Shop and dine in historic downtown Edmond where shaded sidewalks lined with lampposts lead you to top-notch salons, quaint eateries and modern coffeehouses. The town is home to a fine arts institute, university jazz studies program and community orchestra making it a hub for visual and performing arts. The Armstrong Auditorium is one of Edmond’s most impressive attractions with performances that include Russian National Ballet and the Vienna Boys Choir.
Almost 200 restaurants in Edmond boast flavors from traditional to unusual. Surprise your taste buds with Ethiopian fare or savor homestyle flavors with a chicken fried steak dripping with gravy. Edmond is known for incredible festivals like the week-long patriotic celebration LibertyFest, which draws an annual attendance of more than 125,000 and plays host to the state’s largest hometown Independence Day parade each July 4th. A top attraction in town is Arcadia Lake, where urban convenience meets outdoor adventure. Visitors enjoy picnicking, swimming, boating, hiking and fishing off the heated, covered dock.
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