Pilgrimage Festival 2021

We're excited to welcome back Pilgrimage 2021 this year! Mark your calendar for September 25-26 and start planning your pilgrimage to Franklin, Tennessee! 

Here, you'll find a mix of Southern charm and unmatched hospitality. From independently-owned restaurants and shops to Civil War history and local spirits, you'll be wowed by the variety of activities Franklin has to offer. Are you craving more live music before and after the festival? We've got plenty of that too. You'll see why Matador Network named us one of the "25 Coolest Towns in America," and Garden & Gun gave us the title of "Best Southern Town." Check out our recommendations for lodging, shopping and more below. See you in Franklin!


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Pilgrimage Fun


Where To Stay

You'll find a variety of great options for your stay during Pilgrimage! From upscale hotel accommodations to charming cottages, we've got you covered. Click the hotel listings below to see special discounted rates during Pilgrimage 2021.


Want More Live Music?

There’s plenty of live music all around town while you’re here! Below are just a few live music venue options from downtown Franklin to Nolensville. Click here for the full list!


Things To Do

There’s so much to do around town while you’re here! Check out Franklin's beautiful historic Main Street for dining and shopping, or the charming village of Leiper’s Fork. Click here for a full list of options.



Whether it’s vinyl records, clothing or antiques you’re after, you'll love the local stores and unique finds that Franklin has to offer. Want to see more? Check out all shopping options here!