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Franklin Farmers Market

Be sure to visit the Franklin Farmers Market each Saturday for fantastic weekend finds along with fresh, local produce. You’ll also find a variety of meats, baked goods, plants, crafts and more. Come support our community’s vendors and explore the Franklin Farmers Market. 

When: Saturdays from April – November

Time: 9am – Noon

Location: 210 South Main St. | Downtown Franklin

Franklin Third Thursday Concert Series

The City of Franklin is thrilled to present the Third Thursdays Concert Series! Every Third Thursday from June to September, beautiful Barrett’s Landing Park will be filled with the sounds of good music and good times as we host beloved bands from around the area and beyond!  Gather your friends, family, and dancing shoes for an unforgettable night under the stars.

When: June – September

Time: 6pm – 10pm

Location: Barrett’s Landing Park | Downtown Franklin, Va

Suffolk TGIF Summer Concerts

Suffolk Parks & Recreation is proud to announce the musical lineup for its annual TGIF Summer Concert Series. The series is split between Constant’s Wharf Park & Marina for the four and Bennett’s Creek Park for the last four events.  Admission is free and open to all ages. Food trucks will be on-site for purchase and beer will be available for those over 21-years-old with proper identification. Attendees are encouraged to bring a chair or blanket for seating and to stop by the Information tent to enter the raffle for a TGIF Camp Chair! Five chairs will be raffled at each concert.

When: Friday (June 14 – August 16)

Time: 6pm – 9:30pm

Location: Constants Wharf Park | Bennett’s Creek Park

Franklin Cruise-In

It’s another summer of classic cars and cool rides at the Franklin Cruise-In! If you’re into cool rides, the place to be every Wednesday afternoon is historic downtown Franklin starting at 4pm. This is a family-friendly event open to all makes, models and years of cars, trucks and even motorcycles. The Franklin Cruise-In

When: Wednesday Evening

Time: 4pm – 7pm

Location: Main Street | Downtown Franklin, VA

Suffolk Farmers Market

The summer regular market season runs from May through November featuring fresh, local produce, artisan-crafted gifts and family-friendly activities. The market also offers baked goods, plants and flowers, homemade soaps, candles and farm decor and much more. Learn more by visiting

When: Every Saturday

Time: 9am – 1pm

Location: Suffolk Visitor Center Pavilion | 524 Main Street | Suffolk, Va

Suffolk Center’s Summer Music Series

The Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts kicks off a new downtown Summer Music Series every Thursday evening. These FREE summer concerts will feature a variety of music and local talent, plus food, drinks and more. 

When: May 30 – August 29

Time: 6pm – 8pm

Location: 110 W. Finney Ave | Downtown Suffolk, Va