Activities & Events

Find Your Fun in Middle Tennessee

Local Activities

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Downtown Franklin

Taking a walking tour of Downtown Franklin to se what's at the heart of this Tennessee community. Some of our other favorite Downtown Franklin activities include:

  • Civil War Home Tour
  • Boutique Shopping
  • Franklin on Foot
  • Franklin Farmers Market

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Music & Entertainment 

From live musical performances to the theater, Tennessee is brimming with local arts and culture so there's plenty of options for entertainment. Here are some of our favorite spots for entertainment in the area:

  • Gray's on Main
  • The Listening Room
  • Puckett's

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The Outdoors

Tennessee is brimming with beautiful parks and fun outdoor activities. The Parks & Recreation Department does an excellent job at maintaining public facilities and offering different programs for residents of all ages. Top Tennessee Parks include:

  • Edwin & Percy Warner Parks
  • Radnor Lake State Park
  • Riverfront Park
  • Shelby Bottoms Greenway

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Community Events

From a farmers market to holiday celebrations, middle Tennessee knows how to host a fun community event. Chuck Simpson participates in many Tennessee events, here are some recurring Tennessee events that he loves:

  • Main Street Festival (April)
  • RFranklin on the Fourth (July)
  • Pumpkinfest (October)
  • Dickens of a Christmas (December)

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Upcoming Events in Middle Tennessee

Food.

The Franklin Farmers Market

Ongoing

Franklin, TN 

A true farmer's market, this is the place for fresh produce and artisanal goodies. Visit with local farmers, see the sights and smells of locally produced fruits and veggies, and treat yourself to a scrumptious baked good at this Franklin classic!

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Pumpkinfest

October 27, 2018

106 3rd Ave N, Franklin, TN

Families gather to celebrate the autumn season with the largest family fall festival in Middle Tennessee!

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Family Day at Harlinsdale Farm

November 3, 2018

239 Franklin Rd, Franklin, TN

This FREE event is great for all ages! With a petting zoo, inflatables bounce houses, games, face painting, hay rides, food trucks and more!

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Wine Down Main Street

November 3, 2018

Multiple Locations on Main Street

Get your tickets early and plan your next date night for Wine Down Main Street. Wine Down Main Street was voted best fundraising event in Williamson County ten consecutive years.

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Parade.

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

November 30, 2018

The Square, Franklin TN

Celebrate the season with the entire community in Downtown Franklin. Hear the local children's choirs and get your child's OR pet's photo with Santa!

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Dickens of a Christmas

Second Week of December (annual event)

106 3rd Ave N, Franklin, TN

See the town transformed into a Christmas Fable. Participate in pony rides and ugly sweater contests, enjoy musical and dance performances, or walk through town and take in the songs of the season.

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