Franklin Community Association's

79th Annual Labor Day Round Up




A true Franklin tradition, running now for 79 years!

(It would have been 80 years, if not for COVID)


The Round Up is a family fair that runs from 10am to 3pm

on Labor Day - Monday September 2nd, with a Parade at Noon.



The ROUND UP is located at the FCA Park, from 10-3.

We have Midway Games and Prizes, Pony and Horse Rides (new company) and Petting Farm,

Inflatables (Candy Land Bounce House, Obstacle Course, and Giant Corn Maze),

Sandy Candy, Airbrush Tattoos and Face Painting.


Free Interactive Circus, Bowling Ball Juggler, Magician, and Clowns on Stilts 


Enjoy FOOD from Leo’s Coney Island of West Bloomfield, Roasted Corn, Roasted Nuts,

Ice Cream Bars from Bombshell Treats, Kona Ice, Lemonade, Kettle Corn, 

Cotton Candy, and a variety of homemade baked goods at our Bake Sale!


Also, come enjoy our Classic Car Show, Franklin Historical Society Display,

Garden Club Plant Sale, Bonzai Trees, and Dog Rescue.


Tickets $2 each - required for games/vendors/food.

Tickets can be purchased by cash, check or Venmo at Ticket Tents.




Franklin's FINE ART SHOW runs on Labor Day from 10am to 5pm.

Located on our Village Green, in front of the Church, the art show will celebrate its 43rd year. 

Featured are exceptional works in glass, pottery, fiber, furniture, jewelry, photography, painting, watercolor, wood, sculpture, metal...

There will be LIVE musical performances throughout the day.  

FREE admission 



Parade begins 12pm noon and travels down Franklin Road from Evelyn Ct to Carol St.

Announcer stage is across from the post office, but people set up/watch along the entire route.

Franklin Road is closed down from 14 to Carol at 11:30.

So, we encourage you to come early to park and find a spot to sit and enjoy the parade.

Interested in being in the parade?

Contact Warren Robinson at




Enjoy the benefits of FCA membership.

Skip the line, receive $10 off any ticket purchase of $40 or more,

and get a free FCA tote bag - compliments of Novak Realtors. 

*Pre-purchases can only be done once per FCA member family*






Have a classic car that you'd like to show? We'd love to see it!

Contact Ken Klemmer at




Do you enjoy baking and want to let others enjoy your creations?

Continue our community tradition.

Bring baked goods on Monday morning as early as 8am

or, for pick up/drop off on Sunday, contact:


or Susan



Located along side streets and on two baseball fields

(entry points at the Church and off Wellington and Carol)

Handicapped parking available in the Church parking lot.

Free parking - donations appreciated. 


Baffling Bill MAGICIAN at 2pm - at the Gazebo


BOOK SALE at the Franklin Library throughout the day





Volunteers are greatly needed to make our Round Up a success.

NHS students and other groups can receive Volunteer Community Service Credit Hours.

Thank you in advance to the Scouts, who have helped us for decades!

See below for all the ways you can help. 




Questions regarding volunteers? Email


VOLUNTEER Opportunities Include:


SET-UP the Saturday before Round Up - Aug 30th,  9a-2p

Driving GOLF CARTS is one of the fun perks of the job!

Help move things out of the barn, set up tables, chairs, garbage boxes,

put flags and signs on tents, help with the games tent, decorate the gazebo, etc...

Bagels, coffee and juice provided.

For Community Service Credit, sign in/out will be available.


On Labor Day Monday,  8am-3pm

We need volunteers to Finish set up, Run midway games and Give out prizes,

Help with pony rides, petting farms, and inflatables,

Sell tickets, Help with parking, Pass out water, etc...

For Community Service credits, sign in/out will be available.


CLEAN UP on Labor Day from 3-5

We greatly appreciate help with cleaning up.

Please come with friends and give any amount of time you can.

Many hands make light work.

For Community Service credits, DOUBLE HOURS will be given to those helping with clean up!




Photos from past Round Ups