Saturday 10th March to Sunday 11th March:
Head to the San Xavier Mission South of Tucson
For an exciting display of American Indian inter-tribal dancing along with a great selection of traditional food and crafts, come to the 30th Annual Wa:k Pow Wow on March 10-11, 2012. The pow wow takes place at the San Xavier Del Bac Mission 10 miles southwest of Tucson. Gates open at 10:30 am on Saturday and 10 am on Sunday.
There will be Gourd Dancing Saturday at 1 pm and Grand Entries at 2 pm and 7 pm. On Sunday the Gourd Dancing takes place at 11 am followed by the Grand Entry at 12 pm. There will also be a Drum Contest, Team Dancing, Hoop Dance Contest and Two-Step Contest. Registration for all categories closes at 7 pm on Sat.
Visitors looking for Native American arts and crafts and souvenirs will find an excellent selection including silver jewelry, beaded earrings, Native American T-shirts and hats, CDs and much more. Try the delicious traditional foods such as Indian fry bread, red and green chili burros and Indian tacos.
Take I-19 South, Exit 92. No alcohol, drugs or video cameras are allowed. Admission is $7 adults, $5 children (6 & under free) and parking is $3/car. Pow Wow hours are Sat 10:30 am – 11 pm and Sun 10 am – 7 pm.
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