Made in Utah Festival Aug 24-25 at The Gateway

Salt Lake City— The fifth annual Made in Utah Festival at The Gateway, will be held Saturday, August 24th, 2019, from 12 until 8 p.m. and Sunday, August 25th, 2019 from 12 until 6 pm. This popular event will feature over 100 local makers and artist, local foods from your favorite restaurants, and food trucks, as well as craft beer and cocktails from Utah breweries and distilleries. Live music by local bands will take place at two stages. This is an outdoor, free to the public, and family and pet-friendly event that will be spreading from 100 S to 50 N along Rio Grande Street.

Made in Utah Festival will also feature a brand-new VIP section: Utah Bites, Sips and Arts. Utah Bites, Sips, and Art will take place in two indoor venues 10 N Rio Grande Street next to the Olympic Legacy Fountain and Urban Arts Gallery – Utah Arts Alliance. The bars will feature craft cocktails, food samples by local restaurants and caterers, cooking demonstrations by Park City Culinary Institute and beautiful art by local artists presented by Utah Arts Alliance. In addition to food, drinks and art, it will include a mini spa experience. Restore Hyper Wellness will offer compression and cryo facials. Moreover, Blo Blow Dry Bar will be there to braid hair, do makeup and give a free blow-dry to any visitor.­­

The VIP hours are Saturday, August 24 from 1 pm to 7 pm and Sunday, August 25 from 1 pm – 6 pm.

The VIP passes cost $35 and include food samples and two craft cocktails. The VIP holders will also receive 50 percent discount ($7.50) off to Dreamscapes and gift cards for spa treatments at Restore. * Must be over 21 to attend Utah Bites, Sips, and Art.

“We, at Utah Stories are passionate about telling the stories of local makers, small business owners, and inspiring local characters. With this event we want to enable you, our readers, to get to know these people and their products,” says Golda Hukic-Markosian Ph.D, the festival director. “At Made in Utah Festival you will find a variety of products and art as well as people from all over the world that made Utah their home. We have been told that at our events are unique because one can see such diversity not only when it comes to makers but visitors as well. “

“We love adding local flavor here at The Gateway and highlighting local products, people and art that is made right here in Utah,” says Jacklyn Briggs, marketing director for The Gateway. “The Made in Utah Festival is a celebration of that and highlights localmakers that are also featured in the Salt & Honey Market here on the property and at the new local grocer, The Store Fine Foods & Market.”

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