Thanksgiving Pow Wow, reunion set in Atmore

Published 9:28 am Tuesday, November 21, 2023

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians will be hosting the 51st annual Thanksgiving Day Pow Wow Thursday and Friday at the Poarch Creek Indian Reservation in Atmore.

The two-day event will run Thanksgiving Day, November 23 and Friday, November 24 , starting at 10:00AM each day. Admission is $15 for both days, $10 for one day, and kids 6 and under are free.

The event is full of family-friendly activities for all ages, including one of the most popular events- dance competitions. Both entertaining and educational, the dance competitions feature a several different styles of dance, with a variety of age categories, each arranged within male and female divisions, highlighting their authentic regalia. Another highlight is the annual crowning of the Poarch Creek Indian Princesses. Once crowned, Princesses will serve as Ambassadors for the Tribe throughout the year at public events, as well as Tribal gatherings, all around the United States.
In addition to the main performances, visitors can also enjoy unique crafts and goods for sale by local artisans and vendors, as well as festival favorite foods such as barbeque, oak wood fire-roasted corn, buffalo burgers, ham, and fried chicken. And if you’re looking for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, we’ll be serving turkey and dressing dishes, too.