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Shop the Blocks

First Fridays of Month, Starting March 1

Shop-the-BlocksVisit Downtown Franklin on the first Friday of every month!  Dozens of locations will have special open-late hours and live musicians will play throughout town. 

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Festival Country Indiana       Franklin Development Corporation

 

Shop the Block Franklin Indiana

Strawberries on the Square

Friday, May 24

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

Sponsor

Fletcher

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Strawberries on the Square

Farmers Market

Saturdays, June 1 through September 14

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Discover local produce, handcrafted goods made in Indiana and live music from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday morning at the DriveHubler.com Amphitheater at Young’s Creek Park. Follow the Franklin, Indiana Farmer's Market Facebook page for more information.

Sponsor

Duke Energy

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Farmers Market Franklin Indiana

Ethos Celebration of the Arts

Saturday, June 22

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Enjoy a day-long art extravaganza on North Main Street. This year's Ethos event will be expanded to include even more artists, street musicians, and a beer and wine garden. We're also bringing back the wildly popular "Canvas Clash" event the night before (Friday, June 21) at the Franklin Elks Lodge.

Sponsor

Franklin Jewelers

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Hops &Vines Festival

Saturday, August 10

Hops and Vines Festival Franklin IndianaTaste samples of Indiana craft beers and wines while enjoying live music. 

Sponsor

Crossroads Engineering

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Hops and Vines Festival Franklin Indiana

Holiday Open House

Coming November 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! 

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Holiday Lighting

Saturday, December 7

Holiday Lighting Downtown Franklin IndianaEnjoy festive holiday activities all day, including the Winter Market on North Main Street and the 2nd floor of the Elks Lodge, a lighted parade along Jefferson Street at 5:30 p.m. and the lighting at the courthouse square at 7 p.m.

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 Fletcher

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Holiday Lighting Downtown Franklin Indiana

Winter Market

Saturday, December 7

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.

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Winter Market Downtown Franklin Indiana

Love Local

Coming February 2025

Logo-Love-LocalJoin us for a fun shopping experience in beautiful Downtown Franklin where you can not only buy unique gifts for those you love, but you can also be entered to win cool prizes just for playing along! Keep an eye out here and on our social media for more information.

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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. 
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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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