Locals Festival Passes
Locals-Only Festival Passes are specially designed for Utah residents. With affordable pricing and priority access, Locals get dibs on the most valued Passes and Packages of the Festival. In addition to these opportunities, Utah Locals have the chance to purchase any leftovers of National Festival Passes.
Register for a purchase timeslot
Check the Festival Passes page anytime between September 17 and October 8 to register for a timeslot.
Receive your purchase timeslot
Check your email on October 10 for your purchase timeslot. Save this time and date.
Purchase your Festival Passes
Return to the Festival Passes page during your purchase timeslot to purchase your Festival Passes.
Submit your photo
Check your email on November 19 for details on how to submit your photo.
All Access – All access to theatres and Festival venues.
Priority Lines – Pass Holders, arrive at least 30 minutes before your screening to gain priority line access at theatres.
No Tickets – To guarantee admittance, be seated at the screening of your choice 15 minutes prior to start time.
Party Access – Passes include one ticket to the Day One or Awards Night party.
Locals Grand Pass$300
Valid Jan 23 – Feb 1 (Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays only)
NEW! Access to all screenings at our newest theatre, the Grand Theatre at Salt Lake Community College, 1575 S State St in Salt Lake City. Screenings will be on Friday evenings and Saturday/Sunday afternoons and evenings (a total of 19 presentations). This theatre will host many of the "Premiere" and "US Dramatic" category screenings in Salt Lake City.
- All Access to Screenings at Grand Theatre
- Photo Credential
Locals SLC/Ogden Pass$400
Valid Jan 23 – Feb 1
- All Access to SLC/Ogden Screenings
- Photo Credential
- 1 Day One Party Ticket
The Fine Print
Festival Passes: Non-transferable. No name changes. Festival Passes are photo credentials that are intended for one person. Festival Pass theatre access is restricted by date and/or time of day depending on the type of Pass. See above for descriptions of Festival Passes.
Utility bills, property tax statements, car registrations, and notes from Deer Valley will not be accepted as proof of residency. No exceptions. If you cannot present a Utah driver's license or Utah State ID Card upon pickup, you will not receive your pass/package/tickets and no refund will be issued. All Festival Passes and Ticket Packages must be picked up in person by the person who registered.
Click here to read the complete "The Fine Print" for all terms, conditions, delivery options, Festival Pass and Ticket Package pickup, deadlines, and fees.