All American 4th of July

The Town of Franklin presents an ... All American 4th of July!
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 ... 10:00am to 1:00pm

Franklin's Annual Independence Day Celebration begins with our annual 4th of July Parade at 10:00am. While you go most places to see a parade, we actually invite you to participate! Deck out in red, white and blue and walk or drive down Main Street. NO REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. To join in, just be in the lower level of Franklin Town Hall for lineup beginning at 9:30 am. The route will take the parade down Main Street to Entegra Bank to disband.

Following the parade the Town has several great contests planned including Little Mr. & Miss Firecracker Contest at 10:30am. This contest is open to ages 3 to 6 and is judged on patriotic costume and one question. No registration is required.

The Patriotic Pet Contest follows at 11:00am. Deck your pets out in red, white, and blue for this fun contest!

Other events include a FREE Kids Zone with inflatables and enjoy Free Watermelon (as long as it lasts). Activities conclude at 1:00 pm.

Many of our Downtown Merchants & Restaurants will be open so be sure to check out the many unique shopping opportunities and eateries Franklin, NC has to offer.

Following the Town of Franklin's activities, travel to the Macon County Recreation Park (south of Franklin on U.S. 441) and join the Franklin Chamber of Commerce for their annnual fun day and fireworks display.

It's a great day and evening of family fun as we celebrate Independence Day in Historic Franklin, North Carolina!

ALL-AMERICAN 4th of JULY - Franklin, North Carolina

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10:00am - July 4th Parade

Franklin's Annual Independence Day Celebration begins with our annual 4th of July Parade at 10:00am. While you go most places to see a parade, we actually invite you to participate! Deck out in red, white and blue and walk or drive down Main Street. NO REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. To join in, just be in the lower level of Franklin Town Hall for lineup beginning at 9:30 am. The route will take the parade down Main Street to Entegra Bank to disband.

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10:30 AM - Little Mr. & Miss Firecracker Contest

Following the parade, be at the Gazebo on the Square for the Little Mr. & Miss Firecracker Contest (at approximately 10:30am). This contest is open to ages 3 to 6 and is judged on patriotic costume and one question. No registration is required.

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Great Fun For The Kids!

The Town of Franklin will have an area of inflatable attractions for the young ones attending including a slide, bouncy house and more. As with all events planned for July 4th this area is absolutely FREE.

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FREE Watermelon As Long As It Lasts!

An annual tradition of Downtown Franklin's July 4th Celebration is FREE Watermelon. Get yours early as the chilled watermelon will only be available as long as it lasts.