Gallup Intertribal Ceremonial Hosts 100th Anniversary Cultural Event And Celebration Aug. 4-14

1940 Gallup Intertribal Indian Ceremonial. Courtesy/NM Tourism Department

ICO News:

The Intertribal Ceremonial Office (ICO), Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial Association, Inc. (GITICA), and the City of Gallup announce the 100th anniversary Gallup Intertribal Ceremonial event between Aug. 4 and Aug. 14, 2022 in Gallup.

One of New Mexico’s longest running and historic events will offer a mixture of in-person and virtual events including:

  • Thursday “Kick Off” night Parade, Aug. 4
  • Virtual Artisan Market, Aug. 4-14
  • 5K Run/Walk, Aug. 5 in Gallup
  • “One World Beat” Performances, Aug. 5-6 at Red Rock Park
  • Film Festival, Aug. 7-9 at El Morro Theatre
  • Rodeo Events, Aug. 7-14 at Butler Jackpot Arena and Red Rock Arena
  • Juried Art Show, Aug. 10-14 at the Exhibit Hall
  • Juried Art Show & Opening Night Wine Gala, Aug. 10
  • Ceremonial Queen and Little Miss Ceremonial Pageant, Aug. 8-10 at El Morro Theatre and Event Center
  • Powwow, Aug. 12-13 at Red Rock Park
  • Navajo Song & Dance, Aug. 14
  • Saturday Parade, Aug. 13

Founded in 1922, this year’s event will be full of activities celebrating Native American and Indigenous heritage and culture. The Gallup Intertribal Ceremonial is excited to once again welcome travelers to Gallup for a monumental centennial celebration.

For information on the “One World Beat” Performances, the Ceremonial Queen and Little Miss Ceremonial Pageants, Thursday Parade, or the Film Festival, contact Intertribal Ceremonial Office at 206 West Coal Ave. Gallup, NM 87301; Telephone: (505).905.1640; Email: ICO@state.nm.us.

Note: Some 2022 events are ticketed – online ticket sales are available NOW – reserved seating is also available. Please visit ceremonial.com for specific ticket information.

For information on the Rodeo, 5kRun/Walk, Juried Art Show, Saturday Parade, Opening Night Wine Gala, Powwow, Navajo Song & Dance, contact Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial Association at gallupceremonialnm@gmail.com or call (505).863.3896.

Navajo Song & Dance. Courtesy/NM Tourism Department

Cellicion Zuni Dancers. Courtesy/NM Tourism Department

2021-2022 Gallup Intertribal Ceremonial Queen Amber Ballenger. Courtesy/NM Tourism Department

Ceremonial Rodeo. Courtesy/NM Tourism Department

Navajo Song & Dance – Twin Lakes Family. Courtesy/NM Tourism Department

Zuni Olla Maidens at Red Rock Park. Courtesy/NM Tourism Department

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