Thanksgiving Celebration

Enjoy a day of family-friendly festivities at the Cultural Center’s Thanksgiving Celebration, Saturday, Nov. 25, and Sunday, Nov. 26.

Explore your creative side in the Native American miniature ornament class and children’s Christmas ornament workshop in the Holisso Research Center. View the Festival of the Trees in the Aapisa' Art Gallery.

Taste traditional cuisine and daily specials at the Aaimpaꞌ Café.

Get a head start on holiday shopping with special sales in the gift shops.

Schedule of Celebration Events:
Holisso Research Center:
10am-5pm Make-and-take activities

Anoli Theater: 
10:30  Behind the Scenes
11:00  Stomp Dance Demonstration (weather permitting)
11:30  First Encounter
12:00  Behind the Scenes
1:00    First Encounter
2:00    Stomp Dance Demonstration (weather permitting)
3:00    Boss Baby
6:30    White Christmas

Campus-wide:
6-9pm Celebration of Lights

In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, the Chickasaw Cultural Center will close at noon Wednesday, Nov. 22, through Friday, Nov. 24. The Chickasaw Cultural Center will reopen for regular business hours Saturday, Nov. 25.  

Upcoming Events

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  • All Day

    View the Festival of Trees on display in the Aapisa' Art Gallery from Saturday, Nov. 25, through Sunday, Dec. 31. In the spirit of Christmas, departments from across the Chickasaw Nation decorate...

    Nov. 25 - 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. Free and open to the public, our spectacular drive-thru light...

    Nov. 25 - Dec. 31 Celebration of Lights
  • All Day

    Enjoy classic Christmas movies on the giant screen in the Anoli̍ꞌ Theater. Frosty the Snowman, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Muppet Christmas Carol, Mickey's Christmas Carol and The Polar...

    Dec. 1 - Dec. 29 Children's Holiday Movie Series