Solstice Celebrations

Summer Solstice Celebration 
Thursday,  June 20, 2024 | 6–9 p.m. 
FREE | Outside in Festival Plaza 

Observing the solstice sun set at the summit of the FAM Mound has become an Oklahoma City tradition, and EVERYONE is invited. This lively event will include cultural speakers, food trucks, and social dancing. We are honored to host the Ocese Band Singers as our drum and all tribal royalty and elected leaders are invited.  

The event will also include a special performance of classical compositions from FAM Composition Academy students by the CRUSA quartet. These students work with renowned Chickasaw composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate to create their own scores during the second week of FAMcamp. 

Bring money for food trucks and First American arts vendors. Museum exhibitions will be open until 7 p.m. and require admission.  

6-7 p.m.               Supper in Festival Plaza 
7-8 p.m.               Program part one; exhibitions close at 7 p.m. 
8-8:20 p.m.         Pause to observe the sunset 
8:20-9 p.m.         Program part two 
9 p.m.                   Conclude 

Good to know: 

  • The solstice sunset on the FAM Mound summit occurs at 8–8:15 p.m. 
  • Parking is limited. Plan to carpool with friends or family 
  • Bring your own blankets or chairs—no canopies please 
  • Photography is encouraged 
  • Outside food/drink, pets, drones or weapons are prohibited 
  • Smoking or vaping is not allowed on the FAM campus 

Winter Solstice Celebration 
Hall of The People, Festival Plaza and FAM Mound 
FREE | No Tickets Required
Photography is encouraged! 

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