Ocmulgee Indigenous Celebration
September 16-17, 2023
Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park
10am - 5pm
Celebrate the cultures of the Southeastern Native Americans at the Ocmulgee Indigenous Celebration!
In celebration of Southeastern Native American cultures and heritage, Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park will host its 31st Ocmulgee Indigenous Celebration September 16-17.
The celebration will feature traditional cultural crafts, storytelling, educational programs, live demonstrations, music, and dance. Native American arts and crafts vendors will be selling their crafts as well as food.
Rediscover the mounds and Earth Lodge, exhibits, trails and nature within the park.
Event parking is located at the Macon Bibb County Health Plaza, 171 Emery Highway. Macon-Bibb County Sheriff deputies will be present at the parking area.
A free shuttle will run continuously between the parking area and the event. The shuttle starts transporting guests at 9:15 am Saturday and Sunday and departs every 15 minutes. An ADA accessible bus with wheelchair lifts will be available. Only service animals are allowed on the shuttles. No on-site parking is available at the park.
Walking and biking access to the event is available via the Heritage Trail along the Ocmulgee River and via the pedestrian gate at Clinton Street. For more info https://nps.gov/ocmu/planyourvisit/ocmulgee-indigenous-celebration.htm
Volunteer recruitment has started for the 2023 Ocmulgee Indigenous Celebration. Jobs include set up, directing people to shuttles, assisting with pottery programs, helping visitors at the information tent, and much more. Please call 478-752-8257 or email Robinson_Barker@nps.gov