Standing Bear Powwow
Ponca City, OK 74601
Phone: 580-762-1514 580-762-3148
The Standing Bear Powwow, hosted by the six north-central tribes of Oklahoma, is held the last Friday and Saturday of September. It 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.
This free event in Ponca City is open to the public and often considered one of the most significant American Indian events in the United States. Attend the Standing Bear Powwow and witness as the Kaw, Osage, Otoe-Missouria, Pawnee, Ponca and Tonkawa tribes gather to celebrate their tribal heritage with contest dancing, singing, drumming and more.
Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant
General Information: Free admission
Group Amenities: Bus/Motorcoach Parking
Event begins Fri 6pm, Sat 1pm.
Located at Hwy 60 & Standing Bear Parkway (Old Hwy 177).
As the mild temperatures of fall’s Indian Summer descend upon Oklahoma, the state’s renowned American Indian heritage is brought to life with a variety of Native American festivals, events and powwows.
Immerse yourself in the culture and pageantry of six distinct American Indian tribes at the Standing Bear Powwow in Ponca City.