For the People Pow Wow

May 25 – May 26, 2024

Jaycees Fairgrounds

1445 Fairgrounds Road

Jefferson City, Mo.

You're invited to the 14th annual For the People Pow Wow on Memorial Day weekend, May 25 and 26, in Jefferson City. Enjoy food, dance, art, crafts and singing at this FREE event open to the public. Native American dancing begins at noon on Saturday, May 25 through the evening. On Sunday, the dancing will happen noon to 5 p.m. Meet dancers from Oklahoma and Missouri, including Master of Ceremonies William Branson of Columbia. 

The Missionary Society for Preservation of Traditional Values (MSPTV) is sponsoring the pow wow with generous support from Missouri Humanities. Additional sponsorship includes the State Historical Society of Missouri Richard S. Brownlee Missouri Local History Grant, the Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Budds Center for American Music Studies.

Photo image of Master of Ceremonies William Branson. Courtesy of Ridin'90 Photography.