Tulsa's Mayfest organizers expect more than 350,000 over the four-day festival

Posted at 12:05 PM, May 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-15 20:30:21-04

TULSA, Okla. - Two special guests came to our 2 Works for You studios on Sunday to preview the Tulsa International Mayfest.

Mayfest will be held in downtown Tulsa from May 17 to 20. There will be local vendors, food and live entertainment.

Heather Pingry, the festival's executive director, says this year they're expecting about 350,000 over the four-day festival.

Beginning Thursday, several streets downtown will be closed. On Main Street, starting from 3rd Street to 7th Street, 3rd Street between Main and Boston and 4th Street between Main and Boston.

Third Street, 4th Street, 5th Street and 6th Street will be closed from Boulder to Boston.

New this year will be The Lounge, which will offer up acoustic sets, comedy and non-musical acts.

The hours for The Lounge will be:

5-11 p.m. Thursday-Saturday at 4th Street and Main.

Noon-5 p.m. Sunday at 4th Street and Main.

Local artist, John Hammer, also talked about where he got his inspiration to design this year's festival poster "Springtime Melodies."

It's free admission.

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