One day only: April 22, 2023!
Head to downtown Sulphur Saturday, April 22, to enjoy the 10th Annual Artesian Arts Festival. Hosted by the Chickasaw Nation, this free outdoor event is a community celebration of First American artists. The juried show and market features awards and cash prizes in 21 categories as well as “Best of Division” and “Best in Show” awards. There’s fun to be had for all ages, so take a look!
Traditional Dance Demonstrations
This year’s festival will include a full lineup of live music and dance performances, both on the stage and along Muskogee Avenue, where The Artesian Hotel is located.
10 a.m. (East Stage), 12:15 p.m., 2:20 p.m.
Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe
10:45 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 3:15 p.m.
Pueblo Enchantment Dancers
11:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 4 p.m.
Grey Snow Dance Troupe
11:45 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m. (East Stage)
Mitoltiliztli Yaoyollohtli Aztec Dancers
Diverse Art Media
The market offers diverse art media and a vast selection of visual art including paintings, pottery, jewelry, sculpture, beadwork, textiles, basketry and metalwork. Hundreds of First American artists share their beautiful original works of art, allowing them to connect with buyers and art enthusiasts.
On-Site Food Trucks
The festival, nestled among The Artesian Hotel, Casino & Spa, ARTesian Gallery Studios and the Chickasaw National Recreation Area, will feature an eclectic mix of local food trucks conveniently located for a quick bite.
Must-See Musical Performances
In addition to the vast array of visual art, musical performers will also be in attendance. The day is stacked with a lineup to get you movin’ and groovin’.
East Stage Schedule
10 a.m. | Opening Ceremony Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe
10:30 a.m. | Emily Rhynes
11:15 a.m. | Tone Gyah Dae
12 p.m. | TJ Todd Band
12:45 p.m. | Bluez Boyz
1:30 p.m. | Justin Logan
2:15 p.m. | The Redmen Blues Band
3 p.m. | Isaac McClung
3:45 p.m. | High Water Gamble
5 p.m. | Lil Mike & Funny Bone with Meet & Greet to follow
Join the Fun April 22!
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.