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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Fright on Franklin set for October 26th


Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation has partnered with Altra Federal Credit Union for the 11th annual Fright on Franklin from 3:00pm-6:00pm Saturday, October 26th, 2019 in Downtown Clarksville.

Fright on Franklin is a free, family-friendly event featuring safe trick-or-treating, a hayride, costume contests, and more in historic downtown Clarksville. Follow the screams (of delight) to an afternoon and evening of fun Halloween-themed activities.

A costume contest will be staged at the City Hall/US Bank parking lot. Prizes will be awarded for “Best Costume” in each age group and “Best Group.” Pre-registration is required online at through October 25th. The contest is free to enter.

Fright on Franklin to be held in Downtown Clarksville on October 26th.

Fright on Franklin to be held in Downtown Clarksville on October 26th.

Categories include ages 0-2 at 3:15pm, ages 3-6 at 3:45pm, ages 7-9 at 4:15pm, ages 10-12 at 4:45pm, and group costumes at 5:15pm. Preference will be given to original costumes in all age categories. Registrants are asked to arrive 15 minutes prior to their scheduled time to check-in.

All costumes should be in good taste and appropriate for a family event.

Fright on Franklin also will feature 70 trick-or-treat booths, Halloween-themed games, a hayride and more. To apply to be a vendor, visit

Free booth space includes a 10-by-10 foot tent, an 8-foot table, and two chairs. Vendors are encouraged to decorate their space and required to provide goodies for trick-or-treaters.

For information, visit

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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