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Northern Navajo Nation Fair

Previously Held October 4, 2019 - October 6, 2019

Shiprock Fairgrounds

The Northern Navajo Nation Fair is the the oldest and most traditional of the Navajo Fairs. Held each fall in Shiprock, this fair offers the Navajo people of the Four Corners chance to celebrate the year’s harvest with a community celebration. The Native market, rodeo and traditional songs and dances are popular with visitors.

Event Information

Shiprock Fairgrounds
101 Uranium Boulevard Shiprock, NM
NNNF Board
Visit Website
Free
505-368-4910

Celebration includes a parade, fair, rodeo, arts & crafts, Pow Wow and traditional song and dance at the Fairgrounds in Shiprock, NM.  Visit the Northern Navajo Nation Fair on Facebook for details on events and vendor information. In 2019, the Four Corners region will celebrate the 108th Northern Navajo Nation Fair! 

Admission

2019 Northern Navajo Nation Fair admission will be $5 adults, $3 children and seniors age 55 & over. Veterans free with proper ID.  Parking passes $10 covers driver. Rodeo has no fee. The Indian Market will be south of fairgrounds. 

2019 Northern Navajo Nation Fair Schedule

September 27-October 6

  • Yeibicheii Ceremony

October 1-4

  • Miss Northern Navajo Pageant  
  • Miss Northern Navajo Teen Pageant

October 3
Youth & Elderfest Day

  • 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
  • 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Indian Market
  • 10:00 a.m. -11:00 p.m. Carnival

October 4

  • 8:00 a.m. Open Jr. Rodeo
  • 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Indian Market
  • 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
  • 10:00 a.m. -11:00 p.m. Carnival
  • 5:00 p.m. Traditional Song & Dance Social
  • 5:00 p.m. Pow Wow Gourd Dance
  • 6:00 p.m. Superstar Bull Riding 
  • 7:00 p.m. Pow Wow Grand Entry

October 5

  • 8:00 a.m. Northern Navajo Nation Fair Parade
  • 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m All Indian Rodeo Cowboy Assn.
  • 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Indian Market
  • 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
  • 10:00 a.m. -11:00 p.m. Carnival
  • 10:00 a.m. Traditional Song & Dance Social
  • 11:00 a.m. Pow Wow Gourd Dance
  • 1:00 p.m. Pow Wow Grand Entry
  • 5:00 p.m. Pow Wow Gourd Dance
  • 7:00 p.m. Bronc Riding
  • 7:00 p.m. Pow Wow Grand Entry

October 6

  • 9:00 a.m. Traditional Song & Doance Social
  • 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Indian Market
  • 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
  • 10:00 a.m. -11:00 p.m. Carnival
  • 1:00 p.m. All Indian Rodeo Cowboy Assn.

Northern Navajo Nation Fair Events

  • Ye’Bi’Chei Commences 
  • Navajo Food Competition 
  • Miss Northern Navajo Teen Contemporary Competition 
  • Elder Fest-Song & Dance Grounds
  • Miss Northern Navajo Traditional Competition
  • Carnival 
  • 4-H Exhibits
  • Old Timer’s Rodeo 
  • Bulls and Babes Rodeo 
  • Live Entertainment & Performances
  • World Bull Riding 
  • Indian Market 
  • Junior Rodeo 
  • Livestock Sale
  • Saturday morning Parade East Hwy 64-West 491
  • Traditional Song & Dance 
  • Talent Show 
  • Open All Indian Rodeo 
  • Fashion Show 
  • Cultural Performances 

 

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