Experience the culture and history of Georgia’s first residents at the Native American Festival and Pow Wow.
The four-day festival at Stone Mountain Park is the largest Native American gathering in the state, and includes tribes from across the United States and Central America.
Visitors can learn about the culture through “dance, music, authentic craft demonstrations, cooking traditions, storytelling, wildlife presentations and more,” the event’s website states.
October 31, 2015 Stone Mountain – Charles Backus (top left) plays a ceremonial drum with the Silver Ridge Singers during the Indian Festival & Pow Wow at Stone Mountain Park on Saturday, October 31, 2015. The four day festival showcases Native American culture through dance, music, authentic craft demonstrations, cooking traditions, storytelling, wildlife presentations and more. JONATHAN PHILLIPS / SPECIAL
Demonstrations will include skills such as flint-knapping, bow making, fire starting, open fire cooking and pottery, plus an encampment where kids and adults can go inside traditional dwellings. The highlights of the weekend are often the inter-tribal dance and drum competitions, starting at 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
And if you’re looking for one-of-a-kind gifts, the artist market features world-renowned Native and Native-inspired artists and crafters who will demonstrate their skills and have handcrafted items for sale.
The festival is included in your All-Attractions Pass.
Native American Festival and Pow Wow
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Thursday-Friday, November 7-8
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, November 9
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, November 10
Stone Mountain Park, 1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd., Stone Mountain, GA 30083
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