One of Arizona’s most significant cultural events, the Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market is a world-acclaimed festival that draws nearly 20,000 visitors and more than 700 of the nation’s most outstanding and successful American Indian artists.
The Fair is the perfect place for families wishing to enjoy a cultural and inexpensive weekend of music, entertainment and food. In addition to shopping, American Indian music and dance performances are held in the museum’s outdoor amphitheater throughout the weekend. Food is plentiful at the Fair. Options include American Indian favorites like fry bread, posole stew, piki bread and Hopi stew as well as Mexican and American fare tempt the tastebuds.
The Indian Fair & Market features American Indian and indigenous entertainers, some of whom have not visited Phoenix for many years.
This year's Fair is dedicated to the memory of Signature Artist Michael Kabotie, Hopi. The acclaimed artist passed away in October; his life and work will be honored during the Fair. Read more about his life here.
This year, we are showcasing the rich cultures, traditions and art of the Apache peoples with an authentic recreation of a pre-contact Apache camp. The camp will feature Apache artists and elders demonstrating their talents in art, food and everyday activities, as well as a wikieup.