Uncover the Untold Spectacles of the Gathering of Nations 2024

Ready to delight in the heartbeat of native culture? Round up your crew and feel the drumbeat dance extravaganza and joyful celebrations at the Gathering of Nations 2024!

This year’s event, already star-studded with talent and tradition, is surpassing previous years, including the 2023 Gathering of Nations in a few fundamental aspects, leading to an even richer, and authentic experience for attendees.

Gathering of Nations 2024 promises to be an event filled with vibrant colors, enchanting music, and unforgettable moments. Enhancing every aspect of the festivities, this spectacular event combines a point of tradition, innovation, and inclusivity.

So, what can you anticipate taking center stage at this year’s Gathering of the Nations 2024? The event is simply burning up with multi-faceted activities that showcase the indigenous culture of the United States.

Traditional Native American singers and dancers bring the Pow Wow to life and the grand entry of the larger-than-life parades. Get ready to mingle with thousands of attendees from all corners of the world.

It’s time to experience the unique and beautiful tapestry of cultures and join us in honoring and celebrating them on a grand scale in Albuquerque New Mexico!

Save the Date: Gathering of Nations Schedule

If a glorious festival and gathering is your thing, you’re in for a treat. Prepare your calendars as the highly anticipated Gathering of Nations 2024 dates are revealed.

Gathering of the Nations 2024 is held on April 25-27, 2024. So, plan around these dates to make the most of your Albuquerque Gathering of Nations escapade!

Make Your Way Through the Cultural Oasis

Got your sights set on this spectacle? Check out the locations prior to the event. Gathering of Nations Pow Wow will be held at  Powwow Grounds at EXPO NM/ Tingley Coliseum while the Miss Indian World Traditional Presentations will be held at the Kiva Auditorium in the Albuquerque Convention Center.

Worried if your wheels can find a space to match the fun of the day? No worries! There will be parking spaces for the event.

  • General Parking at EXPO NM (Gate 1, 7, and 8)  is available with parking fees.
  • Parking at the Albuquerque Convention Center (Martin Luther King Blvd & Broadway and Marquette & 3rd St), these parking spots are charged by the City of Albuquerque.

Downtown views at dusk

Fill Your Day with Entertainment: Gathering of Nations 2024 Lineup of Events

Dance to the rhythm of culture and heritage at the Gathering of Nations 2024. With electrifying performances and tribal tales that will leave you in awe, this is where tradition meets modernity.

Buckle up for the celebration and experience the display of indigenous cultures. Don’t let this cultural display pass you by!

From ancient beats of drums, the culinary delight at the Indian Traders Market, and the grand entry of Native American Pow Wow – this is what the Gathering of Nations is all about!

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Check out the lineup of events and activities below, and get ready for a Powwow party!

  • Gathering of the Nations Pow Wow will be held on the weekend of April 25-27, 2024.
  • Stage 49 Headliners’ schedule and lineup are yet to be announced. Stay tuned for updates.
  • The Miss Indian World Traditional Pageant presentation takes place on April 25, 2024 – at 7:00 PM at Kiva Auditorium in the Albuquerque Convention Center.  The crowning for Miss Indian World is on April 27, 2024, after the Grand Entry in Tingley Coliseum/ EXPO NM.
  • Grand Entry of Dancers is 12 PM and 7:00 PM on April 25 and 12:00 PM and 6:00 PM on April 26.
  • Horse and Rider Regalia Parade are on both days of Powwow at approximately 4:00 PM.

Snag Your Spot for the Gathering of Nations Pow Wow Spectacle

Delight in the pulse of tradition and immerse yourself in this awe-inspiring event. Gathering of Nations 2024 tickets are available at the gate of the event and online for advanced booking.

The prices are as follows:

  • Miss Indian World Traditional Presentations – $15
  • Gathering of Nations Powwow
  • General Admission (Single Day) – $25
  • General Admission (Two-day tickets) – $85
  • VIP Reserved Seating – $85 – Sold Out
  • RV Camping at Event – $195-$255 for three nights

Albuquerque Awaits!

Nothing beats an enjoyable vacation when you make the most of your escapade. After indulging in the heat of the festivities, it’s time to explore more of the charming Albuquerque and try other things to do.

From the breathtaking vistas to the engaging history and culture seen, there’s an abundance of experiences awaiting every visitor.

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Get your very own passport to dive into Albuquerque’s best attractions – Unbelievable Pass!

A fun-filled day awaits as you choose which ones to visit first among the 30 venues. You can stroll around the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History, brave through the Big River Raft Trips, and sample the iconic cuisine from famous restaurants – the choice is yours!

Closing the Fun, Creating Memories: Gathering of Nations 2024

It’s your chance to immerse yourself in a vibrant blend of traditions, music, dance, and indigenous crafts at the Gathering of the Nations!

Hop on an adventure-filled day and channel your inner culture vulture as you experience the soul-stirring rhythm of the drums, the mesmerizing sway of the dancers, and the beautiful tapestry of culture!

So, don’t miss out! Secure your tickets now and become a part of this extraordinary celebration. Remember, being a part of the Gathering of Nations is being a part of tradition, unity, and pride. See you there!


Start Date:

April 25, 2024 @ 12:00 am CDT

End Date:

April 27, 2024 @ 12:00 am CDT


Albuquerque Events

Albuquerque, NM United States


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Written by Sara Berden

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