Pow Wow Weekend Planner

ICTMN Staff
8/31/12

Looking to get your powwow on during this long Labor Day Weekend?

You've come to the right place because we've put together a great list of powwows happening all across the nation this weekend just for you!

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

23rd Annual Totah Festival Indian Market & Pow Wow, New Mexico

When & Where: September 1st – 2nd at the Farmington Civic Center in Farmington, New Mexico.

According to the Totah Festival’s website, this incredible event created in hopes to offer “a marketplace for Native American artists to share their skills and craftsmanship with the community, visitors and each other. The Festival has grown to more than 100 artist booths, a Contest Pow Wow, renowned Navajo Rug Auction and a variety of Artist Demonstrations.” Festivities kick off at 10AM Saturday morning.  Your Master of Ceremonies is Clarence Smith. For more information about this event, click here.

Contact: 800.448.1240 or 505.326.7602; fmncvb@earthlink.net

Kentucky Native American Heritage Museum Pow Wow, Kentucky

When & Where: September 1st – 2nd in Corbin, Kentucky.

Celebrating its 4th year, the Kentucky Native American Heritage Museum invites you to bring your folding chairs and enjoy this year’s festivities including fantastic dances, drumming, story telling, and more! The gates open at 10AM on Saturday and 12PM on Sunday. Admission is $5. For more information about this event, click here.

Contact: Ken Phillips 606.528.6342; sioux80@msn.com

Choctaw Nation Annual Labor Day Festival and Pow Wow, Oklahoma

When & Where: August 30th – September 3rd at the Choctaw Capitol Grounds in Tuskahoma, Oklahoma.

Starting off at 7PM with the Princess Pageant, this five day event is chocked full of festivities. Powwow attendees will enjoy participating in the several races, contests, and tournaments including the Terrapin race, Horseshoe tournament, “Tough, Tough Choctaw” contest, and more! For more information about this event, click here.

Contact: 580.924.8280 or 800.522.6170

Ottawa Pow Wow and Celebration, Oklahoma

When & Where: August 31st – September 2nd at Adawe Indian Park in Miami, Oklahoma.

In it’s 49th year, the Ottawa Pow Wow and Celebration continues it’s tradition of not having any dance competitions. Although this is a contest free event, there will still be plenty of dancing. Dances will include Gourd, Stomp, Turkey, and more! Powwow will also enjoy authentic Native American foods and traders. For more information about this event, click here.

Contact: 918.540.1536 or 918.674.2553; info@ottawapowwow.com

Be sure to take a look at our full list of powwows happening this weekend  and throughout the year on our powwow listings page!

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