Festival of Trees

  • 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 and Thursday, Dec. 26. The Chickasaw Cultural Center will reopen for regular business hours Friday, Dec. 27, 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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  • All Day

    Upon reopening, the Chickasaw Cultural Center debuts a newly renovated Aapisa' Art Gallery in the Chikasha Poya Exhibit Center.

    Each season, the Aapisa' will spotlight various Chickasaw...

    Jul. 24 - Oct. 16 Aapisa' Art Gallery Features Billy Hensley
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    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...

    Jul. 24 - Mar. 31 2022 Listening to Our Elders: Mike Larsen Chickasaw Elders Painting Series
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    Jul. 24 - Oct. 26 Iiholiitoblichi (We Honor Them): Chickasaws in the Oklahoma Hall of Fame