Celebrate Native American Culture & Tradition

The 12th Annual Hunting Moon Pow Wow will be held on October 14–16 at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena (formerly US Cellular Arena) at 400 W. Kilbourn Avenue in downtown Milwaukee.

The dance competitions are a treat for the eyes. From the intricate footwork and graceful movements to the beautiful regalia worn by the dancers, spectators will delight in these traditional dances. The drumming and singing are a splendor for the ears, the rich sounds evoking deep meaning. 

Spectators can enjoy a variety of vendors with Native American arts and crafts. There is plenty to check out at this one-of-a-kind event. 

Over $99,000 in prize money!
Photo ID required for registration and Social Security number required for prize payouts of $600+.

2016 Head Staff
Host Drum: Smokey Town & Northern Cree
Master of Ceremonies: Artley Skenandore & Manny King
Arena Director: Ron Goodeagle
Head Dance Judge: Joe Young
Head Drum Judge: Dylan Jennings
Invited Drums: Cozad
Head Dancers chosen daily.
2016 Pow Wow Weekend Schedule
Friday, October 14 Doors Open at 3 p.m. Grand Entry at 7 p.m.
Saturday, October 15 Doors Open at 10 a.m. Grand Entry at 1 and 7 p.m.
Sunday, October 16 Doors Open at 10 a.m. Grand Entry at Noon