44th Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow at Queens Farm Museum 2023

Notice - This information is for a past Pow Wow.

July 28, 2023 - July 30, 2023

Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park Queens, NY, 11004


44th Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow at Queens Farm Museum 202344th Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow at Queens Farm Museum 2023

July 28-30, 2023

Thunderbird American Indian Dancers, Inc. Celebrates 60 Years!!! This spectacular 3-day event is NYC’s largest Pow Wow and one of the top ten in the USA, says Indian Country Today. It features inter-tribal Native American dance competitions by over forty Indian Nations. The Grand Entry showcases the dancers full regalia and The Sunset Lighting of the Bonfire is an enchanting ceremony. Program features an expansive market of authentic Native American art, crafts, jewelry, dolls, pottery, leather, feather & bead work, drums, regalia, vintage items and food (fry bread to venison) Celebrate Specials with The Thunderbirds’ 60th Anniversary Preserving American Indian Culture at the 44th Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow at Queens County Farm Museum 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, NY 11004-1129 (718) 347-FARM Gates open at 6pm Events take place 6pm-10pm on Friday July 28, 2023. Gates open at 10 am Saturday July 29, 2023 Events: 12pm to 5p, & 7pm to 10pm through Sunday July 30, 2023 Events: 12pm to 5pm. An immersive cultural experience not to be missed!
Website: www.thunderbirdamericanindiandancers.org Events page Facebook: Thunderbird American Indian Dancers page Twitter: thunderbirdny

Vendors please send: All current contact info, list of items, picture of exhibit booth and a few items offered to: [email protected] or Thunderbird Vendors c/o Marie Poncé P.O. Box 424 College Station, NY, NY 10030.(Note this P.O. Box #) Booth fees are tax deductible. Space is limited. All parking in South Parking Lot. Handicapped Parking not guaranteed.
Admissions can only be bought on-line, preferably in advance: go to https://www.queensfarm.org/thunderbird-american-indian-powwow/, click on “POWWOW TICKETS” and purchase by clicking on the linked “Get Tickets” EventBrite page.
Overnight Accommodation: Dancer RV’s must be moved into the parking lot overnight.
All cars must be parked and stationary before spectator entry times! No exceptions.
See Pow Wow 2021
11-Day Pass: $18; $12 (Children ages 2-12)
3-Day Pass: $36; $24 (Children ages 2-12)
Free for ages 0-1 years old Click https://www.queensfarm.org/thunderbird-american-indian-powwow/, to Get Your tickets and More Information

Proceeds go to Thunderbird American Indian Dancers Scholarship Fund and Queens County Farm Education Fund: Students send Letter of request attention: Michael A. Taylor. Everyone who loves and respects this family event is welcome. Annual, Traditional, Contest Powwow with Specials.

Guests like: Thunderbird Hoop Dancers, Smoke, Yaqui Deer Dancers; Crafts Demonstrations & Vendors: Only Authentic Native American items and food: Leather, Bead & Feather work, Wampum, Mayan weavers, Regalia and Dance Items, Silver, Turquoise and Shell work and Native Foods, Moccasins, Pottery, Dolls, Instruments, Crafts Supplies, Books, CDs, DVDs, Embroidery, Native Sculpture and Contemporary Art, Drums, , Crafts Demonstrations.

Native American Indian Craft Supply Vendors in demand. Limited booth space in the Orchard.

Bonfire at Sunset, Hay-rides, Farm and Farm Animals, Fresh Vegetables
Schedule of Events:
Friday: 6PM Gates Open,
6 -10PM Crafts and food stands,
7 – 10PM Pow Wow and ‘specials’ Sunset Lighting of the Bonfire
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Saturday: 10 AM Gates Open,
10AM-10PM Crafts and food stands,
12-1PM Gourd Dancing
1P M Grand Entry,
1 – 5 PM Pow Wow Dancing
7 PM Grand Entry,
7 – 10PM Pow Wow and ‘specials’ Sunset Lighting of the Bonfire
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Sunday: 10 AM Gates Open
10AM-10PM Crafts and food stands
12-1PM Gourd Dancing
1P M Grand Entry
1 – 5 PM Pow Wow Dancing
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DANCER REGISTRATION: In person dancer registration Friday 5-7pm, Saturday after 11am. Contest dancers must register by Saturday 1pm. Although the majority of contest points are given Saturday and Sunday, participation points will be awarded for Friday night dancing. Contests will run rain or shine. 1st, 2nd & 3rd Contest prizes awarded by category.
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DANCE CONTESTS: Adult Categories Men’s Traditional, Women’s Traditional, Men’s Grass Dance, Women’s Jingle, Men’s Fancy, Women’s Shawl:
1st $500, 2nd $300, 3rd $100
Young Men and Young Women (8-15) 1st $100, 2nd $75, 3rd $50
Tiny Tots (7 and under): 1st $50, 2nd $35, 3rd $20
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DIRECTIONS:
By Car: Grand Central Parkway to Exit 24 South (Little Neck Parkway) or Long Island Expressway (495) to Exit 32 South, to Farm Entrance Gate. Free Parking available at the Farm.
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Subway/Bus: E or F Train to Union Turnpike/Kew Gardens station. Transfer to eastbound Q46 bus to Little Neck Parkway. Walk 3 blocks north to Farm Entrance Gate.
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Long Island Railroad: To Floral Park or Little Neck Station, where car service is available.

• Advance tickets recommended as tickets are limited. Online tickets only. A ticket is required to enter powwow and craft/food market; however there is no gate fee to enter farm grounds.

• Event features dance performances and American Indian Craft & Food Market. Additional fees apply for food & craft vendors (prices vary), hayrides, and additional activities. There is no ATM on site.

• Bonfire is held on Friday and Saturday nights between 8-9pm, weather permitting.

Website: www.thunderbirdamericanindiandancers.org
https://www.queensfarm.org/thunderbird-american-indian-powwow/

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Date:
July 28, 2023 - July 30, 2023

Location:
Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park Queens, NY, 11004

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Contact: Marie Ponce
Phone: (718) 347-3276
Email: [email protected]
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MC: Louis Mofsie

Arena Director: Alan "Shooting Star" Brown

Host Drums: Heyna Second Sons

Additional Information: Head Veterans: Julian Gabourel, Tony Moonhawk


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Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park Queens, NY, 11004

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Please Update:
For our 60th Anniversary 44th Annual Thunderbird Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow July 28-30, 2023The Thunderbirds decided to increase Dancer Contest Prizes:

DANCE CONTESTS: Adult Categories Men’s Traditional, Women’s Traditional, Men’s Grass Dance, Women’s Jingle, Men’s Fancy, Women’s Shawl:
1st $800, 2nd $500, 3rd $200
Young Men and Young Women (8-15) 1st $200, 2nd $100, 3rd $75
Tiny Tots (7 and under): 1st $50, 2nd $35, 3rd $20

Marie Ponce
Vendors Committee
P.O. Box 424
College Station
New York, NY 10030
[email protected]


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