15th Annual American Indian Festival

Save the date!

Saturday, October 21, 2023, 10 am - 4 pm

Patuxent River Park, Group Campground & Picnic Area
16000 Croom Airport Road
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

Contact Information: 301-627-6074, patuxentriverpark@pgparks.com

FREE admission and parking!

Discover the rich and diverse culture of Native American Indians at this year's in-person festival!

Festival Activities

  • Traditional and Contemporary Musical Performances Drumming 
  • Singing
  • Dancing 
  • Oral Tradition Storytelling

Interactive Exhibits and Demonstrations

  • Pre-Contact Native Technologies 
  • Native Horsemanship Genealogy 
  • Regalia 
  • Arts & Crafts 
  • Archery 
  • Live Birds of Prey 
  • Archaeology
A man wearing a patterned shirt and a camouflage patterned hat holding a microphone
A woman in a black, red, purple, and gold outfit dancing in front of a crowd
A woman in a beige leather outfit  with colorful beaded details performing a dance

2022 Festival Flyer (PDF)


Watch the 2020 Virtual American Indian Festival!