The Third Annual Brooksville Native American Festival is on the horizon, taking place at beautiful Florida Classic Park on February 6 and 7, 2016. This family friendly event is sponsored by FloridasAdventureCoast.com, Tampa Bay Times, Clear Channel Outdoor, SunTrust, DeLuna Arts and Peace Tree Trading Post. The event will feature a full roster of non-stop entertainment acts both Saturday and Sunday that include music, dance, primitive skills demonstrations and more!
The featured Dance Troupe is Iron Horse Dancers and Drummers, a multi-tribal group who will offer educational performances in many different Traditional dance styles.
New for 2016 is the Men’s Fancy Dance competition. The Men’s Fancy Dance is one of the most exciting styles in Native Culture today. This dance style is flashy, colorful and highly energetic. The $1000 winner-take-all prize is sure to attract some of the best Fancy Dancer’s in the Southeast!
Nahui Ollin Aztec Dancers is a Specialty Dance Troupe that performs the indigenous, ancient ceremonial dances of Mexico. These exciting dances share the history, culture and ceremonies of the Aztec people. Their high energy performance will include a fire dance.
The featured musical act is Ulali Project, a world renowned Native American women’s acappella group. Ulali Project’s unique sound combines indigenous music with Southern choral singing. Ulali’s live performances address Native struggles and accomplishments. These ladies perform all over the world and will be sure to delight the crowd!
Several Native American Food Vendors will be offering authentic Native staples, such as buffalo burgers and fry bread .
Over 35 vendors will offer hand-made Native American and Native American-inspired arts and crafts.
Learn to build fire the primitive way. Listen to traditional native music. Watch ancient traditional Aztec dances. Visit a real teepee. Shop for authentic handmade native arts and crafts and much more! Come for the day or camp out for the weekend. RV and tent camping available.
WHERE: Florida Classic Park
5360 Lockhart Rd. Brooksville FL 34602
WHAT: Brooksville Native American Festival
WHEN: Feb 6 and 7, 2016 Saturday 10-6 Sunday 10-5
HOW MUCH?: Adults $7 Children 5-12 $4 Under 5 free
Advance tickets available at Peace Tree Trading Post
WHO: For more information on tickets and camping call 352-797-7886