Shows & Markets

More show and marketplace dates, times and locations will be finalized in the coming weeks. Bookmark this page for the latest official information.

Cherokee Artisan Market

Buy handmade, original works from Cherokee artisans at this exclusive event on Cherokee National Capitol Square.

Cherokee Artisan Marketplace is a juried event. Citizens of the three federally recognized Cherokee tribes are eligible to apply. Include three to four photos of your work with the completed application. Accepted artisans will be notified shortly after the entry deadline.

Entry Deadline

August 12, 2022

Contact

Donetta Johnson
918.704.6395 | donetta.johnson@cn-bus.com

Cherokee National Capitol Square
101 Muskogee Ave
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Saturday, September 3

9 am – 3 pm

Sunday, September 4

9 am – 3 pm

All listed events are in Central daylight savings (UTC-5:00) time.

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Art Show

The 17th Annual Cherokee Art Show & Sale is a four-day event honoring Native art and artists at the Chota Conference Center in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. It will begin on Friday, September 2 and conclude on Sunday, September 4. Many participating artists are Cherokees who specialize in Southeastern art forms, and the show is open to all federally recognized Native American artists at all skill levels: from those who are just starting out in their careers to nationally known and award-winning artists. 

Chota Conference Center
3307 Seven Clans Ave
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Thursday, September 1

5 pm – 8 pm

Friday, September 2

12 pm – 8 pm

Saturday, September 3

9 am – 5 pm

Sunday, September 4

10 am – 3 pm

All listed events are in Central daylight savings (UTC-5:00) time.

Adult Artists

Best in Show
Judges’ Choice Awards
Chief’s Choice Award
Deputy Chief’s Choice Award
Speaker’s Choice Award
First Place for a Category
Second Place for a Category
Honorable Mention for a Category

Youth Artists

Age 1 – 8
Age 9 – 13
Age 14 – 18

Adult Artists

First Place
Second Place
Honorable Mention for a Category
Chief’s Choice Award
Deputy Chief’s Choice Award
Speaker’s Choice Award
Judges’ Choice Awards

Youth Artists

First Place
Second Place
Honorable Mention for a Category
Chief’s Choice Award
Deputy Chief’s Choice Award
Speaker’s Choice Award
Judges’ Choice Awards

People's Choice Award

Don’t forget to vote for your favorite work of art! At the 17th Annual Cherokee Art Show, we ask the people to award one adult and one youth award the coveted People’s Choice Award.
Download Registration

Art Show

The 17th Annual Cherokee Art Show & Sale is a four-day event honoring Native art and artists at the Chota Conference Center in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. It will begin on Friday, September 2 and conclude on Sunday, September 4. Many participating artists are Cherokees who specialize in Southeastern art forms, and the show is open to all federally recognized Native American artists at all skill levels: from those who are just starting out in their careers to nationally known and award-winning artists. 

Chota Conference Center
3307 Seven Clans Ave
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Thursday, September 1

5 pm – 8 pm

Friday, September 2

12 pm – 8 pm

Saturday, September 3

9 am – 5 pm

Sunday, September 4

10 am – 3 pm

All listed events are in Central daylight savings (UTC-5:00) time.

Adult Artists

Best in Show
Judges’ Choice Awards
Chief’s Choice Award
Deputy Chief’s Choice Award
Speaker’s Choice Award
First Place for a Category
Second Place for a Category
Honorable Mention for a Category

Youth Artists

Age 1 – 8
Age 9 – 13
Age 14 – 18

Adult Artists

First Place
Second Place
Honorable Mention for a Category
Chief’s Choice Award
Deputy Chief’s Choice Award
Speaker’s Choice Award
Judges’ Choice Awards

Youth Artists

First Place
Second Place
Honorable Mention for a Category
Chief’s Choice Award
Deputy Chief’s Choice Award
Speaker’s Choice Award
Judges’ Choice Awards

People's Choice Award

Don’t forget to vote for your favorite work of art! At the 17th Annual Cherokee Art Show and Sale, we ask the people to award one adult and one youth award the coveted People’s Choice Award.

Download Registration
Download
Registration

Quilt Show

This annual show of beautiful, handmade artistry features quilts, wall hangings, purses, clothing and all forms of handmade art. You do not have to be Native American to participate in this show. Quilts must have been made within the last five years.

Chota Conference Ballroom
3307 Seven Clans Ave
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Thursday, September 1

5 pm – 8 pm

Friday, September 2

12 pm – 8 pm

Saturday, September 3

9 am – 5 pm

Sunday, September 4

10 am – 3 pm

All listed events are in Central daylight savings (UTC-5:00) time.

Adult Artists

Cherokee National Holiday Themed
Hand Pieced – Hand Quilted
Hand Pieced – Machine Quilted
Machine Pieced – Hand Quilted
Machine Pieced – Machine Quilted
Mixed Technique
Specialty Technique
T-Shirt
Embroidered 75% with piece work

Appliqued 75% with piece work
Paper Pieced
Baby Quilt
Wall Hanging
Purse or Clothing
Miscellaneous Items

Youth Artists

Youth Quilt (17 yrs. old & younger)
Youth Quilting Projects (13 – 17)
Youth Quilting Projects (under 12)

Ribbons in each category
Viewer’s Choice
Themed Entry Award
Chief’s Choice
Deputy Chief’s Choice
First Lady of the Cherokee Nation’s Choice
Deputy Chief’s First Lady Choice
First Daughter of the Cherokee Nation’s Choice

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Car Show

Check out old-school and new-school whips and rides at the 18th Annual Cherokee Holiday Car Show, presented by Cherokee Casino Tahlequah.

3307 Seven Clans Ave
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Sunday, September 4

Registration: 9 am – 11 am
Judging: 11 am – 1 pm
Trophies Awarded: 2 pm

Cars

Original Cars:1942 & Older, 1946-1954, 1955-1964, 1965-1972, 1973-1987, 1988-1998, 1999-2009, 2010-present
Modified Cars: 1954 & Older, 1955-1972, 1973-1987, 1988-1998, 1999-2009, 2010-present

Trucks

Original Trucks: 1958 & Older, 1959-1987, 1988-1998, 1999-2009, 2010-present
Modified Trucks: 1958 & Older, 1959-1987, 1988-1998, 1999-2009, 2010-present

Mustangs

1964-1967, 1968-1978, 1979-1993, 1994-2004, 2005-2014, 2015-present

Muscle Cars

Corvettes: 1953-1969, 1970-1983, 1984-1996, 1997-2007, 2008- Present
Chevelles: 1964-1972
Camaros: 1964-1972, 1973-1983, 1984-1990, 1991 – 2001, 2010 - Present

Other Categories

Convertibles
Motorcycles
Rat Rods
Special Interest
Off Road Imports

1st place in each category
Best of Show
Chief's Choice
Best Paint
Best Interior
Deputy Chief's Choice
Speaker's Choice

Registration Fee – $20 cash only (day of event)
Registration is on the south side of the casino

Car Show

Check out old-school and new-school whips and rides at the 18th Annual Cherokee Holiday Car Show, presented by Cherokee Casino Tahlequah.

3307 Seven Clans Ave
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Sunday, September 4

Registration: 9 am-11 am
Judging: 11 am-1 pm
Trophies Awarded: 2 pm

Cars

Original Cars: 1942 & Older, 1946 – 1954, 1955 – 1964, 1965 – 1972, 1973 – 1987, 1988 – 1998, 1999 – 2009, 2010 – Present

Modified Cars: 1954 & Older, 1955 – 1972, 1973 – 1987, 1988 – 1998, 1999 – 2009, 2010 – Present

Trucks

Original Trucks: 1958 & Older, 1959 – 1987, 1988 – 1998, 1999 – 2009, 2010 – Present

Modified Trucks: 1958 & Older, 1959 – 1987, 1988 – 1998, 1999 – 2009, 2010 – Present

Mustangs

1964 – 1967, 1968 – 1978, 1979 – 1993, 1994 – 2004, 2005 – 2014, 2015 – Present

Muscle Cars

Corvettes: 1953 – 1969, 1970 – 1983, 1984 – 1996, 1997 – 2007, 2008 – Present

Chevelles: 1964 – 1972

Camaros: 1964 – 1972, 1973- – 1983, 1984- – 1990, 1991 – 2001, 2010 – Present

Other Categories

Convertibles
Motorcycles
Rat Rods
Special Interest
Off Road Imports

1st place in each category
Best of Show
Chief's Choice
Best Paint
Best Interior
Deputy Chief's Choice
Speaker's Choice

Registration Fee – $20 cash only (day of event)
Registration is on the south side of the casino

ONE FIRE FIELD MARKETPLACE

Holiday-goers can find a little bit of everything here: good food, new fashions, innovative products and services, arts, crafts and family fun.

Artists and artisans are invited to display and sell their work at the One Fire Field Marketplace, September 2-4, 2022.

Registration Deadline

Friday, August 12, 2022

Booth Payment Deadline

Friday, August 19, 2022

Register HERE.

One Fire Field

17475 Muskogee Ave
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Located between Sequoyah High School and the W.W. Keeler Complex.

Friday, September 2

4 pm – 10 pm

Saturday, September 3

9 am – 10 pm

Sunday, September 4

9 am – 5 pm

CULTURAL GROUNDS MARKETPLACE

Enjoy artisan gifts and concessions during the 70th Annual Cherokee National Holiday Intertribal Powwow.

Artists and artisans are invited to display and sell their work at the Cultural Grounds Marketplace, September 2-4, 2022.

Registration Deadline

Friday, August 12, 2022

Booth Payment Deadline

Friday, August 19, 2022

Register HERE.

Cherokee Nation Cultural Grounds

16967-16999 W 810 Rd
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Located behind Sequoyah High School.

Friday, September 2

3 pm – 10 pm

Saturday, September 3

3 pm – 10 pm

CULTURAL GROUNDS MARKETPLACE

Enjoy artisan gifts and concessions during the 70th Annual Cherokee National Holiday Intertribal Powwow.

CHEROKEE HOMECOMING ART SHOW

View and purchase authentic, award-winning Cherokee art. Celebrating our shared culture and heritage, the Cherokee Homecoming Art Show features all-Cherokee art and artists.

Homecoming Art Show Gallery

3377 Cherokee Springs Rd
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Located next to the Cherokee National Research Center.

August 12 – September 10

Tuesdays – Saturdays  |  10 am – 4 pm

Sunday, September 4

10 am – 4 pm