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The 2021 Utah Arts Festival
Friday, August 27 - Saturday, August 28, 2021, noon to 11pm
Sunday, August 29, 2021, noon to 9pm

Library and Washington Squares in downtown Salt Lake City
(200 East 400 South, Salt Lake City)

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Admission Ticket Prices

  • Adult Admission: $15 (advance tickets $13)
  • Children 12 and under: FREE
  • 3-Day Festival Pass: $35
  • Seniors (65+)/Military: $8 (can only be purchased at Festival Box Office)
  • Bike Valet Special: Receive $2 off regular adult admission when you ride your bike and park at the Bike Lot (located on 400 South between State Street and 200 East, midblock)

To become a Friend with Benefits (and get your Friends Credentials as part of your donation), please check out the details and Friends levels on our Friends with Benefits donation page.

Covid Precautions: We will be monitoring the on-site capacity and should we feel we need to hold the gates in order to maintain patron safety, we will do so.

 

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Plan Your Festival

Festival Box Offices & Entrances

The Box Office Entrances to the Utah Arts Festival open during the three festival days:

  1. Library Arch Main Entrance – located midblock on 400 South between 200 East and 300 East). This is the main Festival entrance, it is closest to the TRAX line and underground parking.
  2. The Park Entrance – located on the corner of 500 South and 300 East. This entrance is perfect for large groups visiting the Festival and those with special needs.
  3. City & County Entrance (South) – located midblock between 200 East and State Street on 500 South (south side of the City & County Bldg). Next to the Art Yard, Toddler Zone and Face Painting areas.
  4. City & County Entrance (North) – located midblock between 200 East and State Street on 400 South (north side of the City & County Bldg).

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New to this year’s Festival, tickets are now available to purchase online and sent straight to your inbox or mobile device. Online tickets can be purchased through the end of the Festival, so you can purchase before you arrive, on your way, or even from a mobile device when you get to the Festival grounds.

If you prefer to make your purchase in-person at the Festival, please note that we accept cash only for purchases at an on-site box office. ATMs will be available at each box office if you prefer to buy your tickets in-person. Click on the button below to buy tickets now.

UAF 21 Festival Map

Transportation & Parking

UTA

Trax takes you to the Festival's front door at Library Square. 

Visit UTA's route schedule for more info.

Bike Valet

Bike to the FREE Bike Valet lot provided by the Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective on 400 South (just north of the City & County Building) and receive $2 off admission on Friday, Saturday and Sunday for your efforts. Bike lot hours are noon to 11:30pm.

Drive and Park

Downtown Salt Lake City has more than 30,000 parking spots. Check out parkingslc.com for the latest information, Parking Map, and apps that help you park downtown. Please obey all parking rules while you enjoy the Festival.

Tourist Information

Information Booth & Festival Store

Located midblock on 200 East, you'll find plenty of helpful volunteers, guides, maps, and other information to ensure a great visit at the Information Booth. Pick up some fashionable and fun Festival gear at the Festival Store.

First Aid

Located on the east end of the walkway in front of The Leonardo, First Aid is provided by Salt Lake Regional Medical Center.

View this video for additional tips for staying safe and enjoying the Utah Arts Festival!

Security and Lost & Found

Security is on the Library Plaza in the retail space next to the Library Arch Main Entrance. You will also find the Lost & Found at Security.

ADA Accessibility

The Festival takes great pride in making the Utah Arts Festival accessible for all patrons. The staff, board, coordinators and vendors have all been apprised of the need to treat all our patrons with the utmost courtesy and be of assistance whenever necessary to ensure a pleasant experience at the Utah Arts Festival.

We want your experience at our event to be stellar! If at any time you need assistance, please feel free to contact any staff person on site or contact Amanda Neff at 801-322-2428.

Review our Accessibility Guide

Frequently Asked Questions

When Is the Festival?

Friday, August 27 - Saturday, August 28, 2021 from 12 noon to 11pm
Sunday, August 29, 2021 from noon to 9pm

Where is it held?

Library Square in Salt Lake City, Utah
Address: 200 East 400 South
The Festival footprint stretches from 300 East to the City & County Building and from 400 South to 500 South.

How much does it cost?

  • Adult Admission, Friday-Sunday: $15 (advance tickets $13)
  • Children 12 and under: FREE
  • 3-Day Festival Pass: $35
  • Seniors (65+) & Military: $8 (can only be purchased at Festival Box Office)
  • Bike Valet Special: Receive $2 off regular adult admission when you ride your bike and park at the Bike Lot (located on 400 South between State Street and 200 East, midblock)

Where do I buy tickets?

During the Festival, admission tickets are available for purchase at five on-site box office locations:

  1. Library Arch Main Entrance – located midblock on 400 South between 200 East and 300 East). This is the main Festival entrance. Closest to the TRAX line and underground parking.
  2. The Park Entrance – located on the corner of 500 South and 300 East. This entrance is perfect for large groups visiting the Festival and those with special needs.
  3. City & County Entrance (South) – located midblock between 200 East and State Street on 500 South (south side of the City & County Building). Next to the Art Yard, Toddler Zone and Face Painting areas.
  4. City & County Entrance (North) – located midblock between 200 East and State Street on 400 South (north side of the City & County Building). Near the Festival Stage, Epicurosity and the Sponsor Patio.

Is there parking?

There are several privately owned parking lots close by the Festival grounds ranging in price from $7-$12 (check out Parking SLC website for a lot of good info on lots and apps). Limited parking is also available underneath the Library. But the Utah Arts Festival is also proud to offer a great alternative to driving your car as part of our eARTh Team Environmental Program. Guests are able to ride their bikes to the Festival and park them FOR FREE at the Valet Bike Lot, run by our friends at the Salt Lake Bike Collective. As an added bonus, you'll get a $2 discount off a regular adult admission if you ride your bike to the Festival and use the Bike Lot.

We also encourage patrons to consider taking TRAX to the Library Square Station which drops you off right at our front door. Please be aware of when the last bus or train runs so you don't miss your ride home! (Visit UTA's route schedule for more info.)

I need some special assistance. Is the Festival site ADA compliant?

The Festival takes great pride in making the event accessible for all patrons. Wheelchairs are available for check out at all Festival box office locations. Designated handicap vehicle parking is available on the corner of 500 South and 300 East. Temporary ramps have been installed to provide wheelchair access on the grounds of the Festival. We also provide ADA-approved port-o-potties for individuals in wheelchairs. Please see our Accessibility Guide for details. 

While we take every effort to make the Festival site accessible, we realize it is a temporary, outdoor venue and there may be permanent structures erected that are beyond our control to comply with ADA regulations. If at any time a patron should need assistance maneuvering on the Festival grounds, we are more than happy to assist. Please contact a security guard or box office personnel and they can arrange for assistance.

Each year we distribute more than 8,000 complimentary tickets to agencies serving individuals with special needs. To receive an application for our Community Outreach Program, contact .

How do I volunteer for the Festival?

We would love to have your help putting on the Festival! From set up to serving sodas, working in the Art Yard to booth sitting for the artists….we can use YOU! Click here for more information.

May I bring my pet to the Festival?

No animals are allowed on the Festival grounds. The ONLY exception is service dogs per new federal ADA laws that define a service animal as a dog. No other animals will be permitted on the Festival grounds under any circumstance. If you have questions about this definition, please consult the Department of Justice, 28 CFR Part 35 that deals with clarifying the definition of service animals as dogs for the purposes of public events. Please also review our Accessibility Guide.

May I bring a cooler?

Why would you want to? We've got great food and beverages available inside, and that's part of the fun! No outside food will be permitted. Outside beverages, with the exception of a factory sealed water bottle, are prohibited. For hydrating, we encourage you to bring an empty re-usable water bottle so you can fill up with the free water available at various locations throughout the Festival.

Is alcohol served at the Festival?

Yes, we have beer and wine available for purchase. If you plan to drink, you MUST have and show a valid ID.

May I distribute . . . (information, flyers, etc.)?

No fliers, handbills, product distribution or soliciting is permitted. If you are handing out information or soliciting patrons you will be asked by security to leave the premises. Please contact our the Festival Director at  if you have any questions.

Can I smoke at the Utah Arts Festival?

No. In accordance with Salt Lake City Ordinance, no smoking is permitted in city parks, recreational areas, cemeteries or near mass gatherings.

What are photos taken at the Festival used for?

We sometimes photograph visitors for promotional or archival purposes. Entry into the Utah Arts Festival or attending any Utah Arts Festival sponsored event grants permission for use of these images.

For your safety, please remember . . .

  • No outside food or beverages, except factory sealed bottles of water, are allowed. But consider bringing an empty re-usable water bottle to fill at water stations.
  • All bags & containers are subject to search.
  • No animals (except service dogs for special needs patrons — please see the Accessibility Guide for more info).
  • No bicycles – park them at our secure Bike Lot (located mid-block on 400 South to the north of the City County Building).
  • No skates or skateboards.
  • No fliers, handbills, product distribution or soliciting.
  • No weapons allowed.

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