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Romantic Things to do in Downtown Franklin

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Romantic Things to do in Downtown Franklin

Whether this is your first time meeting one another or you’ve been together for fifty years — Franklin, Tennessee has some of the best romantic date night spots in Middle Tennessee.

If you’ve been looking for a new adventure to go on with your significant other, then you’ve come to the right place. 

With a plethora of local restaurants, bars, live entertainment, and other exciting attractions, Franklin, TN is one of the perfect places to take your romantic interest. With a wide variety of romantic options, you won’t have to worry about setting the mood.

Here are some of the most romantic things to do in Franklin, Tennessee:

  1. The Franklin Theatre
  2. Franklin Wine Festival
  3. The Carter House
  4. Arrington Vineyards
  5. JJ’s Wine Bar
  6. Stonebridge Art Gallery
  7. Leiper’s Fork Distillery

The Franklin Theatre

The Franklin Theatre, located on Main Street in Downtown Franklin, first opened their doors in 1937. A hub for live theatre, dance performances, music performances, movies and more, this local theatre has become a Main Street icon. If you’re in the mood for a movie date night that speaks to the history of our town, then The Franklin Theatre is your spot to go! Enjoy a night on the town with your partner at The Franklin Theatre.

Franklin Wine Festival

Featuring more than 300 wines from around the globe and delicacies from the area’s finest restaurants, the Franklin Wine Festival is widely considered one of the premier culinary events in Tennessee. Bring your significant other or new romantic interest to enjoy a wide variety of tastings hand-picked by leading industry experts. 

The Franklin Wine Festival also serves as a fundraiser for various mentor programs that benefit children in the area. So if you and your partner enjoy giving back to the community and are looking for an exciting date night idea, be sure to check out the Franklin Wine Festival. 

The Carter House

A historic home and museum located in Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee, The Carter House and Carnton Plantation offers sights of sprawling farmland and its historical architecture. Having played an important role in the Battle of Franklin during the American Civil War, this little piece of history has continued to live on! If you and your significant other are big on local history, The Carter House could be perfect for your next romantic adventure.

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Arrington Vineyards

Are you a couple who enjoys drinks with a view? If so, look no further than Arrington Vineyards for your next romantic date adventure. A wine tasting lodge, adorned with picnic tables, Arrington overlooks rolling, vineyard-covered hills that provide complementary spaces to have a picnic and drink wine purchased from the vineyard. This local Vineyard is a perfectly magical place to whisk your romantic partner away, and it doesn’t require you to go out of the country. 

JJ’s Wine Bar

Are you looking for the perfect outdoor wine bar to unwind with your romantic partner? If so, JJ’s Wine Bar is the place for your next date night! Offering over 25 bottles of wine by the glass, JJ’s Wine Bar also has a full bar and selection of food offerings that pair perfectly with their wine options. Located on the corner of Main Street and 2nd Avenue, JJ’s provides a fun, relaxed, and comfortable atmosphere for any couple to enjoy.

Stonebridge Art Gallery

Stonebridge Art Gallery is a unique and unpretentious gallery and framing studio located in the historic and hip “The Factory” in Franklin, TN. They collect, curate, frame, and sell art from around the world and next door. Carefully selecting quality pieces in a wide variety of styles and sizes, they have something for everyone. Whether you are seeking art for your home, office, commercial or institutional decorating needs, they have an incredible selection of original art from which to choose.

Leiper’s Fork Distillery

A charming village in rural Williamstown County, Leiper’s Fork is home to just 650 people. For a quaint, romantic night on the town, the Leiper’s Fork Distillery might be a good choice for you and your partner! 

The Leiper’s Fork Distillery has been partnering with the community to bring back the history and heritage of small batch whiskey production to Williamson County, Tennessee. Crafting premium spirits using local ingredients and limestone filtered water to create a superior product with a signature taste, the Leiper’s Fork Distillery joined an emerging niche of artisan distilleries who will never compromise quality or taste. Take on some tasty, local brews on your next date night!

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