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Franklin on the Fourth

Presented by Franklin Lions Club and City of Franklin at Historic Downtown Franklin, Franklin TN

Jul 04
Franklin on the Fourth

This year’s 4th of July Celebration will focus on family fun and include great music, quality crafts, tasty food, antique cars, and a large kids zone.  Downtown Franklin is the perfect location to have a festival and community event such as “Franklin on the Fourth.”
The free festival kicks off with bluegrass music playing from the stage.  Food vendors include everything from roasted corn on the cob to BBQ; ice cream to nachos; and corn dogs to smoothies.  Craft vendors will fill the area with wood working, jewelry and other handmade items. 
Our presenting sponsors, Kroger and Williamson Medical Center, will have booths right on the Square.  Antique cars will line Main Street between the square and 4th Avenue.  The kid’s zone on 3rd Avenue North will have inflatables, a petting zoo, and pony rides.  The always fun Children’s Parade begins lining up at 4:45 and starts at 5 p.m. There will be Prizes for best costume and decorated bikes and wagons. Pets are welcome!
Live entertainment, including popular groups “Franklin Dixie” and “Big Shoes”., continues throughout the day with a variety of music genres including Bluegrass, Country, Soul, Patriotic Music, and a the big band, “Radio Days” ending the day with a swing dance. 

The Weinermobile is coming to Franklin on the Fourth.  They will have Wiener Whistles to hand out as well as hot dog cutouts for fun photos at the vehicle and iPads for people to try their hand at the new Wienermobile racing app.
“Franklin on the Fourth” is coordinated by the Franklin Lions Club and TN Events in conjunction with the City of Franklin.  All proceeds benefit the Franklin Lions Club.


Free Admission


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Additional time info:

Franklin on the Fourth ends at 8 p.m. to give attendees time to get to the Fireworks Display at the Park at Harlinsdale Farm.  The display, put on by the City of Franklin will begin at approximately 9:00pm.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Historic Downtown Franklin

Main Street, Franklin, TN 37067

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