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Gathering Place is a home for spectacular, free events that showcase art, history, entertainment and culture from around the corner and around the world! Check out the event calendar to plan your visit. 

Our next Signature Event, Trucktoberfest, is bringing the top food trucks in the region for a one-day festival feast on October 12! Come hungry to try some of the most popular and unique food trucks of all time, all in one location. Roll into Gathering Place for one of the largest food truck events in the country – Trucktoberfest!

Click HERE to see our full list of 2019 Signature Events!

Oklahoma Tribal Celebration

Details

November 9, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Location

QuikTrip Great Lawn

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Oklahoma is home to more than 39 Native American Tribes and Tulsa has long been proud of its native heritage. Together we seek to foster the strength of all the nations in creating one of the region’s largest and most comprehensive Native American festivals. Oklahoma Tribal Celebration will be a proud expression of music, dance, art, food, and fashion; where each nation will have the opportunity to share its story and speak of their cultural legacy in a realm within the park. Don’t miss a special performance by The Levi Platero Band!

This regional festival will make history honoring the Native American Nations in an Oklahoma Tribal Celebration unlike anything before!

The following tribes will be showcasing:  

  • Cherokee Nation
  • Chickasaw Nation  
  • Choctaw Nation
  • Muscogee Creek
  • Osage Nation
  • Otoe-Missouria
  • Sac and Fox Tribe
  • More to come!

Activities include:

-              Featured Menu at Vista by Chef Nico Albert

-              Native Tea at Redbud Café

-              Live Cooking Demonstrations at Willow Beach

-              Native Food Vendors

-              Arts & Crafts Market

-              Tribe Realms

-              Stickball & Game Area near North Landbridge Lawn

-              Native Film & Documentary Showings in ONEOK Boathouse

-              Storytelling

-              Live Music & Dance Performances

 

EVENT SCHEDULE

  • 1:00 p.m. – Festival Begins!

  • 3:50 p.m. – DJ Feenix

  • 4:00 p.m. – Performance by local Hip Hop Act: WOTKA

  • 4:15 p.m. - Special Dance/Drum Performance

  • 4:20 p.m. – Cary Morin

  • 5:00 p.m. – Special Dance/Drum Performance

  • 5:15 p.m. – The Levi Platero Band