It’s not too early to make reservations for New Year’s Eve. With lots of music, from blues and Motown to Big Band and rock, plus special menu options, the celebrating will be happening all over Williamson County!
Kimbro’s Café and Pickin’ Parlor
214 South Margin Street, Franklin • (615) 599-2946
Multiple music options at Kimbro’s Cafe and Pickin’ Parlor make up the New Year’s Eve agenda. Anthony Adams and the Nite Owls video release party will kick off the evening with the premiere of the video. Daphne & the Mystery Machines is also on the lineup.
Cover is $20 and includes appetizers and a midnight champagne toast. Get the deets here.
120 Fourth Ave. S., Franklin • (615) 794-5527
A special New Year’s Eve menu features sticky ribs, mashed potatoes and braised carrots; crispy trout with black bean succotash with wild mushroom ragout and sautéed baby kale; or roasted quail with wilted spinach salad and cheddar corn bread. The musical entertainment is one of the best cover bands in town: On Call!
Choose from two options:
- $50 cover includes 6 p.m. dinner and 6:45 p.m. show start
- $60 cover includes 9 p.m. dinner and 10:15 p.m. show start, plus a midnight champagne toast
Reservations are required and can be made here or at (615) 794-5527.
419 Main St., Franklin • (615) 538-2075
Swing in the New Year at the historic Franklin Theatre with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra. The evening features two shows: the first is a concert from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., and features the best of the Big Band sounds. The second show is part concert, with more Big Band music, and then dancing, party favors and a midnight champagne toast.
Tickets, priced at $75 to $85, are available here or at the box office.
Puckett’s Boat House
94 East Main St., Franklin • (615) 790-2309
Cover for the show is $25, which includes a champagne toast at midnight. Reservations are encouraged and can be made at (615) 790-2309 or online here.
The Factory At Franklin, 230 Franklin Road, Franklin • (615) 599-4995
Head to The Factory and enjoy a four-course menu created especially for New Year’s Eve at Saffire. Options include fried Noble Springs goat cheese with roasted baby beets, braised pork belly with black-eyed pea purée, grilled filet mignon, or seared sea scallops with shaved Brussels sprouts. Dessert options include homemade shortbread cookies and Jeni’s Splendid ice cream.
Cost for the New Year’s Eve prix-fixe meal is $65. Reservations are required and can be made online here or at (615) 599-4995.
GRAY’S on Main
332 Main St., Franklin • (615)435-3603
Want a lovely dinner in a historic setting for NYE? Or a raucous party with dancing and a music mix of Motown, jazz and a decidedly speakeasy vibe? Get either — or both — at GRAY’s on Main.
Your three options at GRAY’s include:
- First floor fun takes place from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m., and features a special four-course menu and champagne. Cost: $75
- Upstairs fun includes live music from Marquee Mayfield, heavy appetizers, a drink ticket and a champagne toast. Cost: $65 for a single, $100 for a couple
- Enjoy the best of both: dinner and the upstairs party. Cost: $110 per person
For reservations, call (615) 435-3603.
Cork & Cow
403 Main St., Franklin • (615) 538-6021
A New Year’s Eve special menu will be offered with seatings at 5 p.m., 7 p.m., 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. Guests can choose from first-course options, like butternut squash ravioli or crab and roasted corn bisque; entrée options include grilled tuna with sweet potato pancetta hash.
Cost is $95 per person. For reservations click here or call (615) 538-6021.
Happy New Year!