Franklin, NC Festivals & Events

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2017 Solar EclipseThe Eclipse in Totality

Some 10,000 visitor came to Downtown Franklin for the 2017 Great American Eclipse. It was a magical moment as totality occurred at 2:35:28 pm.

Thank you to everyone who chose to share in this historic moment with Franklin, North Carolina!

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 on Saturday, October 21st!

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!

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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.