The Franklin Rodeo is one of the  longest running family events in Middle Tennessee and one of the largest rodeos east of the Mississippi! Founded in 1949, the Franklin Rodeo brings over 18,000 screaming fans, year after year, to enjoy the excitement of national rodeo competition events.

Produced by the Franklin Noon Rotary Club and with the help of rodeo sponsors, the Franklin Noon Rotary Club has invested millions of dollars in Williamson County over the past six decades to help many local charities like:
  • College scholarships for students in local high schools
  • Williamson County 4-H Club
  • Franklin Boys and Girls Club
  • Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts
  • J.L Clay Senior Citizens Center
  • American Red Cross
  • Special Olympics
  • Child Advocacy Center
  • YMCA
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • CASA
  • Breast Health Center at Williamson Medical Center
  • Bridges of Williamson County
  • Literacy Programs
  • Local School Libraries
  • Academic and Music Arts programs at: Centennial High School, Franklin High School, Independence High School, Page Middle School, Freedom Intermediate School, Grassland Middle School, Middle Tennessee Colleges