What is the DIY Fest?

The 15th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival Presented By Harmons is Utah’s largest local-centric art, music, science and technology festival. This year we will celebrate 15 years of the DIY Fest by producing our biggest and best Fest yet with over 350 local artisans, vintage vendors, foodies, youth entrepreneurs, performers, & STEM exhibitors over three days the second weekend of August at the Utah State Fairpark!

 

Be Part of the DIY Fest

At the 15th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival Presented By Harmons you can display and sell your handcrafted wares, connect with an incredibly talented group of other local makers, artisans, vintage vendors, foodies, youth entrepreneurs, performers, & STEM exhibitors — all while building your business & befriending thousands of local dedicated DIY Fest patrons! Applications are open to Utah residents until Thursday, April 6, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. MST. Click the button below to start your application!

 

Important Dates & Deadlines:

Thursday, April 6, 2023: (at 11:59 p.m. MST): Applications close

Thursday, May 4, 2023: Participants announced on craftlakecity.com

Thursday, May 4, 2023: Exhibitor scholarships announced on craftlakecity.com

Monday, May 15, 2023 (by 11:59 p.m. MST): Exhibitor fee payments due

 

When & Where:

The 15th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival Presented By Harmons will take place at the Utah State Fairpark:

155 1000 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84116

Friday, August 11, 2023: 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 12, 2023: 12:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 13, 2023: 12:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

View Past Festivals

Never exhibited at the Annual DIY Festival and not sure if your a good fit? View our some of past festivals to see what we’re about and look over past exhibitor line-ups.

Frequently Asked Questions for Exhibitors:

Do I have to exhibit all three days of the DIY Festival to participate?

Craft Lake City offers exhibitors the option to designate their participation preference for one of the following:  3 days (Fri./Sat./Sun.), 2 days (Fri./Sat.), or 1 day (Sun.-only).

Does Craft Lake City charge commission on sales?

No, Craft Lake City does not take any money from commission or sales of exhibitors’ products!

Are there scholarship opportunities available or ways to get help covering the application fee?

As part of Craft Lake City’s DIY Festival Inclusion Program, we have many options for folks experiencing financial difficulties to still be part of the DIY Fest! Please note that, to be considered for our various scholarship programs, you will need to complete & submit the associated scholarship application AND an official DIY Fest application. For additional application questions or fee support inquiries, please reach out to info@craftlakecity.com or 801-906-8521.

I live in a neighboring state, can I participate as an exhibitor or performer?

The Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival is a highlight of Utah’s best creatives. As such, participants must currently reside & operate in the state of Utah.

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 arts and community-minded audience?

Contact us to discuss your ideas for becoming a part of Utah’s largest local-centric art, music, science and technology festival.