Chickasaw Annual Meeting & Festival - Oct 04, 2014
Tishomingo, OK 73460
The Chickasaw Annual Meeting and Festival is a cultural event and festival that celebrates the Chickasaw Nation and its unique heritage in Tishomingo, the historical capitol of the Chickasaw Nation. This event will include demonstrations on cultural significance, traditional food tasting, children's activities, arts and crafts and plenty of food vendors. The annual festival gives all Chickasaws and festival-goers an opportunity to gather and celebrate the unique culture and history of the Chickasaw Nation.
After Saturday morning's official "State of the Nation" address, hundreds of visitors will descend upon Tishomingo's Main Street for the annual festival parade. Claim your spot along the parade route and enjoy bands and a wide array of parade floats from a variety of organizations and groups from across southern Oklahoma. Stick around for a traditional Chickasaw lunch, as well as cultural and dance troupe demonstrations on the capitol grounds. The Chickasaw Annual Meeting and Festival will also feature a Chickasaw artists' exhibition, tours of the Chickasaw Museum and capitol building, craft vendors, live music and more.
Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant
General Information: Free admission
Group Amenities: Accommodates Tour Groups
Projected Attendance: 10,000
Event hours vary.
As the mild temperatures of fall’s Indian Summer descend upon Oklahoma, the state’s renowned American Indian heritage is brought to life with a variety of Native American festivals, events and powwows.