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Sleigh the Peppermint Trail

November 26 – January 2

Follow the trail of peppermints on the sidewalks of Downtown Knoxville to discover all sorts of treats featuring the favorite red-and-white candy. From candy cane coffees at morning brunch to craft cocktails sipped by candlelight, you’ll find peppermint treats round almost every corner – along with plenty of gingerbread, cinnamon, cranberry, apple spice, and other holiday flavors. Plus, boutiques and gift shops feature peppermint-themed t-shirts, scented soaps, candles, and all kinds of holiday surprises. 

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Here's your master list of Peppermint treats!


Awaken Coffee

Awaken is a must-stop destination with more holiday drinks than you can try! Try the Peppermint Mocha, White Peppermint Wonderland Latte, Peppermint Hot Chocolate, Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate, Gingerbread Latte, Eggnog Latte, The Grinch - a twist on the matcha green tea latte. Plus, a sweet drink made with maple syrup that's Buddy the Elf's favorite. Stop in to have your taste buds tingled!

125 W Jackson Ave (865) 951-0427 More Details >

Babalu is bringing the cheer to Gay St with a menu of spirited cocktails. Try the Mulled Wine with red wine and yule spices; Rum Punch with spiced rum, fresh squeezed juices, cinnamon and nutmeg; or the Espresso Martini with house-made espresso infused vodka, vanilla syrup, and cream. Enjoy them inside their ultra-cool space or on the patio bundled in a cozy sweater. It’s a great spot for parade watching!

412 S Gay St (865) 951-0361 More Details >
Balter Beerworks

Hey baby, it's cold outside! Warm up with a Winter Beer fireside at Balter Beerworks. Plus "The Grinch," their take on the grasshopper cocktail, which is a sweet, mint-flavored, after-dinner drink.

100 Broadway SW (865) 999-5015 More Details >
Bernadette's Crystal Gardens

Bernadette’s will add some sparkle to your season. The crystal-themed bar with twinkling rooftop overlooking ice skating in Market Square, has a cocktail menu full of holiday fun. You’ll find Peppermint Prosecco, Peanut Butter Brandy Alexandria, Chocolate Espresso Martini, and a White Cranberry Cider Cocktail. One of each, pretty please!

26 Market Square (865) 524-2224 More Details >
Bistro at the Bijou

Experience peppermint at its finest with cocktails featuring the seasonal flavor at the Bistro at the Bijou. Unwind with their special – a Peppermint White Russian – while enjoying a farm-to-table brunch, lunch, or dinner.

807 S Gay St (865) 544-0537 More Details >
Blackhorse Pub & Brewery

Whatever the weather, you’ll find the perfect holiday cocktail at Blackhorse Pub & Brewery on Gay Street! Their delish winter cocktail menu includes Peppermint White Chocolate Martini, Mistletoe MuleToffee Apple Martini, and Winter Spice Cookie Cocktail. We can't think of a better way to festively celebrate the holidays than at Blackhorse! 

430 S Gay St (865) 249-8511 More Details >
Bliss & Tori Mason Shoes

Get festive at Bliss & Tori Mason Shoes with tons of Red-and-White Clothing, Accessories, and Holiday Decor! There's something for everyone to get in the holiday spirit.

445 S Gay St (865) 329-8868 More Details >
Blount Mansion

The Birthplace of Tennessee is in on the Peppermint Trail action! Visit Blount Mansion for a a history lesson, a peppermint treat, and a sweet deal on the Blount Mansion Christmas ornament.

200 W Hill Ave (865) 525-2375 More Details >
Boyd's Jig & Reel

Stay toasty this season with an Irish Coffee and Sticky Toffee Pudding, the best combo for the holidays! Jig & Reel also has a Pecan Old Fashion, Harvest Apple Mule, Peppermint Hot Cocoa, and Hot Apple Cider to warm you up after a brisk walk in the Old City.

101 S Central St (865) 247-7066 More Details >
Brother Wolf

Throughout the holiday season Brother Wolf will transform with nostalgic holiday décor for Miracle, the beloved Christmas-themed pop-up bar launched in 2014 in New York City. Their signature cocktail will be the Snowball Old-Fashioned with Rye Whiskey, Gingerbread Syrup, Angostura Bitters, Wormwood Bitters. They have also have a complete festive holiday cocktail menu to check out! Stop by for some holiday cheer.

108 W Jackson Ave (865) 247-4729 More Details >
Cafe Vicolo

Snuggled in an alley off of Gay Street, Café Vicolo is serving up tons of peppermint -- Peppermint Hot Chocolate Bombs, Brownies, CupcakesDonuts, and more. It's a heart-warming, homemade stop on the peppermint trail!

625 S Gay St (865) 249-6314 More Details >
Calhoun's on the River

Let's take a trip to the North Pole for Calhoun's Polar Bear Coffee! With peppermint schnapps, creme de cacao, and hot coffee, topped with whipped cream and cocoa powder, this holiday drink will warm you right up!

400 Neyland Drive (865) 673-3355 More Details >

The Peppermint Swirl at Chesapeake's is an interesting and beautiful cocktail perfect for the holiday season!​ Conundrum Sparkling Rosé, vanilla vodka, white crème de menthe liquor, a splash of grenadine, and garnished with a candy cane. Ho! Ho! Ho!

600 Union Ave (865) 673-3433 More Details >
Chivo Taqueria

Take the fast train on the Trail to Chivo for the Peppermint Express. A smooth coffee flavored peppermint espresso martini with a hint of peppermint on the finish. All aboard!

314 S Gay St (865) 444-3161 More Details >
Christopher Robin Arts

Christopher Robin Arts welcomes Peppermint Trail adventurers to their studio and gallery. Take a short break from the holiday rush to relax and enjoy the art and you'll be treated to a cute and whimsical Pep O’Mint postcard.

418 S Gay St More Details >

Your four-legged friends can get in on the peppermint fun too! Citifid-O has peppermint, candy cane, and other festive dog and cat toys, as well as special holiday treats. Great little stocking-stuffers and even gifts for under the tree.

429 Union Ave (865) 219-5127 More Details >
Coffee & Chocolate

Coffee & Chocolate is carrying adorable Christmas Chocolates. Be sure to get some soon, because they sell fast! They will also continue to carry a trifecta of peppermint sweets! Try their delicious handcrafted peppermint truffles, warm up with a peppermint hot chocolate, or sip on a peppermint mocha. Truffles + coffee are a winning combo!

327 Union Ave (865) 688-9244 More Details >
Corks Wine & Spirits

Visit Corks Wine & Spirits this season to grab your holiday beverage essentials. Get in the spirit with Evan Williams Eggnog and RumChata Peppermint Bark Liqueur! From making old fashioneds to champagne toasts, they've got what you need. Plus spirited gifts for everyone on your list. 

116 S Central St (865) 219-5863 More Details >
Cruze Farm Ice Cream

Step inside the already festive red-and-white Cruze Farm Ice Cream to have your Peppermint Trail wishes come true with a long list of holiday ice cream flavors – Candy Cane, Christmas Morning Coffee, Cindy Lou Strawberry Sorbet, Blimey Limey Grinch Sorbet, Gingerbread and Santa's Milk 'n Cookies. For a specialty item, you can't miss their Gingerbread Man Shake or Peppermint Bark Shake. Oh and did we mention fresh Eggnog, Eggnog Lattes and Peppermint Hot Chocolate

445 S Gay St (865) 333-1265 More Details >
Culture Hair Studio

Culture Hair Studio will be offering Peppermint-Infused Scalp Massages this holiday season. It's a perfect addition to a shampoo style, hair cut or color service. Peppermint oil improves circulation and relaxes tensed muscles. A perfect treat for this holiday season! 

115 S Gay St (865) 622-7677 More Details >
Downtown Grill & Brewery

Downtown Grill & Brewery will serve three peppermint beverages for adults on the nice list. Try their Peppermint Hot Chocolate, the Polar Ice Balls, which is a shot of Rumple Minze and coffee liqueur, or their twist on the classic White Russian called White Christmas with Kahlua, Rumple Minze, and cream. Drop by for some holiday cheer!

424 S Gay St (865) 633-8111 More Details >
Earth to Old City

Earth to Old City has peppermint covered! You'll find a wonderful assortment of holiday inspired peppermint-themed gifts, including handmade soaps with candy canes smelling of peppermint and spearmint, Jingle Bell Bath Balms with peppermint essential oil and fresh crushed peppermint fragrance, brightly wrapped Shower Bursts with mint and lavender, and finally, holiday-scented candles that will fill your home with fragrant cheer!

22 Market Square (865) 522-8270 More Details >
Eddie's Health Shoppe

Need some healthy stocking stuffers or an energy boost to get you through the season? Eddie's Heath Shoppe can help with that. You'll find white chocolate peppermint protein powder, peppermint chocolate protein cookies, and peppermint teas and chocolates. Power on!

455 Union Ave (865) 633-6533 More Details >
Embassy Suites - Market

The Off the Wall Market at Embassy Suites is participating in the Peppermint Trail with a variety of items! You’ll find festive holiday mugs to enjoy XO’s deliciously decadent Peppermint White Hot Chocolate, a variety of hand-crafted Poppy Popcornincluding Chocolate Pretzel and Reindeer Crunch, Bradley’s White and Dark Peppermint Bark, and Bang Candy’sHot Chocolate on a Stick. You can also treat yourself to some holiday pampering with bath bombs, lotions, and soaps in Christmas fragrances from Old Whaling Company’s. Plus fun holiday apparel with Christmas themed sweatshirts, t-shirts and a collection of Tennessee Volunteer gift ideas.

507 S Gay St (865) 544-8502 More Details >
Escape Game Knoxille

Escape Game is a great place to get away with family and friends. Mention the Peppermint Trail when booking any escape room and your group gets free hot cocoa or coffee. 

815 S Central St (865) 279-6181 More Details >
Fat Tuesday

Get in the spirit with a Peppermint Mudslide from Fat Tuesday! Festive peppermint schnapps meets Hershey's syrup for a delightful holiday drink. And you're not going to want to miss this – Cajun Eggnog. Certainly sounds like a holiday!

417 S Gay St (504) 831-9415 More Details >
Five Thirty Lounge

Celebrate the season at Five Thirty Lounge on the rooftop of Hyatt Place Hotel. Try a Mint Condition cocktail including candy cane infused Wheatley Vodka, PostModern Cacao Liqueur, crème, with a peppermint dusted rim – served with a spectacular view of the Smoky Mountains. Guaranteed to chase away the winter blues and put you in the holiday spirit!

530 S Gay St (865) 544-9977 More Details >

Discover candy cane necklaces, reindeer earrings, and jolly festive holiday-inspired socks, mittens, hats, scarves and leggings – all delivered by Santa's elves right to Fizz! Plus free cozy leggings with clothing purchase while supplies last. 

27 Market Square (865) 851-7990 More Details >
French Market Creperie

Ooh la la! The French Market Crêperie is taking peppermint to a new level. To warm up on a cold winter day, take your pick from Peppermint Hot Cocoa, White Chocolate Peppermint MochaPeppermint Snow Cream Steamer, Hot Maple Buttered Rum, or an Eggnog Latte. For something sweet to eat, try a Peppermint Sweet Cream Crêpe with Chocolate Chips or a S’mores Crêpe with Candy Cane Crunch…or both!

412 Clinch Ave (865) 540-4372 More Details >
Fruit Jar Alley

Head over to Fruit Jar Alley for some holiday shopping and Peppermint Lip Balm. This lip-licking flavored lip balm will bring back sweet memories. And shopping the 10 beautifully decorated trees will put you in the holiday spirit. You're sure to find gifts for everyone on your list.

23 Market Square More Details >
Good Golly Tamale

Good golly, it’s the holidays! You’ll find more than hand-rolled, specialty tamales at Good Golly Tamale this season. They’re upping their dessert game with Chocolate and Peppermint Cookies! Don’t miss this stop on the Peppermint Trail in the Old City.

112 S Central St (865) 337-5771 More Details >
Ham'n Goodys

A must-stop on the Peppermint Trail! Ham'n Goodys is baking up peppermint cupcakes that will leave you wanting a dozen more! After grabbing a cupcake, get your picture made in front of their festive storefront mural. They also carry homemade pies, cakes, and of course, lemon cookies, for your holiday gatherings.

507 S Gay St (865) 839-2215 More Details >
Hello Tea House

After a day of holiday shopping, head over to Hello Tea House for a well-deserved reward from their holiday menu including Peppermint Bubble Milk Tea, Pumpkin Pie Milk Slush, and Pumpkin Pie Latte. This new tea house on Gay Street has cakes, crepes, coffee, fresh fruit teas, cheese foam tea, and more!

722 S Gay St (865) 839-2889 More Details >
Hilton Knoxville

Follow the Peppermint Trail to the Hilton Knoxville to celebrate the season! Enjoy $129/night, a complimentary Starbucks Peppermint Hot Chocolate, and sit fireside in the lobby or cozy up outside at the Firefly's firetable in an Adirondack chair. Use group code MINT when making a reservation. 

501 W Church St (865) 523-2300 More Details >
J.C. Holdway

J.C. Holdway is wrapping up peppermint with liquors for a special holiday treat. The humorous cocktail, Avoiding the In-Laws, will have Vodka, Cointreau, Peppermint, and Chocolate Syrup for a sweet before or after dinner treat. Or maybe both, depending on your in-laws! And try a holiday classic, Eggnog or Elf Fell Off the Shelf. All of these delicious drinks in a festive holiday setting.

501 Union Ave (865) 312-9050 More Details >
Jacks of Knoxville

Don't miss this season's holiday coffees at Jacks! Try their smooth Peppermint Mocha, the decadent Nutcracker Latte with hazelnut pecan syrup, or the Gingerbread Latte with brown sugar, ginger, and molasses. Plus you'll find loads of holiday gifts from candies, candles, books, bubble baths, and more.

133 S Gay St (865) 394-6352 More Details >
K Brew Coffee & Bagels

Stop by K Brew in the Embassy Suites on Gay Street for a warming Peppermint Mocha, because nothing goes better together for the holidays than the flavors of peppermint, chocolate, and coffee!

507 S Gay St (865) 448-7567 More Details >

Kefi's Christmas Bubbles will bring on the holiday spirit. It's an interesting cocktail made of peppermint schnapps, lemonade, and champagne with a cranberry juice popsicle inside.

120 E Jackson Ave (865) 544-8564 More Details >

It's sweet, sweet, sweet times at Kilwins, and they're dripping in peppermint with peppermint stick fudge, peppermint ice cream, peppermint bark, grand peppermint squares, and peppermint candy canes. Plus the normal yummy goodies like apple pie caramel apples and chocolate fudge they carry all season long!

408 S Gay St (865) 219-1233 More Details >
Knox Box Karaoke

Get in the spirit singing holiday karaoke songs with your friends and family at Knox Box Karaoke on Gay Street! Nothing spreads holiday cheer like singing loud for all to hear! 

522 S Gay St (865) 240-4183 More Details >
Knox Brew Hub

Add a classic candy cane to your favorite winter seasonal at Knox Brew Hub! From porters to stouts and everything in between, they've got a local brew for you.

421 Union Ave (865) 454-9688 More Details >
Knox Whiskey Works

Stop by Knox Whiskey Works for some Peppermint-Inspired Cocktails from their tasting room. While you're there, stock up on locally-made spirits to add some cheer to your holidays – and check off those folks on your gift list that have been good this year!

516 W Jackson Ave (865) 525-2372 More Details >
Knoxville Fine Violins

Find unique holiday ornaments at Knoxville Fine Violins! Mention the Peppermint Trail and receive 10% off any instrument purchase or 1st month free for any instrument rental.

207 Clinch Ave (865) 278-7561 More Details >
Knoxville Soap Candle & Gifts

Knoxville Soap Candle & Gifts has festive peppermint gift sets with locally-made peppermint soaps, lotions, and candles. Plus, cute edible peppermint chocolate spoons for your hot cocoa!

714 S Gay St (865) 689-6545 More Details >
Knoxville Visitors Center

Visit Knoxville’s Visitor Center Gift Shop is full of locally made gifts and holiday event information. Check out the assortment of small batch toffees including decadent White Chocolate Peppermint Toffee from Towns Toffee, Peppermint-Scented Bath Bombs and Snowflake Soaps from English Rose Farms, and Dolly-inspired Hard Candy Christmas bags of candy. While you shop, warm up with seasonal peppermint tea or peppermint hot chocolate and enjoy a free peppermint surprise when you mention your Peppermint Trail adventure!

301 S Gay St (865) 523-7263 More Details >

Just like all year round, KoPita is full of flavor for the Peppermint Trail. You’ll find Peppermint Tea and Cinnamon Baklava at this fan favorite location on Gay St.

524 S Gay St (865) 249-8823 More Details >
Lonesome Dove

Eat, drink and be merry at Lonesome Dove this holiday season. Warm up with their Handcrafted Hot Chocolate made with Bailey's and peppermint, or the Smoked Bourbon Butterscotch. Both perfectly complement the festive fare of wild game and hand-cut steaks in their unique western holiday atmosphere at the corner of Central and Jackson in the Old City.

100 N Central St (865) 999-5251 More Details >
Lost Tavern

Head over to the Lost Tavern after a day of holiday shopping to drink a well-deserved and cleverly named ClausMopolitian, their festive take on the popular cosmo. It's an exceptional choice for holiday merrymaking!

18 Market Square (865) 521-0600 More Details >
Lox Salon

Get pampered this season at Lox Salon! Enjoy a Peppermint Infused Scalp Massage or an Artic Berry Facial. Using only the purest essential oils, an aromatic blend of rosemary, peppermint and lavender will promote healthy skin and hair growth, plus transport you into a whole new level of relaxation during what can be a chaotic season. And with the purchase of any Neuma gift set you'll be entered to win an amazing product gift basket.

103 W Jackson Ave (865) 523-5569 More Details >
Mahalo Coffee Roasters

Jingle over to Union Ave for a Merry Mint Mocha from Mahalo Coffee Roasters. They are also serving a special Cinnamon Cardamom Latte that is sure to warm you down to your toes!

513 Union Ave (865) 312-9892 More Details >
Maple Hall Bowling Lanes

Bowling ball in one hand, winter cocktail in the other! Maple Hall is serving up festive holiday cocktails sure to be crowd pleasers. The Peppermint Dude consists of vodka, coffee liqueur, house-made peppermint syrup, Cruze Farm milk, decorated with a candy cane. The Gingerbread has rum, house-made gingerbread syrup, squeezed orange, Cruze Farm milk, and topped with a sweet little gingerbread cookie! The Fernet Grasshopper brings it with Fernet Branca, Jim Beam Bourbon Cream, creme de menthe, and Cruze Farm milk. And to top all that off – exclusive to the Maple Room – don't miss the Eggnog with spiced rum, house-made vanilla syrup, cream, and egg. It's going to be a jolly holiday!

414 S Gay St (865) 249-8454 More Details >
Mast General Store

You’ll find all kinds of peppermint fun at Mast General Store. Drop by for an assortment of peppermint candy, cooking essentials, and hot chocolate. And of course, take home a stocking-full of their old-fashioned candy!

402 S Gay St (865) 546-1336 More Details >
Matt Robb's Biscuits

Matt Robb’s Biscuits will be serving Egg Nog Lattes with Red Sprinkles of Joy. Plus, you'll find a specialty Sausage & Cheddar Biscuit that will keep any sausage ball lover happy throughout the season. What a winning combo!

800 Market St (865) 804-0278 More Details >
Merchants of Beer

Merchants of Beer will have a festive selection of winter cocktails for the Peppermint Trail. Try their Gingerbread Old Fashion with an orange garnish, or the winter-perfect Gingerbread White Russian. And of course, they have rotating seasonal taps with winter beers galore!

137 S Central St (865) 247-5503 More Details >
Museum of East Tennessee History

Visit the Museum of East Tennessee History to explore permanent and changing exhibits. Plus free peppermint treats.

601 S Gay St (865) 215-8830 More Details >
Nama Sushi Bar

Head over to Nama this season for more than delicious sushi. They are offering a Peppermint Bark Truffle Dessert almost too pretty to eat. This house-made chocolate truffle is covered in crushed peppermint bark and garnished with chocolate pocky sticks, strawberry sauce, whipped cream, and a peppermint. Ask about their Peppermint Trail cocktail, too.

506 S Gay St (865) 633-8539 More Details >
Nothing Too Fancy

Up your game with an official Peppermint Trail T-Shirt from Nothing Too Fancy! What's not to like about a festive red-and-white Sunsphere?!

435 Union Ave (865) 951-2916 More Details >
Old City MedSpa

Treat yourself to a specially-priced Sauna & Peppermint Facial Package! Enjoy a 30-minute private sit in their Infrared Himalyan Salt Sauna, then cleanse, exfoliate, cool and soothe with a relaxing facial using peppermint oil and top-of-the-line skincare products. Appointments required. A unique new way to experience peppermint on the Peppermint Trail!

104 W Summit Hill Dr (865) 247-5057 More Details >
Oliver Royale

Drop by the Oliver Royale for a choice of specialty cocktails including this year's Peppermint Trail treat – Get Blitzed! With peppermint infused vodka, house made chocolate liqueur, espresso liqueur, vanilla yogurt, mint bitters, and simple syrup, it's an exceptional choice for holiday merrymaking!

5 Market Square (865) 622-6434 More Details >
Painting with a Twist

Join one of many holiday classes at Painting with a Twist! Escape the busyness of the season and go home with your own festive painting like "Christmas Love Board" with cookies, hot cocoa, and peppermints.

121 S Gay St (865) 406-4270 More Details >
Peter Kern Library

Celebrate the holidays at Peter Kern Library with this season's specialty cocktail, the Francis Xavier Cross. This cocktail is as complex as its name with whiskey, port wine, Branca Menta, and Xocolatl mole bitters. Guaranteed to spice up your night and convert you to a believer in the magic of the speakeasy.

407 Union Ave (865) 521-0050 More Details >
Petro's Chili & Chips

Visit Petro's on Market Square for Peppermint Dusted Rich Hot Chocolate and peppermint-chocolate chip North Pole Christie Cookies. Aren’t the holidays better with something oh-so-hot chocolatey? Visit this holiday season for an iconic Petro and a pepperminty treat!

2 Market Square (865) 444-3970 More Details >
Phoenix Pharmacy and Fountain

The Phoenix Pharmacy and Fountain is bringing you a host of annual traditions and a special holiday-themed menu. You'll find Peppermint Stick Sundaes (with brownie, peppermint ice cream, and white and dark chocolate hard shell!), Scout Elf Shakes (a peppermint milkshake in a hot fudge lined glass topped with crushed peppermint!), Sleigh Bell Shakes (with Eggnog and whipped cream!), Rosemary Honey & Fig Ice Cream, Eggnog Egg Cream, European-Style Hot Chocolate, and so much more. So...you might want to plan more than one trip! And check out their social media for activities like breakfast with Santa, Christmas cookie decorating, swing dancing, downtown caroling, and more.

418 S Gay St (865) 692-1603 More Details >
PostModern Spirits

This year the talented bartending elves at PostModern Spirits have created the most delicious Peppermint-Cacao Martini to help spread their Holiday Cheer. Featuring PostModern Spirits newly released Whiskey Barrel Aged Cacao Liqueur, this holiday martini is chock-full of delicious chocolate and peppermint. Stop in for cocktails, spirit tasting, or pick up the Perfect Stocking Stuffer!

205 W Jackson Ave (865) 437-3190 More Details >
Pour Taproom

Visit Pour Taproom on the Peppermint Trail for pay-by-the-ounce holiday cheer - their Peppermint Beer! They also carry a variety of seasonal brews. Want something to warm you up? Try their Spiked Peppermint Hot Cocoa.

207 W Jackson Ave (865) 337-5726 More Details >
Preservation Pub

While enjoying friends, family and great music at Preservation Pub, order up a festive Candy Cane Cocktail with a red-and-green sugar rim. It's a beautiful, delicious cocktail you can't miss!

28 Market Square (865) 524-2224 More Details >
Pretentious Beer Co

Fairy Floss is back at Pretentious Beer Co! Don't miss this double blueberry and blackberry fruited sour with vanilla and marshmallow. Served in a hand-blown glass to make it an extra special winter treat.

131 S Central St (865) 851-7693 More Details >
Pretentious Glass Co

Looking for an addition to your holiday ornament collection? Pretentious Glass will have a variety of handmade glass ornaments, candy canes, and icicles, plus their regular collection of beautiful barware. Stop by and explore this beautiful selection of handmade glass all made in the Old City!

133 S Central St (865) 249-8677 More Details >
Proper Popcorn

Proper Popcorn has popped up a red, white, and green Festive Mix and fan-favorite Reindeer Munch with popcorn, candy, pretzels, cereal, and white chocolate!

29 Market Square (865) 381-2929 More Details >
Radius Rooftop Lounge

Visit the Radius Rooftop Lounge at the top of Embassy Suites for a cocktail stop on the Peppermint Trail! Their signature peppermint drink is the Peppermintini, which includes vanilla vodka, chocolate liqueur, Bailey’s, peppermint schnapps, and a candy cane garnish. This is the stop for holiday drinks and a view!

507 S Gay St (865) 770-5989 More Details >
Rick Terry Jewelry Designs

Rubies and diamonds are the best kind of peppermint! Drop by Rick Terry Jewelry Designs for beautiful jewelry, quality craftsmanship, a personalized shopping experience, and a free peppermint treat!

618 S Gay St (865) 525-3793 More Details >
Rocket Fizz

Rocket Fizz Soda Pop and Candy Shop is definitely the sweetest place on Market Square. You’ll find the South's most delicious selection of nostalgic candies, quirky sodas and the latest brands of toys and sweets from around the world. A must stop on the Peppermint Trail for favorite peppermint sweet treats, stocking stuffers, and more.

7 Market Square (865) 999-5940 More Details >
Ruby Sunshine

Ruby Sunshine's Winter Menu Specials will warm you up with holiday flavors, like their Chocolate Brandied Cherry French Toast stuffed with chocolate mascarpone cheesecake. It's a dish you won’t want to miss.

37 Market Square (865) 338-9712 More Details >
Scruffy City Hall

Scruffy City Hall will whip up a Traditional Whiskey Grog with a hint of mint this holiday season. Be sure to also ask the bartender for his or her specialty!

32 Market Square (865) 524-2224 More Details >
Selfish Knoxville

Selfish is ready for the holidays with holiday-themed photo ops, booths, and even visits with Santa. So put on your festive best and get by for some holiday pics.

310 W Jackson Ave (865) 771-3853 More Details >
Starbucks on Gay St

Don’t forget coffee! Starbucks at Hyatt Place on Gay St has some special deals on Peppermint Mocha Lattes, Peppermint Hot Chocolates, and holiday pastries.

530 S Gay St (865) 544-9977 More Details >
Status Dough Doughnuts & Coffee

Celebrate the season with a Peppermint Chocolate Cake Doughnut or a Chocolate Glazed Old Fashioned paired with a Peppermint Mocha! Plus, grab a dozen of your favorite buttermilk old fashioned, glazed, or flavorful cream-filled doughnuts alongside a Peppermint Coffee or Peppermint Tea

418 S Gay St (865) 888-0997 More Details >
Stock & Barrel

Stock and Barrel is spicing up the party with their holiday Tinsel Toddy. It’s the perfect blend of hot bourbon, cranberry, lemon, apple, and AllSpice. Cheers to that!

35 Market Square (865) 766-2075 More Details >
Tall Man Toys & Comics

This is a spot that's sure to pop on the Peppermint Trail! Tall Man Toys has holiday-themed items around every corner. Mention the Peppermint Trail at checkout for a special deals and treats! Start or add to your Pop collection this season, but don't miss this stop! 

1060 World's Fair Park Dr (865) 219-1064 More Details >
Tern Club

Take a tropical vacation to the Tern Club and enjoy a break with their holiday cocktail menu featuring Menta Clause with vodka, coconut milk and cold brew coffee, Rum Rum Reindeer with house spiced rum and pineapple, and It's a Wonderful Spice with bourbon and maple brown ale spice! Enjoy delicious libations on their outdoor patio or inside their stylish bar. Merry, merry!

135 S Gay St (865) 312-5530 More Details >
Tomato Head

Delicious, homemade, and "snow-dusted" Peppermint Crackle Cookies fill the Tomato Head with warm scents of chocolate and peppermint. Grab one (or a dozen) to satisfy your holiday sweet tooth!

12 Market Square (865) 637-4067 More Details >
Tommy Trent's

Head to Tommy Trent's, where the game is always on, for a delicious cocktail – the Peppermint Patty Cocktail, a creamy, chocolatey drink with a hint of peppermint.

36 Market Square (865) 312-5692 More Details >
Tree & Vine

Find peppermint cozy hand mugs, dish towels, and bakeware at the Tree & Vine along the Peppermint Trail. Stop in for gourmet goodies any day of the week, plus in-store tastings of teas, chocolate, panettone, and tasty dips.

439 Union Ave (865) 985-0524 More Details >

Head underground on the Peppermint Trail to the Vault, where you need to order up the Night Before, made with espresso, peppermint, PostModern Spirits' Cacao Liqueur, Jägermeister, and peppermint crème.

531 S Gay St (865) 544-8564 More Details >

Vida is bringing the heat! Try their Mexican Hot Chocolate topped with peppermint froth. It's a combination of milk, warm spices, cayenne pepper, chocolate, whipped cream, and peppermint marshmallows.

531 S Gay St (865) 544-8564 More Details >
Wake Foot Sanctuary

You've been walking the Peppermint Trail. Now it's time to dip your toes into it with two signature soaks at Wake Foot Sanctuary. The Meditation Garden includes relaxing lemon, juniper, cinnamon, clary sage, and peppermint, while the Tea Tree & Mint has tea tree, peppermint, and avocado oils swirled together with green clay. While soaking, enjoy a Gourmet Hot Chocolate topped with peppermint, and then go home with Peppermint Whipped Shea, Tea Tree & Mint Bar Soap, Muscle Spray, Peppermint Body Wash and Peppermint Hand Soap...to name a few! Wake is serious about their peppermint!

507 S Gay St (865) 770-5985 More Details >
William & Wylie

William & Wylie will have candy canes to give out at their Custom Menswear store, along with special deals when you mention the Peppermint Trail! Plus a free-to-enter raffle for the holiday season.

211 Clinch Ave (865) 690-5805 More Details >
Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

Celebrate with the basketball fans in your life! The Women's Basketball Hall of Fame will have a sweet deal on WBHOF Tumblers packed with peppermint candy. Mention the Peppermint Trail for special pricing. Don't miss out on their Holiday Bear Trivia Scavenger Hunt for children with WBHOF admission!

700 Hall of Fame Drive (865) 633-9000 More Details >
YMCA - Lindsay Young

Work off some of that Peppermint Trail fun, sweets, and treats, by heading on over to the YMCA. They're offering No Joining Fee if you drop by and mention the Peppermint Trail. Have your peppermint and eat it too!

605 W Clinch (865) 522-9622 More Details >