Native Trails

Most Thursdays & Saturdays

Noon – 1:00 pm

FREE Admission

Jan 8, 10, 15, 17, 22 & 24, 2015
Feb 12, 14, 19, 26 & 28, 2015
Mar 5, 26 & 28, 2015
Apr 2 & 4, 2015

About This Event

All events take place on the outdoor fountain stage on the north side of the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts (Second Street & Drinkwater Boulevard in downtown Scottsdale). Lawn chairs or blankets are recommended.

For more information, call 480-421-1004 or 800-782-1117.

Are you bringing children to this event? Be sure to download our Native Trails study guide and join us for a special performance for students on March 27.

Native American artist/vendors interested in exhibiting at this event, please download our vendor application.

Celebrating its 13th season, Native Trails takes audiences on a cultural journey to the First Nations of Arizona and North America through traditional native music, dance and art.

Presented by Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation and produced by Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts in collaboration with Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Meet the Cast of Native Trails

The performers of Native Trails represent a variety of First Nations from across North America. In addition to Derrick Suwaima Davis (Hopi/Choctaw), the artistic director of Native Trails, this year’s cast includes: Ryon Polequaptewa (Hopi), Eldred Matt (San Carlos Apache/Colville Confederated Tribes), Yolanda Tsosie (Diné), Perry Thompson (Diné), Tony Duncan (Apache) and Charlie Chimerica (Hualapai/Hopi).

Arts & Crafts

Native American artisans, jewelry makers and tribal elders from around the state will showcase and sell their work throughout the season. Traditional foods also will be available for sale at every performance, so come enjoy lunch and Native Trails!


Presented by Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation and Produced by Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts in Collaboration with Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau