Sunday, August 11, 2013

Press Release: Philadelphia Pagan Pride Day

FOR RELEASE August 11, 2013 
Media Contact: Robert L. Schreiwer, 

Philadelphia Pagan Pride, Inc., is pleased to announce the return of Philadelphia Pagan Pride Day on Saturday, August 31, 2013, at Clark Park (4301 Chester Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143). The event runs from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, rain or shine. 

Philadelphia Pagan Pride Day is a family-friendly celebration of the harvest and reflects a variety of Pagan, Heathen, Wiccan, and other religious beliefs and practices. The day's events will feature a variety of workshops and discussions on religious and cultural aspects from the various traditions.

We have an exciting array of vendors and performers who will exhibit their wares and their talents. We are accepting additional vendors, workshop leaders, performers, and children's activity ideas up until August 15, 2013. Please visit to participate! 

Entry to the event is free, but we do request the donation of a canned food item or other provisions for our beneficiaries. This year, our beneficiaries are the food bank at the Mazzoni Center, Forgotten Cats, and In-Reach Heathen Prison Services. 

In 2012, Mazzoni Center's food bank Mazzoni Center's Food Bank provided more than 11,000 bags of groceries for over 1,200 individuals and families. For more information on Mazzoni Center services, please see

Forgotten Cats is a humane trap, neuter, and release organization. the organization also provides adoption services. For more information on Forgotten Cats, please see

In-Reach Heathen Prison Services is a joint effort of The Troth and Distelfink Sippschaft to bring positive materials and messages to incarcerated Heathens. In-Reach also accepts donations of other Pagan materials and distributes them through alliances and partnerships with other Pagan organizations. For more information on In-Reach, please see

A detailed list of needed donation items may be found at:

Anyone interested in getting involved as a volunteer should contact us by e-mail at:

For more information, please visit

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Pagan Night Out

The Philadelphia Pagan Pride Day Organizers are holding a Pagan Night Out (PNO) on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at the A-Space in West Philly. A donation of $10 is requested at the door and will go towards Philadelphia Pagan Pride Day expenses.

The PNO will feature a silent auction of items donated by community members.

A-Space Community Center
4722 Baltimore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
6:30 PM

Thank you!

Sunday, March 31, 2013

Philadelphia Pagan Pride Day

After a hiatus of a few years, we are glad to see that Philadelphia Pagan Pride Day is back on the schedule for regional events this summer.

The event is scheduled for Saturday, August 31, 2013, at Clark Park in Philadelphia.

A fundraising event will also be held on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at the A-Space Community Center on Baltimore Avenue in Philadelphia. A $10 donation can go a long way towards making PPPD a successful event.

This effort is undertaken by members of various Heathen and Pagan communities in the region and is consistent with work begun years ago as part of Keepers of the Old Ways discourse and interactions.

We encourage everyone to participate to help to make PPPD a phenomenal event!