Hosts

Winchester Porchfest
Saturday, June 11, 2022 (rain date June 12)
12noon – 5:30pm

What does a Porchfest host do?
  • You may host performers for one or more slots during the day of Porchfest.
  • The Porchfest committee will match your host site with performers.
  • If you have a preferred performer for your site, you can indicate so in the form below. Also, please have your preferred performer sign up as a Porchfest performer.
  • If you want to perform at your own site, please make sure to sign up as both a host and performer.
What time slots are available for hosting?

We are looking for hosts that can offer one or more of the following slots:

Slot Start End Setup
1 12:00p 1:00p Setup at 11:30a
2 1:30p 2:30p Setup at 1:00p
3 3:00p 4:00p Setup at 2:30p
4 4:30p 5:30p Setup at 4:00p
What does a Porchfest host provide?
  • Performance site - a porch or patio, a driveway or parking lot, with room for performers and their equipment.
  • Area for an audience - just make sure it won’t block sidewalks or driveways.
  • Day-of coordination - you will be the performers go-to person, making sure acts end on time and handling any issues that come up.
  • Use of your own trash and recycling bins and handling of disposal afterwards.
  • Keeping your neighbors in the loop about the day's events - please be a good neighbor!
  • A display of a lawn Porchfest a lawn sign at your site. Also, please tell your friends about the event.
  • Adherence to the state's COVID guidelines, if applicable.
What does the Porchfest team provide for hosts?

The Porchfest team will:

  • Coordinate sign ups, matching performers with hosts, logistics.
  • Help in assessing and planning the layout of the venue if necessary.
  • Provide lawn signs.
  • List your location and performers on our website and in our program.
  • Deadline to signup as a host is Saturday May 28, 2022.