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Franklin Christmas Parade

Friday, December 1, 2023 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

The City of Franklin is thrilled to present the 2023 Christmas Parade, which will be held on Friday December 1st at 7pm. The theme for this year's parade is Candy Cane Lane. If you would like to participate, please complete the registration at the link below and submit it to Please note there will be a $15 entry fee this year to assist with operational costs. **Registration will close November 17th**

Elf Parade & Tree Lighting Ceremony

Sunday, December 3, 2023 from 5:15 PM to 7:00 PM

Join us at 5:15PM in Historic Downtown Franklin for the Parade of Elves & the 2023 Tree Lighting Ceremony! Elves are to meet at the Market on the Main Pavilion @ 4:30PM where you will receive an elf hat & will march down Main St led by Santa himself! The parade will march from the Market on Main Pavilion and end at Barrett's Landing. The Tree Lighting Ceremony will begin at 6:30PM at Barrett's Landing.