Gallup Intertribal Ceremonial is full of activities this year for its 100th anniversary.

Founded in 1922 to celebrate Native American and Indigenous heritage and culture, it includes performances by “One World Beat,” pageants, a parade, film festival and many other exhibits and events.

The event is described, in its announcement, as a  monumental centennial celebration in Gallup.

Here is some information if you plan to go:

Who:  Event attendees, Native American and Indigenous tribes from North America and around the world, visitors to Gallup, local residents, rodeo participants, Queen and Princess candidates, youth participants, local businesses, and organizations

What:  The Intertribal Ceremonial Office (ICO), Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial Association, Inc. (GITICA), and the City of Gallup announce the 100th anniversary Gallup Intertribal Ceremonial event between August 4 and August 14, 2022 in Gallup, N.M.  One of New Mexico’s longest running and historic events will offer a mixture of in-person and virtual events including:

  • Thursday “Kick Off” night Parade, August 4
  • Virtual Artisan Market, August 4 – 14
  • 5K Run/Walk, August 5 in Gallup
  • “One World Beat” Performances, August 5 – 6 at Red Rock Park
  • Film Festival, August 7 – 9 at El Morro Theatre
  • Rodeo Events, August 7 – 14 at Butler Jackpot Arena and Red Rock Arena
  • Juried Art Show, August 10 – 14 at the Exhibit Hall
  • Juried Art Show & Opening Night Wine Gala, August 10
  • Ceremonial Queen and Little Miss Ceremonial Pageant, August 8 – 10 at El Morro Theatre and Event Center
  • Powwow, August 12 – 13 at Red Rock Park
  • Navajo Song & Dance, August 14
  • Saturday Parade, August 13


Why:  Founded in 1922, this year’s event will be full of activities celebrating Native American and Indigenous heritage and culture.  The Gallup Intertribal Ceremonial excited to once again welcome travelers to Gallup, N.M. for a monumental centennial celebration.

 Tickets:  For information on the “One World Beat” Performances, the Ceremonial Queen and Little Miss Ceremonial Pageants, Thursday Parade, or the Film Festival, contact Intertribal Ceremonial Office at 206 West Coal Ave. Gallup, NM 87301; Telephone: (505) 905-1640; Email: [email protected].  Please note: Some 2022 events are ticketed – online ticket sales are available NOW – reserved seating is also available.  Please visit for specific ticket information.

For information on the Rodeo, 5kRun/Walk, Juried Art Show, Saturday Parade, Opening Night Wine Gala, Powwow, Navajo Song & Dance contact Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial Association at [email protected]  or by telephone at (505) 863-3896

When:   Between Thursday, August 4 and Sunday, August 14 in Gallup, N.M.