OKLAHOMA CITY, September 8, 2011—Tickets go on sale today for the Taste of Bricktown, an outdoor festival featuring some of the best restaurants and entertainment Oklahoma City has to offer.

Sponsored by Oklahoma’s Chevy Team Dealers, the event is scheduled from 3-6 p.m. on Sunday, October 2, at the RedHawks Ballpark. Participants will have the opportunity to sample food and beverages from 20 Bricktown restaurants and enjoy an array of family-friendly entertainment.

Bricktown Association Executive Director Jeannette Smith said the Taste of Bricktown is back due to popular demand after a three-year hiatus.

“Bricktown has long been a favorite destination for food, refreshments and entertainment,” Smith said. “During the Taste of Bricktown, we’re bringing together the best of what we have to offer all in one spot for a spectacular festival-like experience that is sure to delight attendees of all ages.”

The Taste of Bricktown will feature live music from Chevy Bricktown Showcase artists Clancy Davis, Matt Stansberry and O'Fidelis.  Children’s entertainment will include popular entertainer Spaghetti Eddie, face painting, caricature drawings and Chester the Clown.
 
In addition, children will be invited to shoot hoops with Rumble the Bison from the Oklahoma City Thunder, run bases with Cooper and Ruby from the Oklahoma City RedHawks, and try their hand at street hockey with Derek and the Ice Girls from the Oklahoma City Barons.

Tickets go on sale today and are $20 in advance and $30 at the door. Children 12 and under get in free. Tickets can be purchased online at WelcomeToBricktown.com, by phone at (405) 236-8666 or in person at participating Bricktown restaurants.

About Bricktown
Bricktown is Oklahoma’s premier entertainment district, packed with restaurants, nightclubs, sporting facilities, attractions, and a beautiful canal winding through the district. Located in the heart of downtown Oklahoma City, Bricktown is one of the fastest growing entertainment districts in the Southwest. Bricktown’s accelerated growth and development has put Oklahoma City on the map as a great destination for travelers and tourists alike and is the place to go, be seen, and experience the best the city has to offer. Discover Bricktown, its events, specials, new offerings and the merchants that keep it exciting at www.WelcomeToBricktown.com.
 
Participating Restaurants:
The Melting Pot
Chelino's
Mickey Mantle's Steakhouse
Earl's Rib Palace
Hooters
Nonna's Euro-American Ristorante
Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill
Pearl's Crabtown
Zio's Italian Kitchen
Coach's
TapWerks
Texadelphia
Abuelo's
Bourbon St. Café
Spaghetti Warehouse
Bricktown Brewery
Whiskey Chicks
Courtyard by Marriott
CocoFlow
Put A Cork In It

Entertainment:
Country Musician Clancy Davis
Pop/Rock Musician Matt Stansberry
Indie Rock Band O’Fidelis
Children’s Entertainer Spaghetti Eddie
OKC Thunder’s Rumble the Bison
OKC RedHawks’ Cooper and Ruby
OKC Barons’ Derek and the Ice Girls
Chester the Clown
Caricature Drawings
Face Painting

Attachment:
Taste of Bricktown Logo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 8, 2011
CONTACT: Mary Ann Osko, 405-618-7038 or
maryann@oskocommunications.com