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The Kamloops pow wow is one of the largest in Western Canada and celebrates its 37th year in August. About 20,000 people, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal, are expected to attend over the three-day event, which boasts a substantial $77,000 total competition purse.  Read this story to find out more about the event, and if it's going to be your first pow wow experience, better check the tips at the bottom of the page.

Competition hours

Grand Entry - Friday 7 p.m.
Saturday - noon and 7 p.m.
Sunday noon

 

Schedule Of Events

Traditional, Chicken, Jingle, Grass, Fancy Feather & Fancy Shawl for Adult, Golden Age, Teen & Junior Drumming Contest

Admission

General Admission: $10 per day; $20 Weekend Pass

Location

Tk'emlups Indian Band Powwow grounds are located at the "Special Events Facility" along No. 5 Yellowhead Hwy., Kamloops, B.C. For more details check out the facebook page