How to apply for the Kimball Arts Festival
The Park City Kimball Arts Festival (the “Festival”) is an award-winning, jury-selected visual arts festival located in the heart of the world-famous resort community of Park City, Utah. Now, in its 53rd year, the Kimball Arts Festival is Utah’s longest-running visual arts festival and is one of the most highly regarded art events in the West.
In 2021, artist sales totaled over $1.8 million.
What is the general timeline for the application process?
Artist application opens - November 1st, 2021
Application closes - February 15th, 2022
Jury in progress - March 1st - March 15th, 2022
Notification date - April 1st, 2022
Registration Materials due - April 30th, 2022
2022 Festival - August 5th - 7th
I AM AN ARTIST, HOW DO I APPLY TO THE PARK CITY KIMBALL ARTS FESTIVAL?
Thank you for your interest in applying to our event. Applications for this year's Park City Kimball Arts Festival Are now closed.
Applications to the Park City Kimball Arts Festival are typically open from November 1 to March 1 for the following summer's festival. At that time, a link to our online application can be found on our website: https://kafstage.wpengine.com and on Zapplication.org by searching for our event name.
Do I need to bring my own tent?
Artists must provide their own tent. Should you need to rent a tent or weights, the Kimball Art Center can help. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or our Front Desk at 435.649.8882 x101 for more information.
What color tent can I have?
Any color of tent is acceptable. The sun is very strong, so most artists prefer white or light colored tents. All tents must be fire rated.
Can I get electricity and/or water hook up at the booth?
No. The Kimball Arts Festival does not provide electricity or water hookups for artists.
Do I need to set-up and tear down my booth every day?
No. Booths may remain in place for the duration of the festival. It is up to the individual artists whether to remove all or some of the booth contents overnight. The Kimball Art Center and Kimball Arts Festival are not responsible for damage to property at any time.
Do I have to be open and in my booth for the entire Festival?
Yes. Booths must have the exhibiting artist present in the booth throughout the entire festival. Short breaks are permitted.
Do you have booth sitters?
Yes. Volunteer booth sitters can watch your booth for up to 15 minutes during public festival hours.
What to Expect in Park City
Where do I find lodging?
FAQ: Accepted artists are given a list of lodging discounts from a variety of our lodging partners in and around the city in the Invited Artist Packet. Room availability is not guaranteed, book early. RV use is not permitted in city limits. For a list of nearby RV parks, please call our Front Desk at 435.649.8882.
What kind of weather should I expect?
Park City is at nearly 7,000 ft elevation. The sun is strong, the air is dry and afternoon thunder and rainstorms can occur accompanied by strong winds. We recommend sunscreen and dressing in layers for your comfort.
What happens if it rains?
The Park City Kimball Arts Festival occurs rain or shine. The festival will continue as planned.
Can I bring my pet(s)?
For the comfort and safety of your pet, please do not bring pets to the festival.
Do you have overnight security?
Yes. Security services do roam the festival overnight, however there is no guarantee that your booth and its contents will be secure. Please insure your items and take appropriate cautions.
How many vehicles can I use to bring my art to the Festival?
Only one vehicle is allowed entry to Main Street for unloading and loading. Trailers are permitted. Only one parking pass is issued per accepted artist. Artist assistants or additional vehicles are responsible for finding their own parking in one of the Public Festival Lots.
I have a question about the festival that is not answered here. Who do I contact for help?
For other questions, please email email@example.com.
– Artist, Participant