Join The Art! Ogden Arts Festival Returns to Union Station

Join The Art! Ogden Arts Festival Returns to Union Station
Join The Art! Ogden Arts Festival Returns to Union Station
Join The Art! Ogden Arts Festival Returns to Union Station

The Ogden Arts Festival is set to bring local and regional artists, creatives and entertainers to Ogden, UT on June 8th and 9th. The Ogden Arts Festival is returning to the historic Union Station located in the heart of downtown. Managed by Nurture the Creative Mind and held as a fundraiser for the organization, the event is complete with artist booths, music, theater, kid’s activities, urban arts area, and artisan food vendors. 

This year we are extending festivities throughout week leading up to the festival! 

Arts Fest Week pop up activities with community partners taking place June 3rd – 7th:

– Monday, June 3rd – Rock Hide & Seek with 801 Rocks

– Tuesday, June 4th – Community Art Classes with the Local Artisan Collective

– Wednesday, June 5th – Photo Walk Challenge with Ogden Wide

– Thursday, June 6th – Sidewalk Karaoke with Nurture the Creative Mind

– Friday, June 7th Patio Paint Party with Nurture the Creative Mind

Ogden Arts Festival:

– Saturday, June 8th 12p – 9p

– Sunday, June 9tgh 12p – 6pm

 Cost is $5 for adults, 18 and under free.

“The festival is a great way to kick-off the summer surrounded by friends and family” says Amir Jackson, founder of Nurture the Creative Mind, and Director of the Ogden Arts Festival. “We’re excited for this year’s growth and implementation of new elements. 2019 will bring more community partnerships, an additional 30 artist booths, interactive opportunities and classes, live graffiti painting, games of skate competition and a Shorts Film Festival.” 

The 2-day festival will also include Emerging Artist area, live statue gallery, 2 performance stages, buskers, Quick Draw Competition with Eccles Community Art Center, performances from Grassroots Shakespeare Company and access to Union Station museums.

For more information and full list of schedules please see links below:

Over the years the festival has drawn in creative talent from across the state of Utah as well as Nevada, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana and California. Since 2004 it’s been a natural addition to a community with active art galleries, monthly first Friday Gallery Strolls, and a thriving downtown. 

About Ogden Arts Festival:  Established in 2004, the Ogden Arts Festival is produced as a quality event to cultivate community-wide engagement for appreciation of arts and cultural to residents and visitors of the Northern Utah area. Managed by Nurture the Creative Mind a 501c(3) nonprofit that empowers and establishes self-value in youth through creativity, while developing marketable skills.

Stuart is the founder, writer and wrangler at several sites including Gastronomic SLC, Utah Now and, The Utah Review; Stuart is a former restaurant critic of more than five years, working for the Salt Lake Tribune and has worked extensively with other local publications from Utah Stories through to Salt Lake Magazine and Visit Salt Lake.