The Chickasaw Nation Welcome Center is located at the southwest corner of exit 55 along Interstate 35. The Chickasaw Nation Welcome Center offers several amenities, including a lounge area, a gift shop featuring Pendleton and Made-In-Oklahoma products, an outdoor children’s playground, a dog park, two electric vehicle charging stations and Bedré Fine Chocolate right next door. The Chickasaw Nation Welcome Center also sells hunting and fishing licenses, required by the State of Oklahoma for recreational hunting and fishing.
This Quarter's Featured Artist at the Chickasaw Nation Welcome Center is Eva Cantrell
Cantrell, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, is a multi-award winning artist. Cantrell trained under renowned pottery artists Jane Osti, Crystal Hanna and Troy Jackson, and has participated in Cherokee Art Market, SEASAM, Artesian Arts Festival and more. Through her work, Cantrell teaches Cherokee stories and what the various symbols mean in Cherokee culture.
(Exhibit runs through October 31, 2021)
Deal of the Month
This month's deal at the Chickasaw Nation Welcome Center in Davis is 20% of all Pendleton backpacks, totes and purses! Cannot be combined with other offers.
(Offer valid August 1st - 31st, 2021)
Safety Measures of the Chickasaw Nation Welcome Center
The health and safety of our guests and employees is our number one priority. We continue to closely monitor Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and public health advancements, and we have implemented operational procedures and protocols that you need to know before you make your next trip to the Chickasaw Nation Welcome Center.
At this time, free coffee stations will remain closed. Out of an abundance of caution, all sales at the Chickasaw Nation Welcome Center will also be final until further notice.
The Welcome Center provides travel information about Chickasaw Country in addition to the state of Oklahoma through trained team members, informational kiosks, and printed brochures highlighting recreational, historic, cultural tourism destinations. The 5,500-square-foot Welcome Center features original Chickasaw and other First American artwork as well as Made in Oklahoma retail items and gift items. The displayed artwork in the facility rotates throughout the year and some of the artwork is on sale while others are used as interior decoration. The facility grounds offer a children’s playground area, indoor lounge area, public restrooms, dog park, coffee service, penny press machine, vending machines and RV/Bus parking!
The Welcome Center also serves as a convenient gateway for many attractions in the area including the Chickasaw Visitor Center, Chickasaw Cultural Center, Chickasaw National Recreation Area, Chickasaw Retreat & Conference Center, ARTesian Gallery & Studios and Artesian Hotel, Casino & Spa. Be sure to stop by and check out the Chickasaw Nation Welcome Center on your next travel through Chickasaw Country or when searching for a special something for that special someone!