The Washington Parish Fair, located in Franklinton is the worldÃ¢€™s largest free fair Ã¢€“ drawing thousands for live performances and an extensive agricultural exhibit. In addition, proximity to the Bogue Chitto State Park makes Franklinton an immensely popular destination for recreational water sports.
Arts & Culture
Every October, Franklinton hosts the Washington Parish Fair – the largest 'free' fair – complete with a long list of rides, games, live performances, agricultural exhibits, and complimented by the historic Mile Branch settlement. In addition, Franklinton boasts a cadre of historical sites, museums, and landmarks such as the Varnado Store Museum – originally a general store over 100 years ago. The Varnado Museum Store is one of ten sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places for the Washington Parish area.
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