Visitor Info

29th ANNUAL TAOS PUEBLO POW WOW

JULY  11, 12, & 13,  2014

The Taos Pueblo Pow Wow is an Alcohol and Drug Free Event

 ADMISSION FEES

Admission- (includes camera/video fee):
$15 per person/per day       $20 per person/2 day pass        $25 per person/3 day pass
Children 10 & under - Free
*No refunds due to inclement weather.
For further information, please call 575.741.0974 or 575.741.0181. Tickets are available only at the gate.

 PARKING

Parking is located directly west of the pow wow grounds.  There is no fee for parking.  Handicapped parking is located near the main entrance to the grounds.  We apologize that we cannot allow handicapped parking or drop offs within the pow wow grounds.  Parking areas are not lit so we strongly advise to bring a flashlight.

 

 HOURS OF OPERATION

Gates are open to visitors at 10am on Friday, Saturday, & Sunday.  The Pow Wow ends approxmiately at 10pm on Saturday & Sunday; 6pm on Sunday.

 

VISITING TAOS PUEBLO & THE TAOS PUEBLO POW WOW

Admission & camera fees are seperate for both Taos Pueblo and the Taos Pueblo Pow Wow.  Please visit the Taos Pueblo website for more information on admission fees.

 

ARTS & CRAFTS/FOOD VENDORS

There are many arts & crafts and food vendors that set up at the Taos Pueblo Pow Wow.  Sterling silver jewelry, beadwork, shawls, paintings, and the like will be for sale at the numerous booths that encircle the pow wow grounds.  There is also a variety of different foods like curly fries, fried bread, bratwurst & sauerkraut, roasted corn, custard, & shish-ka-bobs that should be sampled while you enjoy your visit to the pow wow.

 

SEATING AT THE POW WOW

Since there is no permanent seating under the arbor, visitors are advised to bring their own chairs.  Please allow room for drums under the arbor.  We apologize that we cannot allow canopies outside or inside the arbor. 

 

CAMERA FEES

 Camera fee included in the admission fee. Commercial video taping, and photography ( ie., resale, as an art piece, stock photography, or to put on a website) at the pow wow will require advance notification of the Taos Pueblo Pow Wow Committee.

 

CAMERA ETIQUETTE

Photos are for personal use only.  Please do not use flash attachments.  Please have your camera tag visable and attached to your camera.  Please DO NOT enter dance arena to take pictures.  Please ask permission of an individual before taking their picture.  It is allowable to take photos/video of arena & surrounding area.  Do not touch dancers regalia without permission.  No refunds will be given due to adverse weather conditions. 

RESTROOMS

Restrooms and portable washing stations are available on the perimeter of the pow wow grounds.

PETS

Pets are not allowed within the pow wow grounds.  Pets are allowed within the campground area but must be kept on a leash at all times.

HOTEL INFORMATION

The TPPW is proud to work with these hotels. Please call to get these special pow wow rates & to make reservations.

Host Hotel:

The Host Hotel for this years' pow-wow is the Whitten Inn located at 615 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur Taos, NM 87571 Their rate of $89 +tax is for double bed occupancy; their contact number is: 575-737-0447 Email: whitteninntaos@yahoo.com

Other hotels available:

Don Fernando de Taos: (575) 758-4444, 1005 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM - offering rates of $79-2 doubles, $69- single king,
$99 - suites. Located approximately 10 minutes or 4 miles to the TPPW grounds. Amenities include free breakfast, free wi-fi, restaurant on premises, indoor atrium swimming pool.

Kachina Lodge, 413 Paseo deal Pueblo Norte, 4 minutes or 2.1 miles from pw grounds. Free breakfast, outdoor pool, located in the center of Taos; approximately 2 miles from Taos Pueblo. Their rates are: 1 queen bed is $72 + tx, 1 King bed is $81+tx, and 2 queen beds are $99+tx. For reservations: (575) 758-2275.

CAMPING

Camping areas are located north and east of the pow wow grounds.  A water spigot is located on the north side of the pow wow grounds.  While we do welcome RV's, we cannot supply hookups to electricity, water, or sewage. Taos Montebello RV Park (575.751.0774) is located 2 miles west of the pow wow grounds on US Hwy 64 where those facilities are available. Open fires and pets are allowed in the campgrounds, but all pets must be kept on a leash.  The TPPWC will provide trash pickup after the pow wow and strongly encourage campers to clean up their area after they leave.  This includes all arbors made of tree branches and trash in your camp area. 

Camp fires are allowed only in fire rings and grills. Fireworks are prohibited and smokingis restricted to enclosed buildings.

**Showers are available at the Northside Health & Fitness Center (575.751.1242), 1307 Paseo del Pueblo Sur (half a mile south of the pow wow grounds) for $5 and $10.75 to use pool and gym per person; hours are Friday 5pm - 9pm; and Saturday and Sunday 8am - 8pm.  - Bring your own towels!!

 

WEATHER

Daytime temperatures can be quite warm (upper 70's to mid 80's), while nighttime temperatures can be cold (40's to 50's).  It is advisable to bring a medium weight jacket for the evening. Please be advised that the pow wow grounds are located in a rural area. Roads are not paved and terrain around the pow wow grounds is grassy and sometimes uneven.  Comfortable shoes are a must. 

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