Keetoowah Cherokee Celebration
The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma invites visitors to Tahlequah for festivities that celebrate the tribe's heritage. Bring the family out to experience traditional American Indian crafts, games, Native American dancing and a parade at this year's Keetoowah Cherokee Celebration.
The fun starts Friday evening with a softball tournament and stomp dance. On Saturday, prepare for a full day of exciting events. Enjoy a signing of the UKB Constitution, hog fry, gospel sing and cultural demonstrations. Honor the traditions of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokees with the Chief's State of the Nation address.
Dig into a free traditional meal or bring the kids for a turtle race, fishing derby and other children's activities. Keetoowah game competitions will also be held during this event. See participants compete in marbles, blowgun and corn stalk shoots, horseshoes, stickball and more. Arts and craft vendors, as well as a variety of food vendors, will also be available.