Franklin, NC Events Calendar

Incorporated 1855

Reserving Town Facilities & Requesting Street Closures


The Town of Franklin, NC receives many requests to reserve Memorial Park and the Gazebo on the Square for special events.

To reserve Memorial Park » Click Here
To reserve the Gazebo on the Square click here to » Download Gazebo Reservation Form (PDF Format)

Some events require street closures. All street closings must be presented to the Town Council for approval. All requests must be submitted to the Town Manager one week prior to the scheduled Town Council meeting. The Franklin Town Council meets the first Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Hall Boardroom located at 95 East Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734.

To request a road closure for a special event click here to » Download Road Closure Request Form (PDF Format)

Upcoming 2017 Events

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Winter Wonderland & Small Business Saturday

Night 1 of Winter Wonderland in Historic Downtown Franklin features our Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, Merchant Sponsored Candlelight Service and more including: living window displays of Christmas & the Holidays, live sounds of the season outdoors at the downtown gazebo and inside stores, FREE wagon rides & pony rides (weather permitting), refreshments, hot cider, great sales from downtown merchants and much more. It's also the kick-off of the annual holiday shopping season as we encourage you to support small businesses during Small Business Saturday in cooperation with American Express.

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Winter wonderland Night Two

Night 2 of Winter Wonderland in Historic Downtown Franklin continues our annual celebration of the season with living window displays of Christmas & the Holidays, live sounds of the season outdoors at the downtown gazebo and inside stores, FREE wagon rides & pony rides (weather permitting), refreshments, hot cider, great sales from downtown merchants and much more.