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2024 Santa Fe Indian Market

We are pleased to announce that our 2024 Santa Fe Indian Market is free and open to the public!

We have packed our 102nd Santa Fe Indian Market with a full and exciting schedule! See below for our full list of events. Tickets to our marquee events are available soon and are sure to sell out fast! 

Please see below for links to tickets for special events held during market.

WEDneSday,
August 16th

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2023 ARTIST + PRESS RECEPTION

Artists and media will meet and connect to celebrate the official opening of Indian Market.

Artists are welcome to bring their families and two guests.

INVITATION ONLY

THURSday,
August 17th

DARKWINDS

INDIGENOUS FILM FESTIVAL

INVITATION ONLY

This exclusive event celebrates the top award-winning artists of the year beginning with an awards ceremony. Be among the first to see this year’s award-winning artwork.

Friday,
August 18th

BOS

BEST OF SHOW CEREMONY + Luncheon

This exclusive event celebrates the top award-winning artists of the year beginning with an awards ceremony. Be among the first to see this year’s award-winning artwork.

Following the Best of Show ceremony, this luncheon is held for best of show and best of classification winners, their guests and SWAIA ticket holders.

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SNEAK PEEK OF AWARD WINNING ART

SWAIA Members get a sneak preview of the year’s award-winning art of the year’s best artwork prior to the market opening.

MEMBERSHIP ONLY
GENERAL

GENERAL PREVIEW OF AWARD WINNING ART

This is the public’s first chance to see Indian Market 2023 artwork, including another opportunity to view the Best of Show and Best of Classification artwork ahead of the weekend market.

third Annual Tribal Leaders Dinner

This second annual leadership summit focuses on Indigenous artists using diverse mediums to tell stories of land theft and broken treaties, while equity partners plan to discuss utilizing substantial government resources for renewable energy prospects and preserving narratives through entertainment.

SATURday,
August 19th

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101ST SANTA FE INDIAN MARKET

This highly anticipated event showcases a wide range of traditional and contemporary Native American art, including jewelry, pottery, textiles, paintings, and sculptures. Featuring over 1,000 artists from over 200 tribes, this market is the largest and most prestigious Native arts show in the world.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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PLAZA ENTERTAINMENT

An exciting line up of Indigenous performers take the Market Plaza Stage throughout the day.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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SFIM GALA, LIVE AUCTION & FASHION SHOW

Enjoy a lavish cocktail reception, a showcase of innovative indigenous fashion designs, and a live art auction featuring some of the most exquisite Native American artwork and collectibles. Sponsored by San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. Join us for an unforgettable celebration of Native American art, fashion, and culture.

SUNday,
August 20th

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101ST SANTA FE INDIAN MARKET

This highly anticipated event showcases a wide range of traditional and contemporary Native American art, including jewelry, pottery, textiles, paintings, and sculptures. Featuring over 1,000 artists from over 200 tribes, this market is the largest and most prestigious Native arts show in the world.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Southwest Indian Market Performers

NATIVE AMERICAN CLOTHING CONTEST

A market favorite, the Native American Clothing Contest presents a wide array of traditional regalia and clothing from North American Indigenous Nations.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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PLAZA ENTERTAINMENT

An exciting line up of Indigenous performers take the Market Plaza Stage throughout the day.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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Diamond Seating Experience

The diamond seating at the indigenous fashion show offers a luxurious experience with behind-the-scenes access, front-row seats, an exclusive tasting menu by Sazón Restaurant with wine and cocktail pairing, by James Beard award winning Chef Fernando Olea. It’s the perfect way to immerse oneself in the world of Indigenous fashion.

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VIP FASHION SHOW PRE-PARTY

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!

VIP Fashion Show Pre-Party ticket holders will enjoy a live DJ, heavy tasting menu, champagne, and curated cocktails. 

These Indigenous Fashion Show VIP First row and Second row tickets include exclusive admission to our VIP Pre-Party. (Note: Pre-party admission is only available to first and second row guests. They are not available as an add on to general or standing room seating.)

SOLD OUT
Lauren Good Day

INDIGENOUS FASHION SHOW

SWAIA’s 2023 Indigenous Fashion Show lineup features seven premier Indigenous designers. 

Thank you to our 2023 Sponsors