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38th Annual Dickens of a Christmas 2023

December 9, 2023 @ 10:00 am - December 10, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

Dickens of a Christmas Festival Downtown Franklin, TN_Event.

The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County’s 38th Annual Dickens of a Christmas is Middle Tennessee’s largest outdoor Christmas festival, returning this year on Saturday, December 9 and 10, 2023

The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN’s 38th Annual Dickens of a Christmas is historic Downtown Franklin’s annual Victorian-themed outdoor street festival. Dickens of a Christmas presented by Wilson Bank & Trust recreates the time of Charles Dickens using historic downtown Franklin’s charming architecture as the backdrop. A variety of musicians, dancers and Dickens characters will fill the streets. Expect to see and interact with the nefarious Fagin from Oliver Twist; Jacob Marley, Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and the rest of the Cratchit family from A Christmas Carol; and of course, a Victorian Father and Mother Christmas with treats for children. The festival is produced by the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County. Dickens of a Christmas will run Saturday from 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday from 11 AM to 5 PM.

The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN aims to preserve and share regional history, local historic places and signature events that carry on our community traditions and cultural heritage through fundraising, research, advocacy, education, preservation and community engagement.


Historic Downtown Franklin
Main Street
Franklin, TN 37064 United States
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