Appalachian Summer Solstice 2024

celebrate the longest day at wisteria!

Appalachian Summer Solstice at Wisteria is a celebration of community, eco-spirituality, Appalachian traditions old and new, and the longest day of the year! This will be the 7th Appalachian Summer Solstice with a focus on regional and cultural folk traditions.

Check back soon for more information on Appalachian Summer Solstice 2024!

Appalachian Summer Solstice
June 20th-23rd, 2024

The time has come to register for Appalachian Summer Solstice 2024! Check back soon for more information on workshops, presenters, and performers. 

Note for vendors: Vending at Appalachian Summer Solstice is free with your entry. Please click on the link below to register your merchant information. 

Appalachian Summer Solstice is a celebration of community, eco-spirituality, Appalachian traditions old and new, and, of course, the Longest Day. This will be the 7th Appalachian Summer Solstice with a focus on regional and cultural folk traditions. Included are daily workshops and presentations, rituals, sweatlodges, live music and local draft beverages in our own woodland Green Man Tavern, nightly drumming, dancing, and fire circles, a swimming pond, and so much more. 
Caffeina’s Cosmic Cafe and Hestia’s Hearth Kitchen will also be open during the event. Caffeina’s features delicious Silver Bridge Coffee and Hestia’s Hearth Kitchen serves full meals with as much of the produce sourced locally as possible.


Performers from Appalachian SUmmer Solstice 2023

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Galen of Mystik fool

Starting as a drummer at age 7, Galen took to music right way. He grew up on the east coast of the US surrounded by a wide influence of art and culture. Picking up the ukulele at age 14, Galen started writing songs heavily inspired by easter spirituality, political activism and idealistic philosophy. With that, he adopted a “live free” lifestyle encouraging others to pursue their passion as well. Through music and Mystik Fool, Galen strongly advocates for the importance of mental/emotional health. 

Multi-instramentalist Galen Deery is the front man, and writer for up and coming band “Mystik Fool”. He takes the alias on as a solo artist to play the bands music using looping technology. Galen has toured all over the US opening for artists like Trevor Hall, Matiyahu, The Happy Fits, Kyle Smith, and more. Galen plays drums, ukulele, piano, didgeridoo, guitar, tanpura, harmonium, and has dynamic vocal ability. The exhilarating live experience of Mystik Fool is a must. Big sounds and storytelling makes the show intimate and personal. 

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Colin Hill from Colin and the crows

“Colin blends lyrics and poems with melodies pulled from the ether to create spellbinding songs. The natural flow of the songwriting process makes room for different genres to blend together. With contributions from other musicians it culminates into an energetic and heartwarming experience to behold”

Ready Aim Flowers

An artist collective drawing on folk, rock, and americana to create a unique and uplifting Appalachian indie sound. 

Christi Swing

Singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Cincinnati, OH

Digger T. Flying solo

Digger T will play a mix of blues and covers by Gillian welch, Ray Lamontagne, Amos Lee , Tyler Childer, Dylan And others.

All Our favorite Traditions:

the feast

Tea Dance

Faerie Ball

Main Ritual

make a dagger with a Blacksmith

Sweat Lodges

Nightly Drumming and fires at pawpaw

Swim at the pond

Grab a bite at Hestia's Hearth

Local Jackie O's draft beer on tap at Green Man Tavern

Walk the Wildflower Labyrinth

Visit the Faerie Shrine