31st Annual Howard County, MD Whispering Winds Pow Wow and Show 2024

July 13, 2024 - July 14, 2024

Howard County Fairgrounds
2210 Fairgrounds Rd., West Friendship, MD, 21794, 21794


31st Annual Howard County, MD Whispering Winds Pow Wow and Show 202431st Annual Howard County, MD Whispering Winds Pow Wow and Show 2024

31st ANNUAL HOWARD COUNTY, MARYLAND WHISPERING WINDS POW-WOW AND SHOW SCHEDULED FOR JULY 13-14, 2024: IN SIDE- RAIN or SHINE (Exhibition Hall)

Hollister, NC- Pow-Wow, an American Indian owned and operated company, will sponsor the 31st annual Howard County Whispering Winds Pow-Wow/American Indian Show and Festival on July 13-14, 2024 at the Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, Maryland. (The Howard County Fairgrounds–2210 Fairground Road West Friendship, MD  21794)  The pow-wow is an opportunity for the public to interact with American Indian dancers, singers, drummers, artists and crafts persons.  Also, this event is an attempt by Pow-Wow to educate the public about American Indians, past and present, through the arts.  

Gates open at 10:00AM on Saturday and Sunday for early shoppers.

Fun activities for children and adults include dance interaction and face painting, (birds of prey, petting zoo and pony rides, weather permiting), canvas painting, beadwork and dreamcatcher making.

The event will kick off with a parade of nations (grand entry) at 12:00 noon.  Native American Dancers in regalia (American Indian outfits) will dance/drum daily.    

Members of the Haliwa-Saponi, Piscataway, Rappahannock, Cherokee, Sioux, Iroquois, Lumbee, and Navajo are a few of the Tribes that will participate this year.

Some of the finest Native American crafts will be available.  Items for sale include fine art turquoise jewelry, moccasins, beadwork, rugs, books, paintings, and more.

Buffalo stew, Indian fry bread, Indian tacos, Indian corn soup, and buffalo burgers are just a few of the Native American food items that will be on sale at the event. American fare, such as hot dogs, hamburgers will be sold as well.

Admission to the Pow-Wow is: Ages 3-12: $8.00   Ages 13-up: $15.00.  Send e-mail to: [email protected]  We also accept payment through cash app: $nativeoppway2020. SAVE $3 off each adult ticket and $1 off each child ticket by purchasing in advance.

For more information, please call the show promoter at (252) 532-0821 or call the Howard County Fairgrounds at (410) 442-1022. TELEVISION AND PHOTO OPPORTUNITES (E-mail us to receive pictures or other info) OUR e-mail address is:  [email protected]

 

SCHEDULE:

July 12: Vendor Set Up – 12 Noon Until

July 13:

10:00am Gates Open

10:00am-6:00pm Visit with vendors/Early Shoppers/ Crafts

11:00am-4:00pm Pony Rides/Petting Zoo/Birds of prey

 12:00pm Noon Grand Entry/Parade of Native American Dancers/Salute to Veterans

12:00pm-1:20pm Native American Dancers- Inter Tribal/Public Interaction

1:30pm-2:00pm Break

2:00pm-3:20pm Native American Dance Contests

3:25pm-4:00pm Break

4:00pm-5:30pm Native American Dance Contest

6:30pm Gates Close

July 14:

10:00am Gates Open

10:00am-5:00pm Visit with vendors/Early Shoppers/ Crafts

11:00am-4:0pm Pony Rides/Petting Zoo

 12 Noon Grand Entry/Parade of Native American Dancers/Salute to Veterans

12:00pm-1:20pm Native American Dancers- Inter Tribal/Public Interaction

1:30pm-2:00pm Break

2:00pm-3:30pm Second Round Dance Contests

3:30pm-4:00pm Break

4:00pm-5:00pm Native American Dancers/Contests

5:00pm-5:30pm Announcement of contest winners

6:00pm Gates Close

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Date:
July 13, 2024 - July 14, 2024

Location:
Howard County Fairgrounds
2210 Fairgrounds Rd., West Friendship, MD, 21794, 21794

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Howard County Fairgrounds
2210 Fairgrounds Rd., West Friendship, MD, 21794, 21794

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A Pow Wow is a Native American tradition that brings together many different tribes and communities. Pow Wows are cultural celebrations that include dancing, singing, socializing, crafts, arts, and food.

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