2018 Choctaw Nation Labor Day Festival

Thursday, August 30 through Monday, September 3, 2018

Welcome to the 2018 Choctaw Nation Labor Day Festival  (PDF)

2018 Labor Day Brochure  (PDF)

Labor Day Festival Map (PDF) 

General Store/Smoke Shop open 8am to 11pm. Credit cards and cash accepted.

Rules for Tent Camping  *The tent gate will open Friday, August 24, at 6:00 pm (CDT) for camping spaces to be marked off* 

ALL RV spaces with electric/water hookups have been reserved and none are available at this time.

Labor Day Stickball Tournament 2018 

War Hoops Entry Form (PDF)

Volleyball Tournament (PDF)

Tough Tough Choctaw (PDF)

Youth Fitness Challenge (PDF)

Labor Day 5K Run Registration (LINK) 

Horseshoes Tournament 

15th Annual Choctaw Indian Arts Show Application (Closed) 

16th Annual Chief Batton Labor Day Golf Tournament (PDF)

2018 Labor Day Mens and Womens Fast Pitch Tournament  (PDF) (closed for registration

Lost Child Station

The Choctaw Country Market 

Driving directions to  Tvshka Homma

Schedule for Labor Day Festival

Please note schedule is subject to change

Thursday, August 30

8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.-Museum Gift Shop Open

7:00 p.m.-Princess Pageant, Amphitheater

Friday, August 31

8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.-Capitol Museum Hours

8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.-Museum Gift Shop Open

9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.-Crafts for youth at playground by CCA & YAB

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.-Education Tent Open

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.-Mobile Library at playground

10:00 a.m.-Arts and Crafts exhibits open

10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.-Going Green Tent Open (New Labor Day Recycling Prize Reward) Located by the entry gate at ballfields.

10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.-Information Booth

11:00 a.m.-Choctaw Social Dance Class on Capitol lawn

Noon-5:00 p.m.-Quilt entries at Information Center (Click here to see additional Quilt Show Information)

Noon-6:00 p.m.-Membership Services Building opens~*The Membership Services building houses CDIB, Membership, Voter Registration, Car Tag, and Hunting and Fishing representatives.

Noon-6:00 p.m.-Voter Registration

Noon-8:00 p.m.-Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers

2:00 p.m.-Gourd Dancing on Capitol lawn

5:00 p.m.-Registration for Chief Batton Physical Fitness Challenge, on Council Chambers lawn

6:00 p.m.-Chief Batton Physical Fitness Challenge

6:00 p.m.-Gourd Dancing on Capitol lawn

6:00 p.m.-Midnight-Carnival open (see schedule)

6:00 p.m.- Jerry Tims, Amphitheater

7:00 p.m.-Stickball Tournament at Stickball Field

7:00 p.m.-Pow Wow Grand Entry on Capitol lawn (see schedule)

7:00 p.m.-Fast-Pitch Tournament at Red Warrior Park

7:00 p.m.- Neal McCoy, Amphitheater

9:00 p.m.- Trace Adkins, Amphitheater

Saturday, September 1

6:15 a.m.-7:15 a.m. -5k registration, Capitol Museum

7:30 a.m.-5k Race begins and ends at Capitol Museum

8:00 a.m.-Fast-Pitch Tournament continues

8:00 a.m.-Fittest Choctaw Registration, at Council Chambers lawn

8:00 a.m.-Co-ed Volleyball Check-in

8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.-Choctaw War Hoops, 3-on-3 Basketball Team Check-In

9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.-Crafts for youth at playground by Daycare & YAB

9:00 a.m.-Co-ed Volleyball Tournament

9:00 a.m. – Fittest Choctaw Competition begins at Council Chambers Lawn

9:00 a.m.-Quilt Show at Information Center

9:00 a.m.-Horse Shoe Tournament

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.-Education Tent Open

9:45 a.m.-Terrapin Race Registration at playground

10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers; Drawing at 7p.m. MUST BE PRESEN TO WIN & PRESENT I.D. 

10:00 a.m. - Choctaw War Hoops, 3-on-3 Tournament

10:00 a.m.-Noon-Buffalo Tours, load bus at Capitol Museum

10:30 a.m.-Terrapin Races, playground

10:00 a.m.-3:00p.m.-Choctaw Village activities (see schedule)

10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.-Going Green Tent (Located by the entry gate at ballfields)

10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.-Capitol Museum Hours

10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.-15th Annual Choctaw Nation Art Show opens, second floor, Capitol Museum

10:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.-Museum Gift Shop Hours

10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.-Membership Services Building opens~*The Membership Services building houses CDIB, Membership, Voter Registration, Car Tag, and Hunting and Fishing representatives.

Noon-Midnight-Carnival open (see schedule)

1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.-Mobile Library at playground

4:00 p.m.-Tough, Tough registration on Council Chambers lawn

5:00 p.m.-Tough, Tough contest on Council Chambers lawn

6:00 p.m.- Kylie Morgan, Amphitheater

7:00 p.m.-  Dan and Shay, Amphitheater

8:00 p.m.-Stickball Tournament at field north of carnival

9:00 p.m.- Kip Moore, Amphitheater

Sunday, September 2

8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.-National Day of Prayer & Worship, Chapel

8:00 a.m.-Bow Shoot, Choctaw Village

8:00 a.m.-Fast-Pitch Tournament continues

8:30 a.m.-Golf Tournament, Sycamore Springs Golf Course, Wilburton

10:00 a.m.-Worship Services at Chapel

10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.-Going Green Tent Open

Noon-Gospel Singing begins at amphitheater

Noon-Domino/Checker Tournament registration (see map)

Noon-2:00 p.m.-1th Annual Choctaw Nation Art Show opens, second floor of Capitol Museum

Noon-3:00 p.m.-Choctaw Village activities 

Noon-4:30 p.m.-Capitol Museum Hours

Noon-4:00 p.m.-Museum Gift Shop Hours

Noon-6:00 p.m.-Membership Services Building opens ~*The Membership Services building houses CDIB, Membership, Voter Registration, Car Tag, and Hunting and Fishing representatives.

Noon-Midnight-Carnival open (see schedule)

1:00 p.m-5:30p.m-Connecting Native Kids to Insurance Coverage, Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers

1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.-Blood Sugar & Blood Pressure Checks, Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers

1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.-Mobile Library at playground

1:00 p.m.-Domino/Checker Tournament (see map)

1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.-Education Tent by Outreach Services Youth Activity

1:30 p.m.-Golf Tournament, Sycamore Springs Golf Course, Wilburton

1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.-Choctaw Code Talker Association Board Meeting, Council Chambers

1:30 p.m.-Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers

1:30 p.m.-Limited Mobility Exercises

2:00 p.m.-Tobacco Prevention/Education, next to Council Chambers

2:00 p.m.-14th Annual Choctaw Indian Arts Showm Capitol Museum

2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.-Buffalo Tours, load bus at Capitol Museum

2:30 p.m.- Healthy Families, Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers

3:00 p.m.-Weight Loss (Interactive) , Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers

3:30 p.m.-Healthy Eating for Kids, Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers

4:00 p.m.-Diabetes Prevention, Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers

4:30 p.m.-Suicide Prevention, Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers

5:00 p.m.-Couch to 5k, Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers

4:00 p.m.-Choctaw Dancers, Capitol lawn

5:00 p.m.-Stickball exhibition, Capitol lawn

5:30 p.m.- The WilliamsonsAmphitheater 

6:30 p.m.- The Kingsman QuartetAmphitheater

7:00 p.m.-Children’s stickball exhibition, stickball field

7:00 p.m.-Traditional Choctaw Hymn Singing, Chapel

7:30 p.m.- Jason Crabb, Amphitheater

8:00 p.m.-Women’s stickball exhibition, stickball field

8:30 p.m.- Chris Tomlin, Amphitheater

9:00 p.m.-Championship stickball game, stickball field

Monday, September 3

8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.-Capitol Museum Hours

8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.-Museum Gift Shop Hours

9:00 a.m.-Noon-Membership Services Building opens ~*The Membership Services building houses CDIB, Membership, Voter Registration, Car Tag, and Hunting and Fishing representatives.

9:30 a.m.-Cultural Activities, Amphitheater

10:00 a.m.-Labor Day official ceremonies, amphitheater

Posting of Flags-Choctaw Nation Color Guard

The Lord’s Prayer in Sign Language-Choctaw Royalty and Brad Joe

Introduction of Tribal Council and Judges

State of the Nation Address by Chief Gary Batton

Door Prize Drawings

11:30 a.m.-Free lunch for everyone, cafeteria

Noon-Pick up quilts from Quilt Show

Noon-3:00 p.m.-Carnival open (see schedule)

Driving directions to  Tvshka Homma

Updated August 15, 2018