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June 18th - 21st - Taste of Scotland Weekend - Street festival with all things Scottish including entertainment, clans, authentic Scottish foods, music & dancing, Pipe & Drum Bands, parade, Border Collie demonstrations, crafts, shortbread contest, children’s Highland games and many other contests. Free Admission. 9am to 5pm. Click here for more information.

July 4 - 4th of July Parade and celebration in Historic Downtown Franklin 10am until 2 pm. Parade begins at 10:00 am. For more info call 828-524-2516, ext. 304. 

July 4 - Fireworks in the Park at Macon County Recreation Park. Food, Games, Cornhole Tournament, Kid's Fun Land, entertainment and fireworks at dark.

Aug 7th & 8th - 7th Annual Mountain High BBQ Festival & Car Show KCBS Sanctioned BBQ Cookoff for Backyard and Professional teams.  BBQ vendors will be on the premises to sell great tasting BBQ.  Food vendors, crafters, cooking demonstrations and a car show will round out the exciting features of the festival. 

For more information visit or call 828-524-3161.

October 24 - 19th Annual Pumpkin Fest

  • October 24 - Street festival along Main Street with crafters, Famous Pumpkin Roll, Live Music all day, Pie Eating Contest, Games, Costume Contest and Parade along with Food. 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information go to

November 11 - Veteran's Parade - Downtown Franklin 11 AM. Contact 828-524-2516 for more information

November 28 - Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony and Candlelight Service - Thanksgiving weekend on the Square in Downtown Franklin - 7pm - Free cider, cookies & music.

November 29 - Christmas Parade. Downtown Franklin 3PM. Contact 524-3161 for more information.

November 28th & December 5th - Winter Wonderland - Franklin's Holiday Festival - Historic downtown Franklin will be changed into a Winter Wonderland. The event will be from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. Live music, Santa Clause, wagon rides. For more information go to

Schedule subject to change.

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