Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Join us for an afternoon of spooky fun at The City of Clarksville’s annual Fright on Franklin presented by Altra Federal Credit Union, which will return to Downtown Clarksville on October 29th, 2022 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm.

This year’s event will feature more than 60 candy booth vendors, a costume contest, food trucks, and much more.

A free Kids Zone presented by Kelly Kellett Blue Cord Realty will feature free pumpkins and pumpkin painting for the first 250 kids.,

Amanda Pitt, Event Planning Specialist with the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department, said the event will be the perfect way to kick off the Halloween celebration.
“The team is excited to bring Fright on Franklin back to downtown after two years. The event starts in the afternoon and offers families a safe and fun way to start their trick or treating. We can’t wait to see everyone downtown!”

Costume Contest

Dress to impress for the Fright on Franklin costume contest. The contest is pre-registration only with limited space in each age group. Same-day registration will be available if spaces are still open.

Contestants must check in at the costume contest table on Public Square 15 minutes before their age group begins.

Costume Categories will be judged at the following times:

  • Newborn to 2 years – 3:15pm.
  • 3-6 years – 3:45pm.
  • 7-9 years – 4:15pm.
  • 10-12 years – 4:45pm.
  • Group Contest – 5:15pm.

(Preference will be given to original costumes in all age categories.)

Visit to register.

Parking and Closures

To ensure the safety of attendees, Franklin Street, Strawberry Alley, North First Street from Strawberry Alley to Franklin Street, and Public Square will be closed to traffic beginning at 8:00am Saturday, October 29th. The upper and lower parking lots of City Hall and Public Square will be closed to overnight parking on Friday, October 28th.

Standard downtown parking will be available outside of the closed areas.

About the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department OfficeClarksville Parks and Recreation Department provides a variety of indoor/outdoor programs, facilities, nature activities and entertainment events for people living in Clarksville, Montgomery County and Fort Campbell. These free or reasonably priced, year-round experiences help residents enhance their health, wellness, and social engagement — resulting in a stronger, better community.

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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