MIDWEST CITY -- On Saturday, May 19, The Sheraton Hotel Midwest City Hotel at the Reed Conference Center will be transformed into an extraordinary setting for the inaugural edition of the Made in Oklahoma Wine, Beer and Food Festival. The event will showcase “A State of Great Tastes” in true Oklahoma style. According to event organizer, Melanie Voice, executive director of the MWC Convention & Visitors Bureau, the event will feature something for the entire family. Wine connoisseurs and novices alike will be treated to a variety of Oklahoma produced wines and specialty brews from throughout Oklahoma in the transformed event plaza, which over-looks the beautiful waterfall gardens. Live music will also be featured from the courtyard bandstand, located in the wine and beer garden area. Also, located on the conference center grounds will be the children’s activity area, which will include inflatable’s and an arts and crafts area. Visitors, along with car enthusiasts, will be treated to a “Show Your Ridez” car show. Inside the Reed Conference Center, the grand ballroom will be transformed into an exclusive display of Made in Oklahoma food, art and wares. Guests can indulge in food tastings and culinary delights from some of Oklahoma’s premier restaurants. In addition, for those who have a competitive spirit, the event will feature “The Great Grilled Cheese Sandwich Cook-off”. Cooking demonstrations will also be provided by Chef Chad Striplin and his epicurean team during the day. Doors open at 11 a.m., with the event concluding at 8 p.m. Admission is free. Ten wine or beer tasting tokens with commemorative festival glassware will be available for $15 each. Standard registration fee for the car show and cooking competition will apply. No outside food or beverage, coolers, or pets are allowed into the festival. Visit www.midwestcityok.org or call 455-1818 for additional information on festival activities, to inquire about becoming a vendor, or securing overnight guestroom accommodations at one of the city'sconveniently located hospitality district hotels.