We will meet at the carousel in the rides area from 10:00-10:15 am. Click HERE for a map to find the rides area. If you cannot find us please text/call (832) 754-0566. You are welcome to stick with us or wander off to do your own thing after we meet up. If some do decide to wander off we can choose a meeting place and time to grab lunch later in the day together.
Several hundred Native Americans, representing dozens of tribes from across the United States, will take part in this celebration of their culture and heritage. The drums will beat for the dancers in full regalia of feathers, buckskin, bells and beadwork competing for prize money and awards in eighteen different dance categories. Spectators will be amazed by the precision and showmanship that even the youngest competitors display in their dancing. Participants will range in age from two-year old toddlers to grandmothers in there 80’s. Dancers will compete for $15,000 in prize money.
Artists, craftsmen and traders from all over the country will showcase their wares and talents at the arts & crafts show and sale under the giant Expo. The arts & crafts sale will be open from 10:00 a.m. to sundown each day.
The Indian food booth will serve authentic Native American foods all weekend long. Everyone, spectators and competitors alike, can enjoy authentic Native American fry bread, Indian tacos and more.
The tipi village will provide visitors with a close-up look at life with this age-old form of portable shelter. Come wander through this true-to-life experience of days gone by.
Special morning entertainment, featuring Terry Tsotigh playing his flute and harmonica, will start at 11:30 a.m. each day with Grand Entry at 12:00 noon. All dance competition will take place from 12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
There is no admission charge to Traders Village, all events are free and parking is $3.00.