Thursday, June 21st, 2012 - Sunday, June 24th, 2012
Utah Arts Festival organizers are pleased to announce the 36th Annual Festival will kick off Thursday, June 21 on Library Square with Texas singer/songwriter James McMurtry, Tennessee-based gospel and blues with Mike Farris & the Roseland Rhythm Review, and Jamaican reggae ambassadors Third World.
Each year the Utah Arts Festival features 140+ visual artists, 100+ performing arts groups, 18+ culinary artists and draws 80,000 visitors for four days to Library and Washington Squares. The Festival ranks number 14 among the nations top art festivals. More artist announcements are on the way.
The 2012 Utah Arts Festival runs Thursday, June 21 through Sunday, June 24 from noon to 11 pm on Library Square, 400 South and 200 East in downtown Salt Lake City.
Adult admission is $10 at the gate, $7 in advance. Children 12 and under are free. Seniors 65 and above are $5. Reduced adult admission is $5 and available from noon to 3 pm on Thursday and Friday.
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