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July 13 @ 10:00 am - July 14 @ 6:00 pm


The Pow Wow Experience

Whispering Winds Pow Wow
July 13, 2024 | 10:00am-6:00pm | July 14, 2024 | 10:00am-5:00pm
Howard County Fairgrounds  2210 Fairgrounds Road, West Friendship, MD, 21794

Experience the 31st Annual Howard County, MD Whispering Winds Pow Wow and Show 2024! Prepare yourself for an enriching Native American cultural journey. The weekend will be filled with art, music, dance, and delicious food!

Pow Wow Life:

Cultural Exploration: Engage with American Indian dancers, singers, drummers, artists, and craftspeople. Gain insights into the rich culture and traditions of American Indians, past and present.

Cultural Showcase: Witness the Parade of Nations (grand entry) at 12:00 noon, featuring Native American dancers in stunning regalia. Experience daily drumming and dancing performances by members of various tribes, including Haliwa-Saponi, Piscataway, Rappahannock, Cherokee, Sioux, Iroquois, Lumbee, and Navajo. Artisan

Delicious Cuisine: Indulge in Native American delicacies such as buffalo stew, Indian fry bread, Indian tacos, Indian corn soup, and buffalo burgers. American favorites like hot dogs and hamburgers will also be available for purchase.

Family Enjoyment: Delight in various activities for both children and adults, including dance interactions, face painting, canvas painting, beadwork, dreamcatcher making, and more. Weather permitting, additional attractions like birds of prey, a petting zoo, and pony rides will be available.

Marketplace: Explore a diverse selection of Native American crafts, including fine art turquoise jewelry, moccasins, beadwork, rugs, books, paintings, and more. Take home a piece of authentic indigenous culture.

Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate Native American culture and heritage at the Howard County Whispering Winds Pow Wow and Show. 


July 13 @ 10:00 am
July 14 @ 6:00 pm
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2210 Fairgrounds Road
West Friendship, MD 21794
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