Flagler County Native American Festival

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 02/25/2017 - 02/26/2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location
Princess Place Preserve

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Flagler County is the Native American Festival at Princess Place complete with dancing, weapons demonstrations, wildlife exhibits, encampments and displays.

Admission: $5 per carload (up to 4 people) and $1 for each additional person

Thunder, the Bald Eagle, Storytellers, Jody Gaskin will play the flute. Cody Boettner will perform his hoop dance. He was just named one of top 10 in the nation in a competition at the Heard Museum (of American Indian Art and History) in Phoenix.

More than 50 tribes will be represented from North and South America at this family-friendly event, which offers both entertainment and education.

Festivities will begin each day in the Pow Wow Arena with traditional dance and a ceremony for veterans. Children will be invited to participate in the “candy dance.”

There will be demonstrations on a variety of weapons, blacksmithing and flint knapping, the official term for making arrowheads.

Visitors can round out their experience by visiting the wild horse rescue area, pony rides and shopping at the trading booths. Food and refreshments will be available.

General admission is $5 per carload, up to four, and $1 for each additional passenger. A free shuttle service is available from the parking area to the event. For more information, call 386-313-4020.

Event Contact: 386-313-4020

Contact: Flagler County Parks & Recreation

Princess Place Preserve: 2500 Princess Place Road, Palm Coast, FL 32137

Phone: 386-313-4020 (opt.1)

eyates@flaglercounty.org





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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