Festival of Trees

December 2, 2019 -December 31, 2019

  • Monday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m.

  • 💲Free & open to the public

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 Trees theme is "Celebrating Christmas Through the Decades." Be sure to stop by the Aapisa' Art Gallery to view all the amazing trees and vote for your favorite starting Dec. 2 through Dec. 31.

In observance of the Christmas Holiday, the Chickasaw Cultural Center campus will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 25. The Chickasaw Cultural Center will reopen for regular business hours Thursday, Dec. 26, at 10 a.m.

The Chickasaw Cultural Center campus will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in observance of the New Year's Holiday. Campus will resume regular business hours on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at 10 a.m. 

The Celebration of Lights will still continue nightly, even during closings, from 6-9 p.m. through Dec. 31. 

Upcoming Events

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  • 10:00AM

    See original portraits painted by world-renowned, Chickasaw artist Mike Larsen.

    Noted by the award-winning Larsen as one of his greatest achievements, the Chickasaw elders paintings were...

    Dec. 1 2018 - Dec. 31 Portraits of Elders
  • 10:00AM

    The Chickasaw Cultural Center is pleased to partner with the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian to offer this new traveling exhibition to the Holisso: The Center for Study of...

    May. 3 - Nov. 18 Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation's Armed Forces
  • 10:00AM

    11:00 a.m. Stomp Dance Demonstration
    2:00 p.m. Stomp Dance Demonstration

    Anoli' Theater
    10:30 a.m. Behind the Scenes
    11:30 a.m. First Encounter

    Aaimpa' Cafe
    Full menu available
    Drinks &...

    Nov. 14 Thursday