Oklahoma City Plaza District will again celebrate the annual Plaza District festival this year on Saturday, October 1, 2011. Local creations along with several live performances, artist booths, kid’s art activities and other local concessions will be featured in the event. The Plaza District Festival is free and open to public drawing audiences all over the state. This is one way to showcase local creations and talents of Oklahoma including artists, performers and even vendors.
About 40 Oklahoma artists’ booths will be set up in the 16th street. The stage is set in the center of the district and will cater to performances of local musicians and performers. During the day, live performances include the Irish Stepdances, Flamenco dancers and Everything Goes Dance Studio. There will also be a sneak preview of the Lyric Theatre, Altar Boyz.
During the night, performances include Kacey Walkingstick, The Wurly Birds, The Boom Bang, JuneBug Spade and the Brother Gruesome.
Kid’s art educational activities will also be highlighted in the festival. Kids can make four art projects along with art instructors from the Norman Firehouse Art Center and can even paint mural on interactive art mural. Other activities for kids include creating puppets, hosting puppet shows, artist scavenger hunt, moon bounce, craft booths, face painting and experiment instruments at the Music Playground by the Oklahoma City Philharmonic.
The festival will start at 12 noon with kid’s activities starting at 12 and ends at 6 p.m. Local food booths will open at 12 noon and ends at 10 in the evening.