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City, Altra Federal Credit Union to host Fright on Franklin
Family-friendly trick-or-treating event Oct. 28 will be safe but frightful
Posted Date: 10/23/2017
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks and Recreation has partnered with Altra Federal Credit Union for this year’s Fright on Franklin event from 3-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 in downtown Clarksville.

Fright on Franklin is a free, family-friendly event featuring safe trick-or-treating, a hayride, costume contests, and more in historic downtown Clarksville. Follow the screams (of delight) to an afternoon of frighteningly fun Halloween-themed activities.


Halloween Treats
Visit trick-or-treat stations provided by more than 70 local businesses throughout downtown Clarksville. Treats vary from candy to small toys, which may contain small parts.

Costume Contests
Show off your costume on stage at the City Hall/US Bank top parking lot. Prizes will be awarded for “Best Costume” in each age group and “Best Group.” Prizes include gift cards donated by Horsefeathers Pottery & Art Studio, Kids-N-Play, Chuck E. Cheese, Escape Games and Planet 3 Extreme Air Park. Pre-registration is required. Only a few spots remain, register online at

Pumpkin Games
Try your hand at pumpkin-themed Halloween games: pumpkin golf, pumpkin tic-tac-toe, and pumpkin ping-pong toss.

Photo Opportunities
Record your night to remember with a fun photo in Clarksville Parks & Recreation’s photo booth, under the gazebo on the corner of Franklin and First Street or use our frightful Snapchat filter!

Food & Drink
Food and drink will be available for purchase from Relish the Dog and Ivory Cotton Bar.

Road Closures & Weather
Beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, streets will be blocked off from Public Square to North First Street and from Franklin to Main Street. Public parking is available at the public parking garage.

The event will go on rain or shine. However, should the weather become extreme, we will cancel the event for the safety of our vendors and guests. No rain date will be scheduled for this event.

Visit to download event map. To learn more become a fan or follower on Facebook by searching “Clarksville Parks and Recreation,” or call 931-645-7476.