Learn more about Historic Downtown Franklin.
Downtown Franklin is among America's best examples of outstanding historic preservation. Travel along brick sidewalks and among an idyllic collection of Victorian architecture in this 16-block National Register district--with more than 70 unique shops and restuarants. Shop among antique and art galleries, gift, book stores and boutiques, or celebrate Franklin's acclaimed artists with festivals held on the first Friday of each month. Get a taste of some of the best local, national and international brews and some fine Irish whiskey during Franklin's annual Main Street Brew Fest each March. Tap along to some great bluegrass fiddling in late July at "Bluegrass on the Harpeth," and join in at The Factory at Franklin for our unforgettable Franklin Jazz Festival. You'll feel aglow in Franklin's Historic Downtown Square during our Dickens of a Christmas celebration. Come enjoy year-round events and Franklin's authentic, inclusive and eclectic sense of community.