American Indian Festival

2017 Festival

 
  • Saturday, October 21, 2017 (Rain or Shine)
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Patuxent River Park
    16000 Croom Airport Road
    Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

Performers


To be announced.


American Indian Festival

Free Activities 
Celebrate the rich and diverse cultures of Native Americans at the annual "American Indian Festival," featuring:
  • Live performances of traditional and contemporary music
  • Dancing
  • Drumming
  • Singing
  • Storytelling
Interactive Exhibits


Interactive exhibits and demonstrations include:
  • Archery
  • Artifacts
  • Beading
  • Finger weaving
  • Flint knapping
  • Genealogy
  • Hand-made tools
  • Languages
  • Live Birds of Prey display
  • Multiple Native crafts and games
  • Native horsemanship
  • Pre-contact life skills
  • Regalia

Activities With Nominal Fees


  • Basket Craft $2
  • Design your own t-shirt $8
  • Horse and Pony Rides $2
  • Multiple raffles (tickets are $1) include:
    • Collectible "Pendleton" blanket
    • Collectible "Pendleton" crib blanket
    • Quality Native American flute
  • Traditional Native food and other festival favorites
  • Vendors
    • Arts
    • Books
    • Flutes
    • Jewelry
    • Music
    • Native made items

Festival Coordinators