EDMOND — The Downtown Edmond Arts Festival will begin at 10 a.m. Friday with more than 100 artists scheduled to present their work.
The festival continues through the weekend and includes two concerts. Matt Stansberry and The Romance will play at Festival Market Place at 7 p.m. Friday. The Wise Guys are scheduled for a concert at 7 p.m. Saturday. The concerts are sponsored by Oklahoma Christian University and The Meat House.
The Downtown Edmond Business Association is host for the 35th annual festival.
This year the arts festival will benefit Lilyfield Christian Adoption and Foster Care, an organization that offers comprehensive services for women with unplanned pregnancies, for couples wanting to increase their family size through adoption and for foster families.
Lilyfield will have a booth at the festival, where chances will be sold to win gift baskets with merchandise donated by downtown Edmond merchants.
The festival also includes family-friendly activities such as face painting, inflatables and sidewalk chalk activities and lots of food choices.
Downtown streets will be closed at 7 a.m. Thursday. Festival hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
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Downtown Edmond Arts Festival
10 a.m. — Cheyenne Middle School Chorus.
11 a.m. — Sequoyah Middle School Jazz Chorus.
Noon — Charles Haskell Elementary Chorus.
1 p.m. — Cross Timbers Elementary Chorus.
2 p.m. — Kingfish.
3 p.m. — Bobby and Cindi Ward, motivational entertainers.
4 p.m. — St. Mary’s Episcopal School Percussion Ensemble
5 p.m. — Ida Freeman Elementary School Chorus.
7 p.m. — Matt Stansberry and the Romance.
10 a.m. — Central District Square Dance Association.
11 a.m. — Edmond Youth Chorus.
Noon — Shades of Neon.
1 p.m. — James Willis and Nupraze.
2 p.m. — The Stringets.
3 p.m. — Lynda Tarpley Dancers.
4:30 p.m. — Champagne Jam.
7 p.m. — The Wise Guys.
11 a.m. — Red Dirt Band.
12:15 p.m. — Junior Ambassadors from the Imperial Academy of Edmond.
1:15 p.m. — Sequoyah Middle School Jazz Band, Cimarron Middle School Jazz Band, Edmond Memorial Junior Varsity Jazz Band and Edmond Faculty & Friends Jazz Ensemble.
4 p.m. — Metro Fiddle Club.
Street music schedule
10 a.m. — Violinst Kam Brad.
12:30 p.m. — Armstrong College Talent.
2 p.m. — Guitarist Edgar Cruz.
3:30 p.m. — Armstrong College Talent.
4:30 p.m. — Ben Davis, improvisational comedy.
10 a.m. Violinst Kam Brad.
Noon — Singer Olivia Kay.
1:15 p.m. — Singer ZuZu Petals.
3 p.m. — Singer Katie Bradford.
11 a.m. — Singer Katie Bradford.
2 p.m. — Singer Olivia Kay.
3:30 p.m. — Guitarist Edgar Cruz.
To learn more
For more information, go to www.downtownedmondok.com.