History/Heritage - Special Events
230 South 500 West, Suite 120, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
What started out as the Salt Lake Festival of the Arts for three days in June of 1976 featuring 55 visual artists, 43 performing arts groups and 8 food artists on a three block section of Main Street has blossomed into a 4 day event, featuring over 130 visual artists, more than 100 performing arts groups, 18 plus culinary artists and drawing 80,000 patrons each June at Library and Washington Squares. The Utah Arts Festival is the largest outdoor multi-disciplined event in Utah. Having garnered numerous awards internationally, nationally and locally, the event remains one of the premiere events that kick off the summer in Utah each June.