Franklin Police offers a Few Tips Ahead of Fat Tuesday Parade in Franklin

The Franklin Police Department would like to remind everyone that Mardi Gras is Tuesday, February 13, 2018! The parade is scheduled to start at 1:00 PM on Main Street near Franklin Senior High School.

Here are a few rules and tips for a safe and happy Mardi Gras!

– The open container law is lifted only along the parade route from one hour before until one hour after the parade. *No glass containers are allowed.*
– Stay on the sidewalks and behind barricades.
– Watch for small children.
– No obscene music will be allowed from vehicles or floats.
– Do not block roadways, fire hydrants or driveways with vehicles.