Indigenous Peoples Day
Monday, Oct. 9, 2023 | 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
FREE | No Tickets Required for Event ($5 Discounted Gallery Admission)
Oklahoma City’s annual Indigenous Peoples Day celebration returns to First Americans Museum for a third year. Join us for a celebration of the 39 tribal nations and Indigenous communities in Oklahoma. This free event includes stickball games, performances, panel discussions, food trucks, and more. At 1 p.m., Mayor David Holt (Osage Nation) will read a mayoral proclamation. Visitors who wish to visit the museum’s South Wing galleries will enjoy discounted $5 admission.
Support the event by purchasing the official Indigenous Peoples Day t-shirt. Wear your shirt to the Oct. 9 event and receive free gallery admission and receive 10% off purchases at FAMstore. Exclusive design by Adrian RedBird (Kiowa Tribe/Cheyenne/Muscogee).
Download the official IPD 2023 flyer here.
Things to do:
- Art activities
- Chef’s Garden tours
- Discounted $5 admission to galleries
- Film screenings by deadCenter Film Festival
- Non-contest dance specials
- Panel discussion on food sovereignty
- Shop FAMstore
- Social dances
- Stickball games
- Thirty Nine Restaurant, Arbor Café and food trucks…and More!
Before You Go
- No smoking or vaping is permitted.
- Outside food and drink, other than water medically necessary items, are not permitted.
- Drones, pets, weapons or firearms are prohibited. Please leave your chairs and canopies at home.
- Please note that due to the size of the event, school field trips are not permitted on Indigenous Peoples Day.
- Onsite parking at FAM is limited. Please prioritize the FAM lot for elders, people with disabilities and pregnant visitors or those with young children.
- Overflow parking with shuttles are available at Crooked Oak Public Schools at SE 15th and Eastern. All proceeds from $10 parking fee support Crooked Oak athletic programs!