Downtown Franklin

Downtown Franklin is a delightful little escape located in the heart of Western Tidewater featuring a walk-able historic district boasting a mix of shops, restaurants, and event venues. Enjoy many seasonal events, farmer’s market, Wednesday night Cruise-In featuring classic vehicles and more.  Here’s a guide to help you plan your visit. 
  • Shopping: Downtown Franklin is known for its charming retail outlets. Whether you’re looking for unique boutiques, a special gift or a relaxing day at the spa, you’re sure to find something special.
  • Dining: From fine dining to casual cafes, there’s a restaurant to suit every taste and budget.
  • Events: Throughout the year, downtown Franklin hosts a variety of events, from festivals and concerts to cruise-ins and farmers markets.