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OKEECHOBEE, Fla. (August 9, 2023) – The Seminole Tribe is Florida is hosting their 85th Annual Brighton Field Day Festival February 16-18, 2024. The “Kid’s Day” is scheduled for Friday, February 16th, with free admission to all schools. Gates open at 9am.


The Brighton Field Day Festival will feature American Indian arts & crafts, Native dancers & music, authentic Seminole food, alligator wresting, PRCA Rodeo, concerts, and more. The goal for this event is to offer a hands-on and immersive experience that showcases rich Seminole culture and heritage. As part of this endeavor, they have curated a cultural village and various Field Day events that will enable students to engage directly with Seminole traditions and gain valuable knowledge.


The Brighton Field Day Festival will be held at the Fred Smith Rodeo Arena, which is located at 17400 Sports Complex Road NE, Okeechobee, Florida, 34974. Please contact the Brighton Education Office at 863-763-3572 to schedule your field trip!


About Brighton Field Day

Brighton Field Day, started in November of 1938, one of the longest-running Native festivals in the United States. Initially meant to be a day of fun for the Seminole Tribal communities, this festival now attracts thousands of visitors to join in and celebrate Seminole traditions and culture. Event information can be found at www.brightonfieldday.com.