Downtown Franklin Association hosts more than 70 craft beers and 35 tastings sites on March 17


The Downtown Franklin Association will tap into history once again on Saturday, March 17 for its annual Main Street Brewfest presented by Lipman Brothers. The annual event boasts more than 70 beers across multiple tasting locations on America’s Favorite Main Street in the heart of Historic Downtown Franklin.

The St. Patrick’s Day celebration will take place from 5 – 8 p.m. at 35 various tasting sites along Main Street. Guests must have a ticket to participate in the beer tastings, but not to enjoy the festivities. Main Street will be open to all pedestrian traffic and restaurants and many shops will remain open for business. In addition to the tastings, guests of Brewfest will enjoy the music of Boomerang.

Franklin’s Main Street Brewfest is produced by the Downtown Franklin Association, a nationally accredited Main Street Program and a division of the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County. Proceeds from the event go to the continued revitalization and promotion of the 16-block historic district, which is on the National Register of the Historic Places and designated by the National Trust as a Great American Main Street and a Preserve America Community.

Tickets for Main Street Brewfest are now on sale online at Early bird tickets are $45 through January 31, and a general admission tickets after that date are $55. If available, day of tickets will be sold at $65 per guest. For more information about Main Street Brewfest, visit Main Street Brewfest is sponsored by the Lipman Brothers.

About Downtown Franklin Association

The Downtown Franklin Association, established in 1984, is a non-profit committed to historic preservation and community vibrancy. Since its founding, the DFA has helped spearhead the revitalization of Franklin’s historic downtown core. Working in partnership with the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, property owners, city and county government, local businesses and merchants in the historic retail district, the Downtown Franklin Association (DFA) has helped create one of the nation’s Main Street success stories. For more information, visit