Performers and artists will celebrate their Native American heritage at the Chattanooga Native American Festival and Pow Wow on the River. (Photo: Native American Services)

People of all ages are invited to dance, eat and learn about Native American culture this weekend.

The 10th annual Chattanooga Native American Festival and Pow Wow on the River will be held at First Tennessee Pavilion from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. March 25 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 26.

Performers from last year’s pow wow can be seen in the video below. 

Guests can expect entertainment both days from professional Native American artists, singers, dancers and musicians. There will also be dance and drum competitions throughout the weekend.

Click here for the full schedule of events.

Native American artists will provide lessons in storytelling, bow making, beading, weaving and more to educate visitors about the region’s heritage and culture.

Tickets for the weekend are $15 for adults and $5 for students, children and seniors. The event is free to members of the military and first responders.

Click here for more information.

The event is hosted by Native American Services, a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to educate the public about Native American history and culture. 

Ashley Day is a contributing writer for She is also a student at UTC, where she serves as opinion editor for The University Echo.