Children's Festival

  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • 💲Free & open to the public

The Chickasaw Cultural Center hosts the annual Children’s Festival with fun events for the whole family! 

Booths will be located throughout campus providing make-&-take crafts, games, nutrition services, horticulture education and cultural demonstrations. Outdoor activities are dependent on weather and subject to change as necessary. 

Activities in the Chikasha Inchokka' Traditional Village include Giant Jenga, Giant Connect 4, bean bag toss, moon sand and more! Join the Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe in stomp dance demonstrations at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., followed by performances of the Chikasha Hilha' Himita' (Chickasaw Young Dancers, an extension of the Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe). The Chickasaw Language Committee and Youth Language Club will sing Choctaw Hymns at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. 

Listen to storytellers Tim Tingle, Lori Carmichael and Stephanie Scott in the Kochcha' Aabiniili' Amphitheater at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Enjoy 10% off toys in the Aachompa' Gift Shops. 

Anoli' Theater - Chipota Film Festival
10:30 a.m. Toy Story
12 p.m. Charlotte's Web
1:30 p.m. Pinocchio
3 p.m. Stuart Little

Aaimpa' Cafe
Children's Festival Special: Mini corndogs served with chips & a drink
Drinks & cookies served daily until 4 p.m.

Make plans to cool off and wind down with The Greatest Showman in the Anoli' Theater at 6:30 p.m.

Upcoming Events

  • 10:00AM

    As a tribute to our respected and cherished elders, this exhibition features original portraits painted by world-renowned, Chickasaw artist Mike Larsen.

    Noted by the award-winning Larsen as one...

    Dec. 1 2018 - Mar. 1 Portraits of Elders
  • 3:00PM

    The Chickasaw Cultural Center is pleased to offer a variety of hour-long cultural demonstration classes to include diverse areas of beading, weaving, painting and more!
    Held daily at 3 p.m. in...

    Jan. 2 - Feb. 28 Cultural Demonstration Classes
  • 10:00AM

    The Chickasaw Cultural Center is excited to exhibit original artwork from the children’s book "Through the Eyes of the Eagle."

    This is the first book in a four-part series developed by the...

    Jan. 9 - Feb. 10 Through the Eyes of the Eagle