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21st Annual PumpkinFest!

The Town of Franklin presents the 21st Annual PumpkinFest
featuring the World Famous Pumpkin Roll
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Get ready to let the good times roll during Franklin, North Carolina's 21st Annual PumpkinFest! This street festival and celebration of Autumn is pure familiy fun! Children and adults alike will have a blast taking part in traditional and some very non-traditional fall festivities during Western North Carolina's premiere autumn festival.

PumpkinFest rolls into action on Saturday, October 21st, rain or shine! Historic Downtown Franklin is full tilt with everything pumpkin. Bring your pumpkin (or purchase one downtown) and sign up early for the World Famous Pumpkin Roll. The Costume Parade and Contest is another highlight of the day as well as the Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest. And don't miss out on the great food, mountain arts & crafts, and entertainment including roving street performers. PumpkinFest runs from 9am to 4pm.

More information can be obtained by calling 828-524-2516 or drop us an email at You can also follow PumpkinFest on Facebook to keep posted on the latest information!