Don’t miss exciting festivities such as Cultural Evening, Art Show and Market, Annual Meeting, cultural events, entertainment, games, fellowship and more. Among the activities featured will be the State of the Nation Address by Governor Bill Anoatubby and the Festival Parade on Main Street in Tishomingo. Come join the Chickasaw Nation in celebrating the persevering spirit of its people!
This free event offers attendees a chance to step back into the early 1900s with food and activities representing the life of Chickasaw Nation Governor Douglas H. Johnston, who was the first Chickasaw Governor to be appointed by the President of the United States in 1906. Governor Douglas H. Johnston and his family occupied the White House from 1898-1971. In the 1990's the Chickasaw Nation restored the White House to its original grandeur. It is on the National Registry of Historic Places.
The annual Stratford Peach Festival is hosted by the Stratford Little League Foundation. Festival activities include but are not limited to, 5k family fun run at 6:30am, free pancake breakfast at 7am, Farmer's Market, Car Show, Princess Pageant, food vendors, 70 + retail booths, carnival rides and bounce houses, local performers, blood drive, and so much more!
This annual event celebrates the rush of local seasonal watermelons with watermelon-themed activities, carnival rides and family friendly entertainment. The Rush Springs Watermelon Festival has been an annual event since 1948, and has grown to over 20,000 festival-goers each year!
Make your way to Wacker Park in Pauls Valley for the popular and exciting Okie Noodling Tournament! The event will feature food, vendors, live music, games, face painting, inflatables, a kids' noodling clinic, a catfish cook-off and kids' catfish eating contest. Don’t forget the coronation of the Okie Noodling Queen!