13th Annual American Indian Festival: Performances Only
Saturday, October 16, 2021 New Time (2021 only): 12 – 2 pm; Gates Open at 11 am
Patuxent River Park, group campground & picnic area 16000 Croom Airport Road Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Discover the rich and diverse culture of Native American Indians at this year's in-person festival. Join us for an abbreviated celebration (due to Covid-19) featuring Native American Indian Culture and Heritage.
Temporary Change in Format
Due to COVID-19, we will be temporarily changing the festival format for 2021. We expect to return to regular programming in 2022!
Limited to First 500 Attendees.
Experience 2 hours of Native American Indian Culture and Heritage Education from the Native Perspective!
Optional: Bring Your Own Picnic Basket & Lawn Chair. (Bring a Cushion or Blanket For Additional Seated Comfort.
Emcee: Keith Colston
Host Drum: Medicine Horse Singers
Guest Drum: Yapatoko Singers
The Zotigh Singers – performing Tribal songs from across Indian Nation!
Drummers, Singers, Dancers, & Story Tellers!
Learn about the significance of the Drum, Singing & Dance Styles, Regalia!
Q & A Opportunities For the Audience!
RAFFLE: Professional Quality Native American Indian Flute,
Value $170, donated by Red Bird Flutes.
Raffle Tickets: $1/1 or $5/10.
Drawing at 1:45 pm (Must be present to win).
Social Distancing is strongly recommended.
The festival will be adhering to local, state, and CDC Large Event COVID Safety Protocols.
NOTE: Due to Covid 19, this year we must limit attendance. We cannot offer food vending, sales vendors, additional field activities, or exhibits.
What to Expect:
FREE Attendance & Parking
Excellent Cultural Education in a Beautiful Outdoor Setting
Seating & Limited Picnic Tables
Additional Information: 301- 627-6074 or 301- 627-7555
2022 American Indian Festival
We plan to return to our full festival format next year at the 14th Annual American Indian Festival on: