Native American Pow Wow and Dance Competition - July 19-20, 2014
DelGrosso’s Amusement Park To Host
17th Annual Native American Pow Wow & Dance Competition
Tipton, Pennsylvania – DelGrosso’s Amusement Park will host the 17th Annual Native American Pow Wow on Saturday and Sunday, July 19-20, 2014.
The weekend festival will be filled with Native American Dancing in full regalia, drumming, and singing. Native American arts and craft vendors will also have various displays throughout the Pow Wow Grounds (inside the Tipton Creek Railroad tracks). Vendors are by invitation only.
Ezra Fields, Pawnee – from Pawnee, Oklahoma, will serve once again as the Master of Ceremonies for the event. All Native American Dancers are welcome to compete. Ezra Fields will be retiring from his M.C. duties this year. On Sunday, a special ceremony honoring his work at the park will take place during the Pow Wow.
Pow Wow Grounds and Vendor Shopping open at 10am both days. Grand entry into the dance arena will take place on Saturday at Noon and 6pm. Grand entry on Sunday will take place at Noon. The Pow Wow will be held from 10am-9pm on Saturday and 10am-5pm on Sunday (crowd and weather depending).
“This traditional Native American gathering is full of color and culture. Year after year, our park guests comment about the bright and colorful regalia and tribal traditions they get to watch and enjoy. This is why we brought Ezra and his family back each year for this annual event,” says Carl Crider, Jr., General Manager and President of DelGrosso’s Amusement Park.
An All-Day Fun Pass for DelGrosso’s Amusement Park is just $18.95. This includes Rides and the Water Park. DelGrosso’s Amusement Park offers Free Parking and Free Admission into the Rides Park area. Follow us on Facebook at DelGrosso’s Amusement Park and on Twitter @DelGrossos Park. Text the word DelGrossos to 75327 for weekly text message updates.
About: DelGrosso’s Amusement Park of Tipton, PA has been owned and operated by the DelGrosso Family since 1946 when Ferdinand (Fred) and Mafalda (Murf) DelGrosso purchased the land and attractions. Known as “Bland’s Park” until 2000, the DelGrosso’s have continued to emphasize Fred’s original vision of “Old Fashion Fun at Family Prices.” The park has become famous for “America’s Best Amusement Park Food,” and has been featured in national publications and media, including “Every Day With Rachael Ray” and the Food Network TV show, “Unwrapped.” The DelGrosso Family also owns and operates DelGrosso Foods, which is America’s oldest major family-owned producer of pasta sauce, and Marianna Foods, which helps area organizations in their fundraising efforts. Info at www.delgrossos.com.