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5 Can’t-Miss Festivals in Williamson County, TN

Superb community events, from world-class music festival to the beloved classic Dickens Christmas.

By Kevin Litwin on December 5, 2022

People enjoy the annual Dickens of a Christmas festival in Franklin, which is located in Williamson County, TN.
Daniel C White Photography

Williamson County knows how to throw good parties.

Here are five events that are ideal for individuals, couples or families to attend:

1. Williamson County Fair 

AgExpo Park in Franklin is the place to be every August for nine days of fun at the Williamson County Fair. Attractions include food vendors, concerts, carnival rides and games, along with agricultural competitions and a popular Children’s Barnyard.

People enjoy the annual Main Street Festival in Franklin, which is located in Williamson County, TN.
Daniel C White Photography

2. Main Street Festival 

More than 100,000 visitors arrive in downtown Franklin every April for the annual two-day festival. The weekend of fun includes live music, 30 food vendors and 150+ arts & crafters. An on-site KidZone, PetZone, beer garden and whiskey lounge are popular draws.

3. Brentwood Beer & Wine Festival

More than 25 craft brewers and winemakers show up at Crockett Park when this event takes place on a Saturday in October. The adult-only attendees can sample craft beers and wines while enjoying a variety of food truck offerings and live music.

3. Blackberry Jam Music Festival

Mark your calendars for late June 2023 when the next Blackberry Jam Music Festival takes center stage at Boyd Mill Farm in Franklin. Various musical acts play at the festival, which marks its 20th anniversary in 2023.

People enjoy the annual Dickens of a Christmas festival in Franklin, which is located in Williamson County, TN.
Heritage Foundation of Williamson County

5. Dickens of a Christmas

Re-create the time of Charles Dickens during the annual Dickens of a Christmas that arrives in downtown Franklin every December. The two-day event features a variety of street characters from the famed Dickens work, including Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and Bob Cratchit. Highlights include live music, food and beverage vendors, arts and crafts, and a KidZone.

Want to know more?

To learn more about the Williamson County area, check out the latest edition of Livability Williamson County, TN

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