Mark your calendars and make your vacation plans because the 16th annual YuleFest gathering returns to All World Acres on Friday, December 9 through Sunday, December 11.

The 16th annual YuleFest gathering promises to provide the same magical experiences we have all grown to expect of the festivals at All World Acres. The celebration will feature three days of sharing, learning, and having lots of fun in a safe family environment.  The days and nights will be busy as always with workshops, entertainment, rituals, drum circles, and vending.

Workshops and Activities

For the past fifteen years YuleFest has attracted a wonderful group of people. That is the highlight of the event; sharing with others in a comfortable village atmosphere.

The festival will include a Yule ritual, healing circle, sweat lodge, nightly drum circles, vendors, camping, entertainment and activities for the entire family.

Meditation couch with Dru Ann Welch. Learn how to reconnect to your imagination and visualize your own meditation couch. From there, the sky is the limit!

Guided by spirit with Dru Ann Welch. Truth really is stranger than fiction. Join Dru Ann on a journey into your heart space, meet your Guides on the meditation couch and learn some easy tips and tricks to heal your life.

Singing Bowls Meditation. Come learn the history of crystal singing bowls and about sound healing. Experience the calm of a crystal singing bowl sound bath meditation. Participants may want to bring mat/towel to lie on.

Acupressure with Dr. Geoffrey Sherman. A short workshop on how to deal with every day problems with acupressure.

Native American Drumming and Chanting with Ghosthawk. It's Native American drumming and chanting which is different than Middle Eastern or African drumming. We will also cover 12 to 15 different chants and their meaning. Bring your drum.

Stones and Sound with Gosthawk and Dru Ann. Demonstration and practice of a unique holistic approach for healing that combines two methods simultaneously; sound from crystal singing bowls and the shamanic chakra stones.

Yule Ornament Crafting with Donella. Create your Yule ornaments using many different materials.

Community Experience with Donella. Harvesting the energy of community to further our spiritual development.

Mindful Movement Yoga with Krista Miles.
This class will primarily focus on the philosophy of yoga/mindfulness and joint-freeing exercises to help one release stress and tension that is held throughout the body. We will begin with a mindfulness meditation practice. After this class, your mind will feel more clear, your body will be more relaxed, and you will be ready to take on the rest of your day.

Vision Board with Ashley. Create your own vision board that represents whatever you want to be, do, or have in your life.

Crystal Grid with Sean James Lamore. Join Sean the Rock Guy for a fun and magical time playing with shiny rocks. We all have different ways of finding peace and harmony in our lives and creating beautiful designs or powerful energy generators with stones is another way to manifest that calm center. We will have Sean's entire collection of gems and minerals to create a collective mandala ! Stop by Peace, Love & Rocks with your creative soul and add to this beautiful creation.

Yule Caroling with Niki. Always a favorite at Yulefest, Niki will lead the community in festive song and spirit.

Story Telling with Niki. She will share children stories about Yule, Christmas and other bedtime like things.

Friday Night Live Music and Open Jam with Ethan and others of the community. Bring your instruments and voices.

Glimpse into the New Year with Rachael Zen. Brief history & introduction into divination via scrying and hands on experience with different scrying stations set up.

The Yo-Yo (and not so light and fluffy) side of Spiritual Transformation with Mary Scheidell. A discussion on the more un-talked about aspects of going through a Spiritual transformation. How everyone's journey is different and for most tends to be a non linear path with ups, downs and at times, pauses in progress. We will also be talking about the "darker" aspects you may be going through while on your growth path.

Crafts Workshop for Kids with Tina. Let's make a Yule present for your parents or to take home for yourself. 


Special Holiday Feast
Join us for a special holiday meal at the onsite Blue Heron Cafe featuring turkey, stuffing, fresh cranberries, and all of the trimmings. The dinner will be on Saturday night (7pm) following ritual. The cost in advance is only $10 and may be pre-paid on the registration page. Please register for meal by 12/9.





First Time Festival Attendees
At All World Acres we have always been proud that many people come here for their first visit to a festival or community gathering. We strive to make everyone feel safe, comfortable, and part of the family. Want to make new friends? You'll find some of the nicest people you're ever going to meet. Want to remain solitary and just observe? There's plenty of room for privacy and everyone's wishes are respected. 

The Blue Heron Cafe 
The cafe will be open every day of the event. Home cooked meals, drinks, and snacks are available at reasonable prices.


General Info 
The site for this event, All World Acres, has hosted more than 150 different events over the past fifteen years. AWA is a not for profit sanctuary and campground that is supported by the community it serves. All of the work done to prepare and facilitate this event is done by volunteers. Their only compensation is the satisfaction of working in a family-like environment to better the community at large. We hope all visitors will want to "join the family". AWA is located at 4715 Bruton Rd. Plant City, Florida 33565. Admission is only permitted during scheduled events (no drop bys).

Gates open at 1pm on Friday. Please do not arrive after 9pm on any evening.

First time visitors should review Site Policy.

Admission prices are for all 3 days and include all workshops, activities, entertainment, rituals, drum circles, and camping with hot showers and flush toilets.  The full event price (3 day ticket) for adults is only $25 (early) in advance or $35 at the gate. Cost for youths 11-17 years old is only $10 for all 4 days. Children 10 and younger are free. For those who can only attend for one day a day pass is offered at $15 in advance or will be available at the gate for $20 and good from 9am-9pm (no camping). Gates open on 1pm on Friday. YuleFest is a fund raising event to help support All World Acres. The money paid for admission is a donation and may be tax deductible. Receipts are available in the Cafe. No cash refunds. Please check registration page for details. registration page.

There will be a limited amount of vending space so please register early. The cost for vending will be $10 per 10x10 space in addition to adult full event admission.

There's always a lot of questions as the event draws near. Click on revolving image to send us an email or for quicker response please call 813-748-0761.

Reasons to Pre-Register
1. It cost less than at the gate.
2. Pre-registered will receive priority in activities that may have space limitations such as the sweat lodge.
3. It makes it easier for the volunteers to prepare for the event.
4. It makes it easier for the volunteers working the registration booth at the event.
5. It provides the funds necessary for event preparation.

Help and answers to questions are always available.
Email to; or call 813-748-0761.

Click on links below to register or to learn more

 Registration Page      Frequently Asked Questions 


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