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Heritage Foundation of Williamson County Announces Exciting 2022 Main Street Festival Details 

Heritage Foundation of Williamson County Announces Exciting 2022 Main Street Festival Details 

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Sponsored by First Horizon Bank, Main Street Festival is a free event that will feature hundreds of artisans, crafts, food and entertainment experiences for families

FRANKLIN, TENN. – The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN reveals plans for the much-anticipated 38th Annual Main Street Festival presented by First Horizon Bank to be held April 23-24 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 23 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 24.

One of the area’s largest family-friendly arts and crafts street festivals, this free-to-the-public event attracts hundreds of thousands of people to the Franklin historic district each year. Guests will enjoy local food and drink, children’s activities, live music and outstanding arts & crafts along with this year’s special features which include the KidZone presented by Grace Chapel, Spring Street presented by Geico, the Main Stage, an Acoustic Stage presented by Lipscomb University, Whiskey Lounge presented by Leiper’s Fork Distillery, the Beer Garden presented by Bavarian Bierhaus,and much more.

“We are thrilled to announce the return of one of Franklin’s most anticipated Spring events thanks to the support of First Horizon and all of our corporate partners that make putting on a community event like Main Street Festival possible,” said Bari Beasley, President and CEO of the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN. “The community’s ongoing support of this family-friendly event allows us to continue to protect and preserve Williamson County’s historic, architectural and geographic resources.”

More than 150 artisans and craftspeople will showcase their work at the festival this year. Visitors can shop and experience unique local, regional, national crafts, products, foods and gifts. Festival fans will find the return of many treasured experiences including the popular KidsZone presented by Grace Chapel featuring children’s activities, games and arts and crafts. Furry friends are also welcome with the return of  PetZone presented by Mars Petcare featuring pet photo stations, activities and promotions along with onsite pet adoptions through the Williamson County Animal Shelter. Guests can rest their feet by visiting The Franklin Theatre for a free showing of Looney Tunes cartoons and a performance by School of Rock Franklin, or by participating in yoga classes on Spring Street presented by Geico.

Saturday’s Main Stage:

9:45 AM Opening Remarks

10:00 AM Special Guest

10:30 AM Rocky Top Revue

11:10 AM Ann Carroll School of Dance

12:30 PM Brandon Scott

1:10 PM Dirty Rain Revelers

2:00 PM Taylor Barton

2:50 PM Allison Clarke

4:20 PM Mark Anthony

5:10 PM Anne Wilson presented by K-Love 97.1 FM

6:00 PM Adam Drasin & The Panic

Sunday’s Main Stage:

9:45 AM – Opening Remarks

10:10 AM – Little Kid Dance

10:30 AM – Grassland Dance Academy

11:10 AM – Southern Irish Dance

11:50 AM – WCPR Rhythm & Spirit Dance Program

1:10 PM – Conservatory of Annie Moses

2:00 PM – Jaysen Gold

2:50 PM – Patrick Carpenter

4:20 PM – Pitch Perfect from Act Too Players

5:10 PM – Carly Moffa

Saturday’s Acoustic Stage Presented by Lipscomb University 

11:30 Amber Sawyer

12:00 Heritage Foundation

12:30 Abby Whitman

1:00 Olivia Henn

1:30 Heritage Foundation

3:00 River & Rail

3:30 Heritage Foundation

4:00 Hello Darling

4:30 LeeAnn Mazzei

5:00 Lexi Gail

5:30 Katie James

6:00 Garden

Saturday’s Acoustic Stage Presented by Lipscomb University 

12:00 Heritage Foundation

12:30 Sydney Brown

1:00 Sydney Brown

1:30 Alexandra Hammock

2:00 Alexandra Hammock

2:30 Heritage Foundation

3:00 Niko Hartig & Kamri Hoffman

3:30 Katie James

An enhanced food menu is returning with festival favorites including fresh donuts, kettle corn, fried brussels sprouts, Kona Ice and Hogwoods BBQ, Loveless Café, Whitney’s Cookies and Prickly Pear Coffee. Adult festival fans will not be disappointed with the return of the Beer Garden presented by Bavarian Bierhaus, and the Whiskey Lounge presented by Leiper’s Fork Distillery.

All downtown Franklin merchants will be open and celebrating the event with specials, features and promotions for enhanced shopping, dining and entertainment throughout the historic district. Enjoy live entertainment while browsing local shops from the Acoustic Stage presented by Lipscomb University and Spring Street presented by Geico. Area sponsors include Mars Petcare, Grace Chapel, and Lipscomb University, School of Rock Franklin, Bavarian Bierhaus Nashville, and Leiper’s Fork Distillery.  Additional sponsors include: Cox Orthodontics, Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, DaVita, Gutter Helment, Leaf Filter, Leaf Guard, Mason Chiropractic, My Second Home, National Dance Clubs, Parks Realty, Power Home Remodeling, Premier Fitness Source, Renewal by Andersen, Showalter Windows Roofing and Siding, State Farm Insurance, Williamson Medical Center. In-kind sponsors include: Act Too Players, Cart Mart, Home Depot, Dreams Do Come True Princess Parties, True Value Hardware.

Event sponsors can be viewed on this page: www.FranklinMainStreetFest.com.

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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, the Old, Old Jail and McConnell House. Events and festivals produced by the Heritage Foundation such as Main Street Festival, the Heritage Ball, Pumpkinfest and Dickens of a Christmas bring hundreds of thousands of locals and visitors to downtown Franklin each year. The Heritage Foundation owns and operates The Franklin Theatre, the Downtown Franklin Association, and the organization’s newest division and current restoration project, Franklin Grove Estate & Gardens. For more information about the Heritage Foundation, visit www.williamsonheritage.org.

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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 hundreds of thousands of locals and visitors to downtown Franklin each year. The Heritage Foundation owns and operates The Franklin Theatre, the Downtown Franklin Association, and the organization’s newest division and current restoration project, Franklin Grove Estate & Gardens. For more information about the Heritage Foundation, visit www.williamsonheritage.org.

 

 

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