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Tulsa International Mayfest
Tulsa International Mayfest is an outdoor tribute to the arts and music in the heart of beautiful downtown Tulsa. It is a family-oriented event created to promote a broader knowledge of and appreciation for arts and humanities among serious, as well as casual, art lovers. Mayfest is nationally renowned for presenting the very best in arts and entertainment.
Tulsa International Mayfest has something to offer everyone. The outdoor area of Mayfest includes fine arts, crafts, three stages of performing artists and great festival food. Mayfest also features KidZone, a hands-on art activity area for children. In addition to the outdoor space, Mayfest also features four indoor galleries: the Invitational Gallery for Tulsa area artists, the Youth Art Gallery, which features the artwork of Tulsa area students, The Center Gallery, featuring artwork created by clients of The Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges and the "Green" Gallery, which features art made from reused, recycled and re-purposed materials.
Attracting more than 350,000 people annually, Tulsa International Mayfest will feature an array of multi-disciplined arts from dance, music and visual arts. Always one of the major highlights of spring, Mayfest encompasses some of the very best in both the exhibit and performance areas.
Don't forget to bring your appetite to the Tulsa International Mayfest as you enjoy festival favorites such as funnel cakes, turkey legs, corn dogs, ice cream and fresh lemonade. The festival's extensive food court will also feature gyros, Indian tacos, brisket sandwiches and a wide variety of ethnic specialties.