How to Fest

Welcome to the Craft Lake City’s 16th Annual DIY Festival Presented By Harmons! As you prepare to immerse yourself in the vibrant world of creativity and innovation at our festival, we understand that you may have questions about how to make the most of your experience. This FAQ section is designed to provide you with all the essential information and guidance you need to navigate the festival seamlessly. From tips on planning your visit to details about the exciting events and activities lined up, we’ve got you covered. Get ready to discover, create, and connect at the DIY Festival!

Basic Information

When and where will the 16th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival Presented By Harmons take place? 

The 16th 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 9, 2024: 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 pm.

Saturday, August 10, 2024: Noon – 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 11, 2024: Noon – 6:00 p.m.

What will the in-person DIY Fest look like?

The DIY Fest will feature over 350 Utah-based artisans, more than 50 local performers and dozens of festival food options over a three-day period.


Do attendees need to pay a fee to enter the DIY Fest?

Yes, Tickets are $13 in advance, $15 at the door each day of the Festival. Kids 12 and under enter for FREE!

Tickets are less expensive when purchased in advance, so keep an eye out for when those go live by signing up for our monthly newsletter or following us on social media (@craftlakecity)!


Can I bring my pet to the DIY Fest?

*Service animals are allowed at the DIY Fest free of charge. The DIY Fest does also allow non-service dogs on the festival premises with the purchase of a dog ticket & a digital signature on our liability waiver. Dog tickets will go on sale through alongside our general admission options for the event (approx. 3 months in advance of the event date).


How can attendees best prepare to shop at the DIY Fest? will display a list of participating DIY Fest exhibitors in May, 2024. Attendees are encouraged to browse the exhibitor profiles so that they may get familiar with which vendors they’d like to shop from to plan their DIY Fest experience!

How will I be able to make purchases at the DIY Fest? 

Exhibitors at the DIY Fest are encouraged to offer a wide range of payment options, especially contactless payment like Venmo, PayPal, and credit card processing. Attendees are still encouraged to bring small bills as a backup for those who prefer to make purchases in cash.



Where can I smoke at the DIY Fest?

* The Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival is a smoke-free environment. Smoking is allowed only outside the venue, 25 feet or more from the entrance. Exhibitors can re-enter using their exhibitor pass or hand stamp.


Will there be opportunities to volunteer?

Yes! We have many volunteer opportunities available for the DIY Fest! Learn more by emailing our Volunteer Coordinator at

Support Craft Lake City and DIY Festival

How can the public best support Craft Lake City as an organization?

Please consider becoming a Sustaining Member of the organization or making a one-time donation. Financial contributions help us accomplish goals related to our nonprofit mission!


Other ways to support Craft Lake City include:

Purchase a ticket to one of our workshops!

Choose Craft Lake City as your AmazonSmile charity

Like and share our social media post about our DIY Fest, workshops, and other year-round programs! 

Thank you for your support! 

Want to learn more about Craft Lake City? Check out our programming here!