. Then we came back to the beach for a fabulous beach BBQ that couldn’t be beat. With George as Grill Master Supreme, the food was just great.

As the sun began to fall, we watched the dolphins frolicking in the waves. We had fun ‘fishing.’ One of the guys caught a small shark for his dinner. I like the idea of a man eating shark.

We watched the sky change colors as the sun set over the dunes. When the sun disappeared for the day, Marc started the bonfire. Soon we were dancing and drumming in true Pagan style. Woo Hoo! Wicked Awesome! It’s good to be Pagan!

There’s nothing like ritual on the beach. Our lady moon peered over the horizon around 10:30 pm just in time for our late night rite. MPA’s co-founders and High Priestess and High Priest, Robin and Marc, led our circle in the sand, which ended with everybody hugging. Yeah !

MPA's First Annual Wicked Awesome Lugh Beach Party was the Best Beach Party ever. An event as good as this is destined for greatness. I expect it will become a very popular annual event. It will be a real challenge, next year, to top this outrageously excellent event, but we can certainly give it a try. Way to go MPA ! You Rock ! Thanks for a Great Party !



Finding Your Bliss

Location: Somerset, New Jersey


Author's Profile: To learn more about Finding Your Bliss - Click HERE

Bio: Donna Juzva is an empowerment mentor, writer and teacher. She has studied alternative religions for most of her life and is especially intrigued by the way the same concepts reoccur within different belief systems and cultures. A natural born philosopher and a student of life, Donna enjoys learning about different cultures, customs and lifestyles and can often be found reading or discussing philosophy with friends.

Donna teaches classes on metaphysical topics, leads empowerment groups and offers personal mentoring sessions. These sessions are designed to help clients uncover their hidden talents and work out plans to bring more joy into their lives. Donna writes for spiritually focused monthly magazines and annual publications and has an on-line Astrology column at Her work centers around encouraging each individual to play an active role in creating the enriched and inspired life that she or he is meant to live. Please visit Donna’s website at

Other Articles: Finding Your Bliss has posted 2 additional articles- View them?

Other Listings: To view ALL of my listings: Click HERE

Email Finding Your Bliss... (No, I have NOT opted to receive Pagan Invites! Please do NOT send me anonymous invites to groups, sales and events.)

To send a private message to Finding Your Bliss ...

Pagan Essays

Pagan Web
8,000 Links

Pagan Groups
Local Covens etc.

80,000 Profiles

Home - TWV Logos - Email US - Privacy
News and Information

Chapters: Pagan/Heathen Basics - Pagan BOOKS - Traditions, Paths & Religions - Popular Pagan Holidays - TV & Movies - Cats of the Craft - Festival Reviews - Festival Tips - White Pages (Resources) - Issues/Concerns - West Memphis 3 - Witch Hunts - Pagan Protection Tips - Healing Planet Earth

Your Voices: Adult Essays - Young Pagan Essays - Pagan Perspectives (On Hold) - WitchWars: Fire in the Craft - Gay Pagan - Pagan Parenting - Military - Pagan Passages

Pagan Music: Pagan Musicians - Bardic Circle at WitchVox - Free Music from TWV

Vox Central: About TWV - Wren: Words, Wrants and Wramblings - Guest Rants - Past Surveys - A Quest for Unity

Weekly Updates: Click HERE for an index of our weekly updates for the past 6 years

W.O.T.W. - World-Wide Networking

Your Town: A Link to YOUR Area Page (The largest listing of Witches, Pagans, Heathens and Wiccans on the Planet)

VoxLinks: The Pagan Web: 8,000 Listings

Your Witchvox Account: Log in Now - Create New Account - Request New Password - Log in Problems

Personal Listings: Pagan Clergy in Your Town - Adult Pagans - Young Pagans - Military Pagans

Events: Circles, Gatherings, Workshops & Festivals

Covens/Groups/Orgs: Local Groups Main Page

Other LOCAL Resources: Local Shops - Regional Sites - Local Notices - Global/National Notices - Local Skills & Services - Local Egroups - Political Freedom Fighters

Pagan Shopping: Online Shops Index - Original Crafters Sites - Auction Sites - Pagan Wholesalers - Pagan Local Shops

Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2014 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.

Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.

Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren’s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches’ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.

Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.

Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.
Witches, Pagans
of The World

Search Articles

 Current Topic
 Editorial Guide

NOTE: The essay on this page contains the writings and opinions of the listed author(s) and is not necessarily shared or endorsed by the Witches' Voice inc.

The Witches' Voice does not verify or attest to the historical accuracy contained in the content of this essay.

All WitchVox essays contain a valid email address, feel free to send your comments, thoughts or concerns directly to the listed author(s).