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Perform at the 2021 Fair

IMPORTANT: Submission of this application does not guarantee a performance at the Utah State Fair, nor does it constitute any agreement with the Utah State Fair to provide a stage, space, services, or compensation. Additionally, performing at a previous Fair DOES NOT guarantee a booking in this, or any future fair, regardless of the number of years performed. Each year we start the screening process over. If you have applied or performed for the Fair before, you are still required to fill out an application and send in a demo.

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Act Info

Performance videos are mandatory
Have you performed at the Utah State Fair in the past?

Additional Info If desired, attach any information about your act.

Performance Info

What length of show do you prefer?

Note: free admission for performers only.
Does your act require any specific sound or stage needs? Note: We provide a pro sound system and engineer

Do you require dressing rooms?


IMPORTANT: The 2021 Utah State Fair runs Thursday, Sept. 9th - Sunday, Sept. 19th. We are looking for acts to perform during all hours of the Fair, morning to evening. We try to honor the dates and availability noted in your application but sometimes, because of other scheduled events and artists, this becomes impossible. Applications with the most availability have the best opportunity of getting booked to perform. Please remember that weekend times are the highest in-demand and the hardest spots to get.
Most weekdays the Fair is open from Noon -10 pm, Weekends 10 am -11 pm.
List DAYS and/or TIMES you are *UNABLE* to perform


We are thrilled to offer an opportunity to feature local talent in front of audiences of all sizes. Please remember that these performances are offered to provide exposure and experience rather than for financial gain. THE UTAH STATE FAIR HAS A VERY LIMITED ENTERTAINMENT BUDGET AND THOSE GROUPS WILLING TO PERFORM FREE OR AT A DISCOUNTED RATE WILL BE CONSIDERED FIRST.
Please indicate the rate you are willing to accept

Indicate per hour rate, min hrs/performances, etc.
This is only an application for an opportunity to perform. Submission of this application does not guarantee the performer a booking at the Utah State Fair, nor does it constitute any agreement with the State Fair to provide space, services or compensation.
  • A completed W-9 will be required for all paid performers.
  • A signed contract is required even if you are not being paid for your performance.
  • Prior to submitting this application, please be sure that you are able to commit to performing at the Fair. If selected, you will be required to sign a contract which is a legal and binding document, even for those individuals who are donating their time and talent.
  • All acts must be ā€œGā€ rated. No profanity will be tolerated and only family-friendly entertainment in good taste will be considered.
  • Please note the Fair will ONLY grant free admission for PERFORMERS. Family members, friends, managers, etc. must pay admission.
  • If your application or contact information changes, it is the responsibility of the entertainer to contact the Utah State Fair with updated information.
  • If your group is selected to perform, you will be contacted via email to confirm date(s) and time(s), then mailed a contract with important information about your performance.
For this application to be considered, please ensure you have filled out the application completely and included a link to your website, Facebook or YouTube videos. Or email a video to If preferred, you can mail a demo CD or DVD to Programming Director c/o The Utah State Fairpark 155 North 1000 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84116. Questions?

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