Oklahoma February 27, 2017
There’s Nothing Better Than This Epic Festival In Oklahoma
Every spring in Downtown Oklahoma City, the Arts Council puts on an epic festival that celebrates the visual arts, performing arts and culinary arts. Festival of the Arts is known as the crown jewel of art festivals in the Sooner State and it’s coming April 25 – 30, 2017. Mark your calendars for this extraordinary event that is jam-packed with activities for the whole family.
Festival of the Arts is located at Bicentennial Park and is free to the public. You can enjoy six action-packed days at the festival, filled with everything from food and photography to crafts and live music.
The festival runs from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Please note: No dogs are allowed at the festival.
There are rows and rows of outdoor booths for your enjoyment.
When you're looking to rest after walking the booths, find one of the live performances and relax while enjoying the talent at the festival. Live performances can be found on three different stages at the festival.
More than 140 artists have been chosen from around the country to be featured at the festival. The media includes photography, ceramics, oil, water, drawing, sculpture and more.
Not only can you view exquisite pieces of visual art, but there are many booths set up where you can purchase different types of art pieces.
You'll also love the shopping and unique gift items at the booths. There are all sorts of treasures waiting to be discovered.
From jewelry to art, the vendors have a variety of items.
Over 30 different food vendors will be at the festival, serving everything from appetizers to desserts.
You can find all this delicious food on the International Food Row. Every food vendor is partnered with a local art organization, which supports arts in Oklahoma.
Over 300 entertainers can be seen throughout the week showcasing their talent.
You'll see performers of all ages donating their time and talents during live events at the festivals. There is even a street performer that does juggling and stunts.
Festival of the Arts features many family-friendly activities. One favorite area for the children is the Children's Art Field - an area where kids can make 3 art projects for only a $3 fee.
The Children's Art Field tent can be found on the northwest corner of the City Hall lawn.
Take a look at the delicious food you can expect to find at the Festival of the Arts:
Another fun event you won’t want to miss this summer is Aquapalooza on Grand Lake.
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