Pow Wow Weekend Planner

ICTMN Staff
7/27/12

Catching up on the latest Powwow Shades of Grey?? Well put it down for now because it's the weekend and it's time to get out into this big, beautiful world; it's time for some real powwow action!

We've put together a great list of powwows happening all across the nation this weekend just for you!

If one of these incredible events is located near you, we recommend heading over to enjoy some lively dancing and drumming, thrilling musical performances, and delicious, authentic foods!

60th Annual Tulsa Pow-Wow, Oklahoma

When & Where: July 27th – 29th at the Spiritbank Event Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

According to their website, the Tulsa Powwow has been the signature event of the Tulsa Indian Club since 1952. Back then it “began as a small, backyard gathering and grew into a nationally known Native American summer celebration.” This year dancers will compete in categories including Women’s Fancy Feather, Men’s Grass, and many more. Admission is $5 per day. For more information about this event, click here.

Contact: Robert Anquoe 918.671.2417; tici@tulsapowwow.org

34th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid Summer Pow Wow, New York

When & Where: July 27th – 29th at the Queens County Farm Museum in Floral Park, New York.

Gates open at 6PM on Friday to kick off this incredible three-day event. According to their website, this is “New York City 's oldest and largest pow wow will feature three days of intertribal Native American dance competitions to which the public is invited.” Held in the farm’s apple orchard, this weekend’s festivities will include authentic Native American art, crafts, foods, and more! Admission is $10. Weekend passes are available. For more information about this event, click here.

Contact: 718.347.3276; info@queensfarm.org

Grand River Champion of Champions Pow Wow, Ontario

When & Where: July 28th – July 29th at Chiefswood Park in Oshweken, Ontario.

Celebrating its 33rd year, Grand River’s “Champion of Champions” Pow wow “promises to be just as spectacular as the last.” Serving some of Indian Country’s finest Canadian and American summer foods, powwow attendees are assured to have very happy bellies as they watch dance and singing competitions and browse the authentic art and crafts vendors. Gates open daily at 10AM. For more information about this event, click here.

Contact: Charlene Bomberry 519.445.4061; info@grpowwow.com

Pipestone Pow Wow, Minnesota

When & Where: July 28th- 29th at the Leon H Moore Park in Pipestone, Minnesota

Starting each day at 12PM, this weekend powwow is free to the public but attendees are asked to bring canned or boxed food donations. Grand entry is at 1PM and 5PM on Saturday and 1PM on Sunday. For more information about this event, click here.

Contact: Rona Johnston 507.825.3734; pipe@iw.net

For a look at our full list of powwows happening this year, check our powwow listings page.

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