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Na-Me-Res Pow Wow & Indigenous Arts Festival

June 17, 2023 @ 9:00 am - June 18, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

Na-Me-Res Pow Wow & Indigenous Arts Festival

Experience Canada’s amazing Indigenous culture!

Come together on the weekend of June 17 and 18 at Garrison Common in Fort York to understand Indigenous culture and celebrate Indigenous Peoples Month, at the Na-Me-Res Pow Wow & Indigenous Arts Festival.

Join this free, community-focused, and family-friendly event with traditional and contemporary music, dance, artisan and culinary experiences of the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples of Turtle Island.

The event runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Why you should attend

  • On Saturday, June 17, experience the annual Traditional Pow Wow hosted by Na-Me-Res Native Men’s Residence with drummers and dancers.
  • On Sunday, June 18, enjoy the Indigenous Arts Festival’s full-day live concert featuring contemporary and traditional Indigenous musical performers.
  • Enjoy the delicious Indigenous fare at the Food Market.
  • Explore and shop from the specially curated Artisans Market.
  • Gather to reconnect with old friends, meet new friends, sing, dance, and honour First Nations cultures.
  • Enjoy a number of unique, cultural Indigenous experiences, including a flag song, opening prayers, veterans song, drum roll call, and dance exhibitions.
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June 17, 2023 @ 9:00 am
June 18, 2023 @ 5:00 pm


City of Toronto


Fort York National Historic Site
250 Fort York Boulevard
Toronto, Ontario M5V 3K9 Canada
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