Native Trails

Date To Be Determined

Presented by the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation

For over a decade, Native Trails has taken audiences on a cultural journey to the First Nations of Arizona and North America through traditional native music, dance and art. Native Trails brings together traditional instruments, colorful dances, and customary attire to share the stories of Southwestern tribes, including the Hopi, Dine (Navajo), Akimel Au-Authm and San Carlos Apache. You’ll enjoy performances like the Southwest Horse Dance, inter-tribal pow wow dancing, world championship level hoop dancing and the audience-participation round dance.

The event also features American Indian artisans selling specialty items like jewelry, baskets, flutes and paintings. Delicious light snacks and beverages also are available for purchase.  Guests are invited to bring blankets, lawn chairs or picnic baskets to Civic Center Park and enjoy idyllic weather and exciting performances that will delight your senses.

During your visit to Scottsdale, experience all the city has to offer from desert exploration and outdoor thrills to fabulous dining and shopping. Scottsdale is home to over 200 of the finest golf courses in the world and offers endless outdoor activities.

“The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation is proud to once again be the sponsor of Native Trails. We know you will enjoy experiencing first-hand the various Native Cultures and exciting exhibits.”
~President Ruben Balderas, Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation.

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Additional Information

FREE parking is often available at the following locations:
Civic Center Library Garage – East side of Drinkwater Blvd. at 2nd St.
Civic Center Lot and Garage – Wells Fargo Ave.
(between Drinkwater and Scottsdale Rd.), north of 2nd St.
Old Town Parking Corral – East side of Brown Ave. at 2nd St.
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Chaparral Suites Scottsdale
5001 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
1.3 miles away

Hilton Garden Inn
Scottsdale Old Town

7324 E. Indian School Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
.4 miles away

Holiday Inn Express
Hotel & Suites

3131 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
.8 miles away

Hotel Indigo
4415 N. Civic Center Plaza
Scottsdale, AZ 85514
.9 miles away

Hyatt House Scottsdale/Old Town
4245 N. Drinkwater Blvd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
.5 miles away

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa
7500 E. Doubletree Ranch Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
6.2 miles away

Residence Inn by Marriott
Scottsdale/Paradise Valley

6040 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
2.5 miles away

The Saguaro
4000 Drinkwater Blvd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

While here for Native Trails, here are some fine restaurants in Scottsdale within close proximity.

7353 Scottsdale Mall
Barrio Queen
7114 E. Stetson Dr., #105
Brat Haus
3622 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Cafe Forte Bistro
7032 E. Main St.
Cowboy Ciao
7133 E. Stetson Dr., #1
4000 N. Drinkwater Blvd.
Eddie’s House
7042 E. Indian School Rd.
FnB Restaurant
7125 E. 5th Ave., #31
The Herb box
7134 E. Stetson Dr., #320
Hula’s Modern Tiki
7213 E. First Ave.
The House Brasserie
6936 E. Main St.
Old Town Tortilla Factory
6910 E. Main St.
Pig & Pickle
2922 N. Hayden Rd.
Sugar Bowl Ice Cream Parlor
4005 N. Scottsdale Rd.

The concierges at the Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau’s visitors centers are here to help you make the most of your Scottsdale experience. Our destination experts can help you find restaurants, golf courses, recreation options, shopping venues and more. Please contact us by phone, email or visit us in-person.

Toll Free Phone: 800-782-1117
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MST Mon. – Fri.
In Person
Scottsdale Fashion Square
Mall Concierge Desk
7014 E. Camelback Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mon. – Sat.
11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sun.
Visitor Center
Galleria Corporate Centre
4343 N. Scottsdale Rd., Suite 170
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Mon. – Fri.
Closed Sat., Sun. and major holidays

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