Our next event is coming up soon!!  TN Events in conjunction with the Sister Cities of Franklin and Williamson County present the

Celebration of Nations Festival

in Historic Downtown Franklin, TN

This is the 8th annual “Celebration of Nations Festival”.   The Sister Cities’ goal for the Celebration of Nations is to create a passion for global diversity and understanding of traditional arts, foods and sensory experiences of various immigrant cultures.  This festival is a unique experience for citizens of the surrounding community to learn more about our neighbors both here and abroad.  This event happens in Historic downtown Franklin and includes 2 stages of international entertainment, international beer and wine station, and multiple craft and food vendors.  The Main stage will be on 4th Avenue South.  Food and craft booths will be located on 4th Avenue South, and the alley that connects to the downtown square.  The 2nd Stage will be at the end of the alley in front of the old court house.  There will also be booths in the quadrant on the square directly in front of the 2nd stage.  (This is the quadrant of the square where the Mellow Mushroom is located.)  There is no admission for this event, so, come on down!

The event begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 9:00 p.m..

 We are continuously putting festivals and events together.  For more information about the different event's click on the tab above.  If your act or group is interested in performing at any of the different festivals or events, click here - 
Performer Ap . - or on the tab at the top of this page and complete the short online application.  This will get you into the system so that you can be placed before the different audition committees to be considered.  Once you hit the submit button at the bottom of the application you will see a box pop up that states that your application has been received.  We are looking for small and large groups, student, professional, and non-professional groups, dance school groups, jazz, rock and classical groups.  Most time slots are 45 minutes or 1 hour.  Check out the list of past performers below....if we haven't already...hopefully we'll be adding your name!!!

Are you a skilled crafter that is looking to show off your product and make some money?  TN Events is currently seeking artists and craftspeople that create original work for several festivals in middle Tennessee festivals throughout the year.  All work must be original in design and executed by the applicant.  No flea market items will be accepted.  Items may be rejected if they appear to be mass-produced.  TN Events reserves the right to limit the number of vendors in any given category.  For more information and to fill out an online application please click on the non food vendor tab here, or above.  Acceptance to a previous festival is no guarantee of acceptance at future festivals.  Booth spaces measure 10 feet deep from the curb into the street and 10 feet wide.  If your merchandise will not fit into this space you must purchase an additional space.  Each merchant must supply a weighted, freestanding tent of any color.  Tents must be weighted and cannot be staked into the pavement.   We recommend 40 lbs. per tent leg.  (If you are located on a grass location staking is allowed)  We will do our best to accommodate requests for particular booth spaces, but cannot guarantee them from year to year.  Electricity is available at certain locations at $75 per 110 hookup.  You must bring your own outdoor-rated extension cord.  Generators are not permitted. No more than 10 amps per circuit will be available.
 We encourage you to send us photos and information about yourself and your work for use in our publicity and on our web site. We reserve the right to use entry photos for promotion unless you request otherwise.
Applicants will receive notice of acceptance or non-acceptance via email. Booth fees will be payable after notice of acceptance.

 2015 Festival & Event Dates
More Coming Soon!!


October 10th - “Celebration of Nations”
(Including International Beer & Wine!!)
Franklin, TN - 4th Avenue South, alley and square.
A TN Events sponsored event

November 7th - "Wine Down Main Street"
Downtown Frankllin, TN

Historic Downtown Franklin, TN

~ Stay tuned for more to follow ~

Check out some of the entertainment we've had over the years

Joe Lovano, Randy Brecker, Calloway Brooks, C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band, Som Brasiliero, 12 Against Nature, Cissy Crutcher, Jerry Vinette, The Retrospects, Sass, The Blues Other Brothers, The Consoulers, Allison Kerr’s Hot Biscuits, The Time Jumpers, The Nashville Jazz Orchestra, Clint Holmes, Kelly Cox Quintet, The Storm Kings, The Chill Band, The Wooten Brothers, The Greeze Monkeys, Nash Street, Tommy Jackson’s Rocky Top Revue, Walter Egan & the Walternative Band, Christina Watson, Nashville Pipes and Drum, The Gypsy Hombres, Tom Hemby, Denny Jiosa, Miles & Tim Thompson, Al Delory & Salsa en Nashville, Jerry Tachoir, Beegie Adair, Jeff Coffin Mu’tet, Pat Coil Group, The Establishment, The J Johnson Band, Scat Springs, Marion James, Bob Sabellico Quintet, Angel Roman & Mambo Blue, “Blue Lou” Marini, El Movimiento, Clarence Dobbins, Steal Grooves, Diane Marino Quintet, The WannaBeatles, Roux Du Bayou, 1964 Band, Perry Danos and the Grand Vista Orchestra, Bonnie Bramlett, One Leg Up, San Rafael, Mingo Fishtrap, Buckwheat Zydeco, Brea Lawrenson, John England & the Western Swingers, The Bicho Brothers, The Double Intenders, The Fabulous Suede’s, Emy & the Soul Survivors, Kelly Ann Monahan, Jessica Miller Band, Boomerang, The Boomers, Williamson County Community Band, Brenda Russell, 4 Gone, Trademark, Big Pink, Gary Gibson & the Chicken Chasers, The Sacred Commonwealth, Carolyn Martin, The Establishment, San Rafael, Scat Springs, Craig Duncan Group, Ron Shuff Band, Brian Ashley Jones, Leiper’s Fork Bluegrass, Amanda Nagurney, Ronnie & Ricky Godfrey, Burning Las Vegas, The Kaddilacs, Stacy Mitchard & Blues You Can Use, Ben Graves, Terry Comer, Jilly Martin, Marty Crum, Dan Schafer, Vinyl Covers, Soul Incision, Soul Searchers, Delicious Blues Stew, Skyline Drive, Magnolia, Les Kerr & the Bayou Band, Bayou Degradable, Stone Soul Survival, Aqua Velvet, Shawn Murphy, The Howling Brothers, Hands of Time, Pork McElhinny, The Dixie Strutter’s, The Marching Elvis’s, Serenatta, Jim & the Animal Band, Brenda Russell, Taylor Ware, Mike Gallaher Trio, Mr. Blues Jones, Truss, John Richards Trio, Liz Johnson Quintet, Teri Reid & Girl Talk, Mel Deal Trio, Ivory Joe Turley, Wishing Room, The Sammi Moore Band, Pam Daley & Beyond the Blue, Alex Harvey, Dana Robbins, Karen Johns, Romie Smith Group, Mitch Reiley, Heritage Dixieland, Mr. Jack Daniel’s Original Silver Cornet Band, Karen Johns Group, Jordyn Shelhart, Count Pacie, Williamson County Youth Orchestra, Williamson County Community Band, Groove Yard, Half Brass, Rod Magaha, MaCuba, James Nixon, Reggae Infinity, Make Me Smile, 10 Most Wanted, The Hinkley Brothers, Sugar Lime Blues, Anthony Bernhauser, Calling Glory, Vizcaya, Peter Pandemic, Corazon, Jessica Miller, Tiger Gagan with Missississippi Millie, Shaun Murphey, Stone Soul Rivial, Steel Grooves, 10th Floor, The Chill Band, Clarence Dobbins, The Big Thrill, The Exotics, Daryl Nettles Quartet, Aqua Velvet, Crazy Face, Vintage Mandolin Quartet, Franklin Brentwood Arts Academy, Lynn Beal Big Band, Cumberland Blue, Dara Tucker, Larry Carlton, Clearview Jazz Orchestra, Markey Blues, Johnny Campbell & the Bluegrass Drifters, Annabelle's Curse, Hana Lena, Candi Carpenter, 2Country4Nashville, Praise Pickers, The Devonshire's.....to name a few         

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