Attn: Please be aware of the following closures due to flooding.


  • Aspen Grove Park
  • Bicentennial Park
  • Eastern Flank Battlefield
  • Fieldstone Farms Tunnels
  • Pinkerton Park


  • Lewisburg Pike at Carriage Park 
  • 3rd Ave N b/t N Margin – 4th Ave N
  • Del Rio at Cotton Lane
  • Chestnut @ Maple-REOPENED!
  • Evans @ Buford-REOPENED

Stay tuned for any road closures here and on City socials. 

Kids Arts Festival of Tennessee

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March 30, 2019



Saturday March 30, 2019

10 AM - 2 PM | Pinkerton Park | 405 Murfreesboro Rd | Franklin TN 37064

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We invite you to participate in the 5th Annual Kids Arts Festival of Tennessee! 2019 information & applications are listed below! 

Fine Arts Exhibit

We welcome all Tennessee Kindergarten through 12th Grade Artists to apply to display your original pieces in this juried exhibit. We will accept and include a wide variety of art pieces in multi-media platforms.

Winning pieces will be displayed at the Fire Hall Art Gallery in City Hall in Downtown Franklin throughout the summer months. 2019 Fine Exhibit Application.  Deadline to submit will be March 27, 2019.

Stage Performers

Do you dance, act, sing, play and instrument, or write poetry? We are looking for talented groups and individuals to perform on the stage at the Kids Arts Festival of Tennessee.  Whether you are a seasoned performer or just starting out, we would like to highlight the variety of talent in Tennessee. 2019 Performance Application.  Deadline to submit will be Friday March 8, 2019.    

Art Stops 

Several area organizations and  businesses generously offer their time and financial support to allow festival attendees the opportunity to experience the arts in new and unique ways. 

Hand Crafted Art Sales 

The Kids Arts Festival of Tennessee allows for young artists to sell their original artwork to festival goers. 2019 Handcrafted Art Sale Application.  Each vendor must provide their own set up.


This event cannot happen without the work of our volunteers! If you are interested in volunteering, please submit the following volunteer application. Volunteer Application - Minors ; Volunteer Application - Adult

For more information on the Kids Arts Festival of Tennessee, contact the Parks Programming Office at 615.794.2103.

 2019 Food Truck Application


Kids Arts Festival of TN: Honoring Play, Experiments, and Collaborative Experiences in Art

- By. Meaghan Brady Nelson, PhD



Thank you to our Event Sponsors:

  Williamson Herald        WCPR Logo 001     Chuy's Tex-Mex logo mock-up Donna Brevard_Art Sponsorship  Dreams do come trur          

  Presented by the City of Franklin Parks and The Williamson County Cultural Arts Commission


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