Mvskoke Nation Festival
Smokey in Okmulgee.
Natalie Cole also headlines the big Mvskoke Nation Festival with Smokey Robinson this weekend.
Thursday, June 20-Sunday, June 23
The Mvskoke Nation Festival returns to Okmulgee for its 39th year. This festival brings a large variety of entertainment to a four-day celebration at the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Complex and Claude Cox Omniplex, located off of U.S. 75 and Oklahoma Loop 56. A traditional stomp dance ceremony starts the festivities on Thursday, June 20 at 7:30 p.m. The next day brings live musical entertainment to the omniplex main stage. Aaron Lewis, former Staind front man turned country solo artist, will headline the evening. Saturday, June 22, has even more amazing music in store. R&B songstress Natalie Cole co-headlines with the legendary Smokey Robinson. What makes these concerts even better is that they are free! Both headlining concerts are set for 9 p.m. The Mvskoke Nation Festival includes more than 20 events for all ages to enjoy, including a 5K walk/run, parade, the Mvskoke Nation Festival Art Market, sporting events, a pageant and rodeo. All activities are free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.creekfestival.com.