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Holiday Lighting

Saturday, December 2

Holiday Lighting Downtown Franklin IndianaEnjoy festive activities all day, including the winter market along on North Main Street, a lighted parade along Jefferson Street at 5:30 p.m. and the lighting at the courthouse at 7 p.m.


Main Event Sponsor

 Fletcher Chrysler 
Holiday Lighting Downtown Franklin Indiana

Winter Market

Saturday, December 2

Winter Market Downtown Franklin Indiana

Our Winter Market is a free and fun event for the entire family. We will feature handmade or homegrown items including jewelry, art, jams, pet treats and herbs.


Winter Market Downtown Franklin Indiana

Love Local

Valentines Day Weekend 2024

Logo-Love-LocalLove Local is an annual event involving more than a dozen businesses in Historic Downtown Franklin. Shoppers can win one of 10 $50 prizes every time they make a purchase from any participating business. More than 1,500 shoppers entered in 2023. 


Love Local Discover Downtown Indiana

Strawberries on the Square

Coming May 2024

Strawberries on the SquareJoin us for strawberries, shortcakes, ice cream and whipped topping for only $6.



Strawberries on the Square

Hops & Vines Festival

Coming August 2024

Hops and Vines Festival Franklin IndianaTaste samples of Indiana craft beers and wines while enjoying live music. Admission into the Beer and Wine Garden is $5.


Hops and Vines Festival Franklin Indiana

Farmers Market

Saturdays, June through September


Discover local produce, handcrafted goods made in Indiana and music from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday morning at the Amphitheater at Young’s Creek Park.


Main Event Sponsor

Duke Energy

Farmers Market Franklin Indiana

Ethos Celebration of the Arts

Coming Fall 2024

Ethos Celebration of the Arts Downtown Franklin Indiana

Enjoy a daylong event featuring the Fall Vintage & Handmade Fest and Juried Art Show. Join us for art demonstrations and interactive art activities for all ages! 



Holiday Open House

Coming Nov 2024

The Holiday Open House is an annual three-day shopping extravaganza that kicks off the holiday season with dozens of businesses in Historic Downtown Franklin! 





Check It Out

Whether you are planning a date night, a play day with the kids or a girls weekend getaway, there are lots of great events in and around Historic Franklin, Indiana. 

The Franklin Community Calendar is a partnership with the Franklin Chamber of Commerce, the City of Franklin and the Franklin Community School Corporation and Discover Downtown Franklin, Inc.

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