2023 Chumash Day

The City of Malibu will host the 23rd Annual Chumash Day Powwow and Intertribal Gathering on Saturday, April 1, 2023 and Sunday, April 2, 2023. This family-friendly cultural event is free and open for all to attend.

The community is encouraged to attend the event honoring Malibu’s original residents and First Americans, the Chumash. Continuing a generations-long tradition of Powwows in California, Native Americans will gather at Malibu Bluffs Park to sing, dance, socialize, and heal. The event will feature a variety of Native American arts and crafts, Native American tribal ceremonies, dances, special guest performances, and Chumash history storytelling. 

Event Details

Event Dates: Saturday, April 1, 2023 and Sunday, April 2, 2023 *Rain or shine

Event Hours: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Grand Entry: 12:00 PM

Event Location: Malibu Bluffs Park, 24250 Pacific Coast Highway Malibu, CA 90265 *No on-site parking.


Complimentary General Parking: 23575 Civic Center Way with free shuttle rides available to and from Malibu Bluffs Park.

ADA Parking: 23825 Stuart Ranch Road with free ADA shuttle rides available to and from Malibu Bluffs Park. 

*Only animals designated as service animals are permitted on shuttles.


The event will feature Native American artisan vendors with merchandise for sale including: jewelry, flutes, moccasins, beading accessories, leatherworks, pottery, dream catchers, and more. Food trucks including: D'Amores Pizza, Apollo's Expresso and Shave Ice, Kabob Express, Gostosas Thrill from Brazil, Salt n Pepper, Bittiebitez Mini Donuts, and Bison Burger are scheduled to be a part of the event (subject to change).

The City is no longer accepting vendor applications.   Please check back in January 2024 for more information regarding the 2024 Chumash Day Powwow.  
For more information, contact the City of Malibu Community Services Department at 310-317-1364.

2023 Head Staff

Head Man
Head Woman
Head Young Man
Head Young Woman
Spiritual Advisor
Northern Drums
Southern Drums
Arena Director
Aaron Martin
Emily Sierra
Gabriel Razo
Aislynn Arnold
Alan Salazar
Bear Springs Singers
Hale and Company
Victor Chavez
Randy Pico

Chumash 2023 Flyer

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