Entertainment & Family Fun

Block Party

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.

Broken Aces


On stage at 7pm

Broken Aces

Back for another Friday night performance, this band will help get your dance on!
With over thirty years of combined experience, Broken Aces provide a variety of music that’s sure to please all ages. Whether it’s classic rock, country or a little something funky, a good time is guaranteed for all.

A tallented band for your Friday night enjoyment.

Surf n' Turf by Piguet's Prime Time


Serving from 7pm – 8pm.

Piguet's Prime Time, Steak Under the Stars

Dinner under the stars at the Vinita Breezeway
Come enjoy a delicious dinner with Piguet's Prime Time. They will be serving a shrimp boil, cowboy candy (tenderloin beef medallions in Carolyn's special sauce) and an assortment of fabulous desserts to choose from.
Get your tickets today, they are selling fast and seating is limited.
Shrimp Boil a Steak Under the Stars dinner event
Whiskey Poet Society Red Dirt Country Music Band


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.

Food Truck Row

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 - Friday 5-10pm & Saturday 1pm-10pm

Location: South Park

Carnival by Pride Amusements

They’re back! Our friends at Pride Amusements will kick off the festival from South Park and keep the fun spinning, swinging, and going round-and-round until late Saturday night.

Individual tickets are $1 and each ride will take 3 or 4 tickets. Unlimited ride wristbands will also be available for riders at least 38” tall for $25 per 5-hour session Wednesday and $30 Thursday-Saturday

Balloon man

Friday 6-10 pm

Saturday 9 -10 pm

Kids Zone

There will be lots fun for families near Food Truck Row and Center Stage with a variety of free family games as well as a balloon artist, face painting, and other vendor attractions for kids.

Eastern Trails Museum


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.

215 E. Illinois Ave. (Behind the Library)

Serving refreshments along with guided or self-guided tours. 

Starts at 9 am

Color Me Pink

Chicks n Chaps Color Me Pink

Location: Delaware Ave. near South Park tennis courts
Gather your family and friends and join Chicks n Chaps of the Midwest as they celebrate Vinita’s 150th birthday during the festival and raise funds to continue the fight against cancer. 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 9 am-5 pm


Make it Move! Bring your own remote-controlled cars and see how fast you can complete the mini-road race and obstacle course. Kids of all ages are invited to check out the free science, technology, engineering, art, and math activities related to cars, wheels, gears, and motion. Stations will be set up in the Vinita Breezeway and staffed by local volunteers.