August 9 - 11, 2019 at the Bourbon Orleans Hotel Presented by Brian Cain, Christian Day, and the Witches of New Orleans

2019 Schedule

HexFest has gathered Witches, rootworkers, and other magical teachers from within New Orleans and around the world to offer their time-honored wisdom. Featured presenters and vendors for 2019 hail from across the spectrum of Witchcraft and magic. Our Vending Hall is open from 9 am to 7 pm on Saturday and 9 am to 4 pm on Sunday. Browse our schedule below and click on the name of the workshop for complete details. Each workshop is first come, first serve; hurry to ensure your spot! The Riverboat has room for every attendee with full conference tickets. Multimedia = Multimedia Presentation

Friday, August 9

5:30 pm Ritual

Creole Queen
Riverboat Ritual
1 Poydras Street Behind the Hilton
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Join us dockside at the Creole Queen for our Riverboat Ritual. Meet at the HexFest table alongside the boat to get your boarding pass. Boarding begins promptly at 6 pm so arrive at 5:30 pm! When on-board, visit the Creole Room or Queen’s Room to secure your seat and mingle with presenters and guests as we cruise down the Mississippi. Buffet-style dinner is served at 6:15 pm, followed by ritual and drumming until 9 pm!


Saturday, August 11

9:00 am Workshops
Saint Mary Salon 1 [map]
Fiona Horne— The Magick Of You: Oracle Divination Workshop
Saint Mary Salon 2 [map]
Starr RavenHawk —Witching For Your Life: The Art of The Warrior Witch
Saint Joseph Salon [map]
Rosemary Ellen Guiley — Guidance from Angels with The Angel Compass Multimedia
Saint Ann Cottage 1 [map]
Starr Casas — Block Busting, Road Opening, Attraction Work
Saint Ann Cottage 2 [map]
Yeshe Matthews —Crystal Flower Mandala: A Co-Creative Visual Symphony
10:15 am — Half Hour Break
10:45 am Workshops
Saint Mary Salon 1 [map]
Michael Correll— Magical Warfare 1: Laying Plans
Saint Mary Salon 2 [map]
Christine Stephens— To Hel and Back: Descending to the Dark Goddess
Saint Joseph Salon [map]
Mulysa Mayhem — Hekate: Unveiling the Queen of the Dead Multimedia
Saint Ann Cottage 1 [map]
Dorothy Morrison —The Swifting of Energy: It's the Only Spell You'll Ever Need
Saint Ann Cottage 2 [map]
Patricia Telesco — Pen to Publishing: Writing for the Neo-Pagan Community
12:00 pm — Hour and a Half Lunch Break
1:30 pm Workshops
Saint Mary Salon 1 [map]
Witchdoctor Utu — Conjuring Harriet "Mama Moses" Tubman and the Spirits of the Underground Railroad
Saint Mary Salon 2 [map]
Austin Shippey— The Magic of Abramelin
Saint Joseph Salon [map]
Sorita d'Este— Daggers, Swords and other Magical Weapons Multimedia
Saint Ann Cottage 1 [map]
Hoodoo Sen Moise — Working Conjure
Saint Ann Cottage 2 [map]
Laura Tempest Zakroff— The Authentic Witch: Crafting a Working Tradition
1:30 pm Tour
Bourbon Orleans Hotel Lobby [map]
Walking Tour to the Tomb of Marie Laveau (limit 28)
2:45 pm — Half Hour Break
3:15 pm Workshops
Saint Mary Salon 1 [map]
Byron Ballard— Hillfolks Hoodoo: Appalachia’s Living Folk Magic Tradition
Saint Mary Salon 2 [map]
Mary-Grace Fahrun— Food: Magic & Medicine
Saint Joseph Salon [map]
Cairelle Crow— X Marks the Spot: Genealogy Magic for the Children of Eve Multimedia
Saint Ann Cottage 1 [map]
Lady Rhea— To Be Announced
Saint Ann Cottage 2 [map]
Yeshe Matthews— Baba Yaga and the Rusalka: Harvest and Fertility in Slavic myth
4:30 pm — Half Hour Break
5:00 pm Workshops
Saint Mary Salon 1[map]
Rosemary Ellen Guiley— Dreams and the Tarot
Saint Mary Salon 2 [map]
Starr Ravenhawk— Witching For Your Life: Spirits and Magicks of the Dead
Saint Joseph Salon [map]
Patricia Telesco — Portable Magic (You can Take it With You)
Saint Ann Cottage 1 [map]
Dorothy Morrison— Magic, Spells & Ethics, Oh My: Does Uncle Fred Need A Good Killing?!
Saint Ann Cottage 2 [map]
Mulysa Mayhem— Crowned and Conquering the Crossroads: Transforming Darkness
Corner of Bourbon and Saint Ann Streets [map]
Brian Cain and Christian DayFrench Quarter Shop and Pub Crawl
6:30 pm — 1 Hour, 45 Minute Dinner Break
(See local guide for options. Reservations recommended!)
8:00 pm Tour
Bourbon Orleans Hotel Lobby [map]
New Orleans Spirits and Spells Night Tour (limit 28)

Sunday, August 12

9:00 am Workshops
Saint Mary Salon 1 [map]
Mary-Grace Fahrun— Malocchio: The Evil Eye in the 21st Century
Saint Mary Salon 2 [map]
Yeshe Matthews—Ancestors, Ghosts, Guardians, & Guides
Saint Joseph Salon [map]
Laura Tempest Zakroff— The Art of Sigil Witchery Multimedia
Saint Ann Cottage 1 [map]
Fiona Horne— Art Of Witch: Fiona’s Manifesto for Practicing Witchcraft
Saint Ann Cottage 2 [map]
Lady Rhea— To Be Announced
10:15 am — Half Hour Break
10:45 am Workshops
Saint Mary Salon 1 [map]
Michael Correll— Magical Warfare 2: Preparing for Battle
Saint Mary Salon 2 [map]
Byron Ballard— Willful Bane: the Joy of Hex
Saint Joseph Salon [map]
Mulysa Mayhem — The Magick of Tattoo: Tattoo as Ritual Art Multimedia
Saint Ann Cottage 1 [map]
Sorita d'Este— Sibyl: Speaking for the Gods
Saint Ann Cottage 2 [map]
Rosemary Ellen Guiley— Life First Aid from the Saints
12:00 pm — Hour and a Half Lunch Break
1:30 pm Workshops
Saint Mary Salon 1 [map]
Mary-Grace Fahrun
— Saints and Spirits as Personal Allies in Magic
Saint Mary Salon 2 [map]
Patricia Telesco— Edible Alchemy: The Life and Times of Kitchen Witches
Saint Joseph Salon [map]
Laura Tempest Zakroff — Sigils In Motion: Merging Movement with Ritual
Saint Ann Cottage 1 [map]
Dorothy Morrison — Magic Down & Dirty: No Fluff, No Sparkle, Just Results
Saint Ann Cottage 2 [map]
Starr Ravenhawk— To be announced
2:45 pm — Half Hour Break
3:15 pm Workshops
Saint Mary Salon 1 [map]
Sorita d'Este— Hekate's Serpent Magic
Saint Mary Salon 2 [map]
Michael Correll— Magical Warfare 3: Crush the Enemy
Saint Joseph Salon [map]
Sallie Ann Glassman — Vodou Visions: Encounters with Divine Mystery
Saint Ann Cottage 1 [map]
Lady Rhea— To Be Announced
Saint Ann Cottage 2 [map]
Byron Ballard— Honey on the Stones: Sovereignty, Sex and Myth
4:30 pm — Half Hour Break
5:00 pm Panels
Saint Mary Salon 1 [map]
Panel Discussion —  To Be Announced
Saint Mary Salon 2 [map]
Panel Discussion —  To Be Announced
Saint Joseph Salon [map]
Panel Discussion —  To Be Announced
Saint Ann Cottage 1 [map]
Panel Discussion —  To Be Announced
6:30 pm Ritual
A Farewell in the Haunted Ballroom
Closing Ritual
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Join us in the haunted Orleans Ballroom of the Bourbon Orleans Hotel featuring the Dragon Ritual Drummers with Fiona Horne in a ritual electric fire dance for a closing rite to thank the spirits for their blessings and to honor the magic and friendships created during this powerful time.
8:00 pm Event

Venue Map

The map below highlights in red the rooms associated with HexFest. Our vending area is located in Saint Ann Cottage, which has its own entrance on St. Ann Street right outside the hotel.

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“Christian and Brian, this was absolutely wonderful and I have a years worth of study to do! What made this great was that it was not a Wicca 101 approach. Y'all are the bomb!”
Rebecca
Augusta, GA