August 10 - 12, 2018 at the Bourbon Orleans Hotel Presented by Brian Cain, Christian Day, and the Witches of New Orleans

2018 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 2018 hail from across the spectrum of Witchcraft and magic. Our vending area is open from 9 am to 7 pm on Saturday and 9 am to 4:30 pm on Sunday. Browse our schedule below and click on the name of the workshop for complete details. Each workshop holds between 50 and 75 people and is first come, first serve; hurry to ensure your spot! The Riverboat has room for every attendee at the festival.

Friday, August 10

5:30 pm Ritual
Creole Queen
Riverboat Ritual
1 Poydras Street Behind the Hilton
[map+directions]
Join us dockside at the Creole Queen for our Riverboat Ritual. Meet at the HexFest table for your boarding pass. Boarding begins promptly at 6 pm! When on board, meet us in our private Creole Room for dinner at 6:15 pm where you can mingle with presenters and other guests as we cruise down the Mississippi river. Dinner is followed by ritual and drumming until 9 pm!

Saturday, August 11

9:00 am Workshops
10:15 am — Half Hour Break
10:45 am Workshops
12:00 pm — Hour and a Half Lunch Break
1:30 pm Tour
Bourbon Orleans Hotel Lobby [map]
New Orleans Spirits and Spells Day Tour (limit 28)
2:45 pm — Half Hour Break
3:15 pm Workshops
4:30 pm — Half Hour Break
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
10:15 am — Half Hour Break
12:00 pm — Hour and a Half Lunch Break
2:45 pm — Half Hour Break
4:30 pm — Half Hour Break
5:00 pm Workshops
Saint Mary Salon 1 [map]
Panel Topics Announced Soon!
Saint Mary Salon 2 [map]
Panel Topics Announced Soon!
Saint Joseph Salon [map]
Panel Topics Announced Soon!
Saint Ann Cottage 1 [map]
Panel Topics Announced Soon!
6:30 pm Ritual
Moonwalk on the Mississippi River
Closing Ritual
[map+directions]
Join us in the haunted Orleans Ballroom of the Bourbon Orleans Hotel featuring the Dragon Ritual Drummers 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.

Click here to register for HexFest 2018!

“Thank you for the magical weekend! I'm already applying things I learned, seeing results, and I've only been home for less than 24 hours.”
Tepintzin
Red Rock, AZ