FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The 69th annual Franklin rodeo, the largest in Tennessee, takes place May 17-19 at the Williamson County Ag Expo Park. Tickets are on sale now. Tickets are on sale now.
It’s the longest running event in the county and a tradition among residents. Since the rodeo began in 1949, it has raised over $2 million for local organizations.
Franklin is a beautiful historic place with a quaint downtown full of stately homes and ideal for shopping with its wide variety of locally-made treasures and brand name offerings. History buffs can enjoy Civil War sites like the Carnton Plantation and the Battle of Franklin, and foodies can get their fill of barbecue and a wide variety of dining destinations.
Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for kids ages 12 and under. All seats are reserved. Tickets can be purchased online or at the gate.
For tickets and more information, visit www.FranklinRodeo.com or call 615-RODEO-11.
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Cutline: A bareback rider competes at the 2017 Franklin Rodeo. Tickets for this year’s rodeo, set for May 17-19, go on sale March 1. Photo by Tom Thomson.