Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

26th Annual Pow Wow

July 20, 2019 - July 21, 2019

Pow-Wow, an American Indian owned and operated company, will sponsor the 26th annual Howard County Pow-Wow/American Indian Show and Festival on July 20-21, 2019 at the Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, Maryland. (The Howard County Fairgrounds–2210 Fairground Road West Friendship, MD  21794) The pow-wow is an opportunity for the public to interact with American Indian dancers, singers, drummers, artists and crafts persons.  Also, this event is an attempt by Pow-Wow to educate the public about American Indians, past and present, through the arts.

Gates open at 10:00AM on Saturday and the event will kick off with a parade of nations (grand entry) at 12:00 noon.  Native American Dancers in regalia (American Indian outfits) will dance/drum daily. Fun activities for children include bow “n” arrow shooting, face painting, and storytelling. This a contest Pow-Wow. More dancers!!

Members of the Haliwa-Saponi, Piscataway, Chickahominy, Rappahannock, Cherokee, Sioux, Iroquois, Lumbee, and Navajo are a few of the Tribes that will participate.

Some of the finest Native American crafts will be available.  Items for sale include fine art turquoise jewelry, moccasins, beadwork, rugs, books, paintings, and more.

Buffalo stew, Indian fry bread, Indian tacos, Indian corn soup, and buffalo burgers are just a few of the Native American food items that will be on sale at the event. American fare, such as hot dogs, and hamburgers will be sold as well.

Admission to the Pow-Wow is: Ages 3-12: $6,   Ages 13+: $9. The public can send an email to receive a $1 discount coupon.  Two day passes are available at a huge savings. Send e-mail to: powwow@vance.net

Veterans will be honored on Sunday July 21, 2019.  All veterans admitted for half price with proper ID on Sunday.  Not good with other offers.

Showtimes are as follows:  Saturday-10:00AM-7:00PM   Sunday-10:00AM-6:00PM.

For more information, please call the show promoter at (252) 532-0821 or call the Howard County Fairgrounds at (410) 442-1022. TELEVISION AND PHOTO OPPORTUNITES (E-mail us to receive pictures or other info) OUR e-mail address is:  powwow@vance.net


July 20, 2019
July 21, 2019