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A Hopi Festival is scheduled for Sept. 21-23 on First Mesa on Hopi Tribal Lands. The festival has been moved to the Rodeo Grounds, which is located between milepost 393 & 394 on Hwy 264 East. The weekend will consist of American Indian arts and craft booths, as well as food booths. Peddlers Permit and Food Handlers Cards are required. The highlight will be the social dances that occur throughout each day. This is open to all Social Dance Groups.
A fashion show will kick off the event on the evening of Sept. 21 starting at 6 p.m. and will take place at the Tewa Community Building on first Mesa. A free meal will be provided starting at 5 p.m. The meal is sponsored by HTI (Hopi Telecommunications, Inc). This event is open to all seamstresses who want to display their work on models of their choice, whether it is traditional or contemporary. It is not a competition, but promotes talented seamstresses and their work in the Native American fashion industry.
The fee for space is $20 per vendor, per day and is on a first come, first served basis. DHD Events, the sponsor’s intent is to bring everyone together to reinforce a lasting bond between people and in doing so, recognizing that everyone is connected in one way or another. The event is open to everyone. All walks of life. It is also an alcohol and drug-free event.
Lodging is available at the Hopi Cultural Center Motel (928) 734-2401 and at the Moencopi Legacy Inn & Suites in Moencopi (928) 283-5400. A campsite area is also available at the Honyumptewa residence.
More information for vendor applications or anything else is available by calling (928) 737-0174 or (928) 206-6095.
Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018
First Mesa Rodeo Grounds
Between Milepost 393 and 394 on Hwy 264
Hours vary, see website for more information.
928-737-0174 or 928-206-6095
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