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Parade of Lights Scheduled for December 7

The community is invited to attend the Vinita Christmas Parade of Lights hosted by the Vinita Area Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, December 7, at 7:00pm. “Hometown Christmas" is this year’s theme. The parade will take place in Downtown Vinita, beginning and ending at South Park. Parade route: north on S. Scraper St., east on W. Illinois Ave., south on S. Wilson St., and west on W. Delaware Ave. Other holiday festivities for the evening include merchant open houses, live entertainment, and food vendors beginning at 6:00pm. At 6:30pm the VACC will be at 66 Apparel for the first Christmas Bucks drawing of the season. After the parade, Santa will be at Hometown Dodge for pictures with all the g

Shop & Win With The VACC Christmas Bucks Campaign

Shoppers are encouraged to embrace local businesses in the Vinita area during the Christmas Bucks campaign. Every time people make a purchase from a participating merchant between November 20th and December 15th, they can enter to win $100 to $1000 worth of Christmas Bucks. Look for the “Shop Vinita This Christmas” logo. See the complete list of merchants below. The first Christmas Bucks drawing will be December 7th, 6:30pm, at 66 Apparel before the Vinita Christmas Parade of Lights. The second drawing is scheduled for December 8th, 10:00am, at The Junction Internet. The final drawing is scheduled for December 15th, 6:00pm, at U.S. Cellular. The Christmas Bucks campaign is organized by the V

Vinita DesignWorks: Planned Activities

A team from the OU Institute for Quality Communities (IQC) will spend two days working with community members to develop recommendations to reshape Downtown Vinita in ways that improve our social ties, environment, and economy. Tuesday, November 14 3:00pm – 5:30pm; Vinita City Hall, City Council Room | WALKING TOUR OF DOWTOWN VINITA Join the IQC TEAM and VINITA HOST TEAM for a walking tour through Downtown Vinita. Get a firsthand look at features in the space, and learn what will be some of the topics brought up during the DesignWorks Event. The walking route will begin and end at City Hall and stop at these locations: The old Safeway parking lot (Scraper St. and Illinois Ave.). The future

Downtown Walkability Study Coming to Vinita

Thanks to a partnership with the Oklahoma Municipal League, Vinita city leaders are partnering with University of Oklahoma IQC staff and students to seek ideas to achieve a more walkable downtown that is friendly to locals and visitors. The site visit and report will focus on physical improvements and program concepts that will improve the walkability of downtown Vinita and surrounding neighborhoods, with an emphasis on these topics: Street design interventions Public space activation Wayfinding The team objectives include low-cost, short-term implementation strategies as well as long-term visions. Watch for opportunities to meet the OU team and provide feedback on Tuesday, November 14 and

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Vinita Area Chamber of Commerce

Misty Hayes, Executive Director

128 South Wilson Street

Vinita, OK 74301

Phone:  (918) 256-7133

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Misty Bingham, Economic & Community Development Coordinator

104 E. Illinois Ave.

Vinita, OK 74301
Phone:  918-418-3631

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Brian Prince, City Clerk

104 E. Illinois Ave.

Vinita, OK 74301

Phone:  (918) 256-6468

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