The Utah arts festival is a weekend long gathering that occurs each year during the fourth weekend of June. As a nonprofit organization they have a mission to promote the arts and all of the good that it brings to the local community. It began back in 1977 and was known as the Salt Lake Festival of the Arts and had artists participating through visual art, performing art, and culinary art. Over the years they festival has exponentially expanded with attendance amounting to over 70,000 each summer and growing. There are many ways for an individual to get involved in the festival, whether it be as a volunteer, donor, sponsor, performer, artist, or rather just an attendee. The Utah Arts Festival is something you do not want to miss.