TULSA, Oklahoma - The 40th annual Tulsa International Mayfest, an outdoor tribute to the arts and music is scheduled for May 17th-20th in the heart of beautiful downtown Tulsa.

Mayfest is a family-oriented event created to promote a broader knowledge of and appreciation for arts and humanities among serious, as well as casual, art lovers. Mayfest is nationally renowned for presenting the very best in arts and entertainment.

Tulsa International Mayfest has something to offer everyone.

The outdoor area of Mayfest includes fine arts, crafts, four stages of performing artists, KidZone - a children's hands-on art activity area, and of course, great festival food. In addition to the outdoor space, Mayfest also features five indoor galleries.

"Your show has a really great reputation among artists and so we've heard a lot of good things from our friends and just wanted to kind of develop a new customer base and meet some folks here in Tulsa," vendor Pauline Vaughn said.

The downtown arts and music festival has been going on since Thursday and wraps up Sunday at 6 p.m.