Native Trails

January 08, 2015April 04, 2015

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
480-949-1414
1.3 miles away

Hilton Garden Inn
Scottsdale Old Town

7324 E. Indian School Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
480-481-0400
.4 miles away

Holiday Inn Express
Hotel & Suites

3131 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
480-675-7665
.8 miles away

Hotel Indigo
4415 N. Civic Center Plaza
Scottsdale, AZ 85514
480-941-9400
.9 miles away

Hyatt House Scottsdale/Old Town
4245 N. Drinkwater Blvd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
480-946-7700
.5 miles away

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa
7500 E. Doubletree Ranch Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
480-444-1234
6.2 miles away

Residence Inn by Marriott
Scottsdale/Paradise Valley

6040 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
480-948-8666
2.5 miles away

The Saguaro
4000 Drinkwater Blvd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
480-308-1100
Onsite

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

AZ88
7353 Scottsdale Mall
480-994-5576
Barrio Queen
7114 E. Stetson Dr., #105
480-656-4197
Brat Haus
3622 N. Scottsdale Rd.
480-947-4006
Cafe Forte Bistro
7032 E. Main St.
480-994-1331
Cowboy Ciao
7133 E. Stetson Dr., #1
480-946-3111
Distrito
4000 N. Drinkwater Blvd.
480-308-1100
Eddie’s House
7042 E. Indian School Rd.
480-946-1622
FnB Restaurant
7125 E. 5th Ave., #31
480-284-4777
The Herb box
7134 E. Stetson Dr., #320
480-289-6160
Hula’s Modern Tiki
7213 E. First Ave.
480-970-4852
The House Brasserie
6936 E. Main St.
480-634-1600
Old Town Tortilla Factory
6910 E. Main St.
480-945-4567
Pig & Pickle
2922 N. Hayden Rd.
480-990-1407
Sugar Bowl Ice Cream Parlor
4005 N. Scottsdale Rd.
480-946-0051

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
Hours:
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
Hours:
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Mon. – Fri.
Closed Sat., Sun. and major holidays

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