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 full of unique art and creativity. Located downtown on Main Street, the Arts District of Ada includes shops, restaurants, the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center, a sculpture garden, the Centennial Plaza, historic buildings and numerous events. Among this district's thriving attractions, be sure to see the 27 ft tall iron horse sculpture, paint your own pottery or attend outdoor events in Centennial Plaza.