Tucson Waila Festival

http://www.oldtucson.com
Open Date:

Sat, Nov 26, 2016

Close Date:

Sat, Nov 26, 2016

 
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Description:

Since 1993. The Waila Festival is the one night of the year dedicated to celebrating the O’odham social dance music, its performers, and its dancers. The sharing of this tradition brings together the Tohono O’odham and their Tucson and Southern Arizona neighbors for what is truly a cultural, community-building event. Everyone leaves with a greater appreciation for the unique richness of life in the desert and for their fellow residents. Put on your dancing shoes, slip on a jacket, pack your folding chair, and join us. To be surrounded by open desert and under a starry sky, the Old Tucson setting will allow non-O’odham to undergo as close an experience to attending an all-night dance on the Tohono O’odham Nation as possible. In turn, O’odham tribal members will likely be transported to some wonderful memories of their youth. In addition to music by the Waila Festival Band, booths offering dishes featuring popular desert foods and barbeque will be on the rodeo grounds. Admission is $10 per person. See you on Thanksgiving weekend!

Location:

201 S Kinney Road

Tucson, AZ

85735
Additional Features:
Food, Gate Admission, Handicapped Access, Music
Hours:
6pm-10pm
Admission:
Admission Charge
Phone Number:
(520) 883-0100
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