Thousands are expected to attend the popular Franklin on the Fourth celebration on the square happening Tuesday, July 4th in Franklin and sponsored by the Franklin Lions Club. Festivities begin at 10:00 a.m. with music, food and craft vendors, antique cars, and much more. The event will also feature a Children’s Patriotic Parade at 5:00 p.m, line-up for the parade begins at 4:45, to register go to the Lions Club Booth on the square at the event. There will be prizes for bes…t costume and decorated bikes and wagons. New this year is a patriotic pet parade at 10:30 a.m., sign up is at Patriotic Pet Parade ( The Park at Harlinsdale is the prime spot for viewing the fireworks show. The show is sponsored by WAKM, and the City of Franklin. Friends of Franklin Parks is hosting the community in the Tractor Supply Co. Arena featuring music by Bizz and Everyday People starting at 6:00 p.m. There will also be family games provided by Games-to-Go, and food trucks and concessions. Attendees are invited to bring lawn chairs or blankets to view the show. The fireworks are expected to begin at approximately 9:00 p.m. For more information: