Celebrating community through music on the front porches of Virginia Highland.

May 18, 2024


VaHi Porchfest is BACK on Saturday, May 18, 2024! Get ready to rock the picturesque porches of Virginia Highland. Porchfest will kick off with a Rock n Run jog starting at 11 am, followed by local bands playing live music on porches for 1-hour slots between 12 and 6 pm, with a finale performance in John Howell Park from 6 to 7 pm. After the finale performance, head over to Neighbor's Pub for the Porchfest Punchline comedy show hosted by 811 Ponce. This free event will also feature a Kids Corner from 11 am to 4 pm and a market of the best art and food vendors in town.

12-6 pm | Finale 6-7 pm

free Live Music

Lineup of the best bands in town coming soon!

11 am

Rock N Run

The Rock n Run sets the stage for Porchfest with an electric blend of running and rocking. Decked out in their favorite rock star costumes, participants take a lively jog around the neighborhood. Spanning just 1 mile, it's perfect for the whole family or even doubling up for some extra mileage. So, lace up those sneakers and get ready to rock with us!

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11 am - 4 PM

Kids Corner

Presented by Druid Hills Presbyterian Church, Porchfest Kids Corner is the perfect space for the littlest festival goers! All of the fun will be  held in John Howell Park from 11 am to 4 pm. Find free and ticketed activities here including a bounce house, face painting, performances, crafts, and live music youth performances by Meta Music and Ztunes Music. Kids Corner is the perfect place for the whole family!

11 am - 6 PM

Art Vendors

Adair Ave and Todd Rd will transform into more than just a music festival destination. This year, Porchfest’s vendor market will feature 70 talented artists and makers from around the city.

11 am - 6 PM

Food vendors

Head to Barnett Ave to find a medley of 30 food trucks and vendors to grab a bite to eat. Need a break from the jamming? Head to North Highland Ave and grab some grub from one of the many top quality restaurants in the Virginia Highland district.

Porch Hosts

Do you have a gorgeous front porch in Virginia Highland and want to host a band this year? We’d love to invite you to apply to be a porch host!

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Looking for some rockin merch?  From now until May 10, you can pre-order Porchfest merch at a discounted rate and pick it up at the VHDA Merch Booth the day of the event.

A special congratulations to Midtown High School student Alejandro Wright for his winning design of the awesome "green creature" T-shirt! 20% of all sales from this design directly benefit the art and marketing programs at Midtown High School.



Calling all volunteers! We need YOU to help make Porchfest a success. Volunteers are needed for checking in vendors, cheering on Rock n Run joggers, monitoring trash collection, booth sitting, and more. Volunteers will receive a complimentary Porchfest branded T-Shirt, koozie, and a free drink ticket to be redeemed at festival concessions.

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8 - 10 PM


Wrap up your fun from Porchfest with a night of laughs from some of the best comedians in the Southeast.

Hosted by 811Ponce at Neighbor’s Pub

Tickets: $15

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Partner with us as a sponsor for our 2024 Porchfest! Sponsorship packages offer various benefits, including logo placement on our website, event signage, and merchandise, as well as social media exposure and onsite promotional opportunities. Are you interested? Email to learn more.

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