Insider’s Guide

Insider’s Guide

Navigating the Main Street Festival

With over 200 Artisans and Crafters, three stages of live music and food for days… it can be difficult to navigate the Main Street Festival.  Here are our top 10 fav musts along the way

The Carnival Rides!
This is a great stop for children and adults of all ages!  In addition to rides, there is a petting zoo, rock climbing wall and inflatable area for kids.

The Beer/Wine Garden Stage
Sip on a lil something and enjoy the talented tunes flowing on Fourth Avenue South.  We heard that The Bluegrass Drifters are performing at 12:45 pm right after the talented Oak View Jump Rope Team works their magic!

Kelly Spalding Designs
Kelly captured our hearts with her chic designs for all occassions.  If you haven’t visited her nook at 915 Columbia Ave (a stone’s throw from Main Street), you should!

JONDIE Boutique
Take a break from the heat, and step into the AC filled shop of JONDIE’s Boutique.  With her own special line of handmade jewelry, this is place you don’t want to miss!  Perfect items for Mother’s day can be discovered here!!

The Barn Door
For a fabulous $5 parking space and the chance to see creative items for your home or garden, visit and park at the Red Door on Saturday.

Towns End General Store
A new face to this year’s Main Street Festival, and on the heart of the Main Street strip.  Duck out of the sun and enjoy quality goods at Towns End General Store.

Johnsonville Grilling
Find Johnsonville for a delicious Hot Brats!  Perfect for a yummy lunch while you peruse Main Street.

Take a ride with the TMA group!
Join the festivities of the Main Street Festival the easy way. Park your car and hope aboard the Franklin Transit Main Street Shuttle this weekend. One way ride is just $1.00.  Click here for the details!

BroTies
Current Rhodes College student and native Franklinite, Aubrey Hord is bringing her stylish ties to the festival.  Perfect for Steeplechase, Father’s day gifts, birthday gifts and more!

TrolleyParton
Recently on TV for its delicious fabulousness.  This famous food truck is bringing you tasty eats from Puckett’s Gro.  Be sure to stop by TrolleyParton this weekend!!

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