Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Networking Breakfast Nov. 18

Networking breakfasts are back! Join us Fri., Nov. 18 from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the dining room of the Dean College Campus Center for a bite to eat and the opportunity to network with other FDP members!

Networking breakfasts will continue the third Friday of each month.

Friday, November 4, 2022

Send Info for Holiday Gift Guide

The Franklin Downtown Partnership will be promoting our local member businesses on social media and in our SPECIAL EDITION HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS & GIFT GUIDE!

Do you have holiday gifts, a promotion, a special menu, or an event going on this holiday season?

Send your information and an accompanying photo by NOV 7 to

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Winter Downtown Decorating

The next downtown decorating session will take place Saturday morning, Nov. 19, for the winter. If you can volunteer that day, please contact Eileen Mason.

Friday, October 21, 2022

November General Meeting

The Franklin Downtown Partnership will have its next general meeting on Thurs., Nov. 3 at 8:30 a.m. in the Golder Room at Dean College's Campus Center. Make plans to join us!

Thursday, September 29, 2022

DATE CHANGE! Harvest Festival Oct.

Due to the rain that is forecasted for Saturday, the FDP Harvest Festival will move to its rain date on Sunday, October 2. 

Please note that all other event logistics regarding set up times and booth locations will remain the same. 

We hope that your schedule will still allow you to participate. If you are a vendor that has a schedule conflict that will prevent you from participating in the event, please contact Harvest Festival Chair Scott Martin

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Have your Voices Heard Regarding Downtown Parking

Downtown parking will be on the agenda of the Economic Development Subcommittee meeting on Wed., Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. in the Municipal Building, 2nd Floor, Council Chambers, 355 East Central St. FDP members are encouraged to attend! See the agenda here.

Friday, September 16, 2022

Autumn Decorating Volunteers Needed

Do you have a few hours you can volunteer on Saturday, Sept. 24 in the morning? Volunteers will gather downtown to decorate the barrels and planters with autumn flowers and decorations. Please email Eileen Mason if you can help out!

Thursday, September 8, 2022

Franklin Downtown Partnership’s 19th Annual Harvest Festival

Franklin Downtown Partnership’s 19th annual Harvest Festival will be held in downtown Franklin Sat., Oct. 1, with a rain date of Oct. 2, from noon to 5 p.m. It will encompass the areas of Main Street, Dean Avenue, West Central Street, and Depot Street, as well as the large parking area behind Rockland Bank. 

There will be more than 160 vendor booths, in addition to entertainment, foods, kids’ activities, balloon art, specials from downtown merchants, and artwork and crafts.

Registration for booth space at the Harvest Festival is sold out.