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American Indian Intertribal Powwow

October 10 & 11 at Jamestown Settlement
Event Features Song and Dance, Storytelling and Children’s Activities

American Indian Intertribal Powwow_Jamestown Settlement

Jamestown Settlement’s American Indian Intertribal Powwow will return on Saturday and Sunday, October 10 & 11 with song and dance by members of American Indian tribes, storytelling and children’s activities. A Grand Entry with a parade of dancers will take place each day in a dance circle on the museum mall, followed by an afternoon of singing, dancing and music performances.

Weekend event activities from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. include:


Vendors on the museum mall will have a selection of American Indian artwork, pottery and quillwork available for purchase.

About Jamestown Settlement

Jamestown Settlement, administered by the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation and accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, features world-class exhibitions, immersive galleries and films, and interactive living-history experiences in re-creations of a Powhatan Indian village, three 1607 ships and a 1610-14 fort. The museum connects visitors with the lives of the Powhatan, English and west central African cultures that converged at 17th-century Jamestown.

Jamestown Settlement also features museum gift shops and a café, open daily during museum hours.

Admission, Directions & Hours

Jamestown Settlement, located at State Route 31 and the Colonial Parkway (2110 Jamestown Road), is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Museum admission is $17.50 for adults, $8.25 for ages 6-12, and free for children under 6. A value-priced combination ticket with the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown is $27.50 for adults and $13.50 for ages 6-12.

Residents of James City County, York County and the City of Williamsburg, including College of William and Mary students, receive free admission with proof of residency. Parking is free. For more information, call (888) 593-4682 toll-free or (757) 253-4838.

Dancers participating in the “American Indian Intertribal Powwow” event receive free admission.

The special event is sponsored in part by James City County.