Americana is a Vibe
AMERICANA IS A VIBE
It’s a culture that grows up, around, and alongside everyday life like wildflowers. It’s untamable, with a color and character all its own. It’s eclectic shops, aromatic fare, inspired music, and a Main Street that has won a million hearts with its genuine, sophisticated charm. Franklin is where the roots of culture run deep.
Named “Best Southern Town” by Garden and Gun Magazine, Franklin is a vibrant blend of modern and historic with trendy places to shop, play, eat and stay. Franklin and the Unique Communities That Make Up Williamson County, Tennessee
Nationally recognized as a Great American Main Street town, Franklin boasts a thriving, 16-block historic downtown district with an eclectic mix of boutiques, antiques shops, gift and book stores, restaurants, arts, entertainment and elegantly restored homes. Festivals fill the streets every season!
Following an $8.7 million renovation that includes state-of-the-art sound and lighting, The Franklin Theatre re-opened in 2010 as a world-class venue featuring live music, movies and events. This 1937 Art Deco style theater was once the only air-conditioned building in town. It now hosts a wide variety of the best in musical entertainment. This intimate 300-seat venue has been home to concerts by Sheryl Crow, Keb Mo, Michael W. Smith, Vince Gill, the Judds and many others.