Merchants offer specials while The Hop & Shop Trolley kicks off!

FRANKLIN, TN – Historic Downtown Franklin will support Small Business Saturday on November 27, 2021, with special promotions and the kickoff for this year’s Hop & Shop Trolley!

“Small Business Saturday is so special in Downtown Franklin,” says Heidi Hood, Managing Director of the Downtown Franklin Association. “Our merchants are offering some incredible specials… We can’t wait to celebrate with everyone while the holiday season is in full swing!”

To encourage shopping local, the Downtown Franklin Association partners with The Factory at Franklin and the Franklin Transit Authority to provide free transportation with the Hop & Shop Trolley. The shuttle is a heated and handicap accessible form of transportation for passengers to take into downtown Franklin from The Factory. Running in 30-minute shifts from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., the festive trolley will be available for guests on November 27th and December 18th this year.

Founded by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday is celebrated every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Its purpose is to support small businesses and celebrate communities across the country.

Merchants and building owners will showcase their holiday storefronts and offer specials, including:

  • Onyx & Alabaster: Get a $25 gift card when you spend $250. Open 9am-7pm.
  • Puckett’s & Americana Taphouse: Offering their annual holiday gift card sale. Gift cards are valid at any A. Marshall Hospitality location: Buy $100 to get a $20 bonus card, buy $250 to get a $50 bonus card, buy $500 to get a $125 bonus card, buy $1000 to get a $300 bonus card.
  • Wilder: 20% OFF all clothing from 10am to 12pm on Small Business Saturday.
  • POSH: 25% OFF all gift cards and 15% OFF all items.
  • Heylee B’s: $20 OFF purchases of $75 or more (Online Code: GET20)
  • T. Nesbitt and Co: 50% OFF holiday ornaments. Also serving Wine Spritzers.
  • Olivia Olive Oil: 15% OFF everything in the store.
  • Frothy Monkey: Coffee, wine, and great gift options for holiday shopping.
  • Franklin Road Apparel: Open from 9am-9pm. 20-50 % Off Select Items. Free Apolis Global Citizen Reusable Tote with $250.00 Purchase. Free Gift Wrap with Purchase.
  • Vue Optique: Offering $100 gift certificate to use towards prescription eyewear/sunwear for those without insurance.
  • Kilwins: Open 10 am until 10 pm. Running fudge special: two slices, get a third slice free. Offering chocolate Santa’s and great gifts for the upcoming Christmas Season.
  • Vinnie Louise: Every purchase gets you entered to win a gift basket worth $500!
  • Twine Graphics Retail: 10% OFF all home goods and consumables. 20% OFF apparel.
  • CTGrace, a Boutique: Buy any denim, and your entire purchase is 20% OFF.