As the headquarters of the Chickasaw Nation and proud home of East Central University, Ada is bursting with small town charm and big city culture. Its rural roots run deep, but Ada—hometown of music stars like Blake Shelton and Zac Malloy of the Nixons—is quickly becoming an arts destination worth putting on your radar.Learn More
Arts District of Ada
In the heart of Ada lies a unique arts community consisting of artists of various mediums. Currently concentrated on or near the east end of Main Street, artist studios, galleries, sculpture gardens and businesses are thriving. Come see the 27 ft tall iron horse sculpture, paint your own pottery or attend outdoor events in Centennial Plaza.