General Information


Where is the Living Traditions Festival Located?

Washington Square and Library Square
450 South 200 East
Located on the east side of the Salt Lake City & County Building and on the east side of the Salt Lake City Library (Library Square)

Get directions with : Google Maps

When is the Living Traditions Festival Open to the public?

Friday, May 19, 5:00p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 20, noon – 10:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 21, noon – 7:00 p.m.

How much does it cost to attend the Living Traditions Festival?

Admission to the festival is free.
Food, beverages and crafts will be available for purchase.

Will medical care be available?

There is a first aid canopy located on the east side of the Salt Lake City & County Building, adjacent to Information canopy.

Craft panel discussions/Artists

Invited craft artists located under nine tents on the east side of the Salt Lake City & County Building

Panel discussions located northeast side of Salt Lake City & County Building. Adjacent to the Living Traditions Exhibition tent

Will there be food?

Traditional ethnic cuisine prepared and sold by 18 food vendors. (Food tents are located at the south
end of 200 East)
Traditional ethnic drinks will be for sale at various festival food tents.
Soft drinks and free water are available at the beverage tent in the middle of 200 East.
Free water stations are located at the information tent, by the craft panel tent, and across from the East stage.

Will alcohol be served?

Beer and wine are available for purchase for patrons 21 and older by the north stage.

Where is the Lost & Found?

Lost & Found located in the Information canopy east of the Salt Lake City & County Building

Where are the performing arts stages located?

North Stage – north end of 200 East
South Stage – south side of Salt Lake City & County Building
East Stage – in Library Square outdoor amphitheater

Are there hotels near the festival?

Salt Lake City hotels:

Grand America

Little America

Are there activities for kids?

There is a fun and interactive area for children. Kids need to be accompanied by an adult, Saturday & Sunday.

The kids area is located on Library Square north of the Leonardo.

There are various recreational activities for children such as face painting, arts and crafts, etc.

Where are the restrooms located?

Portable toilets, including handicap-accessible units, are located directly east of the Salt Lake City & County Building at the west end of the festival grounds

Where are the ATMs located?

There are multiple ATMs at the Festival:
200 East next to the beverage tents
East side of the Salt Lake City & County Building, next to Festival Info tent

Are pets allowed?

For their own sake, please leave your pets at home. Service animals are welcome.

Is smoking allowed?

In accordance with Salt Lake City Ordinances 15.30.010 & 15.30.020, smoking is not permitted on the festival grounds.

 What are the transportation options?

The Living Traditions Festival will be on the grounds of the Salt Lake City & County Building and on Library Square. We encourage our patrons to use alternative transportation.

Plan your trip on public transportation with: UTA Trip Planner

There is parking throughout the surrounding blocks in pay lots and metered stalls.

What are other festival accommodations?

People with disabilities may make requests for reasonable accommodations no later than 48 hours in advance of intended attendance at the Living Traditions Festival or all other Salt Lake City Events.

For an ADA accommodation, questions, or additional information, please contact Michelle Stephen at the Salt Lake City Arts Council – 801.596.5000