The 24th Annual Austin Powwow is this Saturday, November 7th from 10am until 10pm at the Toney Burger Center. The Powwow is the largest one-day powwow in the United States and is put on the Great Promise for American Indians, which hopes to preserve the traditions, heritage and culture of American Indians and to support the health and educational needs of their youth and families. Admission for adults is $5 and free for kids under the age of 18.
10:00 am Grand Entry
Exhibition Dancing – All Categories
Educational / Heritage Program
12:00 noon Gourd Dancing
1:00 pm Grand Entry
Competition Dancing – Youth and Ladies’ Categories
5:00 pm Gourd Dancing
6:00 pm Grand Entry
Competition Dancing – Men’s Categories
9:30 pm Awards and Closing
The Austin Powwow has one of the largest Indian Markets in the country, with more than 100 booths. Great care is taken to ensure that the goods being sold as Indian made are just that – authentic Indian arts and crafts. In the majority of the booths, you will be speaking directly to the artisan, or a member of his or her family. Shop the Indian Market from 9am to 9pm.
The Food Court allows visitors to sample a wide range of authentic American Indian foods. All vendors serve at least one traditional dish, and some offer many more. A convenient seating area is right next to the vendor’s booths. Dine at the Food Court from 9am to 8pm.
2015 Austin Powwow & American Indian Heritage Festival
Saturday, November 7, 2015
$5/adult, FREE for children 18 and under
Toney Burger Activity Center
3200 Jones Rd
Austin, TX 78745