Northern Navajo Nation Fair 2017 Information

October 5 – October 8, 2017

Northern Navajo Nation FairThis year’s theme is:
“Diné Bi Na’ Nitin Dóó Hózhó Binahji’ Noose?i Bidziil Doo”
“Strengthening Youth Through Diné Cultural Teaching”

Latest News

Fair Board President Dan Smith and Fair Director Roy Lee Hosteen announced the fair will take place Oct. 5-8 during a community meeting at the Shiprock.

Changes in this year’s fair, including eliminating the powwow, were prompted by the financial state of the fair, Smith said.

Admission Rates
Walk-In-Pass $5.00
4-Day Walk-In Pass $20.00
Parking Pass $5.00
4-Day Parking Pass $20.00

List of Events

Subject to change – Check back for updates

Yei’Bi’Chei Commences (Yei’Bi’Chei Grounds)Miss Northern & Northern Navajo Teen Pageants
Navajo Food Competition(s) NNN Fairgrounds

Miss Northern Navajo Teen Contemporary
Skill/Talent Competition
Indoor Exhibit Judging (4-H Exhibit) 6PM Art’s & Crafts Showcase Judging

 Fairgrounds Open 9AM Old Timer’s Rodeo (Rodeo Arena)
Miss Northern Navajo Traditional Competition
 Elder Fest (Pow Wow Arena)
Youth Day Activities (Song & Dance Arena, Kidsperforming in Tent)
 City of Fun Carnival (Kids Day)
Miss Northern Navajo Teen Traditional Competition (Phil Thomas P.A.C.)
 Small Animal Judging (4-H Exhibits)
Old Timer’s Rodeo (Rodeo Arena)
Free BBQ (City Market Parking Lot)
Night Performance (Rodeo Arena)

Fairgrounds Open
Open All Indian Rodeo Morning Slack (Rodeo Arena)
Livestock Show (4-H Exhibit)
Indian Market Opens

Bull Riding Shootout (Rodeo Arena)
4-H/FFA Livestock Sale (4-H Exhibit)

Miss Northern & Miss Northern Teen Coronation (Phil Thomas P.A.C.)
Song & Dance – Open Registration (Song & Dance Arena)
City of Fun Carnival Opens
Gourd Dancing (Pow Wow Arena)
Public Speaking Presentations (4-H Exhibit)
Song & Dance – Warm up Dancing (Song & Dance Arena)
Open All Indian Rodeo 1st Performance (Rodeo Arena)
Entertainment & Performances (Indian Market Tent)
 Carnival Closes

Parade Line-up (Fleet Mgmt.)
Parade (East Hwy 64 – West 491)
Song & Dance (Open Registration)
(Song & Dance Arena) 10AM Fairgrounds Open
Indian Market Open
 City of Fun Carnival Opens
Gourd Dancing (Pow Wow Arena)
Family Show & Performance (Indian Market Tent)
Song & Dance – Grand Entry (Song & Dance Arena)
Open All Indian Rodeo 2nd Performance (Rodeo Arena)
Demonstrations & Talent Show Presentations
(4-H Exhibits)
Gourd Dance Session (Pow Wow Arena)
5PM Awards Presentation (4-H Exhibit)
7PM Open All Indian Rodeo 3rd Performance (Rodeo Arena)
8PM-12AM Entertainment & Performances (Indian Market Tent)
12AM Carnival Closes

8AM Fairgrounds Open 9AM Grand Finale Song & Dance – Roll Call (Song & Dance Arena)
Song & Dance – Grand Entry (Song & Dance Arena)
Indian Market Opens
Cultural Performances (Indian Market Tent)
Final Gourd Dance (Pow Wow Arena)
Gourd Dance Session (Pow Wow Arena)
City of Fun Carnival Opens
Open All Indian Rodeo Final Championship Short-Go (Rodeo Arena)
Parade Winner Ceremony (Indian Market Tent)
 Carnival Closes

See Photos from the Shiprock Northern Navajo Fair

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  1. Great site

  2. Glorianna Reval says:

    Information on Parade and registration form

  3. KINSEY ARNOLD says:


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