Loretta Barrett Oden at First Americans Museum for Indigenous Peoples Day

First Americans Museum 659 American Indian Blvd. Oklahoma City, OK 73129

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:

  • Archery
  • 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!