Festival FAQs


North Entrance

200 South between
State St. and Main St.
ADA accessible entrance

West Entrance

Main St. between
200 South and 300 South

South Entrance

300 South between
State St. and Main St.

Getting to the DIY Festival:
We encourage you to take advantage of Salt Lake City’s public transit via TRAX or bus, or to consider walking, biking, Uber, Lyft or carpooling.


Bike Valet:
Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective provides a FREE Bike Valet at the DIY Festival. The Bike Valet is sponsored by City Creek Center and located at the 200 South entrance of the Gallivan Center. Tipping is encouraged. The Bike Valet closes promptly at 9:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. All bikes must be picked up by then.


Parking is available at these lots adjacent to the Gallivan Center. Prices are subject to change.

Utah One/Gallivan parking lot,
enter on 200 South: $5 full day

Walker Center parking lot,
north side of 200 South: $15 full day

Marriott parking lot,
enter on State St.: $17 full day

Metered street parking is free after 8 p.m. on Friday, for two hours on Saturday and all day on Sunday.

Payment Options:

While many vendors take credit cards, some are cash only. Multiple ATMs are available on-site.

Food and Drink:

Bringing in food and drink from outside the Festival is not allowed except factory sealed bottles of water. The DIY Festival offers multiple food and beverage options for purchase on-site, including beer and wine. Visit our web site to see a full listing of the food vendors that will be at the Festival.

Free water is available at drinking fountains on the Festival grounds. You may want to bring an empty water bottle to refill while at the Festival. Bottled water can be purchased at the Craft Lake City info booth for $1.


The DIY Festival is a smoke-free environment. Smoking is allowed only outside the Festival. You can re-enter using your ticket and hand stamp.


Pets are not allowed on Gallivan Plaza. Only service animals will be allowed.


Restrooms are located on the ground floor of the south side of the Google Fiber STEM Building, accessible from the plaza.

First Aid:

Located on the north side of the Google Fiber STEM Building

Lost & Found:

Located at the Craft Lake City Info and Merchandise Booth, near the sundial on the plaza

ADA Accessibility:

Craft Lake City carefully considers the needs of DIY Festival attendees and makes a sincere effort to accommodate everyone. All areas of the Festival are wheelchair accessible. Should you require assistance or have questions, feel free to contact us at 801.906.8521.


The DIY Festival makes use of both outdoor and indoor spaces at the Gallivan Center. Most of the exhibitors and DIY workshops are located outdoors, while the Google Fiber STEM Building is an indoor, air-conditioned space. Wear sun protection such as sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat, and drink plenty of water.

Security is present at all times on the plaza.
All bags & containers are subject to search.
No skates or skateboards.
No fliers, handbills, product distribution or solicitation.
No weapons.

Any individual who displays negative, crude, crass, belligerent or any other non-exemplary behavior that causes discomfort towards any person present at the Festival, including attendees, other exhibitors, Craft Lake City staff or volunteers will be asked to leave. Craft Lake City reserves the right to determine what behaviors are deemed inappropriate and non-characteristic of Craft Lake City standards. We do not condone any racist, bigoted, or unsafe behavior from any area of the Festival or within our community.

The Craft Lake City DIY Festival is an outdoor event. The DIY Festival will take place rain or shine. No refunds will be provided due to inclement weather or other acts of God that may take place during the Festival weekend.