TAR RIVER FESTIVAL
Downtown Louisburg & Riverbend Park
Hosted by the
Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce
SATURDAY – SEPTEMBER 10, 2016
FROM 10:00 AM TO 5:00 PM
Each September, the people of Franklin County celebrate the arrival of fall
at the Tar River Festival in Louisburg, North Carolina!
FEATURING THE RIVER OF YESTERYEAR
Children’s inflatables, Kids Zone, Games, Food Truck Rodeo,
A 5K race, Shopping, Fun Performances, Arts, Crafts,
Dance Groups, High School Bands, Pony Rides
And so much more!
FREE ADMISSION AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
The Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce will host the 27th Annual Tar River Festival on Saturday, September 10th from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm in Downtown Louisburg & River Bend Park. A time-honored tradition, this year’s festival will be bigger and better than ever! The festival is a family event with free admission. It is held rain or shine.
Artisans, business vendors, and non-profit organizations will line the streets for this event. Many new activities are being planned this year, including our first ever Tar River Festival Food Truck Rodeo. There will be live entertainment throughout the day featuring The Switch Band, one of the Southeast’s premier party bands. They’ll be providing a unique blend of classic and current songs, including rock and roll, hip hop, top 40, and beach music. Local dance groups will perform, and there will be karaoke for those who are brave enough to sing. Also, the 5K Tar River Run should be really great this year. We have a local artist designing the T-shirts for this event.
This year we are featuring a great Kids Zone, which will include inflatables, various rides, an arts and crafts booth, an award winning balloon artist, and a face painter. Also, you never know who might show up. You may see some of your favorite princesses and superheroes there too.
Again this year, we are featuring the River of Yesteryear, providing demonstrations of cultural and heritage-based events. We are expanding this part of the festival this year to include even more history and great learning experiences.
Welcome New Chamber Members!
Asian Garden Restaurant
505 Retail Way, Suite 102, Louisburg, NC 27549
Document Systems, Inc.
Pam Brame, VP
89 Market Street, Henderson, NC 27537
The Hasentree Club
7305 Village Club Drive Wake Forest, NC 27587
112 Broad Street Oxford, NC 27565
Art & Gail Thompson
289 Stone Southerland Rd., Louisburg, NC 27549
Creative Wellness and Benefits Services
7931 Oak Estates St., #118, Raleigh, NC 27617
401 Event Company, LLC
3122 US 401 Hwy. S, Louisburg, NC 27549
Smith’s Mower Marine and Welding LLC
George E. Smith
1149 Ronald Tharrington Rd., Louisburg, NC 27549
Carolina Solar Energy II, LLC
400 W. Main St., Suite 503, Durham, NC 27701
Cypress Hall Farms
44 Cypress Hall Lane, Louisburg, NC 27549
Star Brite Housing
103-A Railroad St., Youngsville, NC 27596
Puck’s Chili LLC
1265 Gardner Road, Castalia, NC 27816
Feeding Franklin Inc.
103-A Railroad St., Youngsville, NC 27596
Presidential Barber Shop
Daron Green, Owner
310 S. Bickett Blvd.,Louisburg, NC 27549
Massage Therapy by Diane S. Hess, LMBT
Diane Hess, Owner
901 NC 561 Hwy., Louisburg, NC 27549
Woodforest National Bank
705 Retail Way, Louisburg, NC 27549
It’s Practically Magic Salon
Tammy Dudding, Owner
810 South Bickett Blvd. Louisburg, NC 27549
Garrett’s Garage Doors, Inc.
John Garrett, Owner
169 Wilson-Fuller Road Louisburg, NC 27549 (919) 853-3058
Cutchins Funeral Home
Joe B. Cutchins, Jr., Owner
7 West Green Street Franklinton, NC 27525 (919) 494-2262
North Wake Commercial Realty, LLC
Roger Scott, Owner / Broker
P.O. Box 1948 Wake Forest, NC 27588/ 2008 South Main Street Ste. 310 Wake Forest, NC 27587
Brian Creech Roofing, LLC
Brian Creech, Owner
310 South Bickett Blvd. Suite 5 Louisburg, NC 27549
CCB–Citizens Community Bank
Don Lancaster, Senior VP, Market Executive
202 North Main Street Louisburg, NC 27549 919-729-1116
Vision Behavioral Health Services
Sharon Garrett, CEO
104 North Main Street Louisburg, NC 27549 919 496-7781
Youngsville Animal Hospital
Miranda Jones – Bailey, Owner
141 East Main Street Youngsville, NC 27596 919-494-5511
Holmes Insurance Services, Inc.
Blaine Holmes, Owner
416 US 1 Hwy. Suite C Youngsville, NC 27596