PLAN YOUR VISIT

How to get here

On the Commuter Rail (the West Concord stop on the Commuter Rail (Zone 5) is wheelchair accessible)

By Car

Bruce Freeman Rail Trail

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

 

Map

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.

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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)

 

Bathroom facilities

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

 

Accessibility Info

The West Concord stop on the Commuter Rail is wheelchair accessible, as are all of the bathroom facilities listed above.