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Franklin Fall Festival

33rd Annual Franklin Fall Festival

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Get ready for Franklin’s biggest weekend of the year!

Get ready for Franklin's biggest weekend of the year! Two days of family fun and entertainment are lined up and this year's Franklin Fall Festival will be bigger and better than ever! 




Friday October 2nd, 2015 - Block Party & Fireworks at Barrett’s Landing

Join us at Barrett's Landing for the Fall Festival Block Party and Fireworks featuring live music from Strictly Bizzness & The Embers featuring Craig Woolard.

$5.00 Admission (Kids under 6 FREE)
Food and Refreshments available for purchase.


  • Block Party:  6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
  • Opening Band: Stictly Bizzness, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Main Attraction: The Embers featuring Craig Woolard, 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
  • Franklin Fall Festival Restaurant Showcase Event (Sponsorship Tent) 6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Fireworks at 9:15 p.m.


Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 - Street Festival

The fun continues on Saturday, October 3rd with the street scene in Downtown Franklin! Family-friendly entertainment, talent contest, exciting events, street vendors, food and refreshments are available throughout the day.

Schedule (The schedule is not 100% complete at this time, keep checking for updates):

  • Street Festival: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Franklin Farmer’s Market will be open during the Fall Festival!
  • Children's Games & Activities by Coast 2 Coast
  • Open Amateur Stages 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Talent Contest with PRIZES 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Food & Refreshments
  • Mustang Classic Car Show
  • Arts & Crafts Booths

        And much, much, more!!!


Sponsorship is available and is as follows: 

For Sponsorship Application Click here


Franklin Fall Festival Restaurant Showcase Event (Sponsorship Tent) Details:

Event Date: Friday, October 2nd
Set Up Time: 5:00 p.m.
Serving Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

  • Limited to 8 participants.
  • You provide table covering and decoration (fall themed), chafing dishes or serving platters, plates, utensils and servers (no more than 2 people please).
  • Your participation is equivalent to a “Bronze Sponsor”. Click here for BRONZE SPONSORSHIP infromation >
  • The winner will be featured on the DFA Website and Facebook page.
  • Table must be no larger than 4x8. We can provide the table if needed.
  • Provide one or more heavy hor d'oeuvres for up to 200 people. The number will be refined as we get closer to the event.
  • August 17, 2015 deadline. Participants will be chosen based on sign up date.

Click here to view the Restaurant Showcase Sponsorship Letter >

Click here to view and download the Restaurant Showcase Sponsorship Application >


Vendor Information:

For participating food vendors please download and complete the form below and send it to Charlotte Brayman at the Franklin/Southampton Health Department:


Download the 2015 Franklin Fall Festival Flyer!

We would like to thank all of our sponsors and friends for making this event possible!

Silver Sponsors
  • Dairy Queen
  • Edward Jones Investments 
Bronze Sponsors
  • Bojangles' of Franklin
  • Bronco Federal Credit Union
  • Councill Financial
  • EVB
  • Farmers Bank
  • Fred's Restaurant
  • International Paper
  • Jus CAB Kakes
  • Mr. D's Southern Kitchen & Catering
  • Parker Battery
  • Quality Aire Co.
  • Southern Tent Co., Inc.
  • Southampton Memorial Hospital
  • The City of Franklin
  • Tidewater Physical Therapy, Inc.
  • Vic's Signs & Graphics