The 6th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival Presented by Harmons Grocery Stores


Craft Lake City is excited to announce that another successful DIY Festival is in the books! The 6th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival Presented by Harmons took place on August 8 & 9, 2014 at the Gallivan Center.

A free event to the public, the DIY Festival feature 240 exhibitors showcasing their wares which included silk-screened posters and cards, reconstructed clothing, jewelry, handcrafted books, up-cycled vintage goods, craft food and drink, 3D printers, speaker systems, robotics, video games and more.

The DIY Festival highlighted fifty local performers across two stages and a busking lounge. This year’s music was supported in part by Beacon Audio, 90.9FM KRCL, Graywhale Entertainment and SLUG Magazine. Performers included bands, solo and acoustic performances, aerial artists, modern dance and ballet.

Craft Lake City opened their first VIP Patio to the public this year as well, which featured local spreads and local craft brews. The VIP Patio is a fundraiser to help keep the DIY Festival a free event. Keep an eye out for the VIP Patio in the future!

The 6th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival was presented by Harmons Grocery Stores and sponsored in part by Acme Camera Co., Adnews, Beacon Audio, Big Cartel, Catalyst Magazine, Centered City Yoga, Chase Bank, City Creek Center, cityhome Collective, City Weekly, Denik Journals, Design Arts Utah, Downtown Alliance, FM100.3, From Scratch, Gallivan Center, George S. and Delores Eccles Foundation, Graywhale Entertainment, Iris Piercing, 88.3FM KCPW, Ken Garff Fiat, 90.9FM KRCL, KSL TV5, 90.1FM KUER, Mailchimp, Now Playing Utah, PCTV, Salt Lake City Arts Council, Salt Lake Bicycle Collective, Salt Lake Comic Con, Skinworks, SLC Corp., SLC Flyers, SLUG Magazine, Snap! Creativity, Spilt Ink, Tattly, Tissu Fine Fabrics, The Mandate Press, UMOCA, Utah Division of Arts and Museums, Verizon Wireless, Wacom, West Elm, Where Women Create, XMission and Zoo Arts & Parks.

Thank you to all of our sponsors, exhibitors, performers and supporters of the 6th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival Presented by Harmons. Save the date! The 2015 DIY Festival will take place on August 7 & 8, 2015 at the Gallivan Center.

Filmed and edited by Andrew Schummer

Additional footage by Mikkel Richardson

Music by 2014 DIY Fest Performer Giraffula