About Us

The Utah Dough Show brings together Utah’s best local donut shops and bakeries in one place for you to taste! Every ticket holder gets a sample from every vendor, which means you can literally try 20+ Utah donut shops in one day!

Here’s the best part – net proceeds from the Utah Dough Show are donated to two Utah-based charities: The Utah 1033 Foundation and The Christmas Box International.

The Dough Show has raised over $60,000 – making our slogan “Eat Dough to Raise Dough” sound even sweeter!

About Us

As Utah’s premier annual donut festival, the Utah Dough Show brings local donut shops, bakeries, and coffee shops together under one roof for you to taste! Every ticket holder gets a sample from every vendor, which means you can literally try 20+ Utah donut shops in one place!

Here’s the best part – net proceeds from the Utah Dough Show are donated to two Utah-based charities: The Utah 1033 Foundation and The Christmas Box International. In 2019, the first annual Utah Dough Show raised over $10,000, making our slogan “Eat Dough to Raise Dough” sound even sweeter!

FAQ

You ask, we answer.

The Donut vs. Doughnut debate may be older than the Utah vs. BYU rivalry, but we love both spellings and encourage you to use the one that makes you happiest! We use Donut because it’s shorter to type, and that makes our fingers happy!

Saturday, May 18, 2024

10:30am-4:00pm

  • Xtreme VIP enters at 10:30am
  • VIP enters at 11:00am, 12:00pm, or 1:00pm – depending on which ticket you buy
  • GA session starts 2:30pm

Entry time is based on which ticket you purchase (not when Eventbrite says the event starts):

  • EXTREME VIP entry @ 10:30 am
  • VIP entry @ 11:00 am / 12:00 pm / 1:00 pm
  • GA entry @ 2:30 pm

Over 25 donut shops and bakeries from all corners of the Beehive State.

Your ticket guarantees you one sample from EVERY vendor, no matter what session you attend.

Donut samples are at least 1/4 of a donut, or equivalent. Bottled water, and coffee samples are also included.

Thanksgiving Point’s beautiful Electric Park in Lehi, UT
We’re honored to support two fantastic Utah charities by donating 100% of net proceeds to:

Park on the east side of Electric Park, behind the Megaplex Theater.

You batter believe it! Not only do you get to cast your vote for Utah’s Best Donut, you’ll get to enjoy a live DJ, selfie backdrops, the giant Dough Show Sign, food trucks, merchandise sales, social media contests, giveaways, pro donut judges, and a bunch of other fun stuff!

Utah’s one and only donut festival was created by Bryan Carr and his amazing wife Heather, Utah parents with an “above average” appreciation for donuts. Bryan (aka @DonutsUnplugged) has visited over 250 donut shops across the country, many with Heather and their three kids in tow!

Absolutely! Kids are welcome to attend and can share your samples. If you’d like them to have their own samples, they’ll need their own ticket.

YES!! All Utah donut shops and bakeries are encouraged to participate. Please reach out to info@utahdoughshow.com 

You bet! Please shoot us a quick email and we’ll be in touch!

bryan@utahdoughshow.com

While we donut offer career advice or refunds, you’re welcome to give your ticket to a friend or family member, or sell it to someone else. Just send them the QR code(s) you received when you originally purchased the ticket. All ticket sales are final.

This is a ticketed event

  • Everyone must have a ticket to enter (except kids not getting their own samples)
  • Tickets must be purchased online, in advance
  • No tickets sold at the door

Extreme VIP Experience $94

  • EARLIEST Entry at 10:30am
  • Limited to 40 Tickets
  • Preferred Parking
  • Dough Show T-Shirt or Hoodie
  • All the VIP Swag too
  • Gift Basket
  • BOGO to Sugar High
  • Sample from every vendor
  • Full Size Coffee and Drinks

VIP Experience $44

  • Entry at 11am / 12pm / 1pm
  • Dough Show commemorative mug
  • VIP exclusive treats
  • Donut samples from EVERY donut shop/bakery vendor
  • Drink samples from EVERY drink vendor
  • Take-home goodie bag

General Admission $29

  • Entry at 2:30pm
  • Donut samples from EVERY GA donut shop/bakery vendor
  • Drink samples from EVERY drink vendor
  • Take-home goodie bag

We reserve the right to add more stuff to each ticket as well!

All tickets sales are final. No refunds.

We spread the crowd across several sessions. Your specific entry time is based on which ticket you purchase:

  • EXTREME VIP entry @ 10:30 am
  • VIP entry @ 11am / 12pm / 1pm
  • GA entry @ 2:30 pm

Although Eventbrite publishes the event start time as 10:30am, you will only be allowed to enter at or after the time specified on the ticket you purchase.

Entry time based on which ticket you purchase:

  • EXTREME VIP entry @ 10:30 am
  • VIP1 entry @ 11:00 am
  • VIP2 entry @ 12:00 pm
  • GA1 entry @ 1:00 pm
  • GA 2 entry @ 2:30 pm

We applaud your dedication and passion for deep fried dough! Our panel of pro donut judges comes from across Utah and beyond.

Don’t forget that every attendee is a judge and gets to cast their vote for Utah’s Best Donut!

Our Sponsors

We love our sponsors, and you should too!

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