Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial
Every August, Gallup, New Mexico, hosts one the nation's oldest celebrations of Native American arts and culture in a massive showcase of arts, dance, music, rodeo, and more.
The Indoor/Outdoor Marketplace and the Ceremonial Showroom present the country’s most complete and varied displays of genuine Indian fine arts, including Navajo rugs, katsinas, jewelry, pottery and basketry. Socials, rodeos and parades round out the events.
Spotlighting Native American Authenticity
First held September 28, 1922, this 100 year old historic event brings tribes from across the nation in a celebration of tradition, arts, and more.
Thousands of Native American and Indigenous participants come together each year to share songs, Pow-wow dances, art, food, and culture at Red Rock Park. Along with the artistic display of heritage, you'll also find the highly anticipated Ceremonial Queen Pageant, an all-open rodeo with junior and ladies competitions, a film festival showcasing Native American and Indigenous storytelling, social events like a wine gala on opening night, and even a 5k walk/run.
There are also stunning parades through downtown Gallup, showcasing the variety of tribes participating in the event. This is a celebration that can't be missed with a truly genuine Native experience for everyone to enjoy.
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