Tips To Maximize Your Porchfest Salt Lake Experience

Tips To Maximize Your Porchfest Salt Lake Experience

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In the Spring and Fall of 2017, the University Gardens Neighborhood and the Trolley Business District will be filled with music during the annual Porchfest Salt Lake. Thirty five porches will be transformed into stages for 71 bands to perform a wide range of music including jazz, classical, ethnic, alternative, rock, folk, hip-hop, blue grass, gospel and even a cimbalom player of neighbors and friends. Porchfest Salt Lake is a dynamic family, friend event that is free to the public. Porchfest Salt Lake includes delicious food, Artisan Booths, a Beer Garden, Farmers Market & Raffle, Yoga on the island, Children’s activities, unique shopping and an evening concert.



While you are strolling through the neighborhood, here are some tips to help maximize

your experience:

1. “Like” the Porchfest Salt Lake page on Facebook and stay up-to-date on all the latest news, including performance schedules, bands and locations. Added bonus you get 5 free raffle tickets for fabulous gifts with your “like”. Just check in at the main Porchfest Salt Lake book in the heart of the event for your free tickets.

2. Plan your music experience by stopping by the Porchfest Salt Lake main booth starting at 1 p.m. on the day of the event to pick up a schedule.

3. Ride your bike from porch to porch. If you don’t have a bike,

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4. Bring the kids and a wagon for ultimate transport in comfort!

5. Bring a folding chair in a bag.

6. Grab a take-out dinner from one of our fabulous local restaurants (or pack your

own) and enjoy a picnic on the islands of the neighborhood.

7. Pack something refreshing like cold drinks and fresh fruit; or purchase refreshments throughout the day from our best of the best food trucks that will be stationed throughout the event. You won’t go hungry.

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8. Do some shopping between shows at our local shops in the University Business District. Or join us for Yoga on the Islands of Porchfest. Classes through out the afternoon. Check the schedule for more details.

9. Don’t forget to bring a hat, sunglasses and wear sunscreen.

10. Be prepared to hear new music and soak in the community vibe.


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