2023 Native American Arts Festival

Superstition Mountain Museum is excited to present an event celebrating Native American culture and art January 28 & 29, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The three-day Native American Arts Festival will include two stages featuring awe-inspiring dance, storytellers, artisans showcasing their unique creations and talented musicians playing Native Flute and acoustic guitar.

Featured performers are the world famous Yellow Bird Apache Hoop Dancers who will perform once on Saturday and two times on Sunday. Tony Duncan, of Yellow Bird Dancers, is the 2021 World Hoop Champion and has delighted audiences internationally for several years. We are very fortunate to have them on our stage. Also performing as storytellers will be Violet and Ken Duncan of Yellow Bird Productions.

Apache Crown Dancers

Also performing two times on Saturday are the Largo Dine Navajo Dancers and the Apache Crown Dancers will perform two times on Sunday.

Musical performances by Tony Duncan and Darren Yazzie are scheduled for Saturday afternoon.

Numerous traditional and contemporary tribal-registered Native American artisans will be at the festival, showcasing their work in a Master Craftsman space. They will visit with attendees and provide insights associated with their art.

Meet our special guest, Sistine Lewis, 2022-23 Miss Indian Arizona. Miss San Carlos Apache Queen Samantha Stauffer will greet visitors on Sunday. Kicking off events will be Color Guards from Salt River American Legion Post 114 on Saturday and San Carlos Apache Veterans Association on Sunday.

This event is a family-friendly and educational event offering tremendous photographic and shopping opportunities. Admission fee is $10 per person with kids under 10 admitted free.

All events are subject to change.

Artists, crafters and other vendors are invited to participate in this event. Artists and crafters must be an enrolled member of an Arizona Indian Tribe. Food vendors please contact Dave at 480-983-4888 option 3 or email [email protected] An application is provided below.

Amphitheater

The amphitheater and other outdoor locations on the Museum's property are available for outdoor events including small catered receptions. It is truly magnificent at twilight.

Imagine an intimate romantic wedding, candle-lit banquet or musical presentation with the Superstition Mountain at sunset as your backdrop!

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