Tulsa International Mayfest
2018 Tulsa International Mayfest
Thursday, May 17 - Sunday, May 20
Tulsa International Mayfest is an annual tribute to art and music in the heart of beautiful downtown Tulsa.
Admission to all of the activities at Mayfest is always free!
The festival opens at 11 a.m. daily and is open until 11 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday.
Mayfest offers a great combination of indoor and outdoor art exhibits showcasing over 100 artists. Outside art exhibits include dozens of booths showcasing Juried Artists from across the country picked for demonstrating some of the finest works of their specialty. Mayfest's Invitational Gallery, located inside the Williams Center Towers, showcases art from over 100 of Tulsa's finest in oil, metal, photography, and many other specialties. The Mayfest Youth Art Gallery displays a wide variety of art from the younger generations.
From traditional festival food like Corndogs and Funnel Cakes to more unique dining options like BBQ Parfaits and chocolate-dipped cheesecake, Mayfest offers fun food options for the whole family!
Every year, Mayfest offers over 100 musicians and dancers on four stages.Mayfest brings in the best musicians and performers from the Tulsa area, as well as headline musicians from all over the country! Past performers include Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, JD McPherson, Cherry-Poppin Daddies, Sister Hazel, Old 97's, Joe Diffie, 38 Special, Wayman Tisdale and Hanson. Thanks to Mayfest's many kind sponsors, you can see all of these performances for free!
Mayfest means fun for the whole family! Art Projects, Break Dancers and even a Bear Clinic, Mayfest offers a variety of free fun activities every year for the whole family every year. On the southern edge of Mayfest is the HA Chapman Centennial Green Park, home to the Kidzone. During daylight hours, dozens of individual and corporate volunteers offer up free projects and activities as well as live music and performance son the David Cameron Community Stage.
Visit Tulsa Mayfest's website for event schedule and information.