MUSIC ALL AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING - FREE TO THE PUBLIC - FOOD TRUCKS - BEER GARDEN
The Summer Vibes Music Fest is a one day event that kicks off at Noon with a Songwriters Showcase on the bandstand at 1:00. The main stage bands begin at 3:00 and go on until approximately 10.30 pm.
Our festival is located on the historic downtown square in Franklin, Kentucky. Located just off I-65, Franklin is about 40 miles north of Nashville TN, and 20 miles south of Bowling Green KY,
FREE, FREE, FREE, FREE
A hat for shade
Chairs or blankets for sitting on our beautifully shaded lawn
Valid ID if purchasing alcohol
Cash & Credit Cards
Alcohol/Non-alcoholic beverages. Both will be sold at the festival.
Umbrellas (Not allowed in concert area)
Tents/Pop up canopies.
Parking will be available within walking distance of the concert venue. Click here to see a map of available parking.
If you find yourself in need of cash, there are ATMs available within walking distance of the concert site. Click here to see a map of nearby ATMs.
Children are always welcome, but there will be alcohol. We encourage you to listen to some songs of our groups to determine if they are a fit for your family.
What's a festival without food and drink? In addition to local favorites from around Franklin's downtown historic district, there will be licensed vendors selling food and drink. No outside food and drink permitted.
Within the event area, water and non-alcoholic beverages will be available and, for those of you 21 and over, alocholic beverages will be available for puchase.
Please drink responsibily. Local law enforcement will be present at this event. Don't send the wrong vibes this weekend.
Yes! There will be portable restrooms available for everyone. Click here for location of the portable restrooms.
Lose something? There will be a lost and found station located at the Information Pavilion. The lost and found will be available until 11:00 pm.
By City of Franklin ordinance, smoking is prohibited on the courthouse lawn. Please step out onto the street if you wish to smoke. Please be respectful of non smokers at all times.
Pets are discouraged but if you do decide to bring your furry friend along here is what you need to know:
By City of Franklin ordinance, pets must be secured on a leash at all times.
By City of Franklin ordinance, you must clean up after your pet.
It it is hot, please make sure your pet stays hydrated and not spend too much time on the hot pavement.
Service dogs are always welcome!
Our goal is for everyone to have a fun, memorable, and safe experience. There will be on-site security for the event. If you need assistance, please ask a Festival volunteer.
Emergency Services: There will be a tent on site with CERT or medical personnel located at the corner of College and Cedar Streets.
Sorry, no charging station will be available.
In addition to a day of great music, we will have other activites occuring on and around the Franklin Square such as interactive art stations and an escape room at the old jail. We encourage you to shop with our downtown merchants, visit the Simpson County Historical Society, visit the local art gallery and take some cool pictures at the Wonderland Selfie Garden.
Hotel/Camping: There are several lodging options available here in Franklin. Please click here to see a list of hotel and camping options. Reserve your space now before it is gone!