Other Names: Mabon, Fall Equinox, Second Harvest, Festival of Dionysus, Wine Harvest
Colors: Brown, Orange, Violet, Maroon, Russet, Deep Gold, Red
Altar Items: Wine, or grape juice if alcohol is not an option; leaves, pine cones, apples, pomegranates, gourds, acorns, grains, corn, vines such as ivy, dried seeds, and horns of plenty
Activities: Wine Making, adorning Graves, making wine, gathering dried herbs, plants, seeds and seed pods, walking in the woods, scattering offerings in harvested fields, offering libations to trees, adorning burial sites with leaves, acorns, pine cones to honor those who have passed over, and giving thanks.
Spell Work: Protection, prosperity, security, letting go of what no longer serves and those of harmony and balance.
Animals: Dogs, Wolves, Birds of Prey
Stones: Amethyst, Yellow Topaz, Sapphire, Lapis Lazuli, and Yellow Agates
Foods: Wine, Grapes, Nuts, Apples, Breads, Root Vegetables
Herbs: Acorn, benzoin, ferns, grains, honeysuckle, marigold, milkweed, myrrh, passionflower, rose, sage, solomon’s seal, tobacco, and thistle
Meaning: Celebrating the Second Harvest, Balance, Honoring the Aging Deities, Honoring the Spirit World, Darkness Overtaking Light, Celebration of Wine
Ritual Oils: Apple Blossom, Hay/Straw, Black Pepper, Patchouli, Cedar
Deities: Wine Deities, Aging Deities
For a Harvest Altar Ritual go HERE.