6 Things You’ll Love To Do in Franklin, Tennessee This April
Spring has arrived in Franklin, Tennessee and April is the perfect time to visit! Whether you’re making late spring break plans or need a long weekend getaway, you’ll discover a variety of fun events, below, to plan your trip around. You don’t want to miss the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County’s Main Street Festival, Franklin’s premier street festival, happening April 27-28 in downtown Franklin. The festival will be packed with southern charm, kid-friendly activities, and incredible arts and crafts vendors. There are a TON of reasons to check out Franklin the Spring, so if you need more ideas, find them here.
Main Street Festival
One of the largest events in the Southeast, Main Street Festival offers the perfect way to welcome Spring on Main Street in downtown Franklin with arts and crafts vendors, local food and drink, music and children’s activities.
Spring Celebrations at Lucky Ladd Farms
If you’re looking for some kid-friendly fun, check out Lucky Ladd Farms starting in mid-April for a variety of springtime activities. Lucky Ladd Farms offers a unique family farm experience with activities for all ages. Check out Bunny & Brew- an adult egg hunt, their Spring Festival, and Easter egg hunt, or breakfast with the Easter Bunny. Be sure to check out their petting zoo, pony rides, and mega slides while you’re there too!
Nolensville Historic Buttercup Festival
If you haven’t checked out the Nolensville historic district, the Buttercup Festival is the time to do it! This adorable historic town, just a few minutes from downtown Franklin, is hosting the festival on April 13, featuring more than 100 vendors offering crafts, local food, children’s activities, music, and shop specials. Don’t miss the Little Miss Buttercup pageant, either!
Puppy kisses? Yes, please! Stop by the Visitor Center in downtown Franklin April 12 for the Pup Meetup, where you can visit the puppy kissing booth or take a puppy selfie, all to benefit the Williamson County Animal Shelter.
America’s Haydn Festival
If classical music is your thing, check out America’s Haydn Festival. The festival, April 4-8, will honor the father of the symphony and the string quartet, Franz Joseph Haydn. Presented by the Gateway Chamber Orchestra, the new festival will feature multiple concerts over five days at various venues around town.
Karen Kingsbury Book Release
If you’re planning a trip to Franklin, a stop at Landmark Booksellers is a must. Housed in a beautiful historic building, they offer treasured classics to new releases. The story of the bookstore and its owners was the inspiration for Karen Kingsbury’s New York Times bestseller The Bridge and even developed into a Hallmark movie! Kingsbury will be at the historic Landmark Booksellers in downtown Franklin, April 8, to release her new book, Two Weeks.
We can’t wait to welcome you this month. See you soon!