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Festivals in Franklin, NC.
Festivals, Craft Shows, Gem-Jewelry-Bead Shows

La Fiesta Del Pueblo - Virtual & Drive Through

September 20 - October 11, 2020

elpueblo.org

(919) 835-1525
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina - Raleigh, NC Or Online at

El Pueblo is proud to present: ¡Y Sigue La Fiesta! Our commitment is that Fiesta be a safe opportunity for us to celebrate our heritage and culture. We are very excited to do something that will bring joy after so much loss and injustice through ¡Y Sigue La Fiesta! a series of events consisting of: 2 Facebook Live events (9/20, 10/4) and 2 Drive-thru events (9/27, 10/11).

Wild Child Studios Fall Festival

October 31, 2020

(336) 309-3040
Wild Child Art Studios - Hampstead, NC

Wild Child Studios is having a fall celebration. Come join our Halloween kids parade, costume contest with prizes, kid friendly activities, booth trick or treating. Dixieland Kettlecorn and Southern Roots Food Truck will be there to feed your soul. Shop our Wild Child Shop or enjoy the festival & shop local art with over 40 vendors and local produce.

Its a Wild Child Christmas

December 19, 2020

(336) 309-3040
14888 Us Highway 17 - Hampstead, NC

Tis the season to join our Christmas Extravaganza Shop our Wild Child Shop, enjoy local art with over 40 vendors for the best gifts in town. Enjoy a family friendly event where kids can paint christmas ornaments and wooden trees. And no event would be complete without a visit from Santa.

Duck Jazz Festival

October 9 - 10, 2021

duckjazz.com

(252) 255-1234
Duck Town Green - Duck, NC

The Duck Jazz Festival returns on Columbus Day weekend in 2021. Start the weekend with a Concert on the Green at 4pm on Saturday. Return to the park on Sunday to enjoy a full day of music during this free, non-ticketed festival showcasing national, regional and local jazz musicians on two stages.

Christmas Made in the South / Charlotte

October 22 - 24, 2021

MadeInTheSouthShows.com

This is a VIP Promoter
(704) 847-9480
Cabarras Arena & Events Center - Concord, NC

Christmas Made in the South is focused on keeping the world of fine artisans and craftspeople vibrant. Exhibitors will be there all three days demonstrating and selling their handcrafted works, Santa's elves hard at work.

WNC Holiday Fair

November 19 - 21, 2021

WNCHolidayFair.net

(828) 606-8680
Davis Event Center WNC Ag Center & Expo Building - Fletcher, NC

'Tis the Season Holiday Fair is a festive shopping event featuring fabulous art, crafts, adornments for the home as well as delectable holiday food and NC wines. Tis the Season Holiday Fair will be November 20-22, 2020 at the WNC Ag Center in the Davis Event Center and Expo Building located near beautiful Asheville, NC.

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Events in Franklin, NC — upcoming

Autumn Leaves Craft Show
October 8 - 10, 2020

Autumn Leaves Craft Show

Macon County Fairgrounds, Franklin, NC

Status: Updated 10/15/2019

A Craft Show organized by Autumn Leaves Craft Show.
This North Carolina Craft Show will have fine art, fine craft and crafts exhibitors, and 1 local food booth. This event will also include quilting demonstration.
Town of Franklin
October 2020 (dates not updated) ?

Franklin Pumpkin Fest

Downtown, Franklin, NC

Status: Updated 8/19/2019

A Festival organized by Town of Franklin.
This North Carolina Festival will have fine art, fine craft and crafts exhibitors, and 10 food booths. There will be 1 stage with Regional talent and the hours will be Sat 9am-4pm. This event will also include: costume contest, pumpkin pie eating contest, pumpkin rool, kid's areas.
Leaf Lookers Gemboree
October 23 - 25, 2020

Leaf Lookers Gemboree

Macon County Community Building, Franklin, NC

Status: Updated 7/21/2020

A Gem-Jewelry-Bead Show organized by Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce.
This North Carolina Gem-Jewelry-Bead Show will have commercial/retail exhibitors and no food booths. Admission tickets are $1 - $2.
Mountain High Music, Craft, & Car Show
October 24, 2020

Mountain High Music, Craft, & Car Show

Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, Franklin, NC

Status: Updated 7/21/2020

A Food Festival organized by Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce.
This North Carolina Food Festival will have crafts and commercial/retail exhibitors, and tba food booths. There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Sat 10am-9:30pm. Admission tickets are $tba.
Town of Franklin
November - December 2020 (dates not updated) ?

Winter Wonderland

Downtown, Franklin, NC

Status: Updated 8/19/2019

A Holiday Celebration organized by Town of Franklin.
This North Carolina Holiday Celebration will have no exhibit booths and no food booths. There will be Roving Performers with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 5pm-8pm, Sun closed, Mon closed, Tue closed, Wed closed, Thu closed, Fri closed, Sat 5pm-8pm. This event will also include: tree lighting, carriage rides, wagon rides, living window displays, miniature train rides.
The Streets of Franklin Heritage Association
May 29, 2021

Hometown Spring Market Day

Downtown, Franklin, NC

Status: Updated 6/30/2020

A Marketplace Expo organized by The Streets of Franklin Heritage Association.
This North Carolina Marketplace Expo will have fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail, homegrown products, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and 4 food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 9am-4pm. This event will also include kids area.
Taste of Scotland and Celtic Festival
June 18 - 20, 2021

Taste of Scotland and Celtic Festival

Downtown, Franklin, NC

Status: Updated 6/16/2020

An Ethnic Festival organized by Taste of Scotland.
This North Carolina Ethnic Festival will have crafts and commercial/retail exhibitors, and tba food booths. There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Daily. This event will also include: adult/children's highland games, border collie demonstrations, parade.
Hometown Heritage Festival - Franklin
July 17, 2021

Hometown Heritage Festival - Franklin

Downtown Main street, Franklin, NC

Status: Updated 6/30/2020

A Festival organized by The Streets of Franklin Heritage Association.
This North Carolina Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, homegrown products and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and 13 food booths. There will be 2 stages with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 9am-4pm. This event will also include: games, demos, kids area, fresh produce.
Franklin Gem and Jewelry Wholesale Trade Show
August 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Franklin Gem and Jewelry Wholesale Trade Show

Watauga Festival Center, Franklin, NC

Status: Updated 7/21/2020

A Gem-Jewelry-Bead Show organized by Gem and Lapidary Wholesalers, Inc..
This North Carolina Gem-Jewelry-Bead Show will have fine art and crafts exhibitors, and no food booths.
The Streets of Franklin Heritage Association
September 4, 2021

Hometown Fall Market Days

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, NC

Status: Updated 8/10/2020

A Festival organized by The Streets of Franklin Heritage Association.
This North Carolina Festival will have crafts, commercial/retail, homegrown products, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and 4 food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 8am-4pm. This event will also include kids area.
Macon County Fair
September 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Macon County Fair

Wayne Proffitt Agricultural Center, Franklin, NC

Status: Updated 7/10/2019

A State Fair organized by Macon County Fair Association.
This North Carolina State Fair will have fine art, fine craft, crafts and commercial/retail exhibitors, and local food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be All Days 9am-9pm.