Plan Your Visit

INFO AND FESTIVAL HEADQUARTERS

Have questions? Need directions? Look for the closest information booth on the map. Located in the center of Bicentennial Park and on Colcord Dr.

  • ANGELS & FRIENDS

    You’re invited to the 51st  annual Angels & Friends Party—Oklahoma City’s finest celebration of spring!  This party doubles as Arts Council OKC’s ONLY fundraising party throughout the year.  All proceeds support year-round, free and low-cost programming, like All Access Arts, Art Moves, Festival of the Arts and the Sunday Twilight Concert Series.  The party will be held at the Civic Center Music Hall Meinder’s Hall of Mirrors on Wednesday, April 25, 5:30-9:30PM.  Don your finest party wear and come celebrate and support the arts! Angels & Friends tickets are available at artscouncilokc.com.


     

  • ART DEMONSTRATIONS

    Ever wonder about the glass blowing process? Come check out Blue Sage Studio create hand blown works of art. Free demonstrations throughout the day. Located near the NE corner of Bicentennial Park. Find the schedule here.


     

  • ARTISTS

    More than 450 artists applied and submitted work for the Festival jury process.  The 144 chosen artists are some of the nation’s finest.  Represented media include oils, water, sculpture, and two-and three-dimensional works.  Find the schedule here.


     

  • ART MOVES

    Our daily Art Moves program will feature your favorite local musicians at Festival of the Arts.  Art Moves will take place in Six Day Cellars this year with evening time slots filled with frequent artists from the program.


     

  • CHEAP EATS

    Mustard’s Last Stand offers hot dogs, chili pies, nachos, iced tea, and Ozarka products for $3.00 or less.


     

  • CHILDREN’S ART FIELD

    Children may complete three visual art projects – a foam sail boat, pipe cleaner jewelry, or bug eyes masks for a $3.00 fee at the Children’s Art Field. This tent is located north of the main stage in front of City Hall.


     

  • CULINARY ARTS, PRESENTED BY BREWER ENTERTAINMENT

    Located at the center of Bicentennial Park, the Culinary Arts tent features demonstration and tastings by your favorite local restaurants, chefs, and Festival food vendors. Find the full schedule here.


     

  • CREATION STATION, PRESENTED BY EXPRESS EMPLOYMENT PROFESSIONALS

    Children and adults may participate for free in a larger-than-life work of art at Creation Station, located on the west lawn of City Hall. Add to this giant collaborative sculpture that grows and changes throughout the week.


     

  • FACE PAINTING, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE BRICKTOWN CLOWNS, PRESENTED BY RAD CITY OKC, LLC

    Festival would not be complete without this popular attraction. Face Painting, for all ages, is located at the NE corner of Bicentennial Park. The cost is $1 for a simple design by Festival volunteers and $5-15 for more intricate designs by the Bricktown Clowns.


     

  • FESTIVAL’S GOT TALENT

    Back for its second year, Festival’s Got Talent will feature incredible performances by ten k-12th grade finalists, selected at auditions held before Festival. Three judges will oversee the competition and select one grand prize winner from each age bracket. The show takes place Saturday, April 28th from 3:30-5:00pm on the Colcord Children’s Stage, presented by Sonic.


     

  • INFO AND FESTIVAL HEADQUARTERS

    Have questions? Need directions? Look for the closest information booth on the map. Located in the center of Bicentennial Park and on Colcord Dr.


     

  • INTERNATIONAL FOOD ROWS

    From snacks to entrees to desserts, Festival is a celebration of the culinary arts! Thirty food vendors bring their delectable specialties to International Food Row. See the menus here.


     

  • PERFORMING ARTISTS

    Entertainers of all ages donate their performances on three stages at Festival of the Arts. You can find the full schedule here and a map of the stages here.


     

  • THE PIT STOP, FUELED BY PHILLIPS 66

    Looking to recharge yourself and your phone? The Pit Stop, located in front of the Civic Center, offers phone charging stations, comfortable seating, and a chance to win prizes!


     

  • POTTERY PLACE

    Collin Rosebrook and the artisans of Paseo Pottery assist children and adults in selecting, glazing, and firing a pot or vase using the ancient technique of raku. Stop by the NE corner of Bicentennial Park. Prices range from $5 to $50.


     

  • PARK WEST

    2018 Co-Chairs Molly McBride and Paul Tyler, and the Park West Committee, proudly present Park West. Stop by the SW corner of Bicentennial Park to purchase premium beer and wine.


     

  • SCULPTURE PARK

    “Curating Sculpture Park 2018 has been such an exciting honor! The Festival of the Arts is an amazing tradition in the center of Oklahoma City, bringing together food, art, artists and the public for a week of exploration. It is my hope that the Sculpture Park will be the heart of the Festival, allowing prospective buyers to encounter human-size sculptures in the beautiful Bicentennial Park setting, as well as more delicate offerings inside the Sculpture tent. With a strong concentration on artists local to Oklahoma as well as female artists working in unique mediums, this year’s Sculpture Park will be a multi-media exposition, including materials as disparate as bronze and yarn, while also pushing the idea of what sculpture can be.” –Michaela Slavid, Museum Manager, 21c Museum Hotel Oklahoma City

    Sculpture Park is located in the center of Bicentennial Park.  2018 Sculpture Park Artists include: Jean Ann Fausser, Dan Garrett, Christie Hackler, Chris Hildenbrandt, Dean Imel, Beatriz Mallorca, Leigh Martin, Cliff Matyszcyk, Kenny McCage, Brett McDanel, Sunni Mercer, Don Narcomey, David Nelson, Katy Puterka, Joe Slack, Ron Stinson, Jessica Walsh


     

  • SIX DAY CELLARS, PRESENTED BY PHILLIPS MURRAH, PC

    Would you like to enjoy a glass of wine or cold craft beer? Six Day Cellars boasts wonderful décor and a thirty foot outdoor seating area. Overlooking Sculpture Park, Six Day Cellars in located in the center of Bicentennial Park.


     

  • STREET PERFORMER

    This year’s Street Performer is Matt Baker.  Matt Baker is a 3 time Guinness World Record holder, was voted Seattle’s Alternative Comic and has performed his comedy stunt show in over 17 different countries. He’s appeared on numerous television shows including Last Comic Standing, Tosh.0 and America’s Got Talent.Matt Baker’s hip comedy show is action-packed with audience participation and perpetual laughter.Combining hilarious stand-up comedy and awesome stunts gives Matt a show that has become one of the most requested comedy acts in the country.


     

  • VIP TENT, PRESENTED BY HALL ESTILL

    The VIP Tent returns for our Patron level donors and up! Take a break from Festival crowds and enjoy complimentary wine and bet in a VIP lounge just for you. The VIP Tent is located right next to the Culinary Arts Demonstration Tent, in the middle of Bicentennial Park.


     

  • YOUTH ART SALE

    The Youth Art Sale is a one-day juried art sale held on Saturday, April 28th 2018, from 11AM to 5PM. YAS features young artists working in diverse media including painting, photography, and two- and 3- dimensional art. The Youth Art Sale provides an opportunity for youth to showcase and sell their work in a venue comparable to that of professional artists at Festival of the Arts.


     

  • YOUNG-AT-ART-MART

    At Young-at-Art-Mart, Festival artists sell original works of art priced from $0.50 to $5.00. This unique area is open to children 5-12, and is located at the west lawn of City Hall. It’s never too early to start an art collection! Only one piece per child, please.