Winter Wonderland in Franklin, North Carolina
Thanksgiving Weekend & First Two Fridays in December 2014!
The holidays are a special time for us in Franklin, NC and we invite you to join with us for this most wonderful time of year during Winter Wonderland. This year's event has been expanded to three weekends and inlcudes Franklin's Tree Lighting Ceremony, Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration the first two Fridays in December. You'll find there's no holiday quite like a mountain holiday in Franklin, North Carolina.
Friday, November 28, 2014 • Tree Lighting Ceremony & Candlelight Service • 7:00pm
Enjoy Historic Franklin's Tree Lighting Ceremony and a special candlelight service sponsored by downtown merchants. NEW! Enjoy free wagon rides through downtown. Merchants will also be open late and you can enjoy free cider and cookies.
Saturday, November 29, 2014 • Cookies with Santa! • 10:00am to 1:00pm
Bring your youngsters to Cookies With Santa in the lower level of Franklin Town Hall. Meet Santa, enjoy cookies and even write a letter to Santa and put it in his special mailbox.
WINTER WONDERLAND CONTINUES RAIN, SNOW OR SHINE!
December 5 & 12, 2014 • 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Historic Downtown Franklin is transformed into a "Winter Wonderland". This event features live window displays of Christmas past, live sounds of the season outdoors at the downtown gazebo and inside stores, FREE wagon rides, refreshments, hot cider, great sales from downtown merchants and much more. Plus, the First Annual Gingerbread House contest display hosted by the Franklin Chamber of Commerce in the lower level of Franklin Town Hall both nights. * Schedule subject to change due to weather.
LETTERS TO SANTA (November 28 through December 14)
Throughout the holidays, you can write your letter to Santa and put it in his special mailbox in front of Franklin Town Hall. The special mailbox will be installed in time for the festivities on Thanksgiving Weekend!
The holidays are all about family and tradition and we invite you to discover Franklin, NC and begin your new traditions of the season with us.
Contact the Franklin Main Street Program for additional information by calling
(828) 524-2516, ext. 304.
Create magical memories during the holidays in Historic Franklin, North Caorlina!