Red Earth Events
Oklahoma City's history is rich with Native American culture, and through various events throughout the year, Red Earth promotes the traditions of American Indian arts and cultures in and around OKC.
In 2021, the Red Earth Museum & Gallery and its collection of more than 1,400 contemporary and historical Native American artifacts will return to downtown Oklahoma City.
Red Earth Festival
Red Earth's signature summer event, the Red Earth Festival features American Indian artists and dancers from throughout North America. Celebrate the richness and diversity of their heritage with the world each June. Stay tuned for 2022 event details!
Red Earth Parade & FallFest
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.
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. has 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.
Red Earth Treefest
The Red Earth Treefest is returning for its sixth year this holiday season. From November 13-December 11, 2020, see handmade ornaments and art objects on Christmas trees from 18 Oklahoma tribes in an exhibit showcasing the diverse Native American cultures that have shaped our state.