19600 SE 3rd Street, Silver Springs, FL 34488
Oct 31st - Nov 3rd, 2019

Trees of Avalon Gathering
Rules and Policies
All Attendees, Staff, Vendors, Headliners, and Entertainers must abide by and follow the following Rules and Policies while attending the Trees of Avalon Gathering.

1. The festival management, staff, and all attendees must abide by all local, state, and federal laws.

2. This is a "Leave No Trace" event. Thus your area is to be clean when you leave it. There are dumpsters on site to be able to leave your trash in. Recycling containers for aluminum cans will be available on site.
  • 1. If you are getting a bunk you are responsible for see that your area is clean and things are not left out that another might trip over anything.
  • 2. If you are not bunking please do not enter the bunk houses without someone who is bunking there premission.
3. The festival opens to attendees at 12pm Thursday and all attendees must be off property by 1pm on Sunday. Vendors will be allowed on site at 8am Thursday and must be off site by 3pm Sunday.

4. All attendees must wear their wristbands at all times. If lost, please get a new one issues to you at Registration right away.

5. No refunds due to weather.

6. Children under the age of 10 years may not go about unattended. A parent/guardian or sibling of at least 14 years of age must be within line of site and within 30 feet of a child at all times.

7. NO MEANS NO.

8. Skyclad:
  • 1. Skyclad is only allowed at Fire Circle during designated hours.
  • 2. Any adult attending Fire Circle during those hours must come to and leave the area legally clothed.
  • 3. When Skyclad you must stay within the circle of benches around the Fire Circle.
  • 4. Minors are not allowed at Fire Circle during Skyclad hours. Must be 18 years of age to attend Fire Circle during Skyclad hours. Please check your minors into the Fae Field Activity area, the Teen Fire area, or leave them at your camp with a responsible adult.
9. Medical Marijuana; if you have a medical need and have been given a prescription for medical marijuana, in any form, including edibles, etc., you must keep your prescription card on you at all times and must produce said card if asked for it by festival staff or a Guardian or Warden. You may not partake of your medicine outside the privacy of the designated area referred to as Green Grove.

10. Fire Circle Rules:
  • 1. No Glass - only non-breakable containers are allowed in the Fire Circle area.
  • 2. No Sharp Objects - please leave all athames, knives, etc. at your campsite.
  • 3. Please observe all common community Fire/Drum Circle rules such as not touching other people's property, no stepping on other's blankets, do not touch anyone's musical instruments or tools without permission, etc.
  • 4. Be mindful of everyone's personal space.
  • 5. Skyclad is from 10pm-1am Friday and Saturday only. Adults Only.
  • 6. No Photography or Video at Fire Circle. We prefer you leave your phones at your camp.
  • 7. This is Sacred Fire; DO NOT place ANYTHING in the fire for any reason without express permission from the head fire tender.
11. Cigarettes and Smoking/Vaping:
  • 1. Smoking and yes, Vaping, can cause some people discomfort. Please be mindful of those around you and always stay at least 20ft away from workshop areas, fire circle, etc. while smoking/vaping.
  • 2. Fieldstrip and police your butts and if possible carry a portable ashtray with you.
  • 3. Always dispose of your butts in your personal trash.
12. Photography: If you wish to take any photos or videos with any device, including your phone, you must sign our Photography Waiver at Registration. You must get permission from any and all persons in your photo/video before posting online or in a public place. 13. Parking:
  • 1. Parking passes must be displayed on your dash on the driver's side of the vehicle.
  • 2. If you leave site during festival you will not be able to drive to you campsite. You must park in the parking lot and carry your supplies from there. Golfcarts will be driving around to assist when possible.
  • 3. On Sunday you must pack up your campsite first, if assistance is available, we will try to accommodate you to your car.
  • 4. Be mindful that you must keep your vehicle outside the tree line. Please bring a wagon or something similar if you need assistance.
14. No Ground Fires: All fires must be in a fire pit with a screen cover. Guardians/Wardens/and Staff will put out any unattended flames including flames/fires/candles, etc.

15. NO PETS: the only exception to this are fully trained service animals as per the ADA. No "in training" service animals will be allowed on site. We do request that service animals wear their vest while working for the safety of both the animal and owner. Service animals per ADA are dogs and miniature horses. Comfort animals are not allowed at any time. Aggressive service animals may be asked to leave and/or to not return at the next festival.
  • 1. https://www.ada.gov/regs2010/service_animal_qa.html
  • 2. https://www.ada.gov/service_animals_2010.htm
16. Any questions, comments, issues, emergencies - contact a board member, staff member, or a Guardian/Warden.

17. You may NOT sell alcohol nor may you sell a recipe or any item and give away alcohol for free with purchase. You must have an ATF license to do so.

18. Generators: any generator used by attendees must be a "whisper" generator that has the EPA approval seal for no pollution or leaking. You will be asked to camp away from the quiet zone.

19. Please be mindful of others personal space and do no remove or touch items on altars, inside tents, in any sacred space, or vehicles.

20. Please do not take any horseplay to an extreme.

21. DO NOT CROSS the taped off areas into the wetlands wildlife preserve.

22. All attendees and staff will be checked against the Florida State Sexual Offender and Predators database. Anyone registered on that database will not be allowed on the property.

23. Festival and Church management reserves the right to refuse entry to anyone upon their discretion.

24. Anyone violating the above rules and policies may be asked to leave the site without a refund and management may call the authorities if deemed necessary.

25. Gate Closing Hours : Thursday and Friday at 8pm. Saturday at 6pm.