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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Fright on Franklin to to offer Safe Trick-or-Treating in Downtown Clarksville, October 29th

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department, Altra Federal Credit Union and the businesses downtown have combined forces for this year’s Fright on Franklin on Saturday, October 29th from 3:00pm-6:00pm.

Fright on Franklin is a free, family-friendly event featuring safe trick-or-treating, costume contests, and much more in Historic Downtown Clarksville! Follow the screams (of delight) to an afternoon of frightening-ly fun Halloween-themed activities.

Fright on Franklin
Fright on Franklin

Scheduled Activities

Halloween Treats
Visit trick-or-treat stations provided by local businesses throughout Historical Downtown. Treats vary from candy to small toys. (May contain small parts.)

Costume Contest
Show off your costume on stage, located at the corner of Franklin Street and Public Square. Prizes will be awarded for “Best Costume” in each age group and “Best Group.” Pre-registration is required. Only a few spots remain, register online at ww.cityofclarksville.com/fright

Pumpkin Games
Try your hand at these pumpkin-themed Halloween games: pumpkin bowling and pumpkin ring toss.

Great Pumpkin Carving Contest
Bring your best carving team to the Crow Community Center on Friday, October 28th from 4:00pm-6:00pm to compete in the Great Pumpkin Carving Contest! Pumpkins will be on display and judged at Fright on Franklin. Entry fee is $7.00 per team. Pre-registration required.

Photo Opportunities
Snap a photo or two at the Clarksville Parks and Recreation photo booth. Share your photo on Instagram and tag @ClarksvilleParksRec using the hashtag #frightonfranklin to be entered into a drawing to receive a family fun pack!

Food & Drink

Food trucks, Good Eats and Spudnix, available onsite!

Road Closures & Weather

Streets will be blocked off on Saturday, October 29th from Public Square to North First Street and from Franklin to Main Street. Public parking is available at the public parking garage.

The event will go on rain or shine. However, should the weather become extreme, we will have to cancel the event for the safety of our vendors and guests. There will not be a rain date for this event.

To find out more about Fright on Franklin and to download an event map, visit www.cityofclarksville.com/fright

About the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department OfficeThe mission of the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is to provide a variety of positive recreational experiences to enhance life values for individuals, families, and our diverse culture.

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of recreational facilities and activities for all ages, maintains more than 700 acres of parks and facilities, provides 22 park facilities that offer a variety of amenities, including playgrounds, picnic areas, walking trails and pavilions or picnic shelters and maintains three community centers with year-round programming for youth, adults and seniors, as well as four public swimming pools

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is located at 102 Public Square, Clarksville.

To learn more call 931.645.7476.


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