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PumpkinFest Announces Entertainment Lineup

Enjoy a day of children’s activities, live music, costume contests for pets and families, arts and crafts and of course, extreme pumpkin-carvers!

The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN announces the entertainment lineup for the 37th annual PumpkinFest. Middle Tennessee’s largest fall festival offers three stages of live music, performances and contests for the estimated 70,000 visitors to Franklin’s Main Street Saturday, October 29 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Main Stage Sponsored by School of Rock

  • 9:45 – 10 a.m. Opening Remarks
  • 10 – 10:30 a.m. Southern Irish Dance
  • 10:35 -11:05 a.m. Rocky Top Revue
  • 11:30 a.m. Costume Contest
  • 1 – 1:45 p.m. Roger Day
  • 2 – 2:30 p.m. School of Rock
  • 2:40 – 3:10 p.m. School of Rock
  • 3:40 – 4:10 p.m. School of Rock
  • 4:30 – 5 p.m. Pet Costume Contest
  • 5 – 5:30 p.m. School of Rock
  • 5:30 – 6 p.m. Carly Moffa

Acoustic Stage Sponsored by Lipscomb University

  • 10 – 10:30 a.m. Katie James
  • 10:35 – 11:05 a.m. Abby Whitman
  • 11:10 – 11:40 a.m. Jolie Wing
  • 12 – 12:30 p.m. LACapella
  • 12:35 – 1:05 p.m. LA Orchestra
  • 1:10 – 1:40 p.m. LA Orchestra
  • 1:45 – 2:15 p.m. Abbi Rose and Annie Duda
  • 2:20 – 2:50 p.m. Eve Ivory
  • 2:55 – 3:25 p.m. Lexi Gail
  • 3:45 – 4:15 p.m. Danielle Lofton
  • 4:20 – 4:50 p.m. Garden
  • 4:55 – 5:25 p.m. Annie Harsch
  • 5:30 – 6 p.m. Kelle Cates

Buskers’ Corner

  • 10:15 – 10:55 a.m. TBD
  • 11 – 11:40 a.m. Nicole Coley
  • 11:45 – 12:25 p.m. Shannon McNeal
  • 12:30 – 1:10 p.m. Tanner Cherry
  • 1:35 – 2:15 p.m. Taylon Hope
  • 2:20 – 3 p.m. Crosby Jude
  • 3:05 – 3:45 p.m. Kiersi Joli
  • 3:50 – 4:30 p.m. Taylor Borton
  • 4:35 – 5:15 p.m. Taylor Tuke
  • 5:20 – 6 p.m. Brandon Scott

“This year’s PumpkinFest promises to be one of the most festive ones yet as we celebrate our incredible local talent of individuals and groups through song, dance and special performances,” says Heritage Foundation President and CEO Bari Beasley. “We also celebrate our enthusiastic guests who go all out to wow us with their costumes as well as those of their pets. The Pet Costume Contest is one of the most sensational events of day.”

37th Annual PumpkinFest 2022 | Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN

Additional PumpkinFest activities include:

  • 150+ Arts and crafts vendors
  • 30+ Food vendors and street food vendors
  • Live entertainment with Main Stage sponsored by School of Rock, and an Acoustic Stage sponsored by Lipscomb University
  • Kids Zone sponsored by Grace Chapel featuring carnival activities, inflatable games, and more!
  • Costume contests for pets and families sponsored by Jackson
  • Whiskey Lounge by Leiper’s Fork Distillery & Beer Garden by Bavarian Bierhaus
  • Downtown Franklin Rotary Chili Cookoff
  • Franklin Theatre Football End Zone sponsored by Mercer Advisors
  • Autumn Alley which will have:
  • Old fashioned games
  • Guess the weight of the “Great Pumpkin”
  • Extreme pumpkin carving
  • Photo opportunities around the square

For more information visit www.FranklinPumpkinFest.com.

 

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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing and Entertainment Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 3-year-old Ezra.