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Franklin Fall Festival

33rd Annual Franklin Fall Festival

Burgess & Company     Insercorp  Real Country 101.7 WLQM   The Tidewater News


Get ready for Franklin’s biggest weekend event 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, September 30th, 2016 - Block Party at Barrett’s Landing

Friday Night Block Party Bands

Join us at Barrett's Landing for the Franklin Fall Festival Block Party from 6:00pm - 11:00pm, featuring live music from Strictly Bizzness and The Deloreans!

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


  • 6:00pm - 8:30pm: Strictly Bizzness
  • 8:30pm - 11:00pm: The Deloreans
  • 9:15pm: FIREWORKS!

Franklin Fall Festival Restaurant Showcase

Event Date:  Friday, September 30th
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.
  • October 28, 2016 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 >


Saturday, October 1st, 2016 - Street Festival

The fun continues on Saturday, October 1st with the Street Scene from 10:00am - 4:00pm in Downtown Franklin! Family-friendly entertainment and live music from the Ocean Breeze Band, exciting events, street vendors, food and refreshments are available throughout the day.

Street Festival



  • 11:00am - 3:00pm: Ocean Breeze Band
  • Arts & Crafts Booths
  • Children's Games & Activities
  • Classic Car Show
  • Franklin Farmers' Market

and so much more!


Sponsorship is available and is as follows: 

Click here for the 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:

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

Gold Sponsors
  • Burgess & Co. PC., CPAs
  • Insercorp LTD
  • Real Country 101.7 (WLQM)
  • The Tidewater News
Silver Sponsors
  • Andy & Deborah Hubble
  • Blake Ford
  • Dairy Queen
  • Franklin Collision Center
  • Hubs Peanuts
  • Mike Duman Chevrolet, Buick, GMS, LLC
  • (Beamon & Johnson) Napa Auto Parts of Franklin
  • Todd Rose - Allstate Insurance
Bronze Sponsors
  • Bluewater Rentals, LLC
  • Bronco Federal Credit Union
  • EVB
  • Farmers Bank
  • Franklin Southampton Economic Development
  • Jack Jr.'s Towing & Auto Repair
  • Quality Aire Co
  • Solenis/Eastman/Arkema
  • Southern Tent Company, Inc.
  • Southampton Memorial Hospital
  • The City of Franklin
  • Tidewater Physical Therapy
  • Vic's Signs & Graphics
Restaurant Showcase Sponsors
  • Applebees
  • Arby's
  • Bojangles
  • Don Poncho's Cantina
  • El Ranchero
  • Fred's Restaurant
  • Ma' D's
  • Pilton's Palace
Peweter Sponsors