16th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival Presented By Harmons

What is the DIY Fest?

The Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival is Utah’s largest local-centric art, music, science and technology festival. We are celebrating our 16th Anniversary with the biggest fest yet with over 350 local artisans, vintage vendors, foodies, youth entrepreneurs, performers and STEM exhibitors over three days the second weekend of August in 2024 at the Utah State Fairpark!

Important Dates & Deadlines:

Mon., Jan. 1, 2024: Applications OPEN

Mon., April 1, 2024 (11:59 p.m. MST): Applications CLOSE

Wed., May 1, 2024: Exhibitor lineup announced & Scholarship recipients notified 

Mon., May 13, 2024 (11:59 p.m. MST): Exhibitor fees due

Want to Be Part of the DIY Fest?

At the 16th 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 Monday, April 1, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. MST. Start your application and check out our scholarship options today!

When & Where?

Where:

Utah State Fairpark

155 1000 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84116

When:

Friday, August 9th 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Saturday, August 10th 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Sunday, August 11th 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Rules and Regulations for Participating DIY Fest Exhibitor Categories:

View Past Festivals

Never exhibited at the Annual DIY Festival and not sure if you’re a good fit? View some of our 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 3 days of the Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival Presented By Harmons 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). Please visit our Prospectus page for more details.

Does Craft Lake City charge a commission on sales?

Craft Lake City enacts our mission to uplift local creative businesses by providing a platform for local makers to sell their wares, gain exposure in the creative community and by not charging commission on sales. This allows exhibitors to receive 100% of the profits made by selling their handmade products at the Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival.

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

As part of Craft Lake City’s Diversity & Inclusion initiatives, we have options for folks experiencing financial difficulties to still be part of the DIY Fest! For details about our different inclusion programs such as Application Support & our Scholarship & Mentor Program as well as eligibility guidelines for our various programs, please check our Community Inclusion page. Please note that to be considered for any of the scholarships offered through our Scholarship & Mentor Program, you will need to complete & submit a scholarship application AND an official DIY Fest application. For additional application questions or fee support inquiries, please reach out to us at info@craftlakecity.com or 801-906-8521. For STEM exhibitors seeking scholarship opportunities, click here. For Kid Row youth entrepreneurs seeking scholarship opportunities, click here.

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 of now, 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.