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Summer is a great time to get to know Franklin-Southampton. Come enjoy all the  family events, shopping, dining and playing in Franklin-Southampton.

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Franklin Cruise-In

Downtown Franklin is the place to be on Wednesday evenings for the mid week Cruise-In. Located on Main Street, this weekly family friendly, cruise-in featuring antiques, classics, customs, motorcycles, and modern specialty vehicles. Free entry fee. Weekly 50/50 raffle, and more.

Time: 4pm-7:30pm

Date: Each Wednesday 

Movies On The Big Screen

Suffolk Tourism in partnership with the Suffolk Cultural Arts Center present a series of three blockbuster movies. The series include Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade June 19th, Jurassic Park on July 17th and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle on August 21st. Admission is $2 per person. Each movie will be shown at 2pm. 

NC Watermelon Festival

Come enjoy four days of family fun in Murfreesboro. Enjoy amusement rides, games, fabulous food, all kinds of entertainment. 5K, a parade and live music nightly.

Suffolk TGIF Concert Series

Suffolk’s Summer Concert Series is here! All summer enjoy family fun with food and merch vendors, adult beverages and live entertainment. The summer concert series splits the summer between Constant’s Wharf Park & Marina and Bennett’s Creek Park. All concerts are free and open to the public.


Suffolk Farmers Market

The Suffolk Farmers Market is the place to be for fresh and local produce, vegetables, meats, handcrafted goods and much. Held each week on Wednesday and Saturday at the Farmers Market Pavilion on Main Street.

Time: Wednesday 3:30 – 6:30/Saturday 9am-1pm

Location: 524 North Main Street

Windsor Farmers Market

The Windsor Farmers Market is the place to be for locally grown produce, handmade crafts, and more.

Time: Fridays 3:30pm-6:30pm

Location: Old Point National Bank parking lot Route 460

Franklin’s Market on Main

Franklin’s Market on main showcases locally grown produce, specialty items, seafood, children’s activities, live music and special seasonal markets.

Time: Wednesday 4pm-7pm/Saturday 9am-Noon

Location: 210 South Main Street.