Visitor Info


JULY  8, 9, & 10,  2016

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


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 888-285-6344. Tickets are available only at the gate.


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.



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



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.



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.



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 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.



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


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.


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

The Sagebrush Inn & Suites is one of the Host Hotels; they are located at 1508 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur Taos, NM 87571. They are offering the rate of $139 for their studio rooms and $179 for their Deluxe Suites. Both rates include, a full hot breakfast, Free Wi-Fi, and free Self Parking. Rate is good for single or double occupancy; additional guests are $10 each. Children age 12 and under stay free with parents.

For direct access to hotel reservations; click here:

Reservations can also be made by contacting their front desk at either 1-800-428-3626 or 575-758-2254; Code for PW rates is : TPPW **PLEASE NOTE THIS RATE IS ONLY GOOD UNTIL JULY 1ST, 2016. TO RECIEVE SPECIAL RATE; PLEASE MAKE RESERVATIONS BY JULY 1, 2016.


The El Camino Lodge (formally Whitten Inn) is also offering Pow-Wow rates for the 2016 Taos Pueblo Pow-Wow; they are located in Taos at  615 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Taos NM. Their contact information is 1-866-737-0447. They are offering the following rates: Double/Queen, $89+tax; King $99 +tax which includes continental breakfast, indoor pool and hot tub, refrigerator, and microwave. Use code "TPPW" to get special rate.


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 High Altitude Fitness ( formerly known as Northside Health & Fitness Center) (575.751.1242), 1307 Paseo del Pueblo Sur (half a mile south of the pow wow grounds) for $8. Hours are Friday 5pm - 9pm; and Saturday and Sunday 8am - 8pm.  - Bring your own towels!!


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. 

Taos Pueblo