2017 Stone Mountain Native American Festival & Powwow

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 11/04/2017 - 11/05/2017
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Location
Stone Mountain Park Historic Square

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Celebrate the history and heritage of Native Americans through interactive education and entertainment at the Stone Mountain Native American Festival & Pow Wow. Native Americans from across the United States gather to compete in dance and drum competitions. Primitive skill educators demonstrate fire making, basket weaving, hide tanning, cooking and more. Native arts and crafts are available for purchase.

Saturday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
School groups click here to view information on field trips.

Held at Stone Mountain Park’s Historic Square, the Stone Mountain Native American Festival & Pow Wow showcases Native American culture through dance, music, authentic craft demonstrations, cooking traditions, storytelling, wildlife presentations and more. Experience the central role of dance in native culture as Native Americans from across the U.S. and Central America compete in intertribal dance and drum competitions.

Learn about primitive skills such as flint-knapping, bow making, fire starting, open fire cooking, and pottery. Crawl inside a tipi and other traditional native dwellings. Parents and children participate in interactive experiences such as an encampment showing the lifestyle of local and regional historic Native American cultures.

Registered dance and drum competitors are admitted to the Stone Mountain Native American Festival & Pow Wow free and may bring up to four guests free of charge.

Visitor admission to the Indian Festival and Pow-Wow is free with admission to Stone Mountain Park. Or you can buy tickets at the gate for admission to the Indian Festival and Pow-Wow only for $15 + tax. Children under age three are admitted free. The Stone Mountain Native American Festival & Pow Wow is included in your all-attractions Adventure Pass ticket, which also includes access to exciting attractions. Due to large crowds, the Farmyard will be closed to the public during the Indian Festival.

Parking is $15. If you must drive & aren’t opting to buy a Mountain Member or Mountain Member PLUS pass, consider the $40 annual permit if you plan to visit multiple times to take advantage of free special events or the park’s free outdoor activities and laser show.

Dance and Drum Competition & Pow Wow Participants:
Dance and Drum competitions are held Saturday in the afternoon. Cash prizes will be awarded in a large variety of categories for men, women, and children. Dancers and Drummers must compete both days to be eligible for prizes. Grand Entrance will begin both days at 1 p.m with dancing to follow throughout the afternoon. Dancers wishing to compete must be outfitted with proper regalia. Registration is done onsite from 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. Saturday, November 4. No exceptions. Registration is free. Registered dance and drum competitors are admitted to the Stone Mountain Native American Festival & Pow Wow free and may bring up to four guests free of charge. If you plan on participating in the Dance and Drum Competition on Saturday and Sunday, please plan to arrive early to secure parking near the entrance. Pets are not allowed in festival and pow wow area.

Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Stone Mountain Native American Festival & Pow Wow at Stone Mountain Park in Stone Mountain, Georgia.

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About Author

Becky Olvera Schultz

Becky Olvera Schultz is an artist and photographer whose background includes journalism, advertising and marketing. She has been in involved with the powwow circuit for several years, participating as a vendor and as a member of powwow planning committees. For more information on Becky, visit her art site at www.native-expressions.com