Seminole Tribal Fair and Pow Wow

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The Seminole Tribal Fair and Pow Wow is commemorating its 44th annual celebration (2015) of Native arts and culture in the new home of the Okalee Indian Village in Hollywood, Florida.

WHAT: Seminole Tribal Fair and Pow Wow

WHEN: February 6-8 (2015) Second weekend in February
WHERE: Okalee Indian Village, 3551 N St Rd 7 (441), Hollywood, FL 33021




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Description:

Tribal Fair showcases live music, native dance, Seminole fashion, fine arts, native arts and crafts, wildlife and alligator wrestling shows for your entertainment and enjoyment.

Everyone is encouraged to arrive early to witness the Grand Entry as the Seminole Tribe of Florida presents our Armed Services Veterans, Native Royalty, Tribal Dignitaries and Native Dancers. There is truly something for everyone.

The 3-day event features Native Dancers from around the world, music by local Seminole talent, Seminole fashion shows, the colorful pageantry of the Little Mr. and Miss Seminole contest along with the exciting wildlife and alligator wrestling shows.

There will be a Canoe Race for tribal members 18 and over on Saturday at 11:00am. There is also an archery tournament at the same time.

The deadline for Arts & Crafts entries is Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 5:00pm, and entry is only open to tribal members.

The clothing contest is open to Seminole or Miccosukee Tribal Members and will be held in the Hard Rock Ballroom. There will be two classes, Adults/Youths at 1:00pm and Seniors at 4:00pm. You must pre-register for this competition  on Friday (2/6) 10am – 3pm at Okalee Indian Village or Saturday (2/7) 12:00pm.

The Fine Arts contest is open to Seminole Tribal Members, and the deadline for entries is Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 5:00pm at the Community Culture Center on your Reservation.

Number of Dancers:

100-499 The Dance Competitions will have $150,000.00 in prizes.

Times of Events

February 6, 7, & 8 (2015)

9am GATES OPEN
10am GRAND ENTRY / Welcome Remarks
10:30am Exhibition Dancing
11:30am Alligator Wrestling / Wildlife Show
12:30pm Pow Wow Grand Entry
1:00pm Pow Wow Competition begins (Will end depending on amount of participants)
6pm Dinner Break
8:00pm Pow Wow competition resumes
10:00pm GOOD NIGHT!

Admission:

Free.

Parking:

Pets:

No animals are allowed.

Camping / RV Parks / Motels:

Primitive camping will be available.

Vendor Information:

Vendor Applications must be received and vendor fees paid by December 18. Late applications will be accommodated based on availability of space.

Craft Vendor Fees:

Seminole Tribal Elders (55 & up) is FREE.
Other Seminole Tribal Members is $200.00
Other Native American Tribes are $375.00

FEES INCLUDE: Two (2) 6’x3’ Tables, Two (2) Chairs provided. There will be no additional tables allowed inside the Hard Rock Live for craft vendors.

Food Booth Vendor Fees:

Seminole Members $300.00
Other Native Americans $550.00

Money Orders or Business Bank Checks accepted ONLY. Please make checks and money order payable to: The Seminole Tribe of Florida Tribal Fair 2015.

Mailing Address:
2014 Seminole Tribal Fair
Attn: Virginia Osceola
5988 So St Rd 7
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314

For any questions please contact: Virginia Osceola at 954-292-2597 cell or email [email protected]
or
Holly Tiger Bowers at 954-562-9005 cell or email [email protected]

Website: http://www.smpbusinessmarketing.com/tribalfair/