Craft Lake City Calls for Entries from Artisans and D.I.Y. Engineers

SALT LAKE CITY, Friday, March 2, 2012 – Artist applications are now being accepted by Craft Lake City for the annual D.I.Y. festival.

The fourth annual Craft Lake City Festival will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2012 from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Gallivan Center in downtown Salt Lake City. The event is free and open to the public.

Craft Lake City 2012 applications will be accepted Monday, March 5 through Monday, May 7. All submissions will be evaluated by a team of judges and applicants will be notified of their status by May 18, 2012. Artists selected will be invited to vend at this year’s D.I.Y. festival.

Craft Lake City is happy to announce that they will be accepting applications for D.I.Y. engineers this year, and encourages science and technology vendors to apply.

"We are excited to introduce our newest category for Craft Lake City applicants, D.I.Y. engineers,” said Angela Brown, Craft Lake City Festival Director and SLUG Magazine Editor. “This classification embraces the art of scientific innovation and homemade ingenuity. I am excited to see what Utahns offer in this exciting new field."

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About Craft Lake City: Craft Lake City is an outdoor D.I.Y. festival held in August every year at the Gallivan Center in Salt Lake City, UT. Craft Lake City was started in 2009 by Angela H. Brown, editor and publisher of SLUG Magazine, as a way to showcase the local do it yourself culture. The festival features over 180 local vendors, along with live entertainment that includes craft demonstrations, street performers and musical acts, and local food vendors. Craft Lake City has filed paperwork with the IRS and is awaiting non-profit 501 (c)(3) approval. For the most updated information about Craft Lake City check our website regularly and make sure to add us as a friend on Facebook.