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City of Franklin Celebrates New Year’s Eve by Lowering Iconic Lamppost Seven Stories

FRANKLIN, La.— The City of Franklin will, for the second time on New Year’s Eve, lower one of its iconic Victorian Lamppost down seven stories from the St. Mary Parish Courthouse to bring in 2022.

The festive, family-friendly celebration will begin at 6:00 pm in the St. Mary Parish Courthouse Square and will include food, music and fun to ring in the New Year in Historic Downtown Franklin.

The musical lineup will kick off at 6:00 pm with LowDown playing classic rock and pop covers until 7:45 pm. D.J. Red will take over from 8 pm until 8:45 pm to get the crowd dancing and geared up for the headliner electric dance band Krossfyre that will take  the stage from 9:00 pm until 11:00 pm.  At 11:00 pm, the party is cranked up until the lowering of the Lamppost when C.J. Clements (Polyester Power Hour, Dudleys, Couzins) and D.J. Red collaborate to bring the very last “Anything Goes” “Polyester Power Hour” of 2021 in Acadiana.

Food trucks and food vendors will be stationed throughout the Courthouse Square.

The City of Franklin said in a statement, “Bring your lawn chairs, dancing shoes and great holiday spirit to Downtown Franklin to witness the Revitalization Movement in person. Feel the energy!” The City of Franklin invites the public to join them in Historic Downtown Franklin where Mayor Eugene Foulcard states….”It’s All Here Under The Lampposts”!


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