Urban Arts Festival accepting applications

The 2019 Urban Arts Festival 2018

Utah Arts Alliance is now accepting artist vendors and entertainment applications for the 2021 Urban Arts Festival. The 11th annual Urban Arts Festival will be held at The Gateway on September 3rd, 4th and 5th, 2021 and will showcase hundreds of artists, performers, and musicians. The Festival has received numerous awards, including being named the “Best New Festival in Utah (2010),” “Best Indie Art Event in Utah” and “Best Fest for the Rest!” Urban Arts Festival was also the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Our Town Grant in 2017. Festival elements appeal to a wide demographic and include the Art Market, lowrider exhibit, live mural painting, performers, musicians, kids zone and more. 

Artist Marketplace applications are being accepted on zapplication.org. Deadline to apply is June 30. Application for handmade art of all disciplines and artistic services will be juried for entry to the show. There is a $25 application fee, and booth fees start at $150 for the 2-day marketplace. 

Utah Arts Alliance is committed to ensuring accessibility to all applicants. If you need assistance, please contact the festival’s Artist Manager at chelsea@utaharts.org to schedule an appointment.

Entertainers of all genres can apply for free at urbanartsfest.org

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.