Rocky Mount's Fun Festival Draws Hundreds

Courtesy: Cable 12 (Franklin Co.). Hundreds came out to the Rocky Mount Farmer's Market for the festival Monday evening.

Rocky Mount, VA - Emily Southern may only be 7 years old, but she's $250 richer after winning the "Best Flat Footing Contest" as part of the 33rd Annual Fun Festival in Rocky Mount.

Hundreds of people came out to take in the action Monday night at the Rocky Mount Farmer's Market. The Franklin County Retail Merchants Association sponsored the event.

The festival is a summer tradition for Franklin County and Rocky Mount. It featured music, dancing, cotton candy, popcorn, and face painting for the kids.

Music was provided by the Friday Night Band, with special dancing by the Old Dominion Cloggers.