B.A.’s Taste of Summer Scheduled for July 24

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LOOKING FORWARD: At the podium, Jennifer Conway, President & CEO of the Broken Arrow Chamber, announces events for this year’s Taste of Summer event to be held July 24 at the Central Park Community Center. Also at the announcement are from left, Marty Kilgore, Blue Bell Ice Cream; Nicole Smith, 1-800 Water Damage; Michael Spurgeon, Broken Arrow City Manager; and Paul Campbell, Camp Gladiator.

Taste of Summer 2021 will return to Broken Arrow on Saturday, July 24th. The festival will take place at Central Park Community Center and feature summertime fun for the entire family, including:
• Unlimited Blue Bell ice cream
• All new, fun, ‘Get Active’ zone for all ages
• Live entertainment from local performers
• Large kids’ crafts area
• Marketplace with local vendors
• Food vendors
“Blue Bell is excited to bring back Broken Arrow’s favorite summer event. Taste of Summer will be even more meaningful because it will be one of the first major events where the community is able to come back together. We are so thankful for our community and loyal customers. We cannot think of a better way to come back together than a fun day eating ‘the best ice cream in the country.’  We look forward to seeing you there!,” said Marty Kilgore, General Manager of the Blue Bell Creamery Broken Arrow Plant.
“1-800 Water Damage is excited to join this family event, as we know how important it is to the community. We love Broken Arrow and jumped at the opportunity to help facilitate this event for the residents and support other local businesses.” said Nicole Smith, Owner of 1-800 Water Damage.
Advanced tickets are $5 per person. Children two and under are free. Purchase tickets at the gate, online at www.tasteofsummerba.com, or the BA Chamber office located at 210 N Main St. 
“This event is a community favorite, and we are thrilled to partner with such an amazing Broken Arrow business. Blue Bell has been a staple in our community for years and are always looking for ways to give back to our residents and there is no better way to do that than with all-you-can-eat ice cream during a hot Oklahoma summer.” said Jennifer Conway, President and CEO of the Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce and Broken Arrow Economic Development Corporation.
For food and booth vendor information, visit www.tasteofsummerba.com.