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.

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 - Sat 1-10pm with unlimited ride wristband sessions 1-6pm & 5-10pm

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 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 

Balloon man

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
Talent Show



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.

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. 

Color Me Pink


Starts at 9 am

Location: Delaware Ave. near South Park tennis courts

Chicks n Chaps Color Me Pink 5K and Fun Color Run

Gather your family and friends and join Chicks n Chaps of the Midwest as they honor those whose lives have been touched by
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.
Explore Vinita Banner


Saturday 2 pm -6 pm

Explore Vinita

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
    Route 66
  • 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)