Home » Event Series

2019 Stanford Powwow & Camping Weekend | Dance & Music Festival

Celebrate Native American cultures through traditional songs, dances and events during the three-day Stanford Powwow, held rain or shine, every Mother’s Day Weekend, in the Eucalyptus Grove on Stanford campus.

The event is open to the public and overnight camping spaces are available. There is no pre-registration, and registration is done on a first come, first serve basis. Please note, no personal tents or canopies are allowed on the powwow grounds until 3 pm on Friday.

48th Annual Stanford Powwow & Indian Art Market
May 10-12, 2019
– Friday: 5 pm to 11 pm
– Saturday: 7:40 am to 11 pm
– Sunday: 11:30 am to 6 pm
Eucalyptus Grove at Stanford University
FREE Admission

Each day features an Indian Art Market, performances, social dances, hand drumming, Gourd dancing and dance competitions.

View 2019 Schedule of Events

In 2019, because of steadily increasing prices for equipment and services, Stanford Powwow will be implementing flat rates for on-site parking and/or camping.

  • On-site parking fee: $20/vehicle
  • Camping fee (at campsite): $35 (vehicle parking included at campsite)

Directions: The Powwow is held in the Eucalyptus Grove on the Stanford Campus in Palo Alto, CA. The Eucalyptus Grove is west of Stanford Stadium, located at the corners of El Camino Real and Embarcadero Road in Palo Alto, CA.

From 280 (North and South): Exit Page Mill Rd. East toward Stanford. Turn left at El Camino Real. Turn left at Galvez/Embarcadero near Stanford Stadium. Follow the signs to parking.

Free / Learn More