The 2018 Thunderbird Powwow in Niceville features the colorful sights and distinctive sounds of Native American dancing, drumming, and singing. Spend the day with craft makers, singers, dancers, flute players, storytellers, and exhibits.
The 2018 Thunderbird Intertribal Powwow in Niceville will be held November 2-4, 2018 at the Mullet Festival Grounds located at the intersection of State Road 85 North & College Boulevard.
Admission to the popular Native American gathering is $5 for adults; $3 for children age 12 and younger. Children’s Day admission is $3 (Friday).
Sponsored by Eglin Native American Heritage Observance Month Committees and the Thunderbird Intertribal Council, Inc., the 2018 powwow in Niceville marks the 31st annual event.
Experience the colorful sights and distinctive sounds of Native American dancing, drumming, and singing. Spend the day with craft makers, singers, dancers, flute players, storytellers, and exhibits.
Enjoy contest dancing, intertribal dancing, storytelling, traditional drums and singers, authentic native crafters from all over the United States, exhibits, demonstrations — The powwow in Niceville is family friendly, with something for everyone.
Schedule of events:
Friday: Children’s Day
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Schools Visit
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Grand Entry, Intertribal Dancing
9:00 a.m. Gates Open
10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. Craft Competition
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Grand Entry, Intertribal Dancing, and Junior Contest Adult Exhibition Dancing
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Supper Break
7:00 p.m. Grand Entry, Intertribal Dancing, Free Style, Adult Contest
9:00 a.m. – Gates Open
10:00 a.m. – Church Service
12:00 p.m. – Grand Entry, Intertribal and Exhibition Dancing, Contest Run-offs
4:00 p.m. – Close Arena