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  • Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts

    Address: 1028 Georgia Rd
    Franklin
    NC
    28734
    Toll Free: (866) 273-4615
    The Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, a 1,500 seat state-of-the-art facility, presents the finest live entertainment to our area. Shows include Emmylou Harris, Tim Hawkins, Charley Pride, Tim Tebow, and Neal McCoy – as well as community theatre performances of The Little Mermaid and Fiddler on the Roof, to name a few. Visit us while you are in Franklin, NC. You won’t be disappointed!
  • Scaly Mountain Outdoor Center, LLC

    Address: 7420 Dillard Rd
    Scaly Mountain
    NC
    28775
    Come experience the Western North Carolina Mountains.  Summer Tubing, catching a Rainbow trout from our pond or panning for gems @ the Scaly Mountain mine. You can visit our Bartram Market to satisfy you sweet tooth with candy, fudge, and ice cream. Check out our games, toys and puzzles for family game time at your cabin or camper.  We have hiking sticks and maps to lead you to the many waterfalls and hiking trails in our area, including the Bartram Trail.
  • The Factory

    Address: 1024 Georgia Rd
    Franklin
    NC
    28734
    Toll Free: (866) 482-2386
    Western North Carolina’s premier destination for great family fun! Over 100 arcade games, the region’s largest go cart track, Trampoline Park, Spin Zone bumper cars, laser tag, indoor mini golf, a play area for smaller children, and much more. Located on the Georgia Road in Franklin, NC, we’re easy to find and hard to forget!
  • 828 Escape LLC

    Address: 321 Jackson Plaza
    Sylva
    NC
    28779
    828 Escape has cultivated unique escape room experiences that will challenge your mind and keep your heart pounding until the very end.  Clues, cryptic symbols and unexpected interactive materials used in each room guide players through exciting adventures.  Only the wiliest, most coordinated teams will escape.  Can you  beat the clock?
  • Friends of the Greenway

    Address: 573 East Main Street
    Franklin
    NC
    28734
    Friends of the Greenway is a 501c(3) member organization formed to supplement and support efforts in the care and enhancement of the Little Tennessee River Greenway in Macon County, NC. This scenic trail is owned and maintained by the County.  FROG played an integral part in the establishment of the trail and continues to provide volunteers to assist with trail upkeep and to raise funds for Greenway-related enhancement projects. FROG Quarters is located on Main Street near the river and offers a Coffee Shop and Gift Shop, featuring nature, FROG and Greenway-related items for purchase, as well as Greenway maps. The Greenway, an amazing community resource, is our passion!
  • Great Smoky Mountain Railroad

    Address: 225 GH Everett Street
    Bryson City
    NC
    28713
    Toll Free: (800) 872-4681
    Our scenic rail excursions take you from our historic depot in Bryson City, through the beautiful countryside of Western North Carolina.  Our variety of train options and special event trains makes us perfect for making memories!  We are one of the top Fun Things to do in NC for families.  Dine in our first class cars with private attendant and breathtaking views or take it all in while riding in an open air gondola!  Step on board for your next rail adventure.
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    Join the Town of Franklin & Ruby Cinemas for the final First Friday Movie of 2021! The 1989 Classic, Batman, starring Jack Nicholson and Michael Keaton will be shown at 7:00 pm in the lower level parking lot of Franklin Town Hall (95 East Main Street). The movie is FREE. Concessions available. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy with your family and friends. ... See MoreSee Less
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    Pickin' on the SquareSaturday September 25th | 7:00pmDowntown Franklin, NC Caribbean CowboysCome to Downtown Franklin to enjoy an evening of FREE entertainment at the Gazebo on the Square. Each Saturday night you'll enjoy a variety of entertainment (weather permitting). Be sure to bring your lawn chair. Come early and enjoy one of our great restaurants. Food vendors also available.#visitfranklinnc #franklinnc #828isgreat #wnc #northcarolina #visitnc #exploringwnc ... See MoreSee Less
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    Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce


    98 Hyatt Road • Franklin, NC • 28734
    Phone: 828-524-3161


    E-Mail: facc@franklin-chamber.com

    Visitor Hours

    May – October
    Monday – Friday
    9 am - 5 pm,
    Saturday: 10am – 2pm
    November – April
    Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm

    Closed New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day