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Posted on: September 19, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Fright on Franklin will be Oct. 26

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation has partnered with Altra Federal Credit Union for the 11th annual Fright on Franklin from 3-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 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 and evening of fun Halloween-themed activities.

 A costume contest will be staged at the City Hall/US Bank parking lot. Prizes will be awarded for “Best Costume” in each age group and “Best Group.” Pre-registration is required online at through Oct. 25. The contest is free to enter. 

Categories include ages 0-2 at 3:15 p.m., ages 3-6 at 3:45 p.m., ages 7-9 at 4:15 p.m., ages 10-12 at 4:45 p.m., and group costumes at 5:15 p.m. Preference will be given to original costumes in all age categories. Registrants are asked to arrive 15 minutes prior to their scheduled time to check-in. All costumes should be in good taste and appropriate for a family event.

Fright on Franklin also will feature 70 trick-or-treat booths, Halloween-themed games, a hayride and more. To apply to be a vendor, visit Free booth space includes a 10-by-10 foot tent, an 8-foot table, and two chairs. Vendors are encouraged to decorate their space and required to provide goodies for trick-or-treaters. 

For information, visit or follow Clarksville Parks & Recreation on Facebook at