Standing Bear Powwow starts tonight

Ponca City Now - September 28, 2018 2:42 pm

The Standing Bear Powwow starts with gourd dancing at 5 p.m. tonight next to Standing Bear Park. is Friday, Sept. 28, and Saturday, Sept. 29, next to Standing Bear Park.

The Princess contest starts at 6:30 p.m. and the Grand Entry is at 7 p.m. There are several other contests tonight.

On Saturday, gourd dancing is from 1 to 5 p.m. and the Grand Entry is at 7 p.m., after the meal at 5:30 p.m.

The powwow is hosted by the six north-central tribes of Oklahoma the last Friday and Saturday of September each year.

Standing Bear Powwow features inter-tribal dancing, exhibition dancing, contest dancing, tiny tot contests and the crowning of the Standing Bear Princess.

Visitors will also find a variety of arts and craft vendors, along with a wide variety of food vendors.

For more information, call Standing Bear Park at (580) 762-1540.

 

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