The 2019 Urban Arts Festival
The 2019 Urban Arts Festival

The Utah Arts Alliance is proud to announce the 9th Annual Urban Arts Festival on September 21st & 22nd at the Gallivan Center and McCarthey Plaza in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The FREE festival features 150+ artist vendors, music and dance performances, live
painting from Utah’s top street artists, Hard N Paint Basketball Competition, Urbeez Kids Zone, Lowrider Hop Off & Exhibition and more.

Headlining the KUAA 99.9 FM Festival Stage on Saturday, September 15 th will be Hip Hop pioneer SLICK RICK – THE RULER. This Grammy-nominated, English-born rapper will be hitting the KUAA 99.9 FM Stage for a FREE Concert at the Urban Arts Festival on Saturday, September 21st at 8pm! In addition to his extensive music career, Slick Rick is a renowned storyteller, businessman, philanthropist and fashion designer. The Utah Arts Alliance is thrilled to bring this Hip Hop Legend to THE BLOCKS in Salt Lake City!

The 2019 Urban Arts Festival 2018
The 2019 Urban Arts Festival 2018

The Urban Arts Festival is the largest FREE community art event in Utah, fun for all ages. Produced by the Utah Arts Alliance, the festival draws tens of thousands attendees and showcases hundreds of artists, performers, and musicians. The festival has received several awards including being named as the “Best Indie Art Event in Utah”.


● More than 150 artists displaying and selling everything from paintings, photography, and prints
to jewelry, clothing, and sculpture.
● Expanded footprint to include Regent Street and McCarthey Plaza on Sunday, 9/22
● Two stages showcasing music and dance from local and touring artists
● Hard N Paint Street Basketball 5-on-5 Tournament and slam dunk contest.
● New this year – Lowrider Exhibit and Hop Off
● Live painting demonstrations from Utah’s top mural and street artists
● Food Truck League rally, including a Vegan Bloody Mary Brunch on Sunday, 9/22, noon – 3 pm
● Urbeez Kids Zone sponsored by Dominion Energy offers a place for festival kids to play and

Festival Hours
Saturday, September 21 st / 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sunday, September 22 nd / 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Gallivan Center : 239 Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Mc Carthey Plaza (Sunday only): 151 S. Regent Street
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Utah Arts Alliance is a 501c3 nonprofit organization based in Utah with a mission to foster the arts in ALL forms to create an aware, empowered and connected community.