Entertainment & Family Fun

Block Party

6pm – 10pm

Friday Night Block Party

We're having a Block Party on Friday Night! 

Live Music featuring the Whiskey Poet Society, food trucks, and kids activities. Fun for the whole family!

Incredible Inflatable Park will be open Friday evening & Saturday.

Whiskey Poet Society Red Dirt Country Music Band


On stage at 7pm

Whiskey Poet Society

We're proud to feature this great band that will be performing at our Friday night Block Party.

The Whiskey Poet Society has a traditional country sound with a little red dirt thrown in and brings 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 Friday night entertainment.

Food Truck Row

Friday, June 14th 6-10 pm – Saturday, June 15th 8 am-2 pm

Food Truck Row

There will be something for everyone’s delight Friday night and Saturday at Food Truck Row. Several food trucks will be set up to serve you both savory and sweet treats to delight your taste buds…BBQ, Cajun favorites, cheesesteaks, pretzels, funnel cakes, kettle corn, Italian Ice, fresh fruit lemonade, and more. Come hungry!



WED – FRIDAY 5-10pm

SATURDAY – 1pm - 10pm

Location: South Park

Carnival by Pride Amusements

They’re back! Pride Amusements will roll into town loaded with fun rides, games, and carnival food perfect for summer fun.


We are so excited about the enthusiasm for the carnival in town this week at South Park! We reached out to the folks at Pride Amusements for pricing information:
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.
Inflatable slide


Friday from 6pm – 10pm

Saturday from 8am – 2pm

Incredible Inflatable Park

Inflatable Park will be back this year!

– 18' Slide

– Obstacle course

– Jump House & More

Get your wristband at the event location!

Inflatable Park - $5/person – per day!


Vinita Lake Fishing Derby

Kids Fishing Derby – Vinita Lake Park – Saturday, July 6th – 8 am-12 pm

Kids Fishing Derby – Vinita Lake Park

Join the FFA Fishing Team and local fishing experts for a fun morning of fishing at Vinita’s newest park with a free hot dog cookout afterwards. Oklahoma fishing licenses are not required for OK residents under 16 years of age or non-residents under 14 years. Please check with the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation for other licensing information.

Balloon man

Friday, June 14th 6-10 pm – Saturday, June 15th
8 am-2 pm

Kids Zone

There will be lots fun for families near the food trucks and the Incredible Inflatable Park with a variety of free family games, a balloon artist and other vendor attractions for kids like the bucking bull, train rides, and the popular bungee jump.

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. 

Aesop and the Fables

Saturday, June 15th
11 am-1 pm

Aesop and the Fables

Back by popular demand, the Eastern Trails Museum presents, “Aesop and the Fables”, a local tribute band of the 1960s. This live music event will be held in the courtyard of the Maurice Haynes Municipal Building which houses the Vinita Public Library and Eastern Trails Museum. Grab lunch from a food truck and head over to the shaded courtyard for this musical treat.


Saturday, June 15th – 8 am-2 pm


Make it Move! 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 new Vinita Breezeway and staffed by local Boy Scout Troop 1875. Participants will race cars to measure distance and speed, build a balloon-powered car, rainbow race paint, design with Hot Wheels track sets, and more.