Events & Festivals

Totah Festival Indian Market & Pow Wow

Previously Held September 3, 2016 -September 4, 2016

Farmington Civic Center

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 contest Pow-Wow, Cultural Dance Expo and the popular authentic Navajo Rug Auction.

Event Information

Farmington Civic Center
200 W. Arrington, Farmington, NM

Totah Festival is a Juried Art festival featuring quality Native American art from across the southwest.  The Festival began in 1988 as a marketplace for Native American artists to share their skills and craftsmanship with the community, visitors and each other.  Today the Totah Festival features new and established artisans, the annual Totah Juried Art Competition, Contest Pow-Wow and an authentic Navajo Rug Auction.

2016 Totah Festival Schedule

Friday, September 2, 2016

5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Juried Art Competition Reception, Farmington Museum 


Saturday, September 3, 2016

10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Totah Festival, Civic Center

10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Contest Pow-Wow, Civic Center Lawn

1:00 p.m. - Navajo Rug Auction, Civic Center Theater


Sunday, September 4, 2016

11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Totah Festival open to public, Civic Center

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Native Cultural Dance Expo, sponsored by Northern Edge Casino, Civic Center Theater

  • 11:00 a.m. Pollen Trail Dancers
  • 12:00 p.m. Taos Pueblo Hoop Dancers & Eagle Dancer
  • 1:00 p.m. PM Hopi Dance Group
  • 2:00 p.m.  Dine'Tah Dancers
  • 3:00 p.m. Apache Crown Dancers

10:00 a,m. - 6:00 p.m. Contest Pow-Wow, Civic Center Lawn


Totah Artist Information

Applications for Totah Festival are filed with the Farmington Museum, 3041 E. Main Street.  Early registration discount is available through August 1, 2016.  Juried Art Competition and early rug check-in held September 2, 2016 at the Farmington Museum.  See Totah Festival Market Terms & Conditions Booklet for festival details and artist schedule. 

2016 Totah Festival Market Terms & Conditions Booklet

2016 Totah Festival Artist Application


Farmington CVB videos also available in HD on YouTube.

Totah Festival Indian Market & Pow Wow