2019 Seminole Tribal Fair & Pow Wow
All are welcome at the 48th Annual Seminole Tribal Fair & Pow Wow on February 8-10, 2019 in Hollywood, Florida. This celebration of Native culture and arts, hosted by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, will be held at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. Seminole Tribal Fair & Pow Wow events will be held in the Hard Rock Live arena and outdoors in the Hooter’s parking lot located on the east side of Seminole Paradise adjacent to State Road 7 and the main entrance to the Seminole Hard Rock property. Don’t miss the dance and drum competition excitement! Over $150,000 in cash prizes will bring the best singers and dancers from all across the country to compete.
Seminole Tribal Fair & Pow Wow
With the two venues, in addition to the usual lineup of Native arts, crafts, foods, and music, the Fair will host a Pow Wow dance competition open to all Native people from across the Americas. The Pow Wow will feature a drum competition of northern and southern drums; a dance competition in northern traditional, southern straight, fancy, grass and chicken for the men; and, northern traditional, southern buckskin, fancy, jingle and northern/southern cloth combined for the women.
Additional categories include teen/junior (8-17 yoa) in northern/southern combined and fancy/grass combined for boys and for girls, northern/southern combined and fancy/jingle combined; Golden Age (50+ yoa) for the men in northern/southern combined and fancy/grass combined and for the women, northern/southern combined and fancy/jingle combined.
Pow Wow Registration (in person)
IN PERSON REGISTRATION CLOSES 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO GRAND ENTRY.
$10 at registration for Pow Wow.*
$50 at registration for Drum.*
Registration will be held Thursday from 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Friday from 9:30 am – 1:30 pm/Reopen from 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm at TBA in front of the ticket window.
Seminole Tribal Fair & Pow Wow Mini-Gallery
Pow Wow Head Staff
Southern Emcee: Juaquin Hamilton
Northern Emcee: Howard Thomson
Arena Director: Chaske LeBlanc
Arena Director: Wendall Powless
Drum Judge: Calvin “Beaver” Campbell
Pow Wow Schedule (subject to change)
Afternoon Grand Entry at 2:00 p.m.; Dance Session ends at 5:00 p.m.
Evening Grand Entry at 7:00 p.m.; Dance Session ends at 10:00 p.m.
Afternoon Grand Entry at 12:00 p.m.; Dance Session ends at 5:00 p.m.
Evening Grand Entry at 7:00 p.m.; Dance Session ends at ?? p.m.
Alligator wrestling, wildlife shows, and exhibition dancing will also be performed throughout the Seminole Tribal Fair & Pow Wow weekend.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
1 Seminole Way
Hollywood, FL 33144
For More Information:
Tribal Fair Hotline: 866-625-5374
Pow Wow: Wanda Bowers 954.444.9827; Eugenia Osceola 786.537.1905
Vendors: Virginia Osceola 954.292.2597
Camping: Alice Tucker 954.732.8353
Hotel & Travel: 954.967.3614 NativeAmericanTravel@semtribe.com
Tribal Fair & Pow Wow (TFPW) reserves the right to use any photograph/video taken at any event sponsored by TFPW, without the expressed written permission of those included within the photograph/video. TFPW may use the photograph/video in publications or other media material produced, used or contracted by TFPW including but not limited to: brochures, invitations, books, newspapers, magazines, television, websites, etc.
Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Seminole Tribal Fair & Pow Wow on the second weekend in February at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida.
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