Oneida Indian Nation to Host American Indian Holiday Craft Fair at Turning Stone Resort Casino Saturday, December 2 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
With more than 65 vendors, the Oneida Indian Nation will host its largest American Indian Holiday Craft Fair to date. Vendors include Oneida Indian Nation Members and other Native American craftspeople from across the region. Shoppers will be able purchase authentic, handmade American Indian jewelry, beadwork, carvings, artwork and more. The 2023 American Indian Craft Fair will also feature two Haudenosaunee social dance exhibitions.
Oneida Indian Nation Homelands (November 21, 2023) – The Oneida Indian Nation announced today it will host its Annual American Indian Holiday Craft Fair at Turning Stone Resort Casino on Saturday, December 2, 2023. This year will mark the Nation’s largest craft fair to date with more than 65 different vendors all showcasing traditional Native American art, including handmade American Indian jewelry, beadwork, carvings, artwork, textiles, ceramics and more.
The highly-attended event welcomes guests from across the region to explore handmade items created by Oneida Indian Nation Members and other Native American artisans. The 2023 American Indian Craft Fair will also feature Haudenosaunee social dance exhibitions, featuring Chris Thomas and His Smoke Dancers at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Holiday shoppers will be sure to find something for everyone on their list. The Annual American Indian Holiday Craft Fair will be located in the Turning Stone Event Center Corridor and is free to attend. Open to the public from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 2, 2023.
Parking is free and available in the parking garage or any of Turning Stone’s parking lots.
About the Oneida Indian Nation
The Oneida Indian Nation is a federally recognized Indian nation in Central New York. A founding member of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy (also known as the Six Nations or Iroquois Confederacy), the Oneida Indian Nation sided with the Americans in the Revolutionary War and was thanked by Congress and President George Washington for its loyalty and assistance. Today, the Oneida Nation consists of about 1,000 enrolled Members, most of them living in Central New York. The Nation’s enterprises, which employ more than 4,500 people, include Turning Stone Resort Casino, YBR Casino & Sports Book, Point Place Casino, The Lake House at Sylvan Beach, The Cove at Sylvan Beach, Maple Leaf Markets, SāvOn Convenience stores, RV Park, and three marinas. Proceeds from these enterprises are used to rebuild the Nation’s economic base and provide essential services, including housing, health care, and education incentives and programs, to its Members.