Well, you’re in for special treat in Franklin, North Carolina. Franklin is home to one of North Carolina’s largest Antique Malls, and the streets are filled with quaint shoppes featuring treasured heirlooms.
Antiques In Design Gift Shop & Tea Room
65 Wayah St
Antiques On Main
805 E Main St
1014 E Main St
21 Tarheel Trl
Franklin Auction Company
178 Heritage Hollow Dr
153 E Palmer St
828.349.5476 • Website
Reminisce Antiques Mall & Auction
47 Macon Center Dr
Rust and Relics
71 E Main Street
828.349.4467 • Facebook
268 E Palmer St
Whistle Stop Mall
145 River Road Road
828.349.1600 • Website
Honoring Our Veterans
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 • Downtown Franklin
10:30am – Parade (Line-up at 10:00am)
11:00am – Veterans Ceremony (Gazebo on the Square)
Join the Town of Franklin as we, along with our citizens, honor Veterans on November 11th with a parade & ceremony. Once again in 2020 featuring the award winning FHS Marching Panther Regiment.
The parade will leave the lower level of Franklin Town Hall at 10:30 am and travel to the Gazebo on the Square for the ceremony. Special banners, carried by the Boy Scouts, lead each group of Veterans along the parade route according to the war or time period of service. Lineup begins at 10:00am for Veterans that wish to participate.
The Veterans Ceremony begins at 11:00am and is always very moving. It features a guest speaker along with a wreath laying ceremony and the playing of Taps. Come, bring the entire family and show your appreciation of these men and women who have served. We also encourage you to show your patriotic pride by dressing in red, white and blue!
Since 1953, features a celebration for those near and far that showcases all that the county has to offer. Plenty of things to do and see for young and old such as children’s activities, entertainment, food and merchandise vendors, livestock and agricultural competitions and much, much more.
2020 Macon County Fair Theme: TBA
Wednesday, September 23 – Saturday, September 26
Click here for Schedule of Events
The Town of Franklin presents … WINTER WONDERLAND 2020
Saturdays • November 28th and December 5th – 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Join with the Town of Franklin for this most wonderful time of year as Historic Downtown Franklin is transformed into a “Winter Wonderland” featuring: living window displays of Christmas & the Holidays, live sounds of the season outdoors at the downtown gazebo and inside stores, FREE holiday attractions (weather permitting), refreshments, hot cider, great sales from downtown merchants and much more.
Winter Wonderland is held on the two consecutive Saturdays after Thanksgiving.
The November 28th edition of Winter Wonderland coincides with Small Business Saturday® founded by American Express®. Plus, that night we hold our Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on the Square! Remember, our Downtown Merchants are open late both nights of Winter Wonderland with great gift ideas for everyone on your shopping list!
You’ll find there’s no holiday quite like a mountain holiday in Franklin, NC , so bring the family and enjoy all the music, lights, fun and holiday cheer of Winter Wonderland in Historic Franklin, North Carolina. Winter Wonderland is held rain or shine but subject to snow.
For more information visit Winter Wonderland
ALL AMERICAN 4TH OF JULY
The Town of Franklin presents an … All American 4th of July!
Saturday, July 4, 2020 … 10:00am to 12 Noon
9:30 am …………………………………… Parade Lineup
10:00 am …………………………………. July 4th Parade Begins
10:00 am till gone ……………………. FREE Watermelon & Popcorn
10:00 am to Noon …………………… Kid’s Zone with inflatables
10:15 am …………………………………. Little Miss & Mr. Firecracker Contest
10:30 am …………………………………. Patriotic Pet Contest
More Information to Come!
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.
Following the parade the Town has several great contests planned including Little Mr. & Miss Firecracker Contest at 10:15 am. 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 so deck your pets out in red, white, and blue for this fun contest!
Other events include an all new & FREE Kids Zone with inflatables. You can enjoy Free Watermelon & Popcorn (as long as it lasts). Activities conclude at 12 Noon and this event is held rain or shine!
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 Veteran’s Park (south of Franklin on U.S. 441) and join the Franklin Chamber of Commerce for their annnual fun day and fireworks display co-sponsored by the Town of Franklin, NC.
It’s a great day and evening of family fun as we celebrate our Nation’s 244th Birthday in Historic Franklin, North Carolina!