Franklin, NC Festivals & Events

2017 total solar eclipse franklin nc

2017 Solar EclipseSee the Eclipse in Totality

Join the Town of Franklin, North Carolina, for a special event in observance of the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse.

Franklin is one of the few places in the State of North Carolina to see the 2017 Eclipse in totality. So mark August 21, 2017 on your calendar and come visit us and see the 2017 Eclipse.

Click here for complete details of our historic event!

PumPkinFest21st Annual Event!

Get ready to let the good times roll during Franklin, North Carolina's 21st Annual PumpkinFest! This street festival and celebration of Autumn is pure familiy fun!

Featuring the "World Famous Pumpkin Roll", street & stage performers, arts & crafts, pumpkin pie eating contest, costume parade & contest and treats with Main Street Merchants!


festivals events franklin nc

Festivals & EventsFranklin, North Carolina

The Town of Franklin, North Carolina invites you to come "Discover Us!" and our many town-sponsored festivals and events. From great weekly music to some of the finest street festivals in the southeast, you'll discover great family entertainment and fun. Best of all, these events are free.

Franklin, NC is in the center of it all in western North Carolina. We're just over two hours from Atlanta, Georgia, Greenville, SC and Knoxville, TN. Asheville, NC is an 1.25 hours to our east.