12th Annual Craft Lake City

DIY Festival

Join us in celebrating twelve years of the DIY Festival!  The Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival is Utah’s largest local-centric, three-day arts festival. Located at the Utah State Fairpark, the DIY Festival features more than 250 local artisans, engineers, vintage vendors and craft food creators, as well as the Google Fiber STEM Building, two stages of music and dance performances, local food trucks, and approximately 20,000 attendees. Visitors can upgrade their experience in the Harmons VIP Lounge, bring the whole family to enjoy the Kids’ Area, participate in craft workshops, and shop handmade items by young makers in Kid Row. 

 

TIMELINE:

  • January 6, 2020: Applications open
  • April 6, 2020: Applications due
  • May 8, 2020: Participants announced
  • Aug 7-9, 2020: DIY Festival

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Location:

 

Utah State Fairpark

155 N 1000 W

Salt Lake City, UT 84116

 

Days and Times:

 

Friday, August 7, 2020: 5pm – 10pm

Saturday, August 8, 2020: Noon – 10pm

Sunday, August 9, 2020: Noon – 7pm

 

 

Calling All Creatives

Apply to participate in the 12th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival! From January 6–April 6, 2020 all Utah-based makers, tinkerers and performers are invited to submit an application to be part of the DIY Festival.

Participants

The DIY Festival is a celebration of Utah’s creative community. Local artisans, performers, food vendors and DIY engineers are an important part of the Festival experience! Apply between January 6-April 6 to be a featured participant in the 12th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival, and check back on May 8 to see which creatives you can find at the DIY Festival in summer 2020!

Application Assistance Days

Would you like assistance when applying to the 12th Annual Craft Lake City® DIY Festival® this spring? Join us for one of our free Application Assistance Days! Get support with writing your company description or artist biography, and get free professional product photos to include in your application.

 

Harmons VIP Lounge

Upgrade your Craft Lake City DIY Festival experience at the Harmons VIP Lounge!

  • Front row seat to performances and entertainment
  • Craft bites catered by Harmons
  • Wine, mocktails, craft cocktails, and local craft brews
  • Indoor, air-conditioned space
  • Instagram-worthy photo opps
  • And more to be announced!

Kid Row

Each year at the DIY Festival, young makers their creative work as official Festival vendors in a special program called Kid Row. Utah-based creatives ages 14 and under are encouraged to apply for Kid Row between
January 6–April 6, 2020.

Become a Sponsor

We are always on the lookout for creating partnerships with those who value contributing to their local community!

 

Do you have something you’re excited to share with our craft-loving audience? Or do you have a strong desire to be involved in the 12th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival?

 

Contact us to discuss your ideas for becoming a part of Utah’s Do-It-Yourself movement.

Volunteer

Volunteers are the backbone of the DIY Festival. They help to connect more than 20,000 community members with local artisans, vendors, DIY engineers, and performers over the course of the Festival weekend. Volunteers also receive fun and exciting benefits. Click below to become a DIY Festival volunteer today!

Visit the Google Fiber STEM Building at the DIY Festival!

 

DIY Engineers are housed within Google Fiber’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Building at the Utah Fairpark, and they are one of the most popular attractions at the DIY Festival. Engineers and tinkerers display interactive science projects, inventions, incubator concepts, modular synths, virtual reality experiences, prototypes, and other technology projects.

Kids’ Area

There’s something for everyone in the family at the Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival! Children of all ages are invited to engage their creativity through fun and interactive DIY crafts and activities.

 

 

12th Annual DIY Festival:

 

Friday, August 7, 2020: 5pm – 10pm

Saturday, August 8, 2020: Noon – 10pm

Sunday, August 9, 2020: Noon – 7pm

 

Location:

 

Utah State Fairpark

155 N 1000 W

Salt Lake City, UT 84116

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