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38th Annual PumpkinFest 2023
October 28, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
PumpkinFest is Middle Tennessee’s Largest Fall Festival
The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County’s 38th Annual PumpkinFest is Middle Tennessee’s largest family fall festival, returning this year on Saturday, October 28, 2023. An estimated more than 112,000 guests attended the festival last year! The festival is held along Main Street and its side avenues in downtown Franklin, Tennessee. PumpkinFest offers tons of festive fun for people of all ages!
PumpkinFest offers a full day of autumn-inspired food and drink, a KidsZone presented by Grace Chapel featuring children’s activities, games, arts and crafts, live music, costume contests for pets and families, 150+ outstanding arts & crafts vendors – featuring seasonal and specialty gift items, a Whiskey Lounge and more!
The event is hosted by the Downtown Franklin Association – A Division of the Heritage Foundation. PumpkinFest and our two other signature events (Main Street Festival and Dickens of a Christmas), serve our mission and foster economic vitality for local businesses and visiting vendors, while creating beloved community events that enrich and preserve the historic charm and enduring spirit of our town.
ABOUT THE HERITAGE FOUNDATION OF WILLIAMSON COUNTY
Since 1967, the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County has been dedicated to preserving Williamson County’s architectural, geographic and cultural heritage as well as promoting the ongoing revitalization of downtown Franklin in the context of historic preservation. Notable projects include The Franklin Theatre, Roper’s Knob, parts of the Franklin battlefield and the Old, Old Jail. Events and festivals produced by the Heritage Foundation such as Main Street Festival, the Heritage Ball, PumpkinFest and Dickens of a Christmas bring an estimated 300,000+ locals and visitors to downtown Franklin each year that creates more a $8 million dollar economic impact annually. The Heritage Foundation owns and operates The Franklin Theatre, Downtown Franklin Association, Franklin Grove Estate & Gardens, and its newest entity: The History & Culture Center of Williamson County. For more information about the Heritage Foundation, visit www.williamsonheritage.org.
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