5 Family Friendly Labor Day Ideas

What are you doing this Labor Day? If you’re looking for something local to do, check out our list 5 things the whole family can enjoy:

Franklin Theatre

Those adorable Minions are on the big screen at The Franklin Theatre on Labor Day. Show times are 1p, 4p and 7p.

The Franklin Theatre is in downtown Franklin at 419 Main St.

Pinkerton Park

Pinkerton Park, located on Murfreesboro Road has some new attractions: a mural compiled by 13 local students and 12-foot-tall Kompan Spacene playground equipment. You can read more about these new additions here.

Pinkerton Park is located at 405 Murfreesboro Road in Franklin.

Trail Ride at Tap Root Farm

Tap Root Farm has scheduled a trail ride for Monday, September 7th from 10:00 am to noon with an arrival time of 9:30 am. Please call or text Susan to reserve your spot: 615-594-3210.

Tap Root Farm is located at 4104 Clovercroft Road in Franklin.

Soar Adventure

Soar Adventure is a unique ropes course–the first of its kind in North America. Soar offers different levels of climbing for all abilities. There are four levels total, with the first one being on the ground level for younger kids where parents can easily walk alongside their child. Each level from there gets progressively harder with more difficult obstacles to challenge you. Read more about what you can expect at Soar here. And Soar on Labor Day. They are open Monday, Sept 7th from 10a-9p. They are located at 3794 Carothers Parkway.

Franklin Classic

Every Labor Day, runners, joggers and walkers hit the streets of beautiful downtown Franklin for the Franklin Classic, a 10k, 5k and 1k Fun Run. The event is hosted by and benefits Mercy Community Healthcare.

Mercy Community Healthcare is known for it’s accessible, affordable, compassionate, whole-person care. No one is turned away because of their inability to pay. Mercy must raise over $1 million a year to cover their costs of serving uninsured patients. You can help them reach this goal by participating in the 37th Annual Franklin Classic on Labor Day or just cheer on the runner, joggers and walkers. Register online here or you can register at the event, registration opens at 5:45am. The 10K begins at 7am, the 5K begins at 8am and the 1K Fun Run begins at 9:30am.

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