Franklin Main Street Festival, Pumpkinfest, & Dickens of a Christmas 2021

The Heritage Foundation in Franklin, TN has released dates for their annual events.

Franklin Main Street Festival

Franklin Main Street Festival

Saturday July 17 at 10:00am – Sunday July 18 at 6:00pm 2021

Location: Franklin, TN Main Street

106 3rd Ave N

Franklin, TN 37064

The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN’s Main Street Festival is a highly-anticipated, annual tradition held in the historic downtown of Franklin, Tennessee.

Consistently listed among the top 20 events in the Southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society, Main Street Festival will be celebrating its 37th anniversary in 2021 and is expected to attract 85,000+ visitors.  In most years, the event features more than 200 high-quality arts and crafts vendors, superb entertainment, great food, and fun for the entire family.

The event is hosted by the Downtown Franklin Association – A Division of the Heritage Foundation. Main Street Festival and our two other signature events (Pumpkinfest and Dickens of a Christmas), serve our mission and foster economic vitality for local businesses and visiting vendors, while creating beloved community events that enrich and preserve the historic charm and enduring spirit of our town.

For more information visit: williamsonheritage.org/events/

Franklin Pumpkinfest

Saturday October 30, 10:00am – 6:00pm

Location: Franklin, TN Main Street

106 3rd Ave N

Franklin, TN 37064

The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County’s 36th Annual Pumpkinfest is Middle Tennessee’s largest family fall festival, returning this year on Saturday, October 30, 2021. With more than 65,000 people in attendance in 2019, the festival stretches along Main Street and its side avenues in downtown Franklin and offers tons of festive fun for people of all ages!

We hope you’ll join us for a full full day of autumn-inspired food and drink, children’s activities, live music, costume contests for pets and families, and outstanding arts & crafts – featuring seasonal and specialty gift items.

The event is hosted by the Downtown Franklin Association – A Division of the Heritage Foundation. Pumpkinfest and our two other signature events (Main Street Festival and Dickens of a Christmas), serve our mission and foster economic vitality for local businesses and visiting vendors, while creating beloved community events that enrich and preserve the historic charm and enduring spirit of our town.

For more information visit: williamsonheritage.org/events/

Franklin’s Dickens of a Christmas

franklin dickens christmas

Saturday December 11, 10:00am – Sunday December 12, 5:00pm

Location: Franklin’s Main Street

106 3rd Ave N

Franklin, TN 37064

The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County’s 36th Annual Dickens of a Christmas is Middle Tennessee’s largest outdoor Christmas festival, returning this year from Saturday, December 11, 2021 – Sunday, December 12, 2021.

The festival will recreate the time of Charles Dickens using historic downtown Franklin’s charming architecture as the backdrop. A variety of musicians, dancers and Dickens characters will fill the streets. Expect to see and interact with the nefarious Fagin from Oliver Twist; Jacob Marley, Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and the rest of the Cratchit family from A Christmas Carol; and of course, a Victorian Father and Mother Christmas with treats for children.

The event is hosted by the Downtown Franklin Association – A Division of the Heritage Foundation. Dickens of a Christmas and our two other signature events (Main Street Festival and Pumpkinfest), serve our mission and foster economic vitality for local businesses and visiting vendors, while creating beloved community events that enrich and preserve the historic charm and enduring spirit of our town.

For more information visit: williamsonheritage.org/events/

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