The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County’s 36th Annual Main Street Festival, Presented by First Tennessee Bank will return to downtown Franklin on Saturday, April 27, 2019 – Sunday, April 28, 2019 with a full schedule of live music and entertainment.
Main Stage: Saturday
10:00 am – Opening Remarks & Ribbon Cutting
10:20 am – Bells of Franklin
10:30 am – Little Miss Main Street Pageant
1:00 pm – Ann Carroll School of Dance
1:30 pm – WCPR Rhythm & Spirit Program
2:45 pm – Joseph Shackleford
3:30 pm – Rodeo Gypsy
4:00 pm – Smith & Gone
5:00 pm – Taylon Hope
5:45 pm – Sweet Tea Trio
Main Stage: Sunday
11:00 am – Histown Dance Academy
11:30 am – Grassland Dance Academy
12:00 pm – Stage Right School of Performing Arts
12:30 pm – ROOTS Music & Dance Academy
1:30 pm – Rocky Top Revue
2:30 pm – Carly Moffa
3:15 pm – Nalani & Josh
4:00 pm – The Rische’s featuring Lillie Mae
4:45 pm – Dawn Beyer
GSRM Acoustic Corner Stage (Landmark Booksellers parking lot): Saturday
10:30 am – Eagle Jump Force
11:00 am – Conservatory of Annie Moses
1:00 pm – Jessica Miller
2:00 pm – Steven Cade
3:00 pm – Zach Ray
4:00 pm – Carson Hill
GSRM Acoustic Corner Stage (Landmark Booksellers parking lot): Sunday
11:30 am – Anthony Panagopoulos
12:30 am – Hailey Dawn
1:30 pm – Alayna Carroll
2:30 pm – Anthony Michael
3:30 pm – Kristen Cothron
Guests can experience new activities such as the Bark Lounge, Sponsored by Mars Petcare, Bavarian Bierhaus Beer Garden, Leiper’s Fork Distillery Whiskey Lounge, Heritage Foundation’s Heritage Classroom Hands-On History Experience, Photo Challenge Scavenger Hunt and the Little Miss Main Street Pageant, Sponsored by Sweet CeCe’s. Traditional activities include, arts and crafts, food trucks, photo-ops, Heritage Foundation VIP Member Lounge, Sponsored by Efficiency Home Improvement and the Kid’s Zone, Sponsored by Stride Rite.
There is also limited parking downtown (no street parking within the festival footprint). Franklin Transit will offer shuttle services to and from Main Street Festival. Shuttle rides are $1 per person each way and will be available both days. All Franklin Transit vehicles are ADA accessible. No pets (except certified service dogs), non-folding strollers, or food and drink except bottled water is permitted on the trolleys. Franklin Transit Locations: Pick up locations will be the Park at Harlinsdale Farm on both Saturday and Sunday and Church of the City on Saturday only. For handicap accessible parking, please use the 2nd and 4th Avenue garages or Franklin Transit’s Park & Ride service.
Volunteers are still needed for the festival. If you would like to volunteer, please visit this link http://signup.com/go/kRHUVtj
Sponsors and key supporters include City of Franklin, Williamson Medical Center, The Heritage at Brentwood, Frost Brown Todd Attorneys, Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival, Franklin Transit Authority, GSRM Law, MARS Petcare, Stride Rite, Sweet CeCe’s, Efficiency Home Improvement, Bavarian Bierhaus, Leiper’s Fork Distillery, Hippie Radio 94.5, Jack FM, Your Williamson, Nash FM 103.3 and the Tennessean. For more information, visit williamsonheritage.org/mainstreet.
One of the largest events in the Southeast, the festival is expected to draw a crowd of about 100,000 for a fun-filled weekend of music, arts and crafts, food and children’s activities. Since 1967, the 501(c)3 non-profit Heritage Foundation has been producing iconic street festivals in downtown Franklin, TN, initially as a means of economic vitality for the developing community and now as a way to preserve and share our local cultural heritage. The Heritage Foundation is dedicated to protecting and preserving Williamson County’s historic, architectural and geographic resources; in short, saving the places that matter. Learn more about the Foundation’s mission: williamsonheritage.org/aboutus.