Entertainment & Family Fun
FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHT
6pm – 10pm
Friday Night Block Party
We're having a Block Party for two nights!
Food trucks, kids activities, and live music featuring Broken Aces on Friday night and Whiskey Poet Society on Saturday. Fun for the whole family!
The Carnival will be open both evenings, too.
On stage at 7pm
A tallented band for your Friday night enjoyment.
On stage at 7pm
Whiskey Poet Society
Join Mark Chamberlain and his band as they headline our Saturday night Block Party.
The Whiskey Poet Society has a traditional country sound with a little red dirt thrown in and they bring their own unique style of original music. They have opened for acts such as Jason Boland and their song "Grand Lake" even aired during the opening day take off at Bassmasters.
An awesome band for your Saturday night entertainment.
Friday, 6-10 pm
Saturday, 9 am-10 pm
Food Truck Row
Fair food, gourmet treats, and festival favorites – there will be something yummy for everyone’s delight at Food Truck Row near Center Stage
Wednesday - Sat 1-10pm with unlimited ride wristband sessions 1-6pm & 5-10pm
Location: South Park
Carnival by Pride Amusements
Individual tickets are $1 each and each ride will take 4 or 5 tickets. Unlimited ride wristbands will also be available for riders at least 38” tall for $30
Friday 6-10 pm
Saturday 9 -10 pm
Kids Zone Activities
There will be lots of fun for children and families near Food Truck Row and Center Stage with a variety of free family activities contests, games, face painting, and a balloon artist.
Featured Saturday activities 9am-2pm:
Bicycle safety demonstration, decorating contest, and parade
Gym Dandies gymnastics exhibition
Fire safety demonstration
Power wheels parade & show
Chalk the Block sidewalk chalk contest
Open 10:00 AM-3:00 PM
Eastern Trails Museum Open House
The staff and volunteers of the Eastern Trails Museum will be hosting an Open House during the festival. Enjoy exploring some of the history of Northeastern Oklahoma: Indian Territory and the Cherokee influence, military history and the Civil War Battle of Cabin Creek, ranching, mercantile, homecraft, rural schools, and more.
The museum will host a special exhibition of vintage and freestyle bicycles in the courtyard for patrons to view. There will be special treats for children who visit on their own bicycles. Be sure to make a stop after the bicycle safety demonstration, decorating contest, and parade which will take place at the Kids Zone near Center Stage on Saturday at 9:00 AM.
215 E. Illinois Ave. (Behind the Library)
Serving refreshments along with guided or self-guided tours.
Starts at 9 am
Location: Delaware Ave. near South Park tennis courts
Chicks n Chaps Color Me Pink 5K and Fun Color Run
breast cancer and raise funds to continue the fight. This self-timed 5K and fun run, with a color throw at the finish line, will be a
great beginning to a Saturday full of activities for everyone.
Saturday 2 pm -6 pm
Beat the afternoon heat by heading indoors or to the water to explore some of
Vinita’s unique attractions and recreational spaces:
- Anna Mitchell Cherokee Heritage and Welcome Center – East of Vinita at I-44
- Attucks School – 346 S. 4th St. Vinita, OK 74301
- Center Theater – 124 S. Wilson St. Vinita, OK 74301
- Eastern Trails Museum – 215 E. Illinois Ave. Vinita, OK 74301
- Vinita Splash Pad @ South Park behind Fire Station – 202 W. Canadian Ave Vinita, OK 74301
- Vinita Public Pool @ North Park – 301 W. Tahlequah Ave Vinita, OK 74301
- Vinita Lake Park – 23481 S. 4429 Rd. Vinita, OK 74301 (no swimming but abundant shade and relaxing views)