March 17, 2012
Address: Main Street, Franklin TN 37064
Location: Main Street & Public Square in Downtown Franklin
Phone: (615) 591-8500
Admission: $35 per person
Everybody’s Irish at the Franklin Main Street Brew Fest!
Historic Downtown Franklin celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with the Franklin Main Street Brew Fest! Tickets are $35 per person, and include tastings of more than 40 beers and a sampling of Irish whiskey in the Main Street shops from 6 to 9 p.m. Main Street is closed to vehicle traffic, but free and open to pedestrian traffic with most shops and restaurants open throughout the event.On Fourth Avenue, look for Irish-themed festival food including fish and chips, roasted corn and potatoes, Irish stew and kettle corn. The event is in its eighth year and formerly featured a street festival throughout the day. The street will remain open throughout the day for regular business, closing at 4pm to set-up for the evening event.Ticket holders will check in at the intersection of 4th Avenue and Main Street to get their special tasting glasses, a map to the tasting sites, and a description of the beers and Irish whiskey to sample. Check-in is available from 5pm throughout the event, but the tasting sites open at 6pm. Tickets are available at The Heritage Foundation of Franklin and Williamson County; Landmark Booksellers, McCreary’s Irish Pub, What’s In Store, on the website www.downtownfranklintn.com or www.historicfranklin.com. To order tickets by phone, call 615-591-8500.