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Midwest Soarring Harvest Pow Wow in Naperville, IL

MSF 25th Annual Harvest Pow Wow
September 21 & 22, 2019

Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster Street, Naperville, IL 60540

Download 2019 Harvest Pow Wow Flyer


  • Native American Dancers in Full Regalia
  • Food Booths Including Native Food
  • Special Veteran Honoring
  • Cultural Demonstrations
  • Native Drum Groups
  • Archery
  • Raffles
  • Art and Craft Vendors
  • Native Flute Players
  • Children’s Crafts – 11am to 5pm
  • Birds of Prey Exhibit with S.O.A.R. (Save Our American Raptors)
  • Flintknapping (Arrowhead Making)


Note: all events/exhibits are subject to change.

Gate Admission:

Adults $12, Seniors 62+ $9, Children 3-12 $7. Kids under 3 free. Purchase advance tickets at a discount by September 15, 2019 at www.harvestpowwow.com/tickets.html. Tickets purchased online are not combinable with any other discounts. Pow Wow admission includes access to Naper Settlement during regular hours.

Bring lawn chairs. Pow Wow takes place rain or shine. No alchohol or drugs allowed. Sorry, no pets. Your admission fee supports MSF and its programs. Event subject to change. For up to date info call MSF 708-257-4300. The Harvest Pow Wow is partially supported by a grant from the city of Naperville.

Programs and exhibits are subject to change. Check back for current updates.


Notice to all Pow Wow attendees and participants: There will be professional photographers taking pictures and video recording during the Harvest Pow Wow. With your entrance to the Naper Settlement, you are giving permission for Midwest SOARRING Foundation to use any photos of you which might appear in future promotional materials or advertising used in conjunction with future Pow Wow's.


Main Arena - Saturday

11:00am Doors Open
11:30am Aztec Dancers - Oceloti - Cihuacoati
12:30pm Native Flute by Al Jewer
1:00pm Grand Entry of all Dancers / Special Veterans Honoring
3:00pm Little Tots Candy Dance
5:00pm Andean Music by Hugo Gutierrez and WAYCO
6:00pm Music by Mark Jourdan
7:00pm Grand Entry of All Dancers
7:30pm Little Tots Candy Dance
10:00pm Pow Wow Closes

Main Arena - Sunday

11:00am Doors Open
11:30am Aztec Dancers-Ocelotl - Cihuacoatl
12:00pm Music by Michael Jacobs
12:30pm Native Flute by Al Jewer
1:00pm Grand Entry of all Dancers / Special Veterans Honoring
2:30pm Little Tots Candy Dance
3:00pm Midwest SOARRING’s Scholarship Winner Announced
5:00pm Pow Wow Closes

** Drumming and Dancing takes place continually during the Pow Wow (except Saturday 5-7pm)

Kids Corner (Fun for all ages)

Saturday and Sunday 11am-4pm

  • Children's Crafts
  • Flintknapping (making Arrowheads)
  • Visit a tipi
  • Storytelling by Myles Goddard
  • Archery demonstration by Joliet Archery Club (Saturday only)
  • Display of authentic 4-5 foot Ojibwe birchbark long nose canoe and an Algonquin vertical nose canoe - made by Potowatomi Jerry Cooper. Docent: Tom Sisulak

Other Pow Wow Highlights

  • Visit the Pepsi booth located near the dance arena. Pepsico is handing out food and drinks while taking donations for Midwest SOARRING Foundation.
  • Visit S.O.A.R (Save Our American Raptors) with American Bald Eagle Deshka and other birds of prey.

Saturday and Sunday Noon-5pm

  • Visit Lakota, a Tennessee Walker Golden Palomino. Come hear the role horses play in our culture.

Art and Craft Vendors

  • Food booths including Native Food.
  • Visit Naper Settlement Buildings and Museum during regular museum hours
  • Visit the many non-profit informational booths

** Schedule subject to change.

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