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Things To Do This Weekend in Franklin & Williamson County, Tennessee (Dec. 22-24)

Things To Do This Weekend in Franklin & Williamson County, Tennessee (Dec. 22-24)

FrankTown Festival of Lights

Christmas weekend is finally here, and Franklin and Williamson County, Tennessee are ready to help you celebrate! Drive through Christmas lights, experience holiday entertainment, attend a Christmas Ball, meet Santa Claus, and much more with these local holiday festivities! Keep reading to discover Christmas activities and spread holiday cheer this weekend in Franklin and Williamson County, Tennessee! 

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FrankTown Festival of Lights in Franklin Tennessee is the longest drive through holiday lights spectacular in Williamson County!


FrankTown Festival of Lights (Nov. 17- Dec. 31st)

Presented by FrankTown Open Hearts, the annual FrankTown Festival of Lights can be found at the Williamson County Ag Expo Center every night from 5- 9pm until Dec. 31st. The FrankTown Festival of Lights is a 1.5-mile light show with over 200 displays synchronized to Christmas music! This festive light show supports FrankTown Open Hearts and their mission to enhance the lives of at-risk youth through hands-on programming, so check out this fun local tradition!


Town of Nolensville Holiday Photo Stops.


Nolensville Holiday Photo Stops (Nov. 18- Jan. 1st)

The Economic Development Advisory Committee and the Town of Nolensville will be partnering with local businesses, organizations, churches, and subdivisions to bring festive photo stops to the Nolensville community! Explore the town and capture holiday memories with more than 20 photo locations until January 1st. Head to their website for more information on where you can find these local Holiday Photo Stops! 


Marshmallow Hikes Brentwood, TN Owl's HIll


Marshmallow Hikes at Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary (Dec. 21- 23)

Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary invites you to join them on one of their Marshmallow Hikes this weekend! Hikes will be taking place this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday with options of 9:30am, 11am, and 1:30pm. The Marshmallow Hikes last 30-60 minutes, with two difficulty levels. Hike through Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary’s beautiful winter woods and enjoy some delicious hot chocolate and roasted marshmallows once you get back! 


It’s a Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play in downtown Franklin, Studio Tenn in Turner Theater in The Factory at Franklin.


It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play (Dec. 21- 24)

Studio Tenn Theatre Company will be continuing their holiday tradition of performing It’s a Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play this Christmas season. This weekend is your last chance to experience this classic ensemble, with showings taking place this Friday at 7pm, this Saturday at 2pm and 7pm, and this Sunday at 2pm and 7pm! 


Christmas Ball at Liberty Hall Downtown Franklin


Christmas Ball at Liberty Hall (Dec. 22nd)

The Christmas Ball at Liberty Hall will be held this Friday evening at 7pm. This formal holiday event features a bar, live music from a Nashville Big Band, dancing, photo opportunities, and a silent donation hour for Angel Heart Farm, a local organization helping children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses. Commemorate the holiday season at this festive celebration for a great cause. 


The Franklin Farmers Market Downtown Franklin


Farmers Markets (Dec. 23rd)

Williamson County’s weekly farmers markets offer the perfect opportunity to support local farmers, kitchens, and artisans! 

  • You can find The Franklin Farmers Market every Saturday morning behind The Factory at Franklin, featuring vendors with fresh produce, baked goods, handcrafted items, local art, and more.
  • You can find the Nolensville Winter Farmers Market every Saturday afternoon at Mill Creek Church of Christ, where farmers and artisans offer fresh, seasonal foods, unique crafts, and more! 


Santa Brunch Downtown Franklin_1799 Kitchen & Cocktails Restaurant


Santa Brunch (Dec. 23- 24th)

1799 Kitchen & Cocktails in The Harpeth Hotel invites you to enjoy their last weekend of Santa Brunches this Saturday and Sunday from 10:30am- 2pm. This will be your last chance to meet Santa Claus and take festive pictures at this special holiday event! Santa’s elves will also be there to craft spirited drinks for those who found themselves on the naughty list.


The Gatlin Brothers- Country & Christmas.


Christmas at The Franklin Theatre 

Located on downtown Franklin’s Main Street, The Franklin Theatre will be celebrating Christmas all weekend! The Santa Clause will be shown this Friday at 1:30pm, Jingle All The Way will be shown this Saturday at 1:30pm, and It’s a Wonderful Life will be shown this Sunday at 5pm and 8:30pm! The Gatlins: Country and Christmas will also take place this Friday and Saturday at 8pm. 


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