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Visitors love our annual festivals that take place throughout the year. Don't miss Main Street Festival in the spring, Franklin on the Fourth in the Summer, Pumpkinfest in the fall and Dickens of a Christmas in the winter. That's just a sampling of our most popular festivals!

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10/26/2014 - 11/25/2014


SPECIAL EVENTS

"BATTLE SCARRED" 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF FRANKLIN SPECIAL EXHIBIT

Experience a special exhibit for the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Franklin called "Battle Scarred".  The 1,600 square foo... more

Dates: August 02, 2014 - April 26, 2015
Times: mon thru sat - 9am to 5pm sun - 12 noon to 5pm
Location: Fleming Center at Carnton Plantation, 1345 Eastern Flank Circle, Franklin TN 37064
Phone: (615) 794-0903
Admission: $10 per adult, $5 for children ages 6-12, free for children 5 & under
Recurrence: daily

SOUTHERN TRACE BARN BASH 2014

Southern Trace Farms, Franklin's premiere barn wedding and event venue, will be hosting Barn Bash 2014 on the 21-acre equestrian property. The... more

Dates: November 01, 2014
Times: 4pm - 8pm
Location: Southern Trace Farms  1860 Old Natchez Trace, Franklin TN 37069
Admission: $15 advance, $20 door, Kids 12 & under free
Southern Trace Barn Bash 2014

WINE DOWN MAIN STREET

Historic Franklin's Main Street plays host to Wine Down Main Street in November! More than 40 shops will open their doors with wines to sampl... more

Dates: November 01, 2014
Times: 7pm - 10pm
Location: Historic Downtown Franklin, Main Street , Franklin TN 37064
Admission: $75 per person in advance, $85 per person at the door
Wine Down Main Street

THE BATTLE OF FRANKLIN: FIVE HOURS IN THE VALLEY OF DEATH

Partially filmed on the original battlefield, this painstakingly accurate and stunningly beautiful documentary from Wide Awake Films takes you in... more

Dates: November 02, 2014
Times: 3pm
Location: Franklin Theatre, 419 Main Street, Franklin TN 37064
Contact: Save the Franklin Battlefield
Phone: (615) 538-2076
Admission: $15 per person
The Battle of Franklin: Five Hours in the Valley of Death

INCIDENT AT FORT GRANGER

The Franklin City Parks Department and Franklin's Pull-Tight Players are working together to present a special free performance of "Incid... more

Dates: November 08, 2014
Times: 3pm - 4:30pm
Location: Carnton Plantation Eastern Flank Event Facility, 1368 Eastern Flank Circle, Franklin TN 37064
Contact: Peggy Macpherson
Admission: free
Incident at Fort Granger

MISTLETOE MARKET

Franklin High School Class of 2015 is pleased to announce Mistletoe Market, a one-day shopping event at Franklin High School. Mistletoe Market ... more

Dates: November 08, 2014
Times: saturday november 8, 2014 10am - 4pm
Location: Franklin High School, 810 Hillsboro Rd, Franklin Tn 37064
Contact: Debbie Howard
Phone: (615) 300-7935
Admission: FREE ADMISSION
Mistletoe Market

SANTA CLAUS AT COOLSPRINGS GALLERIA

Naughty or nice, Santa Claus is coming to town and he's waiting to see you! Santa Claus arrives at the CoolSprings Galleria beginning Saturday, N... more

Dates: November 08, 2014 - December 24, 2014
Times: mon - sat 10am to 9pm, sun 12 noon to 6pm
Location: Cool Springs Galleria, 1800 Galleria Blvd, Franklin TN 37067
Phone: (615) 771-2128
Admission: free
Recurrence: daily
Santa Claus at CoolSprings Galleria

VETERANS DAY PARADE

The parade will consist of marching bands and ROTC units from local schools, entries from local veterans organizations, marching community leader... more

Dates: November 11, 2014
Times: 11am
Location: Main Street, Main Street, Franklin TN 37064
Admission: free
Veterans Day Parade

2014 TENNESSEE CIVIL WAR SESQUICENTENNIAL SIGNATURE EVENT: THE FINAL CAMPAIGN IN TENNESSEE

The Sesquicentennial commemoration marks the 150th anniversary of the 1864 Battle of Franklin, and will include educational seminars, panel discu... more

Dates: November 13, 2014 - November 14, 2014
Times: times vary by event
Location:  230 Franklin Road, Franklin TN 37064
Admission: free
Recurrence: daily
2014 Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Signature Event: The Final Campaign in Tennessee

A GUITAR AND A PEN OLD TIME RADIO HOUR, THE CIVIL WAR COMES TO FRANKLIN EDITION

This event will be hosted by New York Times bestselling author and whiskey preservationist, Robert Hicks featuring an array of special guests ... more

Dates: November 13, 2014
Times: 8pm
Location: Franklin Theatre, 419 Main Street, Franklin TN 37064
Admission: $25 per person
A Guitar and a Pen Old Time Radio Hour, The Civil War Comes To Franklin Edition

BLUE & GRAY DAYS

Join living history re-enactors for Blue & Gray Days at Carnton Plantation.  Guests will have the rare opportunity to go back in time ... more

Dates: November 14, 2014 - November 15, 2014
Times: fri 1pm-5pm, sat 9am-5pm
Location: Carnton Plantation, 1345 Eastern Flank Circle, Franklin TN 37064
Phone: (615) 794-0903
Admission: $5 per person (event admission only; does not include tour of the home)
Recurrence: daily
Blue & Gray Days

SEEDS FOR THE GARDEN: A BENEFIT FOR CARTER HOUSE GARDEN

Featuring Alison Brown, Claire Lynch, John Cowan, Forrest O'Connor, and more! This is a multi-artist, benefit show, so more guests may be ... more

Dates: November 14, 2014
Times: 8pm
Location: Franklin Theatre, 419 Main Street, Franklin TN 37064
Phone: (615) 538-2076
Admission: $25 per person
Seeds for the Garden: A benefit for Carter House Garden

150TH ANNIVERSARY BATTLE OF FRANKLIN RE-ENACTMENT

On November 15 & 16, re-enactors from all over the country will recreate two different scenarios from the 1864 Battle of Franklin. A differen... more

Dates: November 15, 2014 - November 16, 2014
Times: 9am - 3pm
Location: Eastern Flank Battlefield Park, 1345 Eastern Flank Circle, Franklin TN 37064
Phone: (615) 794-0903
Admission: Advance ticket purchases only: $10 per person online, $5 for ages 6-12, free under 6
Recurrence: daily
150th Anniversary Battle of Franklin Re-enactment

ONGOING EVENTS

FRANKLIN FARMERS MARKET AT THE FACTORY

Enjoy home grown goodness at the Farmer's Market at the Factory. Nearly 100 vendors with fresh produce, cheeses, herbs, flowers and crafters!&n... more

Dates: May 05, 2012(No End Date)
Times: sat 8am - noon
Location: Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road, Franklin TN 37064
Admission: free
Recurrence: weekly on Saturday
Franklin Farmers Market at the Factory

MORE LIVE MUSIC LISTINGS - THE LOCAL SCENE



Dates: April 09, 2013(No End Date)
Location:  Williamson County
Recurrence: daily
More Live Music Listings - The Local Scene

SOUTHERN FOOD TOUR

Downtown Franklin is home to more than 25 locally-owned and operated restaurants,  serving everything from BBQ sliders and fried green tom... more

Dates: July 20, 2013(No End Date)
Times: 2-5 pm
Contact: Margie Thessin
Phone: (615) 400-3808
Admission: $45
Recurrence: monthly on the 3rd Saturday
Southern Food Tour

SESQUICENTENNIAL GUIDED TOURS OF MCGAVOCK CEMETERY

Civil War historian Thomas Cartwright is offering a special, officially sanctioned guided tour of the McGavock Confederate Cemetery located a sto... more

Dates: April 19, 2014 - November 15, 2014
Times: 3pm
Location: McGavock Confederate Cemetery, 1345 Eastern Flank Circle, Franklin TN 37064
Phone: (615) 790-7190
Admission: $30 adults, $15 children 12 & under
Recurrence: monthly on the 3rd Saturday
Sesquicentennial Guided Tours of McGavock Cemetery