Christmas Celebration & Holiday Art Market

  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • 💲Free & open to the public

Celebrate the season of giving through children’s activities, pictures with Santa Claus, Christmas movies, food and a holiday art market featuring Chickasaw artists.

Save 10% off retail purchases in the Aachompa’ Gift Shops (excludes consignments)

Activities include:
- Visit with Santa Claus and take home a free photo from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Letters to Santa workshop
- Make and take crafts- snowflakes, pony bead bracelets, yarn baskets
- Christmas story book readings by Mrs. Claus

Christmas caroling:
- 10:45 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. in the Anoli’ Theater - Chikasha Taloa Alhiha (Chickasaws singing together) caroling in the Chickasaw language
- 2 p.m in the Anoli’ Theater lobby – Chickasaw Children’s Choir (also caroling outside around campus)

Free Christmas films in the Anoli' Theater:
12 p.m. Frosty the Snowman
12:30 p.m. How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
1 p.m. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
3 p.m. The Star

Find that one-of-a-kind gift by exploring our Holiday Art Market featuring a variety of special items from renowned Chickasaw artists and take advantage of the special sales in our gift shops!

Holiday Art Market Chickasaw artists to include:
Laura Bruner
Melvin Burris
Misti Butler
Betsy Childs
Pat Cox
Linda Sue Edgar
Wayne Edgar
Sherrie Gregory
Juanita Hanna
Dustin Mater
Bethany McCord
Franchina McFerran
Roseanna Moore
Doneeta Nowlin
Kim Pryor
Vicki Somers
Joanna Underwood-Blackburn
Mary Wilds
Nicole Willis
Margaret Wheeler
Beverly Callahan
Lawana Sides
Marty Andruss
Cotie Lancaster

Visit the Festival of Trees and don't forget our drive-thru Celebration of Lights display runs nightly 6-9 p.m. through Dec. 31.

Upcoming Events

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  • 12:00PM

    Enjoy classic Christmas movies on the giant screen in the Anoli̍ꞌ Theater. How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Trolls HolidayThe Star, Frosty's Winter WonderlandRudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,...

    Dec. 1 - Dec. 30 Children's Holiday Movie Series
  • 10:00AM

    In the spirit of Christmas, departments from across the Chickasaw Nation decorate a tree in accordance with the selected theme and votes are cast for the best tree.

    This year's Festival of...

    Dec. 2 - Dec. 31 Festival of Trees
  • 6:00PM

    Embrace the holiday season with a spectacular drive-thru light display at the Chickasaw Cultural Center’s Celebration of Lights. Our light extravaganza features dozens of displays with traditional...

    Dec. 2 - Dec. 31 Celebration of Lights