10th Annual Craft Lake City
Join us in celebrating ten years of the DIY Festival! The Craft Lake City® DIY Festival® is Utah’s largest local-centric, three-day arts festival, with over 250 local artisans, DIY engineers, vintage vendors, and craft food creators, the Google Fiber STEM Building, two stages of music and dance performances, local food trucks, and approximately 20,000 attendees.
Live programming includes VIP Lounge, Kids’ Area, STEM programming, DIY workshops and demonstrations
Visit Kid Row, an exhibition space for makers ages 14 & under (Saturday only, 12pm – 4pm)
Interested in applying? Want help with your application? Craft Lake City is hosting Application Assistance Days at local libraries where you can get in-person help with your application and free professional photography of your products.
Days and Times:
Friday, August 10, 2018: 5pm – 10pm
Saturday, August 11, 2018: Noon – 10pm
Sunday, August 12, 2018: Noon – 7pm
239 Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Join us in the Google Fiber STEM Building as we celebrate makers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields, who use technological innovation to improve and inspire.
Get an exclusive peek at new and local inventions, prototypes, and technology-based art projects.
Participate in hands-on STEM crafts for kids.
Take a free STEM workshop, happening throughout the weekend.
Visit the Ask a Scientist table to meet an expert in a STEM field, ask questions and discuss a variety of science and technology topics.
Coca-Cola® VIP Lounge sponsored by Harmons
In the Coca-Cola VIP Lounge sponsored by Harmons at the center of the Festival action, you’ll enjoy food prepared by Harmons’ chefs, craft cocktails, foodie demos, pairings and more! Stay tuned for more information.
Get a front row seat to
the Main Stage
Featuring VIP craft bites and
$25 for a single-day VIP ticket
Kid Row is a space at the Craft Lake City DIY Festival especially for local youth artisans ages 14 and younger to sell, promote and exhibit their work. Kid Row debuted at the 2017 DIY Festival and featured 26 youth artisans vending items such as coloring books, jewelry, toys, and more.
Kid Row happens ONLY on Saturday, August 11, 2018. Stop by to see the freshest faces in the maker movement!
Enjoy lunch or dinner with some of your favorite local food vendors and food trucks! More information about Festival food vendors coming soon.
If you are interested in applying as a commercial food vendor for the DIY Festival, contact us at festivalfood[at]craftlakecity.com.
For the Kids
The DIY Festival has fun activities for the whole family!
- Visit the Kids’ Area bounce house, face painting and DIY crafts
- Participate in hands-on STEM crafts, workshops, and demonstrations
- Learn and explore at the Ask A Scientist table in the STEM Building
- Shop and mingle with Utah’s youngest local makers during Kid Row (Saturday only)
- Find the DIY Festival robot mascot
- Dance along to live performances
Stay tuned for more information coming soon!
Visit the Craft Lake City Parenting Lounge furnished by IKEA for a quiet and comfortable place to nurse, change your baby, or just catch your breath. The Parenting Lounge is located behind the main stage.
Calendar of daily events:
The DIY Festival features live programming to keep you immersed in local arts and crafts all weekend long. From live music and dance performances, to DIY artisan workshops, to gourmet foodie demonstrations, our calendar is chock full of local goodness.
More information coming soon—follow us on social media to stay up to date.