OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 35th Annual Red Earth Parade has been referred to as America’s most unique parade. This year, the Red Earth Parade will also signal the opening of one of OKC’s newest events - FallFest on Saturday October 16. The streets of downtown Oklahoma City will be alive with Native spirit as Red Earth Fallfest celebrates Indigenous People’s Day in Oklahoma City.
Red Earth Parade will feature colorful entries while spectators line the streets of downtown Oklahoma City. Parade participants may include but are not limited to Tribal programs, officials & princesses, color guards, dancers, music groups, school groups, drum groups and community organizations.
The Red Earth Parade begins at 10 am at NW Walker and 6 th Street moving southbound on Walker and ending near the Myriad Gardens, the site of Fallfest.
Fallfest, is produced by Red Earth and includes an Arts & Crafts Market and a Fall Pow Wow sponsored by the OKC Pow Wow Club. Fallfest activities run from 10 am to 4 pm and are free to the public. Bring your lawn chair and join us for a day of family fun.
Red Earth, Inc. is an Allied Arts member agency and is funded in part by the Chickasaw Nation, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Kirkpatrick Family Fund, James H. and Madalynne Norick Foundation, Oklahoma’s News 4, Allied Arts, and the Oklahoma Arts Council which receives support from the State of Oklahoma and the National Endowment for the Arts. Red Earth, Inc. is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization with a mission to promote the rich traditions of American Indian arts and cultures through education, a premier festival, a museum, and fine art markets.
Visit www.RedEarth.org to register for the Parade and additional information on FallFest.