Roasting Ears of Corn Festival


August 21 and 22, 2021

The Museum of Indian Culture invites you to Pennsylvania’s oldest Native American Indian festival on the grounds of the museum.

The festival includes various opportunities for people of all ages to learn more about Native American cultures. Activities include Native American style crafts for kids, lifeskills demonstrations including Atlatl and Tomahawk throwing, primitive fire making, flutemaking, Native Cooking demonstrations by Heart to Hearth, artifact displays by the Indian Artifact Collectors Association of the Northeast, and Cree demonstrator Katrina Fisher will present her award-winning Plains teepee program.

Vendors will be selling hand-crafted items such as handmade Navajo and Zuni silver jewelry, Iroquois wampum jewelry and bead work, Kachina dolls, pottery, clothing, moccasins, handbags, hand drums, natural soaps, quilts, dreamcatchers, and other crafts. Enjoy American Indian cuisine of Frybread, buffalo burgers, buffalo stew, Indian Tacos, blueberry wajopi, corn soup, and of roasted corn!

Must-Try Native American Dishes

  • Buffalo Burgers
  • Indian Tacos
  • Frybread
  • Corn Soup
  • And the famous, fire roasted corn

Hours & Admission

  • Gates open 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. rain or shine; Grand entrance is at noon.
  • Admission: $10 adults, $5 children 8-17 and seniors over 62, free for children 7 and under.

Photos courtesy of Don McLaughlin / 3rd Sibling Photography.