Information about the 2021 Living Traditions Festival is coming soon!

Community Partners

We value and appreciate all of our community partners. Our work could not happen without all of the other arts and cultural organizations that make Salt Lake City a vibrant place to live. Spread the word about your program or upcoming events or host activities at your booth. If your organization is interested in having a booth at the Living Traditions Festival, please email .


“We All Come Together at Living Traditions.”

Volunteers provide an invaluable service to the operation of this Festival and contribute to the spirit of Living Traditions.

Be a part of this spectacular spring event in Salt Lake City, and help with beverage sales, greeting at the gates, Living Tradition Kids, the Bocce Ball courts, as well as set-up and break-down. Volunteers receive fun & exciting benefits, such as festival t-shirts, soft drinks, concert tickets, museum passes and more! Volunteers also support an amazing community event, which promotes amazing local ethnic artists and communities! Volunteer Opportunities include positions such as:

  • Beverage Assistant (Non Alcoholic)
  • Greeter
  • Grounds Crew
  • Kids Area Assistant

For more information, please contact Kellie Call at   

Check back soon for our 2021 Volunteer Application 


Where is the Living Traditions Festival Located?

May 15: Washington Square (451 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111)
May 22: Chase Home Museum in Liberty Park (617 E S Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84102)
May 23:  The Gateway (12 N Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101)
May 29: International Peace Gardens in Jordan Park  (1060 S 900 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84104)
June 26: Washington Square (451 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111)

When is the Living Traditions Festival Open to the public?

May 15:  12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
May 22: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
May 23:  The Gateway at 12pm – 6pm
MAy 29: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
June 26: 12 p.m. – 7 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?

The First Aid Tent is located next to the Information booth.

Will there be food?

Traditional ethnic cuisine prepared and sold by various food vendors.
Traditional ethnic drinks will be for sale at various festival food market tents.
There are free water stations. Please bring an empty, reusable water bottle to refill at the stations.

Will alcohol be served?

Beer and wine are available for purchase at “A Taste of Living Traditions” on June 26: Washington Square for patrons 21 and older

Where is the Lost & Found?

Lost & Found will be available at the Salt Lake City Arts Council office (54 Finch Ln, Salt Lake City, UT 84102).

Are there activities for kids?

Youth are invited to visit the Living Traditions Kids Area where they can make their own fun and colorful craft. Local traditional artists share the story behind their craft and show youth how to create their own artwork to take home.


Are there restrooms available?

Portable toilets and park restrooms, including handicap-accessible units, will be available at every event location.

Are pets allowed?

For their own sake, please leave your pets at home. Service animals are welcome but please clean up after your pet.

Is smoking allowed?

In accordance with Salt Lake City Ordinances 15.30.010 & 15.30.020, smoking is not permitted on the festival grounds. This includes electronic cigarettes and ‘vaping.’

What are the transportation options?

The Living Traditions Festival will be located at various locations in Salt Lake City with parking throughout the surrounding blocks in neighborhoods, pay lots, and metered stalls.

Plan your trip on public transportation with: UTA Trip Planner

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 the Salt Lake City Arts Council at 801.596.5000 or