Local Events

3 Blind Vines
Friday, February 20, 2015
Three Blind Vines is an annual wine tasting event presented by the Next Generation Heritage Foundation of Franklin and Williamson County. This party for a purpose continues to give all wine lovers, from a boxed wine enthusiast to a fine wine aficionado, the opportunity to taste different brands of wine while benefiting a great cause: The Old Old Jail, or as it will soon be known, The Big House for Historic Preservation.

Brew Fest
Saturday, March 14, 2015
A free Irish street festival with a ticketed beer and Irish whiskey tasting in Main Street area shops.

Main Street Festival
Saturday & Sunday, April 25-26, 2015
This annual festival will feature more than 200 artisans & crafters, outstanding entertainment, dedicated kids’ areas and an international food court. The event is expected to attract more than 130,000 visitors to a full slate of family-oriented activities, non-stop musical entertainment and international flavors of more than 20 food vendors.

Franklin Rodeo
May 14-16, 2015
Founded in 1949, the Franklin Rodeo brings over 18,000 screaming fans year after year. It is one of the longest running family events in Middle Tennessee and one of the largest rodeos east of the Mississippi.

Town & Country Tour of Homes
June 6-7, 2015
Join us for the 40th Annual Town & Country Tour of Homes and discover the historic homes of Franklin, Tennessee!

Franklin on the Fourth
July 4, 2015
Patriotic festival in Downtown Franklin with arts, crafts, food, and entertainment.

Bluegrass Along the Harpeth
July 25–26, 2015
(Fourth weekend in July)
Musical festival featuring Bluegrass music, fiddling, buck dancing, crafts, food and more.

Williamson County Fair
August 7-15, 2015
Also a popular event annually is the Williamson County Fair, which takes place during August at the Williamson County Ag EXPO Park. Attendees can listen to live music, participate in a variety of competitions, enjoy delicious food and go for a spin on the many rides available in the midway.

Franklin Jazz Festival
September 5-6, 2015
(Labor Day Weekend)
A celebration of Jazz in historic downtown Franklin.

October 24, 2015
(Saturday before Halloween)
An annual fall festival for the entire family featuring entertainment, a children’s play zone, and the annual chili cook-off.

Wine Down Main Street
Saturday, November 7, 2015
A unique wine-tasting event in historic downtown Franklin that benefits the Boys & Girls Club of Franklin/Williamson County.

Dickens of a Christmas
December 12-13, 2015
(Second weekend in December)

Downtown Franklin is transformed in to Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol with over 250 costumed characters, street performers, Victorian food, and horse-drawn carriage rides.