Dazed and consumed

Possibly a
tiny, historic downtown area full of shopping and places to eat, plus a
1960s beach-themed party, prizes, sales and an ice cream truck!

Enter Downtown Edmond Krazy Daze, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday.

A cherished annual tradition, the family-friendly event is celebrating its 50th year. Krazy Daze began when Hoot Gibson, owner of McCall’s (21 S. Broadway; 348-2400), needed to clear out some inventory and offered a sidewalk sale on some of his seasonal selections.

Other businesses began to participate, and the event grew into a downtown mainstay. This year, along with shopping, Roxy’s Ice Cream Social and Kona Ice will serve up cool treats to ward off the summer heat. There will be a dunk tank, and The Wise Guys will perform live rock music in the evening.

Start your shopping spree at Silver Leaf Gems (19 S. Broadway; 285-9700) to get some bling for your buck. The jewelry shop carries affordable necklace and earring sets and Thunder-themed pieces, as well as a variety of styles and collections that will suit just about anyone.

If you’re with the family, stop in at Cinnamon Bears (102 S. Broadway; 330-2327), a shop especially for babies and children. Have an expecting mom you still haven’t shopped for? It’s the perfect time to check out Timi & Leslie diaper bags or load up on cute seasonal outfits for the young ones in your life.

the kids are a little older, Edmond Summit Company (100 N. Broadway;
513-5050) should be on your list of stops. It’s a menagerie of all the
hiking and outdoor activity gear you could imagine. Or start a new
family tradition that includes outdoor sports.

Edmond has some fantastic antique shops, too. Broadway Antique Mall
& Market (114 S. Broadway; 340-8240) and Edmond Antiques (17 S.
Broadway; 471-5555) are two options right on the downtown strip offering
special Krazy Daze discounts.

probably get hungry at some point. If so, enjoy a meal at Italian Jim’s
Restaurant, 13 S. Broadway; Othello’s Italian Restaurant, 1 S.
Broadway; or Vin Dolce, 16 S. Broadway.

your car Saturday and walk around downtown Edmond. Help celebrate this
golden anniversary and partake in all the discounts and deals. Let’s
shop, OKC!

Jenn Scott

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