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Welcome to Franklin, Tennessee!

Pilgrimage Festival 2019

We are thrilled that you have decided to make the Pilgrimage and we can't wait to welcome you to Franklin, Tennessee this September!

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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Where To Stay

You'll find a variety of options for your stay during Pilgrimage. From upscale hotel accomodations to charming cottages, we've got you covered. We've featured a few offering deals for Pilgrimage 2019 below, but to see an entire list of accommodations around the county, click here.


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.


While you're here, sit down to a fantastic meal at one of our independantly-owned restaurants or taste local spirits when you hit the Masters & Makers Trail.


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!