Totah Festival

Totah Festival

Friday Aug 30 2024

All day

Farmington Civic Center
Since 1988 Totah Festival has been an annual celebration in Farmington, featuring quality Native American art from across the region.

Event Information

Farmington Civic Center
200 W Arrington Farmington, NM
Totah Festival Foundation
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Schedule for 2024 Totah Festival coming soon.  The festival will take place Friday, August 30-Sunday, September 1st, 2024.

Talented Native American artisans are juried into this annual festival celebrating the craftsmanship and friendship of regional artists. Totah Festival features a weekend of fantastic food, a Cultural Dance Expo, and the very popular authentic Navajo Rug Auction.

2023 Totah Festival Schedule

The 34th Annual Totah Festival will take place at the Farmington Civic Center on September 1st, 2nd & 3rd. Events to highlight this year's festival will be an authentic Navajo Rug Auction, Indian Market, Cultural Expo, and the Totah 5K River Run & Walk. Artist applications are available now, see the Totah Festival Artist section below.  All 2023 Totah Festival events will be held at the Farmington Civic Center (200 W. Arrington), with the 5K at Berg Park.

Friday, September 1, 2023

  • 5:00pm-7:00pm Juried Art Competition Awards & Poster Contest Unveiling

Saturday, September 2, 2023

  • 7:00am - 9:00am Artist Check-in 
  • 9:00am - 12:00pm Rug Check-in 
  • 10:00am - 7:00pm Indian Market 
  • 12:00pm - 5:00pm Cultural Expo
        12 pm and 3 pm - Walter Strider Dance Group
        1 pm and 4 pm - Black Eagle Dance Group
        2 pm and 5 pm - Zuni Dance Group
  • 1:00pm Navajo Rug Auction (Civic Center Auditorium) 
  • 6:00pm Outdoor Live Music Fest 

Sunday,  September 3, 2023

  • 8:00am Run the River 5K Run/Walk Berg Park
  • 11:00am- 5:00pm Totah Festival Open to Public
  • 12:00PM - 5:00pm Cultural Expo 
       12 pm and 2 pm - Anshe Ko'hanna Dance Group
       1 pm and 3 pm - The Pueblo Dance Group
       4 pm Joe Tohonnie Jr. and the White Mountain Apache Crown Dancers
  • 4:00pm-6:00pm Joe Tohonnie, Jr & the White Mountain Apache Crown Dancers

Totah Festival Artist Information

The Totah Festival application and Terms and Conditions Booklet are linked to below. Completed applications are to be filed with the Farmington Museum, for the Totah Festival Foundation. Call 505-599-1174 for additional information. 

Totah Festival Artisan Information

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