Salt Lake City, August 9 – Craft Lake City® is pleased to announce crafts and activities offered in the Kids’ Area at the 10th Annual Craft Lake City DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Festival® Presented by Harmons and Mark Miller Subaru. The DIY Festival will be held at the Gallivan Center in downtown Salt Lake City on Friday, Aug. 10 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 11 from noon to 10 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 12 from noon to 7 p.m.
The Kids’ Area will feature a variety of crafts and other playful experiences for young festival-goers. Visitors to the Kids’ Area will travel back in time as they experience an “Animals of the Ice Age” theme.
Featured crafts and experiences include:
- Mastodon and Saber-Toothed Tiger Masks
- Prehistoric Marionettes
- Animals of the Ice Age Face Painting
- Bounce House for kids 10 and under
Crafts range from $3 to $5 and tickets can be purchased in the Kids’ Area or the Google Fiber STEM Building.
This year, many crafts utilize upcycled materials provided by Recycle Utah. “It’s exciting to give these materials a new, creative life and to let kids explore their imagination,” says Craft Lake City Executive Director Angela H. Brown. “We’re excited to welcome kids to become makers themselves in the Kids’ Area.”
Decoration support of the DIY Festival Kids’ area was provided by Zurchers.
The Craft Lake City DIY Festival is Utah’s largest local-centric, three-day arts, science and technology festival, with over 250 local artisans, DIY engineers, vintage vendors, and craft food creators, two stages of music and dance performances, youth vendors, local food trucks, and approximately 20,000 attendees. The DIY Festival will be held at the Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street in downtown Salt Lake City. Entry is $5 for adults, while children 12 and under are free.
For more information about Craft Lake City DIY Festival please visit https://craftlakecity.com/diy-festival/.
About Craft Lake City:
Founded in 2009 by Angela H. Brown, Executive Editor of SLUG (Salt Lake UnderGround) Magazine, Craft Lake City® is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization with the mission to educate, promote and inspire local artisans while elevating the creative culture of the Utah arts community through science, technology and art. Craft Lake City strives to further define the term “Craft,” by modernizing the definition for handmade creativity.
About Giv Group:
Giv Development lives to create sustainable, lasting, and innovative structures that reside well in their place. Every project we undertake serves as a testing ground for the company, and often the area, in new and emerging community design and building techniques. The company maintains at least a 1:1 ratio of community-benefit vs. traditional development projects and serves as a primary funding source for its sister non-profit, Giv Communities.