2019 Choctaw Nation Labor Day Festival & Pow Wow
The 69th Annual Choctaw Nation Labor Day Festival & Pow Wow will be held August 29-September 2, 2019 at Tvshika Homma, capital of the Choctaw Nation. The Choctaw Nation invites all visitors to enjoy tribal heritage activities, an intertribal powwow, Choctaw cultural exhibitions, stickball games, arts and crafts, free concerts and carnival rides. This annual Tuskahoma event offers activities for all ages including sports tournaments, quilting demonstrations, live performances, buffalo tours and more.
Choctaw Nation Labor Day Festival & Pow Wow
The Choctaw Nation Labor Day Festival kicks off with the Choctaw Princess Pageant. Come and see which lucky contestant is crowned Little Miss, Junior Miss and Miss Choctaw Nation.
The Choctaw Nation Labor Day Festival will present a series of free concerts featuring national stars and well-known performers. Open to the public, these concerts are always a huge draw. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs to enjoy live musical performances from some of the top names in entertainment with crowds of festival-goers.
Come to this festival to learn about Choctaw traditions and tribal customs. Celebrate this prime example of Native American culture with traditional village events, Choctaw dancing, stickball games, storytelling, silversmithing and demonstrations of primitive weaponry. Children’s activities will include a corn game and pottery-making. Don’t miss the Choctaw Nation Powwow and witness the amazing spectacle of hundreds of dancers around the nation descending on Tuskahoma in full regalia to compete in a variety of native dance competitions. Gourd dancing and traditional drumming will all be highlighted.
Events & Activities for the Entire Family
The Choctaw Nation Labor Day Festival will also feature traditional arts and crafts, handmade American Indian items on display, sporting tournaments, carnival rides and a State of the Nation address. Visitors will also enjoy a 5K run and walk, horseshoe tournaments, gospel singing, mechanical bull rides, pony rides for the kids and Inca flute players. Bring the entire family to enjoy an extensive selection of fun activities and information booths, and be rewarded with an exciting look into contemporary native culture. The Choctaw Nation Labor Day Festival is the place to be this Labor Day weekend.
- Labor Day Pow Wow (Friday, Capital Lawn)
- Labor Day Stickball Tournament
- War Hoops 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
- Volleyball Tournament
- Tough Tough Choctaw
- Youth Fitness Challenge
- Labor Day 5K Run
- Horseshoes Tournament
- Choctaw Indian Arts Show
- Chief Batton Labor Day Golf Tournament
- Labor Day Mens and Womens Fast Pitch Tournament
- Choctaw Country Market