Experience the Best of Local Food at the 8th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival

Salt Lake City, Aug. 14 A variety of local food vendors will purvey a smorgasbord of meals and snacks at Craft Lake City’s 8th Annual DIY Festival, being held Aug. 1214.

The Festival Food Court, located next to the 90.9FM KRCL Stage, comprises all-local food vendors. Sample the offerings from Apollo Burger, Cupbop, Banh Mi Time, La Table Crepes, Silver Moon Taqueria, Even Stevens, The Pie Pizzeria, Mama Africa, Rob’s Cheesesteaks, Native Spin, Argentina’s Best Empanadas and Pineapple Project.

In addition, look for the local brick-and-mortar restaurants that line Gallivan Avenue and provide air-conditioned shelter from the heat: Bangkok Terrace, From Scratch, Good Grammar, Pulp Lifestyle Kitchen, and Three Pines.

Keep an eye out for our Craft Foodie exhibitors, who specialize in small batches of handmade food products at their booths and tables. You’ll find local vendors peppered throughout the festival with items such as French macarons, mini-pies, farm-to-jar seasoning, roasted coffee beans and more!

The DIY Festival will be held Friday, Aug. 12, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 13, from noon to 10 p.m.; and Sunday, Aug. 14, from noon to 7 p.m. The festival features over 250 artisans, craft foodies and DIY engineers, as well as two stages with live music and dance by local performers. Tickets can be purchased at 24tix.com. The festival is FREE for kids 12 and under.

About Craft Lake City: We are a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Our mission is to educate, promote and inspire local artisans while elevating the creative culture of the Utah arts community through science, technology and art. In an effort to keep the community active, educated and aware of local DIY culture, Craft Lake City hosts monthly workshops, gallery shows, fundraisers and an annual festival to promote regional spending with independent artisans and businesses. The 2016 DIY Festival will be held at the Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main Street, on Friday, Aug. 12, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 13, from noon to 10 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 14, from noon to 7 p.m.