2015Serpent Mound's History, Mystery, And Intrigue!


Moved to June 18-20, 2021
at the Soaring Eagle Retreat

The Park Has Reopened!

Serpent Mound State Memorial has reopened to the public as of Thursday, June 18th, 2020.

Hours of operation for visitor center and grounds will be Monday through Sunday 10am-4pm with special hours from 10am-11am for vulnerable visitors. Gift shop and public restrooms will be open to visitors. Social distancing will be required. Parking fee is $8. For more information: (800) 752-2757 or (937) 402-1687

Summer Solstice Hours
Saturday, June 20, 2020, 10 am - 10 pm
Live music by Steve Free at 1 pm
10 am - 11 am reserved for vulnerable population


Next door to The Great Serpent Mound Park at
Soaring Eagle Retreat, 375 Horner Chapel, Peebles, Ohio 45660


mapFOSM encourages the public to park at and visit Serpent Mound before joining the festival.

Vendors, speakers, and volunteers should enter Soaring Eagle Retreat from Horner Chapel Rd.

This is a festival to share new and ancient knowledge, stories, talents, and crafts!


2021 Tentative Speakers Schedule


2021 Workshop Schedule

There are many theories, stories, knowledge, and unknowns with Serpent Mound. The Friends of Serpent Mound started this festival as a way for the public to share and learn about the many facets of Serpent Mound. Our speakers vary from locals, historians, Indigenous Americans, Scientists, Spiritualist, and more. The focus is Serpent Mound and the surrounding area. The local history, the uniqueness, the wildlife, and its ecology.
As well as, fun family friendly summer activites

We have some local musicians, historians, artisans, researchers, and naturalist that will be helping us make this another great festival!


Only FOSM Members, Festival Volunteers, Vendors, Presentors, and
Special Guests are permitted to camp.
Space is limited, so register early.
The Organization has the right to deny any camping request.

The public is encouraged to visit the local Travel and Visitor’s web sites to find their preferred accommodations.

Adams County TVB

Highland County TVB

Pike County TVB


Festival Rules: (For everyone.)

  • This is a family friendly event - there is to be NO alcohol, drugs, guns, or nudity!
  • Children are welcome and must be supervised by a responsible adult at all times.
  • There is no smoking in the Main Tents, in the port-o-lets or within the group hikes. There are proper places to put one’s cigarette butts, so please do not throw them on the ground.
  • There is to be NO Indian Policing or Politics permitted – All Races, All Religions, All Our Relations
  • Dogs must be leashed at all times, next to owner, and must be cleaned up after.
  • The back gate to the Serpent Mound Park will close at dark, no one may re-enter until daylight.


Want to be a vendor or offer an educational booth? Go here to learn more.

REGSITER Before Feb. 1, 2021 PAY $65
AFTER Feb. 1, 2021 ADD $5, Pay $70
AFTER June 1, 2021 ADD ANOTHER $5, PAY $75

Spaces fill up quickly and there will be no unregistered vendors admitted during the event!


Our 2020 flyer.

View a Gallery from past festivals...


We would like to thank the multitude of Supporting Organizations that have helped us make this event possible over the years, and many still do!

The Great Serpent Mound Dowsers

The Staff at Serpent Mound Park

Shawnee State Park

Buckeye Trails Association

North Country Trail

Archaeological Society of Ohio (Multiple Chapters)

The Alternative Universe

Ohio Brush Creek Herb Guild

Independent Crop Circle Research Association

Intertribal Native American Learning Circle

Circle of the Sacred Pipe, Inc.


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Contact Us

If you need any assistance during your event, if you would like a free tour guide, or you have questions or requests, please contact us at...

Address: Peebles, Ohio
Telephone: + 937 - 587 - 3953
Telephone 2: + 937 -205 - 0094

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