Get involved

calling all artist

(OPEN CALL jULY-sEPT.)

 

Want to perform at the 2021 Sanford Porchfest? We are looking for talented local artists from various genres who are interested in being part of the magic. From solo to ensembles, we welcome all. As a performer, you are permitted to sell merchandise and collect tips during your set time; however, everyone involved donates their time and talent. All performers will receive an artist spotlight on our Facebook and webpage as well as be featured on our lineup poster and official map.

 

Performance Requirements:

  • Be available on February 27th from 11:00am-6:30pm.

  • Hold the date through the open call window (July-Sept).

  • Fill out the online form.

  • As a Porchfest goodwill ambassador, be willing to donate your set time (sets time to be assigned).

  • Perform at a considerate volume for family-friendly audience.

  • Bring whatever gear is necessary to perform. No equipment is provided by the event.

  • Accept all liability for your own equipment.

  • You are permitted to sell merchandise and collect tips during your set.

  • Get the word out for all of your friends to join!

 

As a thank you, you’ll be gifted with a token of our appreciation!

calling all STREET PERFORMERS

Want to be a street performer for the 2021 Sanford Porchfest? We’re looking for fun, interactive pop-up performers who are interested in being a part of the magic. These will be less formal performances in the closed streets between sets (think dance groups, spoken word, comedy, magic, etc.) 

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Be available on February 27th from 11:00am-6:30pm (specific performance time to be assigned).

  • Performance times are 15-30 min and you can sign up for as many as you want. 

  • Fill out the online form.

  • As a Porchfest goodwill ambassador, be willing to donate your time.

  • Fill out the online form.

  • Bring whatever gear is necessary to perform. No equipment or power is provided by the event.

  • You are permitted to collect tips during your set.

  • Get the word out to your neighbors and friends!

 

callING all CREW 

(volunteer)

Want to be a part of our crew for the 2021 Sanford Porchfest? We’re looking for friendly faces who are interested in being a part of the magic by assisting with the day of logistics.

Host Requirements:

  • Be available on February 27th from 11:00am-6:30pm.

  • Fill out the online form.

  • As a Porchfest goodwill ambassador, be willing to donate your time.

  • Shift assignments will be sent out via SignUp.com for you to choose your preferred home and shift time at a later date. All shifts are in pairs. 

  • Shifts are typically 3.5 hours each and requiring standing for that time. 

  • Some duties include: collecting donations, keeping the bands on schedule, assisting homeowners, crowd safety monitoring and break-down of signage. 

 

As a thank you, all crew members will receive an official fest shirt and a token of our appreciation! 

 

callING all porches

(FULL FOR 2021)

Want to be a porch (or stoop, or yard, or driveway) host for the 2021 Sanford Porchfest? We’re looking for hospitable neighbors who are interested in being a part of the magic.

Host Requirements:

  • Be available on February 27th from 11:00am-6:30pm.

  • Fill out the online form.

  • As a Porchfest goodwill ambassador, be willing to donate your space and power (minimal) during that entire timeframe (sets time to be assigned).

  • Fill out the online form.

  • Be a hospitable host for the performers (no one will need to go inside of your home).

  • Keep track of the schedules, making sure the set times stay on time.

  • Serve as a Porchfest partner and person in-charge; remain responsible for happenings on your own property. 

  • Offer trash and recycle receptacles for your yard guests.

  • Get the word out to your neighbors and friends! 

 

As a thank you, you’ll be gifted with a token of our appreciation!

 

© 2017 SANFORD PORCHFEST CORPORATION. All Rights Reserved. The SANFORD PORCHFEST CORPORATION is a grassroots not-for-profit 501(c)3 charity 

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recognizes Sanford Porchfest Corporation as a Section 501(c)(3) public charity. Our Federal Tax ID Number is 82-2988709.