May 16, 2021

SummerFest 2019 – Food, Fun & Fireworks over the ‘Hooch

(Franklin, GA) — The Heard County Chamber of Commerce is excited to continue the tradition of SummerFest on the square in downtown Franklin, GA on Saturday, July 6.

Folks, young and old, are invited to come out and enjoy great food, good music, a street dance, and some fantastic fireworks. Free Admission.

This family-friendly festival will provide a wide array of foods that will surely tantalize your taste buds.

Funnel cakes, BBQ, ice cream, snow cones, hamburgers, hot dogs, turkey legs, philly cheese steak, kabobs, and donuts are some of the many foods that will be available during the festival.

The square in beautiful downtown Franklin, GA will be sizzling as it highlights our local area talent.

At 5:00 PM till 6:30 PM we will be entertained by Hunter Flanagan.

Hunter has been featured at Mill Town music hall and Six Flags. He also won second in the 2017 Ga Country teen talent search at Sixes Tavern in Cartersville, and he won 2018 Georgia Country Awards Teen Artist of the Year.

At 7:00 PM singer/songwriter, Charlie Hudgins and his band, will perform.

Charlie is a native of Heard County and will entertaining the crowd with some of his own songs, such as One Red Light, You’re Gonna Make Me Miss Summer, Summer in the South and Good Time.

These two artists perform all over the Southeast, and are keeping true to their roots by playing for SummerFest 2019.

And what would SummerFest be without Watermelons? Piggly Wiggly will sponsor a watermelon eating contest at 6:30 PM.

Be sure to come and watch as some of Franklin’s finest watermelon eaters compete for a chance to win cash prizes.

SummerFest begins at 5:00 PM on the square with a variety of vendor booths and at approximately 9:30 PM a fantastic fireworks display will be presented over the Chattahoochee River.

After the fireworks, stick around for dancing under the stars. Rick Gore will be our D.J., playing today’s music and more during a street dance until 11:00 PM.


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