San Rafael PorchFest 2019

SepSeptember 22 2019

12:00pm - 5:00pm

  • Add to calendar 2019-09-22 12:00:00 2019-09-22 17:00:00 America/Los_Angeles San Rafael PorchFest 2019 After a highly successful first-ever PorchFest in 2018, San Rafael will hold its second Annual San Rafael PorchFest on September 22, 2019. Hosted in one of San Rafael's oldest and most cherished neighborhoods, Gerstle Park, PorchFest is expected to fill the streets with attendees coming to enjoy to dozens of musical acts playing on porches throughout the neighborhood. It will encompass a six-block area west of D St., from San Rafael Ave. down to Ross St. The event will also take over the historic Gerstle Park, which features picnic areas, a playground, and a basketball court, and will serve as an additional stage for the event.Attendees can fuel up and cool down with gourmet food trucks or bring a picnic lunch to enjoy while kids play at Gerstle Park. A New Orleans Marching brass band will open the event, and a diverse set of artists are set to play, including: folk, Americana, Scottish fiddlers, gospel, soul, gypsy jazz, blues, Latin, funk, traditional Argentine tango, and children’s music.The San Rafael PorchFest team encourages people to commute via public transportation. Whistlestop will be providing complimentary shuttle services from downtown San Rafael to the event in Gerstle Park. Attendees can park downtown in the San Rafael C Street Garage (at 3rd St.) and catch the handicap-accessible bus from there. Bicycle riding to PorchFest is encouraged and self parking of bicycles will be available throughout the event.
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After a highly successful first-ever PorchFest in 2018, San Rafael will hold its second Annual San Rafael PorchFest on September 22, 2019. Hosted in one of San Rafael’s oldest and most cherished neighborhoods, Gerstle Park, PorchFest is expected to fill the streets with attendees coming to enjoy to dozens of musical acts playing on porches throughout the neighborhood. It will encompass a six-block area west of D St., from San Rafael Ave. down to Ross St. The event will also take over the historic Gerstle Park, which features picnic areas, a playground, and a basketball court, and will serve as an additional stage for the event.

Attendees can fuel up and cool down with gourmet food trucks or bring a picnic lunch to enjoy while kids play at Gerstle Park. A New Orleans Marching brass band will open the event, and a diverse set of artists are set to play, including: folk, Americana, Scottish fiddlers, gospel, soul, gypsy jazz, blues, Latin, funk, traditional Argentine tango, and children’s music.

The San Rafael PorchFest team encourages people to commute via public transportation. Whistlestop will be providing complimentary shuttle services from downtown San Rafael to the event in Gerstle Park. Attendees can park downtown in the San Rafael C Street Garage (at 3rd St.) and catch the handicap-accessible bus from there. Bicycle riding to PorchFest is encouraged and self parking of bicycles will be available throughout the event.

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