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. We feature variety of presenters from around the world, and offer a dedicated academic track, in addition to workshops and musical entertainment.

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

Our 2020 conference is being held at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Atlanta, GA. Click this link for rate information, including how to reserve your MSC-discounted rate and reserve your room with no deposit required! Our discounted rate can be reserved through June 29, 2020.

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

Click this link to register for Mystic South 2020 and pay conveniently and securely via PayPal.

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 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.

I just learned about your conference and would like to be a part of it! Are you currently accepting vendors/workshops/PAPERS applications?

Thanks for your interest! Our application process typically ends on March 1st ahead of our conference. If we’re past that date, you can send us an email to be added onto our wait list. Otherwise, be sure to like us on FaceBook, as we post when our application process opens there. Or Join our Email List for updates and notices.

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

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?

Our policy on children is:

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).

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 DoubleTree by Hilton offer child care.