43rd Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow at Queens Farm Museum (2022)

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July 29, 2022 - July 31, 2022

Floral Park Queens NY

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July 29, 2022 - July 31, 2022

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

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Contact: Marie Ponce
Phone: (718) 347-3276
Email: thunderbirdvendors@gmail.com
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MC: Louis Mofsie

Arena Director: Alan "Shooting Star" Brown

Host Drums: Hetna Second Sons

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This spectacular 3-day event is NYC’s largest Pow Wow and one of the top ten in the USA. It features intertribal 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 The Thunderbirds’ 59th Anniversary Preserving American Indian Culture at the 43th 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 29, 2022. Gates open at 10 am Saturday July 30, 2022 Events: 12pm to 5p, & 7pm to 10pm through Sunday July 31, 2022 Events: 12pm to 5pm. An immersive cultural experience not to be missed!
Website: www.thunderbirdamericanindiandancers.wordpress.com 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: thunderbirdvendors@gmail.com or Thunderbird Vendors c/o Marie Poncé P.O. Box 521 College Station, NY, NY 10030. Booth fees are tax deductible.
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.
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1-Day Pass: $15; $8 (Children ages 2-12)
3-Day Pass: $30; $16 (Children ages 2-12) Click here 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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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 ($5/person), 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.wordpress.com


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


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Submitted by PowWow Calendar on: June 25, 2022

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