2014 Navajo Nation Calendar of Events
Major Fairs and Events
July 31 – Aug 3 Ramah Navajo Fair – Ramah, NM
August 6-10 Gallup Inter-Tribal Ceremonial – Gallup,NM
August 18-24, 2014 Santa Fe Indian Market – Santa Fe, NM
August 20-24 Central Navajo Fair – Chinle, AZ
September 1-7 Navajo Nation Fair – Window Rock, AZ
September 10-14 Utah Navajo Fair – Bluff, UT
September 10-21 New Mexico State Fair – Albuquerque, NM
September 19-21 Southwest Navajo Fair – Dilkon, AZ
October 2-5 Northern Navajo Fair – Shiprock, NM
October 10-Nov 12 Arizona State Fair – Phoenix, AZ
October 9-11 Alamo Indian Days – Alamo, NM
October 16-19 Western Navajo Fair – Tuba City, NM
JUL 2-6 4th OF JULY FAIR & PRCA RODEO. Window
Rock, AZ. Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) Pro Rodeo, carnival, traditional Navajo song and dance, concerts, arts and crafts sales and fireworks. Contact: Navajo Nation Fair Office (928) 871-7941. www.navajonationfair.org
JUL 2-6 4th of July Celebration. Window Rock, AZ. Contact: (928) 871-6642
4th of July Open Junior Rodeo Kayenta
KAYENTA – The 4th of July Open Junior Rodeo is set for July 1 at 8 a.m. First 100 contestants will receive a T-shirt. Mail-in entry opens April 4 through June 13 (last to enter first to perform). Make money order or cashier check (no personal checks) payable to Wilson Stewart Jr., and mail to CES Wilson Stewart Jr., P.O. Box 422, Fort Defiance, AZ 86504. Walk-in entries will be taken June 14, Window Rock Quality Inn lobby, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and June 21, Monument Valley Inn lobby, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Information: Wilson Stewart, 505-609-9369 or www.kayentarodeo.com.
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Native American festival, powwow
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Palmer Lake Historical Society and One Nation Walking Together will sponsor the annual Colorado Springs Native American Intertribal Festival and Traditional Powwow on July 19 at the Freedom Financial Services Expo Center (3650 N. Nevada) from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The festival will feature Native drums and dancers, Native art and artisans, live wolf and birds of prey exhibits, and plenty of Native vendors and food. Grand entry begins at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Information: Al or Rhetta Walter, 719-559-0525 or www.palmrdividehistory.org.
JUL – 12 NAVAJO RUG AUCTION- Crownpoint
Elementary, Crownpoint, NM. Viewing 4:00 pm-6:30 pm. Auction @ 7:00pm. Contact: Christina Ellsworth (505) 786-7386. www.crownpointrugauction.com.
JUL 10-13 ANNUAL EASTERN NAVAJO FAIR.
Crownpoint, NM. Indian Rodeo, Pow wow, Pagent, and carnival. Contact: Alvin Smith, (505) 786-7191 or www.enafair.org/
AUG – 9 NAVAJO RUG AUCTION- Crownpoint
Elementary, Crownpoint, NM. Viewing 4:00 pm-6:30 pm. Auction @ 7:00pm. Contact: Christina Ellsworth- Manager (505) 786-7386. www.crownpointrugauction.com
August 7-11, 2013 Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial
Parade, Powwow,Gourd Dance, Queen Activities Rodeo,Junior Rodeo andSenior Dineh Land Rodeo
August 16, 2013.Four Corners Monument Community Celebration Day
8am-4pm (928) 871-6647 Karen Yazzie, Four Corners Monument Park Manager NavajoNationParks.org
August 12-18, 2013. Santa Fe Indian Market
This spectacular festival brings over 150,000 people to Santa Fe every August with its unique, exciting and inspiring events. http://www.swaia.org/
AUG 20-26 Central Navajo Fair
Chinle, AZ Indian Rodeo, Powwow, pageant, and carnival. Contact: Doris Davis (928) 313-2096
September 1-7, 2013
Annual Navajo Nation Fair, The World’s Largest American Indian Fair.” Window Rock, AZ. MultiSanctioned Indian Rodeo, carnival, traditional Navajo song & dance, inter-tribal pow-wow, traditional Navajo food, concerts, parade, children’s day, Miss Navajo Nation Pageant, agricultural & commercial exhibits, and a free barbecue. Contact: Navajo Nation Fair Office (928) 871-7941. www.navajonationfair.org
SEP – 13 NAVAJO RUG AUCTION- Crownpoint
Elementary, Crownpoint, NM. Viewing 4:00 pm-6:30 pm. Auction @ 7:00pm. Contact: Ena Chavez, Manager (505) 786-7386. www.crownpointrugauction.com
September 14, 2013 NATIVE AMERICAN ARTS AUCTION
Hubbell Trading Post, Ganado, AZ. 400 items for sale- historic and contemporary Native American Arts. Viewing 9am-11am. Auction 12-5pm. Contact: Ed Chamberline (928) 755-3475. Email: email@example.com Website: www.nps.gov/hutr
SEPT. UTAH NAVAJO FAIR. Bluff, UT. Multi Sanctioned
Indian Rodeo, traditional Navajo son & dances, food, concerts, parade, contest pow-wow, Big Daddy Poker Run, Miss Navajo Nation Pagent, etc. Contact: (435) 444-0335
SEP 19-22 Southwestern Navajo Fair.
Dilcon, AZ Contact: Claudia at (928) 221-6982 or firstname.lastname@example.org
OCT 3-7 Northern Navajo Nation Fair. Shiprock, NM
The Shiprock Northern Navajo Nation Fair is the the Oldest and Most Traditional of the Navajo Fairs. Where the Navajo people of the Four Corners come to celebrate the year’s harvest with a community celebration. Contact: (505) 860-2577 Website or visit our Facebook Page.
OCT 11-13 Annual Alamo Indian Day Celebration
, Alamo, NM. Food, arts & crafts, horseshoe contest, Navajo Song & Dances, Country & Western Dances, Miss Alamo Pageant. Contact: (575) 854-2686
OCT 17-20 45th Annual Western Navajo Fair. Tuba City, AZ.
Contest Pow Wow, Song and Dance
Country Western Dance
Rodeos, food and arts & crafts. Barbeque, etc. For more information
Contact: (928) 283- 3284