OCTOBER 7, 2023 | 12:00–7:00 PM
Celebrate Joplin’s best music, food, & art
D STREET & BYERS AVENUE | JOPLIN, MO
A choose-your-own-adventure music festival
Musicians of every genre under the sun play right on the beautiful front porches of Joplin’s historic North Heights neighborhood. 3-5 bands play every hour, giving you plenty of time to enjoy a wide variety of music.
︎: Lauren McKay
FOLK • ROCK • POP • BLUES • JAZZ • MARIMBA ENSEMBLE • AMERICANA • CLASSICAL •
PERFORM AT PORCHFEST →
Joplin’s most craveable food trucks set up right in the street, so you can grab a taco or a deep-fried Oreo to enjoy during the next concert.
︎: Aunt Tracy’s Cookies
MEXICAN • BARBECUE • PIZZA • SOUL FOOD • COFFEE • SMOOTHIES • ASIAN • CAJUN •
SELL FOOD AT PORCHFEST →
Just down the street from the food trucks, there’s an adorable handmade ceramic mug calling your name. Or maybe you’d prefer to get a henna tattoo?
︎: Benson’s Creative Designs
CERAMICS • PAINTINGS • LEATHERWORKING • HENNA • SCULPTURE • BODY PRODUCTS • JEWELRY • PHOTOGRAPHY •
SELL ART AT PORCHFEST →
There are many Porchfests around the world, but this one is Joplin’s.
Applications are now open!
Play a one-of-a-kind show with a stipend plus tips.
Porchfest runs from lunch to dinner time, giving you the opportunity to feed two meals to over 2,500 expected attendees.
Set up a booth and show off your art at the center of Porchfest.
Do you live in North Heights? Turn your beautiful home into a concert venue — host a band on your porch.
Make a tax-deductible sponsorship and/or set up a booth at Porchfest! Promote your business through one of Joplin’s biggest events AND help us keep it going — it’s a win-win.
We need all the help we can get to make this event happen. Even giving an hour of your time can make a huge difference!
northheightsporchfest at gmail dot com