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Join us Thanksgiving weekend for the 36th Annual Cabazon Indio Powwow on November 24-26, 2017 at the Fantasy Springs Special Events Center in Indio, CA. Take part in one of Southern California’s most anticipated cultural events of the year at the annual Cabazon Indio Powwow, located just minutes from Palm Desert in Indio, California.

Celebrate Thanksgiving weekend with the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians and tribes from across the United States and Canada as they come together to show off their dancing and singing skills through traditional competitions. Enjoy Native American dancing, drum contests, peon games and bird singing. Cabazon Indio Powwow visitors can also join dancers in the arena during selected times to participate in a non-competitive inter-tribal dance.

While you’re there, savor delicious Native American foods, including favorites like Indian fry bread, and browse through vendor booths to shop for hand-made jewelry, dream catchers and other Native American arts and crafts. Be sure to stay for the Grand Entry – which takes place on all three days of the event – to see all of the tribes come together in a dance procession to kick off the intertribal dancing and dance competitions.

The Cabazon Indio Powwow will be held at the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians’ Special Events Center at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, with festivities begining on Friday at 5:00 p.m. Head back out on Saturday and Sunday to for the rest of the Powwow, which starts at 11:00 a.m. on both days. Be on time so you can experience the Grand Entry on all three days, which is a definite must-see.

Cabazon Indio Powwow - Fantasy Springs Special Events Center - Cabazon Band of Mission Indians

FREE ADMISSION & FREE PARKING

Head Staff
Host Drum: To be announced
Master of Ceremonies: To be announced
Arena Directors: To be announced
Head Dance Judge: To be announced
Head Singing Judge: To be announced
Head Whistle Carrier: To be announced
Sound Provided by: To be announced
Tabulations: To be announced

POWWOW INFORMATION
Judy Stapp, Cabazon Band (760) 238-5770 [email protected]
Vendor Information (760) 238-5770

EVENT SCHEDULE (Tentative)
FRIDAY
5 pm Gates Open
5 pm Bird Singing
8 pm Grand Entry
Cabazon Indio Powwow - Fantasy Springs Special Events Center - Cabazon Band of Mission Indians
SATURDAY
11 am Gates Open
1 pm Grand Entry
5 pm Bird Singing
8 pm Grand Entry
SUNDAY
11 am Gates Open
1 pm Grand Entry

Cabazon Indio Powwow Activities
BIRD SINGING: Friday and Saturday nights
Michael Mirelez (760) 534-2790

PEON GAMES:
George Smith (760) 742-3013
Friday night: Youth Teams (18 and under)
Saturday night: Adult Men and Women
Sign-in 7:00-8:00 pm
Entry fee – $100 per team

POWWOW CONTEST INFORMATION

Contest Detail

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Location
Fantasy Springs Resort Casino
84-245 Indio Springs Pkwy
Indio, CA 92203
North of I-10 at Golf Center Parkway Exit

Mark your calendar today so you won’t miss the Cabazon Indio Powwow at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California.

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