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Thunder on the Beach Powwow and Native American Experience
February 14, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - February 16, 2020 @ 4:00 pm$10
The 17th annual Thunder on the Beach Powwow and Native American Experience is set to take place February 14-16, 2020- at the Indian River County Fairgrounds.
Spectators can expect to see and learn about part of the Native American culture. There will be Intertribal dancing- with natives coming to dance from all around the country and Mexico. Many different tribes will be represented and spectators will even have a chance to learn how to dance. There will be Teepee’s set up, so you can get an up-close view of these magnificent lodges!
The weekend will be jam-packed with some of the best entertainment in the country. As well as some interactive experiences.
Cody Boettner, the 2019 World Grand Champion Hoop Dancer is set to perform each day! If you have never seen him perform live, you are in for a treat. He gives a fast-paced performance and amazes with his hoop creations of a glimpse into his world. And- he will be just returning from the 2020 Championships!
John Bailey, a Guinness Book World Record holder, Knife Thrower & Bullwhip Specialist with “Lash and Steel” will be showing his skills! It is amazing the accuracy he has with his 50 knives and 12 tomahawks, thrown around an assistant from a variety of distances. 12 items are cut from the assistants’ hands in Bullwhip routines!
Grupo de Danza Azteca ‘Tloke Nahuake’ otherwise known as “the Aztec Dancers” will be wowing us with their beautiful dances, regalia, and gorgeous feathered headdresses.
We have several flute players who will be playing throughout the day- including “Crazy Flute.” Crazy Flute just won the Native American Music Award for best Instrumental album 2019 for our album “We Belong To The Music!” We are so excited for them to join us this year!
You can’t have a powwow without drums. They are the heartbeat of the weekend. We are so happy to have Ottertrail as our Southern Drum and Medicine Horse as our Northern Drum! Do you know the difference between a Northern and Southern Drum? Come on out and learn! Saturday morning we invite children and adventurous adults to come out and learn how to dance and a few will have the opportunity to sit around a drum!
Do you like to camp? We offer camping for the weekend. If you would like to reserve a spot, just head to our website fiha.us
Gates open 4pm on Friday and 10am on Saturday and Sunday
Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children, ages 6-12. Advance Ticket Discount $8 for adults
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Camping is available-primitive and RV sites.
Get tickets and reserve camping here: https://store13280038.ecwid.com/Thunder-On-The-Beach-February-15-17-2019-at-Indian-River-Fairgrounds-c32883043