Main Street Festival
The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County’s annual Main Street Festival will be held April 23 and 24 in downtown Franklin.
Included in the two-day festival will be more than 150 arts and crafts vendors, more than 30 food and beverage vendors, a KidZone presented by Grace Chapel, Mutts on Main PetZone presented by Mars Petcare, the Beer Garden presented by Bavarian Bierhaus and the Whiskey Lounge presented by Leipers Fork Distillery.
Head to www.events.williamsonheritage.org for more information.
Eat the Street
Williamson County’s premier food truck festival, Eat the Street, will return to Bicentennial Park from 5-10 p.m. on May 6.
The area’s finest food trucks will line up ready to serve the community. There will also be live music to keep the crowd entertained.
As Recovery Court’s primary fundraiser, the funds raised through sponsorships and vendor fees enable the nonprofit to continue to provide program participants with the services, treatment and supervision they need to successfully manage their recovery.
Visit www.facebook.com/EatTheStreetFest for more information.
Jockeys & Juleps
Jockeys & Juleps to take place at The Park at Harlinsdale Farm on Kathie Lee Gifford to serve as honorary chairperson
After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Williamson County’s premier Kentucky Derby party is back. Presented by the Downtown Franklin Rotary Club (DFRC), the popular Jockeys & Juleps will be held on Saturday, May 7, from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit local charities.
Hammers & High Heels
Habitat for Humanity Williamson-Maury’s (HFHWM) 2022 Women Build Hammers & High Heels fundraising event will take place on Friday, May 13, from 6:30-11 p.m. at The Factory at Franklin. Guests will enjoy handcrafted cocktails provided from O’ Be Joyful and a plated dinner provided by MAFIAoZA’s. High-energy party band Burning Las Vegas will take the stage for special entertainment that spans all genres, decades and ages. There will also be a silent auction featuring trips, unique memorabilia, items from Franklin’s finest retailers and more.
This year’s Women Build partner family is Linda Lemus and her two children Isaiah (11) and Mia (8).
Visit www.HFHwm.org for more information about Habitat for Humanity’s work in Williamson and Maury counties.
Franklin Rodeo Parade
The annual Franklin Rodeo Parade kicks off Rodeo week on Saturday May 14th in downtown Franklin. The parade will feature horses, floats, clowns, marching bands and Shriners on go-carts. The parade is fun for the entire family and starts at high-noon.
May 19 - 21
The Franklin Rodeo will stampede into the Williamson County AgEXPO Park May 19-21 for three nights of fun.
Rodeo fans will enjoy mutton busting and the calf scramble for the little ones, the annual rodeo parade on May 14, the Franklin Rodeo Experience on May 18, the Cantina and VIP Corral, pony rides, a mechanical bull, vendors and Snack Alley.
Tickets for the rodeo are $25 for adults and $12 for children ages 12 and under. Children sitting on laps will be admitted for free. All seats are reserved. To purchase tickets or for more information, head to www.FranklinRodeo.com.