Things to do in Franklin, NC | 2012 Events Calendar for Franklin, NC

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Things to do in Franklin, NC | 2012 Events Calendar for Franklin, NC

Franklin, NC New Years Day 2012Franklin, NC has Craft Fairs, Festivals, Car shows to Veterans & Christmas Parades going on all through the year.  One of the newest is the Mountain High BBQ Festival that is now in its 4th year.  We are also holding the very 1ST. Motorcycle Rally this coming Aug. 17 - 19.  They are calling it Smoky Mountain Rumble.   Being a motorcycle enthusiast myself I am looking forward to that.  For such a small town as Franklin, NC is we sure do have a lot going on.   Jump in lets go, Discover Franklin, NC! 

The town of Franklin, NC Tourism Authority's Calendar of Events are as follows:

 

  • July 4 - 4th of July Parade in Historic Downtown Franklin 10:00 am until 1 pm. Parade begins at 10:00 am.

  • July 4 - 4th of July Fireworks July 4th In the Park - Macon County Veteran’s Memorial Rec Park. Fireworks at dark. U.S. 441 South. For information call 800-336-7829.

  • July 20 & 21 - 9th Annual Franklin Folk Festival - A celebration of Appalachian heritage in Downtown Franklin. Over 40 living exhibits of authentic mountain living, food, entertainment and more. Call 828-369-7411 for details. Sponsored by Macon County Folk Heritage Association.

  • July 26 to 29 - 47th Annual Macon County Gemboree - One of the oldest gem & jewelry shows in the Southeast. Contact 800-336-7829 for additional information.

  • August 10 & 11 - 4th Annual Mountain High BBQ & Music Festival - Wayne Proffitt Agricultural Center, U.S. 441 South, Friday 11am-9pm; Saturday 10am-7pm. For information call 800-336-7829.

  • August 17 - 19 - 1st Annual Smoky Mountain Rumble Motorcycle Rally - This inaugural motorcycle rally will be held in Historic Downtown Franklin. Further details are to be announced. See the event's Facebook Page.

  • September 12 - 15 - 59th Annual Macon County Fair - Wayne Proffitt Agricultural Center, US 441 South of Franklin, NC. Experience one of the few remaining true agricultural fairs in the Southeast. Exhibits, live stock shows, and more.

  • October 11 - 13 - Autumn Leaves Craft Show - Wayne Proffitt Agricultural Center, US441 South of Franklin. Call (828) 349-4324 for information.

  • October 19 & 20 - 16th Annual Pumpkin Fest 

    • October 19 - Hayrides from Shops at River Walk from 3pm - 6pm, After School treats for the kids from 3pm - 5pm. 

    • October 20 - Street festival along Main Street with crafters, Famous Pumpkin Roll, Live Music all day, Pie Eating Contest, Games, Costume Contest and Parade along with Food. 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Call 828-524-2516 for more information. Come join the festivities

  • October 26 - 28 - Leaf Lookers Gemboree - Jewelry, Gem & Mineral Show - Contact 800-336-7829 for additional information.

  • November 11 - Veteran's Parade - Downtown Franklin 11 AM. Contact 828-524-2516 for more information.

  • November 23 - Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony and Candlelight Service on the Square in Downtown &music. Contact 828-524-2516.

  • November 25 - Franklin’s Christmas Parade - 3pm - Main Street Downtown Franklin. For information call 800-336-7829.

  • December 7 - Winter Wonderland - Franklin's Holiday Festival-Historic downtown Franklin will be changed into a Winter Wonderland. The event will be one night only from 5:00 to 9:00 PM. Live music, Santa Clause, wagon rides. Contact 828-524-2516 for more information.

 

 Other things to do in Franklin, NC

Hiking the Appalachian & Bartram Trails

Motorcycle Riding in and around Franklin, NC

Camping, Canoeing, Fishing, Tubing and Kayaking

The Fun Factory in Frankin, NC 

Pickin on the Square - Downtown Franklin, NC

Reminisce Antiques Mall & Auction

Gem Mining in Macon County Franklin NC

Waterfalls in and around Macon County, Franklin North Carolina

Heritage & History of Franklin, NC we have 3 Museums

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Hi June, looks like you have a full plate of activities going in your area.  Thanks for sharing

Jun 09, 2012 05:59 PM #1
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Hi Ronald,  Yes we do for such a small town.  Thanks for stopping by. 

Jun 09, 2012 06:04 PM #2
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All I ever do is hit the by-pass on my way to Cherokee and Harrah's!

I think I need to make a longer stop at some point based on this list! Lots to do the rest of the year in Franklin, NC!!

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Thom ~  Thanks for stopping by here to say hello and hope your doing well this year.  Please STOP and have coffee next time your up.  

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Hey June, lots going on there in Franklin North Carolina...the first annual Smoky Mountain Rumble Motorcycle Ride sure caught my attention.
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Nick ~  Jump on the Bike and come on up for the event?  Joe got a new Bike a few weeks ago.  CVO Street Glide.  Awesome bike!  I am now riding his old Softail.  

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