Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Harvest Festival Press Release

Register Now for the Franklin Harvest Festival

The Franklin Downtown Partnership is busy planning for the Harvest Festival and currently is registering crafters, artists, vendors and community groups for this year’s event.

The festival will be held Sunday, October 2, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. The Harvest Festival is the Partnership’s largest event and more than 4,500 people are expected to attend this year.  Once again, Main Street will be closed to car traffic for the festival, which will span East and West Central Streets, Summer Street and Main Street. 

Space is limited. Anyone interested in participating should e-mail Harvest Festival Chairperson Angie Grant at for more details and a registration form. More information and the form also can be found on the Partnership’s website, The registration deadline is August 20th for discounted booth fees. Prior to August 20th, booths are $100. After the 20th deadline the fee is $150. 

The Partnership is also looking for sponsors to help offset the cost of the event. As a non-profit organization the Downtown Partnership depends on sponsors to fund the downtown festivals and events. For more information about sponsorship go to our website or contact the Executive Director at or (774)571-3109.