Utah’s Own Returns as VIP Lounge Sponsor at the 16th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival Presented By Harmons

Craft Lake City is thrilled to formally announce the VIP Lounge Sponsored By Utah’s Own, taking place on opening night of the 16th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival Presented By Harmons – Friday, August 9! This will be the second consecutive year with Utah’s Own as our VIP title sponsor, securing 15 local craft food purveyors for the area offering tasty bites. In addition to this, the VIP Lounge provides VIP attendees with two tickets for delicious beer or craft cocktails, and a shaded & seated priority viewing area for the festival’s headliner performances.

“Utah’s Own is thrilled to partner with Craft Lake City for the 16th Annual DIY Fest. Craft Lake City has been a huge support for beginning entrepreneurs and established artisans alike. It’s the premier event of the summer and we can’t wait to introduce event attendees to the best that Utah’s Own has to offer,” says Caroline Hargraves, UDAF Marketing and Economic Development Director.

Utah’s Own, operated by the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food, connects consumers with local farmers, ranchers, and other producers to support and strengthen the local economy.

“Both Craft Lake City and Utah’s Own understand that it’s our local Utah makers, both creative and agricultural, that makes this community as special as it is. We’re honored to continue our partnership with Utah’s Own this year to support our local growers and farmers,” says Angela H. Brown, executive director of Craft Lake City. “After the massive success of last year’s VIP Lounge, we can’t wait to see who Utah’s Own brings to the DIY Fest this year!”

General Admission & VIP tickets for The 16th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival Presented By Harmons are available for purchase in advance on 24tix.com. For more information about this event, visit https://craftlakecity.com/diy-festival-2024.

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.

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Craft Lake City’s year-round programming is supported in part by the residents of Salt Lake County through the Zoo, Arts & Parks (ZAP) Program, Utah Division of Arts & Museums the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation, the Salt Lake Arts Council, the Sorenson Legacy Foundation and SLUG Magazine.

The 16th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival Presented by Harmons is Utah’s largest local-centric art, music, science and technology festival. The DIY Fest features over 500 local artisans, vintage vendors, foodies, youth entrepreneurs, performers, & STEM exhibitors over three days the second weekend of August. The 16th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival Presented by Harmons features the Google Fiber STEM Building, the VIP Lounge Sponsored By Utah’s Own, Mark Miller Subaru Leave Your Mark Park Kids’ Area, the 90.9FM KRCL Stage and the SLUG Mag Main Stage. Additional support is provided in part by the Willard Eccles Foundation, Stephen G. Susan E. Denkers Family Foundation, UTA, PCTV, Lawrence T. & Janet T. Dee Foundation, McCarthey Family Foundation, PBS Utah, 90.1 KUER, Offside Printing & Apparel, Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation, Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office ACE Grant, Meta, STEM Action Center, 24tix.com, Visit Salt Lake, Cricut and XMission.