Frequently Asked Questions

Whether you’re just learning about Mystic South or you’ve been attending since the beginning, we know you have questions. We’ll do our best to answer them! If you have a question that is not answered below, click here to send it to us.

What is Mystic South?

Mystic South is a Conference that focuses on mystical, magical, and spiritual practices of the South and beyond that are Pagan and Pagan-adjacent held in Atlanta, GA. We feature variety of presenters from around the world, and offer a dedicated academic track, in addition to workshops and musical entertainment.

When is Mystic South 2022?

Mystic South 2022 will take place July 15-17, 2022. It begins Friday morning and runs through the afternoon on Sunday.

What is the closest airport?

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jacksonville Airport. We will have more information about traveling to/from the hotel in Spring, 2022.

Where is Mystic South being held? How can I book my hotel room? Are there reduced rates for attendees?

Our 2022 conference is being held at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia in Dunwoody, GA (the same hotel as Mystic South 2018, 2019, and 2020). The Crowne Plaza Ravinia is located just north of I-285 across from Perimeter Mall. We will provide more information about hotel, food options, accessibility, travel and more in Spring, 2022.

When will you open applications for presentations?

We are currently accepting submissions for all presentations (i.e., P.A.P.E.R.S., workshops, lectures, rituals, and performances). Click here for our workshop/ritual/performance application, and click here for our P.A.P.E.R.S. application form. The application period will close at 11:59pm EASTERN TIME February 28, 2022. Decisions will be announced April 1, 2022. Watch our social media and sign up for our newsletter for more information on presenting.

NOTE: Vendors and presenters have special tickets and pricing accommodations. If you are intending to submit a presentation or vendor application, do not buy tickets until you have read the application information in full.

When will you open applications for vendors?

We will begin accepting vendor applications (i.e., P.A.P.E.R.S., workshops, lectures, rituals, and performances) on Jan 1, 2022. The application period will close at 11:59pm EASTERN TIME Feb 28, 2022 (note: our vendor space is limited. A wait-list will be created and utilized for inquiries beyond what space will allow). Decisions will be announced Mar 15, 2022. Watch our social media and sign up for our newsletter for more information on presenting.

NOTE: Vendors and presenters have special tickets and pricing accommodations. If you are intending to submit a presentation or vendor application, do not buy tickets until you have read the application information in full.

What are the hotel room rates?

The basic room with double occupancy is $129/night. Our room block is currently open. Click here to reserve your room! All rooms will be booked directly through the hotel — either via phone with a code or through our hotel link on our website.

Suites and Junior Suites will also be available. Rates will be published at a later date. Please contact us directly if you need a suite or junior suite, as they cannot be booked through the hotel. Availability is limited.

Should you require an ADA compliant room, or have any other special need, please call the hotel and speak with hotel staff to book your room, letting them know when you make your reservation what accommodations you require.

Is there parking at the hotel?

Yes. There is a garage that accommodates average sized passenger vehicles. Self-parking is $8.00 a day for anyone registered as a Mystic South attendee.

I want to attend Mystic South! How do I register?

Registration for Mystic South 2022 opened August 1, 2021. You are able to pay conveniently and securely via PayPal.

Ticket Prices are as follows:
Full Conference (Early Bird): $105 (August 1, 2021 – Feb 28, 2022)
Full Conference (Regular): $135 (March 1, 2022 – July 4, 2022)
Full Conference (at the door): $160
Day Tripper Tickets (at the door): $55/day

I don’t have a PayPal account — can I still register for Mystic South?

PayPal is our transaction processor, but you do not need a PayPal account to use it! Select “PayPal” during the registration process, and you will be brought to their login page to complete your transaction.

Below the PayPal login, you will see a button that reads “Pay with Debit or Credit Card”. Click this button and you will be able to complete your registration without creating/using a PayPal account using your preferred debit/credit card. Click here to see an example.

I submitted my registration and paid through PayPal but have not received my email confirmation from Mystic South. What do I do?

Don’t panic! If you received your receipt from PayPal, we have your registration. Our confirmation notice was probably filtered to your spam or junk folder. Please look through your emails for a message from mysticsouthconference@gmail.com. If you do not have it (or it’s possibly already been deleted), let us know and we’ll be happy to verify your registration.

I’d like to attend, but funds are tight. Do you offer any way to defer my costs?

Yes! There are several ways to defer the costs of attending Mystic South. These Include:
— Offer a workshop or PAPERS presentation. Presenters receive one free admission.
— Volunteer. We have several tiers of volunteer opportunities that can help reduce or eliminate the cost of your attendance. Click here for full details!

Do you accept on-site registration?

Yes! You can pay at the door using cash, PayPal, or credit card. We do not accept checks. You can purchase a day pass for $55 or a full conference pass for $160 at the door.

Where can I see what is and is not allowed at Mystic South Conference?

You can find our Code of Ethics by clicking this link. It includes our Code of Conduct, Statement on Consent Culture, Drug/Alcohol/Nudity policies, policy regarding children and young adults, and more. All registrants and attendees of MSC agree to these policies. Anyone found in violation of these policies will be subject to actions up to and including ejection from the event and banning from future participation.

Am I allowed to record the workshops/panels/presentations I attend?

Any/all audio and/or video recordings must be approved by the Mystic South Board prior to the event, and are on a class-by-class/panel-by-panel/workshop-by-workshop basis. The presenter and all attendees must be notified and approve of the recording prior to any recording being made.

Any/all audio and/or video recordings are for private use only.

To send a request directly to the board, please do so via email at mysticsouthconference@gmail.com

This is to protect the integrity, privacy, and information being provided by our amazing presenters, as well as the privacy of our attendees.

I would like to bring my child with me. Is that possible?

We welcome anyone 18+ to attend our conference and all scheduled events.

Children 14-17 may attend workshops and PAPERS presentations when accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Children under 14 are not permitted in the conference areas. Conference areas include workshop rooms, PAPERS hall, vendor spaces, rituals, and any official Mystic South entertainment (including concerts, drumming, dances, karaoke, etc).

The vendor room is open to the public. Children of any age will be allowed into the vendor room only if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Hotel policy forbids unaccompanied minors in public spaces.

If you have a child that requires supervision while you are attending our Conference, please be sure to make those arrangements prior to arrival. Neither Mystic South nor the Crowne Plaza Ravinia offer child care.

When will you be announcing the schedule of programming?

We will announce the schedule and programming by end of May, 2022. Please note that our schedule is subject to change. A finalized version of the schedule will be available at registration when you check in.

Will there be an Open Mic and an author’s corner again?

Yes! Sign-ups for both will be available in May, 2022.

What health and safety precautions can we expect?

For the health and safety of our community all presenters, vendors and attendees are required to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination with a valid, government issued ID in order to attend Mystic South 2022

If you fall into a group who cannot receive the vaccine because of health reasons, please reach out to us before purchasing tickets.

We plan to follow all recommendations by the CDC and abide by Georgia state laws to ensure that the event is safe for everyone who attends.