How to get here
On the Commuter Rail (the West Concord stop on the Commuter Rail (Zone 5) is wheelchair accessible)
See the map for transportation options in relation to the festival
Where to park
Commuter Rail parking lot (preferred)
Street parking may be available but we request that you not park in the immediate vicinity of the performances so as to facilitate safe and unobstructed walking and listening.
See the map for the parking lot location in relation to the festival
Start at the Harvey Wheeler Community Center at 1276 Main Street (enter on Church Street). There you will find a printed map, public restrooms, ice cream from Reasons to be Cheerful and snacks from Concord Market (cash and credit cards accepted).
Download the map here!
Where to eat
Ice cream from Reasons to be Cheerful and snacks from Concord Market will be for sale at the Harvey Wheeler Community Center at 1276 Main Street (enter on Church Street; cash and credit cards accepted). Additional local restaurants are in red on the map below, though these restaurants are not officially part of Porchfest. Most will be open on Saturdays, but if Porchfest is postponed to Sunday due to rain, please call ahead to confirm hours.
What to bring
- Comfortable shoes if you plan to roam
- Lawn chairs if you plan to hang out
- Cash if you’d like to tip and/or purchase band merchandise (some bands may have credit card readers)
Public, accessible bathrooms are available at:
Concord Recreation Department (accessible from the parking lot of the Harvey Wheeler Community Center at 1276 Main Street, the starting point of the festival)
Concord Public Library (Fowler branch) – 1322 Main Street
Concord Youth Theatre – 53 Church Street
Dunkin’ Donuts – 1191 Main Street
See the map for bathroom facility locations in relation to the festival
The West Concord stop on the Commuter Rail is wheelchair accessible, as are all of the bathroom facilities listed above.