Laytonville >> Enchanted Forest is California’s premier conscious movement gathering and organizers are thrilled to announce they will gather at the world renowned Black Oak Ranch in Laytonville, on August 14-16.
“We are pleased to be welcoming a new festival to our home in Laytonville,” said Bob Barsotti, Black Oak Ranch. “We’ve been hosting festivals here since 1992 and have seen performers from around the world grace the stages under the oaks, bringing so many different styles of music and connection to our little corner of the north coast. We are truly excited about our newest addition, a festival grown on the Mendocino coast, nurtured by the hands and minds of our neighbors, a locally produced event for our community and beyond to partake in and make it their own. We welcome all who come to participate in the Enchanted Forest!”
This year they will celebrate their fifth year of Enchanted Forest Gatherings and there will be plenty of saucy new surprises.
3-Day – Tier 3 – “Go Time!” tickets are on sale now. All tickets include free walk-in camping on a first come first served bases. Additional ticket upgrades, including Thursday Shwirly Arrival Pass, RV parking, car camping, and general parking for one vehicle can be purchased at time of tickets at www.enchantedforestmendo.com.
Enchanted Forest promises to deliver the ultimate conscious festival experience with its unparalleled integration of dance, yoga, music and community. They will feature some of the most brilliant dance facilitators, teaching a variety of different movements from contact improv and jazz to holistic twerking, and highly sought after yoga instructors.
In addition, they are happy to announce their new, expanded Flow Zone, a ‘mini flow fest’ inside Enchanted Forest, complete with international flow instructors, workshops, demonstrations, performances, and so much more. Plus, the yet to be announced, music showcase highlighting bass, jazz, funk and soul, an international line-up of top producers and DJs, visionary artists, Galactivated downloads, and their expanded themed workshop spaces with talks taking place throughout the day on mind, spirit and sexuality.
At the heart of Enchanted Forest, explore the sacred spaces: The Hearth Tea Lounge, a visionary art gallery and tea lounge, with brilliant displays of some of the most talented artists and musicians around featuring a mix of jazz and soul throughout the night; Nectar Temple and the Happy Hippy Health Spa, part interactive healing sanctuary and part enchanted bathhouse. The Nectar Temple play space will host a variety of yum filled workshops plus activating elixirs, tonics, tincture, chocolates, and delicious bath scrubs; Sanctuary of Squish, dance into wild oblivion; Crystal Dome, a space to recharge, restore, and remember; Kidzville, complete with day care curated by Brooke Cutter who is a Montessori trained professional.
Enchanted Forest’s fan participation platform invites you to contribute your wonderful gifts and energy to this year’s Enchanted Forest Gathering. Here at Enchanted Forest they fully embrace the possibilities of an engaged festival community, by bringing people together through the creativity and passion of its community members, offering ways for fans to participate in and ultimately help shape the Enchanted Forest Gathering.
Enchanted Forest Gathering: keeping it sacred, sexy, silly and saucy since 2011. This is as an alcohol-free event.
About Black Oak Ranch: The Black Oak Ranch in Laytonville, California, is Northern California’s most loved concert venue, with its extensive grounds covering approximately 150 acres, year-round flowing creek, and camping in old growth oaks. Just a three hour drive north of San Francisco and two hours south of Arcata. Black Oak Ranch is home to the Hog Farm and Camp Winnarainbow — a circus camp for kids, Kate Wolf Music Festival, and has hosted many world-class events over the years including Earthdance – The Global Festival For Peace and The Gaia Festival.