The 35th Annual Fort Mojave Indian Day’s Celebration takes place this weekend in Needles with the theme of “Honoring Our Creation, Preserving Our Past & Creating Our Future.”

The event includes the Fort Mojave Indian Days Parade, Bird Singing and Dance Contest, Fort Mojave Royalty Pageant, Fort Mojave Baby Pageant, Horseshoe Tournament, Cultural Workshops, Kids Games, Golf Tournament, Shinny Tournament, Fun Run and Walk, Tug-O-War Tournament, Frybread Eating Contest, Food, Music, and much more.

All of the programs except for the golf tournament will take place at California Village Park.

SCHEDULE:

Friday

7am to 8am PT: Fun Run / Walk, CA Village

8am PT: Golf Tourney @ Mojave Resort

10am to 12pm PT: Workshop Part I – Tribal Gym

12pm to 1pm PT: Workshop Luncheon

1pm to 3pm PT: Workshop Part II – Tribal Gym

5pm PT: Wahoo Tournament

7pm to 10pm PT: Royalty Pageant Crowning

Saturday

10am PT: Vendors Open

10:30am PT: Fort Mojave Days Parade along West Broadway in Downtown Needles.

12pm to 2pm PT: Entertainment Begins Stage Area 1, Bird Dance Contest Registration at Stage Area 1, Horseshoe Sign Ups at Horseshoe Area Shinny National Championship Team Sign-Ups at Spirit Runner Park

2pm PT: Entertainment Intermission
Men/Women – Tug o’ War
Spirit Runner Park
Horseshoe Tournament Area 3
Shinny Games – Spirit Runner Park

2:45pm PT: Fry Bread Eating
Contest – Tribal Gym Stairs

3pm PT: Parade Announcements—Stage Area 1, Kids Games in the Park,

4pm to 5pm PT: Entertainment Stage Area 1

7pm to 10pm PT: Bird Dance / Singing Contest

10pm PT: Social Singing under the Shed at Spirit Runner Park

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