Bring the whole family out for Atoka's Wildflower & Pollinator Festival for a day full of fun and education. Located in historic downtown Atoka, this free event will feature demonstrations, speakers, games and activities perfect for kids. Be sure to visit a variety of vendors and food trucks set up throughout the area, and enjoy live music throughout the day.
October is Archaeology Month, and what better way to celebrate the history and heritage of the area than visiting the Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center for Archaeology Day! The day is packed with interactive projects, lectures, workshops, guided walks and many more engaging activities. Learn the art of flint knapping from expert stone tool makers and […]
The Hugo Area Chamber of Commerce’s Merchants Committee is hosting the annual fall festival in downtown Hugo, which will feature a costume contest, pumpkin decorating contest, bounce houses, food trucks, pony rides, train rides and free candy while supplies last! The festival is completely free, with the exception of food trucks, thanks to the wonderful […]
Join us this winter for the Endangered Ark Foundation's 1st Annual Holiday in the Ark Festiva! This Holiday experience is like none other! Holiday in the Ark will include: Special photo Meet & Greet with Santa, Mrs. Claus, Elves, the Grinch, and best of all the EAF ELEPHANTS! Magical holiday themed Lands that can be […]
Beavers Bend is the place to be for the Master Woodworking Artist of the Year Competition & Exhibit. Don’t miss the talented artists who can turn a piece of dead, standing or fallen wood into a beautiful piece of art. With over 50 tree species found within a one-mile radius of the museum's location, artists […]
The Trail of Tears is a part of our tribal history that will not be forgotten. Join us in remembering the journey and celebrating our culture. Schedule 9AM Cultural Demonstrations and Live Village 9AM Vendor Booths 10AM Ceremony Begins Welcome – Assistant Chief Jack Austin Jr. Prayer – Council Chaplain Lord's Prayer – Choctaw Nation […]
Travel to the past at the Doaksville Cemetery Walking Tour, an immersive storytelling experience led by the Fort Towson Cemetery Association. The half-mile trek through this historic site includes live graveside reenactments, shining new light on the lives of some of the cemetery’s most illustrious occupants.
Celebrate the official first day of summer with a guided summer walk at the Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center. Constructed by Natives more than 1,000 years ago, the mounds offer a unique glimpse into ancient Oklahoma while the tour guide brings the stories surrounding their past to life. The tours run at 11am, 2pm and 7pm, […]
The Choctaw people have gathered on the grounds of the Choctaw Capitol for many years during the Labor Day weekend to celebrate family, fellowship together and to honor Choctaw traditions. Enjoy cultural events like stickball games and the princess contest, concerts, arts and crafts, a free 5k run and much more!
The Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center boasts the only prehistoric Native American archaeological site in Oklahoma that is open to the public. The Caddoan people who lived in the area from 900-1450 AD built 12 mounds along the Arkansas River, some of which line up with solstice and equinox sunsets. Learn about the importance of these […]
Pumpkin spice and everything nice - that's what the 8th Annual Hugo Pumpkin Festival is made of. Catch all the autumn vibes with pumpkin painting and carving, scavenger hunts, hayrides, door prizes, fall photo ops and more. There's no shortage of activities for the kids, including bounce houses, an inflatable obstacle course, a giant jump […]
The forests in Choctaw Country are some of the country’s leading locations for Bigfoot sightings, and Bigfoot enthusiasts from all over the country gather in Honobia each year to celebrate, share stories, and learn more about the mysterious creature that has eluded us for generations. In addition to the popular Bigfoot Conference, the Honobia Bigfoot […]
Is there anything more beautiful than a field full of hot air balloons glowing against a brilliant autumn sunset? Bring the whole family out to the Poteau Balloon Festival this year for a fun-filled weekend packed with pet shows, arts and crafts, ATV races, kites and a plethora of other exciting activities. Admission gets you […]