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5 Festive Halloween Events in Franklin!

5 Festive Halloween Events in Franklin!

It’s almost Halloween! Luckily, Franklin isn’t short on fun festivities for this Halloweekend. From pumpkin patches and hayrides to costume contests and haunted walking tours, there is something for everyone to get into the spooky spirit!

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Cooper Trooper Foundation Pumpkin Patch

The Cooper Trooper Foundation is holding its annual pumpkin patch! Located at the corner of Cool Springs Blvd. and Mallory Lane, this pumpkin patch is the Cooper Trooper Foundation’s primary fundraiser for fighting against childhood cancer. 100% of the profit goes to Cooper Trooper Foundation’s research endowment fund as well as supporting the siblings of children diagnosed with cancer. The pumpkin patch will be open until Halloween or until they run out of pumpkins! Stop by the Cooper Trooper Foundation’s pumpkin patch fundraiser and get yourself a “pumpkin for a purpose” to support families that have been affected by childhood cancer.


Fall Festival 

Graceland Church will be hosting their Fall Festival on Saturday from 1 p.m.- 4 p.m.! Everything is free including the food, drinks, and festivities! Activities include bounce houses, hayrides, a petting zoo, RC car racing, and pumpkin decorating. With booths for balloon animals and face painting as well as candy, games, and prizes, Graceland Church’s Fall Festival is the place to be for some free and festive family fun!


Franklin Walking Tours

Franklin Walking Tours has several spooky options this Halloween! Tours are open to all ages. 

Haunted Jailhouse Tour: This late-night tour will take you on a walk through the city’s historic jailhouses while your guide tells you stories of the buildings’ past and present hauntings. 

Grim and Ghostly: This tour takes you by the most haunted buildings in town while sharing ghost legends and true crime stories. 

Tombstone Tales: Walk through Franklin’s historic cemeteries and learn about the stories of those underneath from costumed actors.


Halloween with Brentwood Library

Halloween Booktacular: Friends of The Brentwood Library will be hosting their 3rd Annual Halloween Booktacular this Saturday! This festive event is free and includes 15 treat stations throughout the library as well as a decorated area for the perfect photo op! Donations from Ingram Books and Parnassus ensure that the first 300 children will even receive two books! Head over to the Brentwood Library this Saturday, Oct. 29 from 3 p.m.- 5 p.m. for some family-friendly Halloween fun! 

Teen Scream Halloween Bash: The Brentwood Library is also hosting their annual Teen Scream Halloween Bash on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 6 p.m.- 8 p.m.! With both tricks and treats as well as a costume contest, teens ages 12-18 will have a fun and safe Halloween!



The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County’s 37th Annual PumpkinFest returns this Saturday! With more than 70,000 people attending in 2021 and located on Main Street in Downtown Franklin, this fall festival offers autumn-inspired food and drink, live music, and countless activities! Over 150 vendors will be lining the streets, along with several restaurants and shops located downtown joining in on the festivities. Equipped with a KidZone, a whiskey lounge, interactive experiences, live entertainment, and costume contests for both people and pets, PumpkinFest will be sure to show you why it’s the largest family fall festival in Middle Tennessee!


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