The Newark PorchFest

Saturday, September 25th, 12-6PM, Rain or Shine

A free community-wide celebration of the arts hosted right here in

Newark’s Historic Forest Hill district, benefitting

Highlights from PorchFest '19

Calling All Artists, Performers, and Musicians!


Interested in Hosting?

Join Us for Our Second Annual PorchFest!

Saturday, September 25, 2021     12pm - 6pm       Rain or Shine

PorchFest is a FREE music and arts festival, with performances and art exhibits hosted on
neighborhood porches


  • Professional and amateur musicians offer a range of musical genres, from country to pop, classical, blues, reggae, rock, jazz, Latino, R&B, folk, and more

  • Visual artists showcase works and perform live demonstrations

  • Hands-on music and arts activities for the kids

  • Food trucks stationed throughout the neighborhood selling local snacks and treats

  • T-shirts and refreshments will be for sale with proceeds going to Glass Roots of Newark


PorchFest is a fully walkable event – attendees walk, ride bikes or scooters, or push strollers as they
move from one stage to another.

Forest Hill is easily accessible via the Newark LightRail (Bloomfield Ave, Davenport, and Branch Brook
Park Stations) and Newark city bus line. Street parking is also available on neighboring streets.

For more information  please contact us at

We look forward to seeing you there!

Thank you to our sponsors:

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