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Past and Upcoming Events
Past and Upcoming Events
A thanks to those who were a part of the past events and a reminder of upcoming events and deadlines.
Christmas Events
Franklin Fall Festival (was Friday- Saturday November 13th & 14th)
  • Thank you to all our wonderful Sponsors, vendors, volunteers, and citizens that participated to make this year’s event successful and enjoyable.
  • It was truly beautiful fall weather.
Downtown Christmas Open House (this past Saturday, November 21st)
  • Thank you to all our wonderful Sponsors, volunteers, Participating Downtown Businesses, and citizens that participated to make this year’s event successful and enjoyable.
  • We had our traditional Carriage rides
  • We also had a special visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus!
Small Business Saturday (Saturday, November 28th)
  • When you are shopping on Small Business Saturday, make sure you snap a picture of your goodies, with the shop owner, or outside of the store (get creative).
  • Post that selfie to Facebook using #ShopSmallFS and be entered to win a grand prize of giftcards from local shops and restaurants!
  • Posts have to be made between 12:00am and 11:59pm on November 28th to qualify.

Click here for a list of participating businesses >

Click here for the flyer! >

Downtown Franklin Elf Parade (Thursday, December 3rd)
  • We will all gather at the Franklin Train Depot around 5:30 pm to anxiously await the arrival of Santa at 6 pm.
  • We will then parade down to Barrett’s Landing with Santa , Mrs. Claus and all the little elves to light the Community Christmas tree and enjoy these other specials:
    • Santa will be aboard his new one-horse-open sleigh so that people can take pictures and the wonderful children can whisper what they would like Santa to bring them for Christmas.
    • There will be a live interactive nativity scene orchestrated by one of our local church group volunteers.
    • There will be hot chocolate and cookies for the children also to enjoy.

Click here for the flyer! >

Franklin Community Christmas Parade (Friday, December 4th starting at 7 PM)
  • Still accepting registrations (late fee may apply $10 regular; $25 late – all fees are donations to help cover expenses of the parade)
  • Click here to view the Temporary Street Closings for the night of the Parade!
  • We will also need to have no parking along 4th Avenue and Main Street from Fourth Avenue to South Street for the safety of parade participants and to allow enough room for Bands and other floats to safely parade down Fourth Avenue and Main Street.

Click here for the Rules & Regulations >

Click here for the Parade Registration Form >


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