When is Carmel PorchFest?

The Carmel PorchFest 10 year celebration will be held Sunday, September 17th from Noon – 6 pm, 2023. (no rain date)

Where will Carmel PorchFest take place?

On 1st Ave NW and 2nd Ave NW between 1st Street NW and 6th Street NW in Old Town Carmel. This area is between Range Line Road and the Monon Trail and north of Main Street and South of 136th Street/Smokey Row Road.

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Will streets be closed in my neighborhood?

The Carmel PorchFest area will be open to foot traffic only. No on-street parking will be allowed from 6 pm Saturday, September 16th until 7 pm Sunday, September 17th, 2023.

What kind of musicians will be playing?

There will be a wide variety of musical styles at Carmel PorchFest for your listening pleasure! A range of performers are expected, from string quartets to garage bands, and acoustic folk groups to maybe even a brass ensemble or two. 

How should I prepare?

You can stroll through the venue, bring a folding chair or blanket to sit down and enjoy your favorite bands. Feel free to bring food and beverage, or enjoy our on-site options.


The Sophia Square parking garage is steps away from Carmel PorchFest, located at 31 1st Ave NW.

– Public Parking is available at:

Bike racks are also available at the main entrance to Carmel PorchFest. 

Can I bring pets?

Pets can attend, but must be on a leash.