Your Guide to the Most Epic May

May is an incredible month to plan a visit to Franklin, Tennessee. There's a ton of events and things to see and do all around Williamson County. Here's a few of the highlights below!

Leiper's Fork Farmers Market features live music, great produce, and more in Franklin, TN

Farmer’s markets are back! 

Take your grocery shopping outdoors at one of the many farmer’s markets around Williamson County. No matter what community you live, work or play in you’re sure to find a farmer’s market nearby. 

Franklin – Every Saturday from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. at The Factory at Franklin

Berry Farms – Every Tuesday 4-7 p.m. at Berry Farms Town Center

Thompson’s Station – Every Wednesday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at The Barn at Homestead Manor

Nolensville – Every Saturday 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. at 7248 Nolensville Road

Leiper’s Fork – Every 4th Thursday of the Month; May - October 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. next to Leiper’s Creek Market

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Nashville Golf Open played in Brentwood, Tennessee

Nashville Golf Open

Calling all golf fanatics! See the future stars of the PGA TOUR, May 24-27 at the Web.com Tour's Nashville Golf Open, played at the Nashville Golf and Athletic Club in Brentwood, Tennessee. Country music fans will also recognize a familiar face as superstar Jake Owen trades in his guitar for the week and makes his professional golf debut. 

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Castle Gwynn

Tennessee Renaissance Festival

Travel back in time to 16th century England at the Tennessee Renaissance Festival! Taste the flavors of the Renaissance (giant turkey leg anyone?), chat with skilled sword-wielding artisans and experience the thrill of man-powered rides. Be sure to get your spot in line for a free tour of a Renaissance-era castle. 

Franklin Rodeo Flag Girls

69th Annual Franklin Rodeo

Yeehaw y’all! The Franklin Rodeo is back for its 69th year and still stands as one of the largest rodeos east of the Mississippi River! Catch a glimpse of real cowboys and cowgirls in action as they saddle up to compete in events from team roping and steer wrestling to barrel racing and of course bull riding. You can enjoy the Franklin Rodeo May 17-19 at the Ag Expo Center. 

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Eat the Street is a food truck festival in Franklin, TN each May.

Eat The Street: Franklin’s Food Truck Festival

Food truck lovers rejoice! There is an event just for you. From 5-10 p.m., May 4, head to Bicentennial Park in historic downtown Franklin to enjoy Eat the Street, Franklin’s own food truck festival. While you savor the flavors of your favorite food trucks you’ll also be doing good since this is a fundraiser for the 21st District Recovery Court. 

Hot Air Balloons take to the sky at Franklin's Hot Air Balloon Festival in Franklin, Tn

Hot Air Balloon Festival

The Franklin hot air balloon festival returns to Franklin from 4:30 - 8 p.m., Saturday, May 5, at Westhaven Lake. This year, attendees can enjoy live music, craft vendors, food trucks, a beer tent, and a hot air balloon glow at dusk.

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And don't forget Mother's Day! Franklin has plenty of fantastic dining options to treat all of the wonderful mothers to this year. Check out the Mother's Day Brunch at McConnell House or treat your mom to the farm to table brunch at Gratitude Ranch.

 

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