"Rocky Mount Virginia does Christmas Right"
Organized by the Community Partnership, the 13th annual "Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas" took place on December 2, 2016. Downtown Rocky Mount was dressed in "white lights" which provided a beautiful backdrop to the festivies. Franklin Street was filled with live music, dance performances, horse & buggy rides, multiple food and craft vendors. The children were delighted with The North Pole filled with both outside and inside activities. The Harvester provided live music by The Dry Hill Draggers. The town administration has estimated attendance between 10,000 and 12,000. Please thank our major partner/sponsors, Fidelity Bank, Town of Rocky Mount, the Franklin County Office of Economic Development, Franklin County Parks and Recreation, Franklin Finance, Davis Heating and Air, and The Harvester. Along with other businesses in the area, they brought this event free to the public.
We thank all the performers, the vendors, the Town Police Department, the Town Public Works staff, the Citizens Safety Patrol, and the Franklin County Sheriff's Office for tremendous assistance. We especially thank the Downtown business owners who donated use of their property for multiple activities.
We sincerely thank all the volunteers who committed themselves to this event and to our community.
"Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas" is a signature event for our community and is embraced by residents and visitors alike. We continue to be appreciative of the entire community for participaitng.
Hosted by Community Partnership