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American Indian Festival

9th Annual "American Indian Festival"

Saturday, October 21, 2017
10 am-4 pm 

Patuxent River Park 
16000 Croom Airport Road 
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

12 noon -
Grand Entry

3 pm - Raffle Drawing

All ages; Free Admission and Parking (Rain or Shine)

Free Activities

Celebrate the rich and diverse cultures of Native Americans at the 9th annual “American Indian Festival, ” featuring live performances of traditional and contemporary music, dancing, drumming, singing, and storytelling. Interactive exhibits and demonstrations include beading, finger weaving, pre-contact life skills, flint knapping, hand-made tools, artifacts, regalia, languages, genealogy, Native horsemanship, live Birds of Prey display, archery, multiple Native crafts and games!

Activities with Nominal Fees
  • Traditional Native food and other festival favorites
  • Vendors: Native made items, arts, jewelry, flutes, music and books, and more
  • Horse & Pony Rides ($3), Basket Craft ($3), Design your own t-shirt ($10), 
  • Multiple raffles include: collectible “Pendleton” blanket, collectible “Pendleton” crib blanket, and a quality Native American flute (raffle tickets $1)

Need more information? 

Festival Coordinators

Karen Marshall
301-627-6074; TTY 301-699-2544

Devin Mills
301-627-7755; TTY 301-699-2544