Indian Festival and Pow-Wow

Thursday, November 3 – Friday, November 4
9:00am-3:00pm each day


Held at Stone Mountain Park’s Historic Square, the event showcases Native American culture through dance, music, authentic craft demonstrations, cooking traditions, storytelling, wildlife presentations and more.

  • Returning in 2016 - Jim Sawgrass brings his Southeastern Native American camp set-up and “Deep Forest Grand Encampment Show!
  • Experience the central role of dance in native culture as Native Americans from across the U.S. and Central America with dance and drum demonstrations.
  • Learn about primitive skills such as flint-knapping, bow making, fire starting, open fire cooking, and pottery. Crawl inside a tipi and other traditional native dwellings. Teachers and students participate in interactive experiences such as an encampment showing the lifestyle of local and regional historic Native American cultures.
  • Visit the artists' marketplace, where world-renowned Native and Native-inspired artists and crafters demonstrate their skills and offer hand-crafted items for sale.

"This is the 2nd time that I have gone. This year was so much better than last year and we thought that last year was fabulous."
Dawn Belledin-Forman - 4th Grade Teacher
Smoke Rise Elementary

Georgia Performance Standards: SS2H2, SS2G2, SS2E2, SS4H1, SS4H2, SS4H6, SS4G2, SS8H1, SS8H5)
Recommended for all grade levels

**All Indian Festival & Pow Wow reservations will be subject to a $7.50 service fee. All tickets will be mailed in advance and will not be available for pick up at the event.

Indian Festival & Pow Wow

Indian Festival & Pow Wow Program Only

Includes the Indian Festival & Pow Wow event.

Price does not include tax

Indian Festival & Pow Wow Program OnlyAdult/Child

Coming Soon

Summit Skyride

Pow Wow and 1 Attraction

Includes the Indian Festival & Pow Wow event plus one additional attraction. Choose from the Summit Skyride, The Great Barn, Scenic Railroad or Mini-Golf.

Price does not include tax

Indian Festival & Pow Wow Program + One AttractionAdult/Child

Coming Soon

Adventure Pass

Indian Festival & Pow Wow Program + Adventure Pass

Includes the Indian Festival & Pow Wow event, exciting attractions, and more! Check calendar for individual attraction hours and show times.

Meal Not Included


Price does not include tax

Indian Festival & Pow Wow Program + Adventure PassAdult/Child

Coming Soon

Group tickets are non-refundable

*Prices above do not include sales tax and are subject to change without notice. Some craft demonstrations and attractions may be substituted without notice due to crowd conditions, inclement weather or maintenance. To protect the health of the animals, the Farmyard will be closed to the public during the Thursday and Friday of the Indian Festival & Pow Wow.

Important Tips For An Enjoyable Visit

Vehicle entry to Stone Mountain Park requires a valid parking permit which must be purchased at one of the entrance gates to the Park.

  • One Day Parking Permit for Vehicles with 14 or fewer Passengers: $15.00 (tax included)
  • One Day Parking Permit for Vehicles with 15 or more Passengers: $20.00 (tax included)
  • Buses/motor coaches traveling with a group with pre-paid tickets must present a final booking confirmation to have the parking permit fee waived. If the final booking confirmation is not presented, $20 fee will be charged.
  • Public/private schools or government buses with a permanent logo or name printed on the vehicle will have parking permit fee waived.
  • Personal or private vehicles traveling with a school or tour group are required to purchase a parking permit or have an annual parking pass. This includes chaperone vehicles.

Ticket Information

  • Field Trip tickets must be purchased in advance. Stone Mountain Park and field trip programs operate rain or shine. We do not offer refunds or rain checks.
  • Payment for Indian Festival & Pow Wow field trips is due no later than October 3, 2016.
  • The Group Sales office accepts company checks, money orders and credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover). Personal checks are not accepted.
  • If your group is tax exempt, you must present a valid Georgia State Tax Exemption Form (GA ST-5) when making your payment. Payment must come from the organization listed on the tax exemption form. Out-of-state tax exemption forms do not apply.
  • Ride The Ducks is not included on the One-Day Adventure Pass, but can be added on for an additional fee, currently $8.00 per person (plus tax). Groups may not be able to ride together, as Duck Tours are given on a first come, first serve basis.

Food Options
Stone Mountain Park can provide your group with Meal Tickets or an all you can eat catered buffet lunch, served in a private, covered picnic pavilion. Meal tickets include one entrée, side and a drink. Catered picnic lunches include two entrees, two sides, dessert and drinks (a minimum of 50 is required for picnic lunches). Stone Mountain Park also offers several picnic areas available on a first come, first serve basis, the Studdard Picnic Area and the Triangle Picnic Area.

For further information or to make your reservation, please contact the Group Sales Department at 770-498-5636 or email