Cherokee 4th of July Powwow

Cherokee 4th of July Powwow Information

Welcome to the Cherokee 4th of July Powwow, a vibrant celebration of culture and tradition in North Carolina. Hosted by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, this annual event honors indigenous heritage and community spirit. Experience an explosion of authentic Indian music, dancing, food and festivities during an action-packed July 4th weekend in Cherokee, North Carolina. With over $60,000 in prize money for dance competitions, thousands of spectators come near and far to view world-champion dancers adorned in colorful regalia compete with jaw-dropping dances and music made to move you. During the powwow, you can try authentic tribal foods, shop for traditional Indian crafts and get an insider’s look at a rich ancient culture.

Dance competition categories include:

  • Traditional
  • Fancy Shawl
  • Grass
  • Two-Step
  • Jingle
  • Buckskin
  • Daniel French Memorial

Tip: Don’t miss the Grand Entry march each day for the dramatic procession.

Located in Cherokee, North Carolina, amidst the stunning backdrop of the Great Smoky Mountains, the powwow invites visitors to experience the region's natural beauty. Nearby attractions include the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, offering insights into Cherokee history, and the Oconaluftee Indian Village, where visitors can step back in time to explore a recreated Cherokee village.

Whether participating in the dances, shopping for handmade crafts, or simply taking in the sights and sounds, the Cherokee 4th of July Powwow offers an unforgettable experience celebrating indigenous heritage amidst the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains.

Cherokee 4th of July Powwow

  • 1501 Acquoni Rd.
  • Cherokee, North Carolina 28719
Travel information
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time

Event Dates

Starts: July 04, 2024
Related Listings
Listing City Phone Web
Cherokee Grand Hotel Cherokee, North Carolina (828) 497-0050
Museum of the Cherokee People Cherokee, North Carolina (828) 497-3481
Cherokee Lodge Cherokee, North Carolina (828) 497-2226
Oconaluftee Indian Village Cherokee, North Carolina (866) 554-4557
Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual, Inc. Cherokee, North Carolina (828) 497-3103

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