Entertainers

From puppets to stormtroopers and balloon animals to rockin’ music, the festival entertainers were an absolute hit this year at the festival. Thanks to their unique talents, the attendees were treated to a variety of shows and demonstrations.


Edgar Cruz

Edgar CruzEdgar Cruz is an independent classical and fingerstyle guitarist from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He has recorded over a sixteen CDs in styles ranging from classical to flamenco to pop to jazz. Each year Edgar Cruz performs more than 200 concerts and has played throughout America, Europe and South America. Edgar has been named the Oklahoma’s Top Performing Artist and/or Acoustic Guitarist for more than 15 years by the Oklahoma Gazette.

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Extreme Animals

Extreme AnimalsExtreme Animals offers a WILDLY unique opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the world’s most beautiful exotic animals. Animal adventures! Extreme Animals, Inc. provides exotic animals and conservation education in a fun and exciting way.

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Jedi OKC

Your favorite Star Wars and other favorite characters come to life with Jedi OKC, Oklahoma City Star Wars Fan and Collectors Club.

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Jerry Bennett, Artist/Illustrator

Artist Jerry Bennett

Jerry Bennett is a full time illustrator who illustrates comics and children’s books whose clients include Stan Lee, Marvel, Lucasfilm, Saban and Mattel. He art directed and led cinematography for the animated short film, Even in Death, which won several film festival awards, and since gone to create trailers for Scholastic Books.

He has comics with Jackson Compton, Matthew Price, the Pioneer Library System, and recently Jeff Provine for his Okie Comics Magazine.

Jerry is currently creating original licensed sketchcards for RRParks’ MST3K set, Upper Deck’s Marvel line, and Topps’ Star Wars and The Walking Dead sets.

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John Pansz, Magic Performer

John PanszeWhen it comes to Magic in Oklahoma or anyplace else… you will find no better professional entertainment than Oklahoma Magician, John Pansze. John specializes in amazing sleight of hand and comedy that will astound and amuse. He has been performing regionally since 1976 as a professional magician, balloon artist and clown.

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Oklahoma Garrison 501st Legion

Oklahoma Garrison 501st Legion

The 501st Legion is an international STAR WARS™ costuming organization dedicated to celebrating the STAR WARS universe through the creation, display, and wearing of quality character costumes that represent the villainous characters from the STAR WARS saga. The Legion promotes interest in STAR WARS and facilitates the use of these costumes for STAR WARS-related events and contributes to the local community through costumed charity and volunteer work.

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Rocky Mountain Puppets

Rocky Mountain PuppetsMeghan is an Award-Winning Ventriloquist who has won multiple talent shows and scholarships for her work. She already has 18 years of performing experience under her belt, and she is only 23-years-old. You have come to the right place if you are looking for quality entertainment.

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Sugarfree Allstars

Sugarfree AllstarsGet ready to pack the dance floor, because here comes Sugar Free Allstars! This Grammy-featured, family funk super duo from Oklahoma City has been listed as one of Time magazine’s top 12 family music acts in America. They blend elements of soul, rhythm & blues, disco, gospel and New Orleans street parade music to provide a high energy rock show dance party experience that has been described as a funky, foot-stompin’, hand-clappin’, body movin’ and groovin’ dance-until-you-drop party for all ages!

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