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July 16 • Broken Arrow, OK • 10AM – 3PM

Cost: $5 (Kids 2 & Under – Free)

TicketsIce CreamKidzoneSteak Cook-OffVintage Car Show • Marketplace • Entertainment

 

TICKETS

Admission to Taste of Summer is $5 per person.  Children 2 years and younger will be admitted free.  Tickets can be purchased at the following locations:

  • AVB Bank – Downtown Broken Arrow (322 S. Main St., Broken Arrow)
  • AVB Bank – South Elm (6401 S. Elm Place, Broken Arrow)
  • AVB Bank – Stone Wood Hills (2201 N Elm Place, Broken Arrow)
  • AVB Bank – Tulsa Mingo (9800 E. 51st St., Tulsa OK)
  • Broken Arrow Chamber Office (210 N. Main St., Suite C, Broken Arrow)

Tickets will also be available for purchase at the gate.  We advise everyone to purchase their tickets in advance of the event to avoid the LONG lines upon arrival. A list of participating ticket outlets will be posted soon.

ICE CREAM

Once inside the festival gates, you may enjoy all-you-can-eat ice cream courtesy of Blue Bell.  Sample 18 different flavors as your taste buds dance with delight.  Be sure to follow us on Facebook as we unveil a new list of flavors each week until the event!

Flavor Lineup – Round One

Flavor Lineup – Round Two

kiddie-trainKIDZONE

PRESENTED BY TULSA BALLET

Our KidZone is a special area of the festival JUST FOR KIDS.  There will be an extensive Arts & Crafts Area where children can get creative with fun projects and activities.  There will be kiddie train rides available and an exciting Mascot Parade.  We’ll also have a group of vendors catering specifically to families. 

New this year will be the Taste of Summer Treasure Dig– an exciting excavation adventure where kids can dig to find real treasure pieces redeemable for amazing prizes.  Check back here for a full list of KidZone Vendors.

SteakSTEAK COOK-OFF

Brand-new for 2016 is our Steak Cook-Off event.  It will feature teams from all over Oklahoma grilling their favorite steak for the chance to be named Steak Master of Broken Arrow.  The first place prize $1000!  Registration for the Steak Cook-Off is open until 7/11, so sign up today,  Click here to enter.

VINTAGE CAR SHOW

Taste of Summer is hosting a Classic Car Show at the festival this year and we would like YOU to participate!  There are no admission fees, just a fun chance for you to show off your vehicle and enjoy ALL YOU CAN EAT ice cream.

  • car-showPlease fill out this form to participate.  Space is limited to 50 vehicles and will be accepted on a first come first serve basis.

  • This event is open to all classic cars and trucks (pre-1979), American and Foreign.  Parking will be on a paved street that runs on the back side of the festival.

  • All Cars need to be parked at the festival by 9am and to assure the safety of our attendees will not be allowed to leave before 3pm.

  • This show is limited to 50 cars and will be accepted on a first come first serve basis.  IT is FREE for you to participate in this event, no awards will be given out.

  • If you plan on bringing multiple cars please provide complete list of cars with your submission.

  • For more information, please email tasteofsummerba@gmail.com or call Micah Price at 918.251.1518.  Click here for the application.  Please fill out application and email to tasteofsummerba@gmail.com by July 6th.

  • If possible please send a picture to the email above so we can use it to promote the car show on social media and in other advertisements.

ENTERTAINMENT

Enjoy lively entertainment throughout the event from local performers including singers, musicians, dancers and martial artists. Here is the entertainment schedule:

10:00am Luohan Wushu Fung Fu Center
11:00am Foyil Music Studio of Owasso
12:00pm Owasso High School Show Choir
1:00pm Charis Music Studio
2:00pm Theatre Arts

MARKETPLACE

Taste of Summer will feature a marketplace area where you may browse through some of the region’s finest vendors and merchants.  Here is a list of participating vendors:

  • Dave & Busters
  • Two Sistas
  • Sweet & Sour USA
  • Trimble Sales
  • Autumn Exteriors
  • Sam’s Club
  • Costco Wholesale
  • Jose’s Boss’ Shoppe
  • Martial Arts Advantage
  • University of Tulsa
  • Higher Life Fellowship
  • Mary Kay
  • BioLife Plasma Services  
  • Rhea Lana’s of Broken Arrow
  • Community Builders
  • OKC Recruiting Battalion

GENERAL INFORMATION

Taste of Summer will take place on Saturday July 16 between 10am and 3pm. It is located at Central Park (1500 S. Main St., Broken Arrow OK). Admission price is $5 per person, kids under 2 are free. Once within the festival gates, enjoy unlimited ice cream, great entertainment, the KidZone, the Vintage Car Show-Off and our Marketplace area.

Food & Drink

In addition to Blue Bell ice cream, there will be carnival food vendors and food trucks at Taste of Summer. Soft drinks, sports drinks and water will also be available for purchase. All food and drink for sale can be purchased with Taste of Summer Food Coupons. These Food Coupons will be available for sale throughout the festival site. Please check back here for a full list of Food Vendors.

Event Parking:

Paid event parking will be available adjacent to the festival site. Parking proceeds will benefit the Pride of Broken Arrow.

ATM

Admission to Taste of Summer as well as Food Coupons will be sold for cash. ATMs will be available for use within the event site. Please plan accordingly.

Prohibited Items:

Planning to attend Taste of Summer? Please leave the following items at home:  Outside Food & Drink, Pets (service animals allowed), Skateboards, Scooters, Rollerblades, Hoverboards, Weapons, Drugs or Alcohol of any kind.

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CONTACT

For all  general inquiries, please email tasteofsummerba@gmail.com or call 918-251-1518.