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Follow the Peppermint Trail

November 29 thru January 5

What’s at the end of a Peppermint Trail? Holiday magic you have to see to believe! Follow the peppermints along the sidewalks in Downtown Knoxville to discover specials featuring the favorite red-and-white holiday candy. Restaurants, coffee shops, and bars will have candy cane coffees, desserts, and cocktails, while boutiques will sell peppermint t-shirts and fun gifts. A little Elf also told us there will be visits from Santa, cookie decorating classes, and more pepperminty-events! Santa’s team also decked out downtown storefronts, windows, doors, patios, trees and parks with 200,000+ lights and garland. 

Come back to this site often, as we add peppermint specials and events throughout the season. And follow the trail of 70+ peppermints on the sidewalks of Downtown Knoxville to see what peppermint surprises you’ll discover. 

You'll find peppermint treats from November 29 through January 5. Post photos of your peppermint adventures with #KnoxPeppermint. You’re MINT to be downtown this season!

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Downtown Trolleys

Experience all the fun and excitement of the peppermint trail by hopping on the Downtown Peppermint Trolleys. Trolleys are free and run throughout Downtown, The Old City, and the University of Tennessee. Visit katbus.com for more.

301 E Church Ave (865) 637-3000 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 with whipped cream and mini marshmallows, White Chocolate Peppermint Mocha, a Peppermint Snow Cream Steamer, or Hot Maple Buttered Rum. Looking 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! And you’ll always find a wide selection of sweet and savory French crêpes, delicious baguette and croissant sandwiches, plus a choice of soups and salads. Délicieux.

412 Clinch Ave (865) 540-4372 More Details >
Pour Taproom

Pour Taproom is going all-out peppermint for the season. Peppermint beer, peppermint cocktails, peppermint desserts, and peppemint hot beverages...plus craft beers, ciders, mead and wines on self-serve taps. Cheers!

207 W Jackson Ave (865) 337-5726 More Details >
Santa at Mast General Store

Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa will be making a couple of stops at Mast General Store on Gay Street in Downtown Knoxville. From 1pm to 4pm on Saturday, Dec 7 and again from 1pm to 4pm on Sunday, Dec 8. So, for goodness’ sake, drop by Mast Store for candy canes and good cheer and let Santa know what’s on your list this year!

402 S Gay St (865) 546-1336 More Details >
Miracle on Gay Street at Sapphire

Sapphire Fine Food & Fancy Drinks will join locations around the country for Miracle, the beloved Christmas-themed pop-up bar launched in 2014 in New York City. 

Throughout the holiday season Sapphire will be transformed with nostalgic holiday décor and a signature cocktail menu with new cocktails like the Snowball Old Fashioned (caramelized pecan bourbon, spiced molasses syrup, wormwood bitters, orange essence), Christmapolitan (vodka, elderflower, dry vermouth, spiced cranberry sauce, rosemary, lime, absinthe mist), and many more. Stop by for some holiday cheer!

428 S Gay St (865) 951-2066 More Details >
Santa at the Lawson McGhee Library

Santa is taking a break from the North Pole to hear kids' wishes at the Lawson McGhee Library on Wednesday, Dec 18 from 10:30am-11:30am. Be sure to bring your camera! 

500 W Church Ave (865) 215-8750 More Details >
Cookies with Santa on Stage at the Tennessee Theatre

Have cookies with Santa on stage at the Tennessee Theatre! Visit with Santa and have a photo taken with the beautiful Tennessee Theatre as the backdrop. There will be cookie decorating and craft and coloring stations for children to enjoy before or after visiting with Santa. Monday, Dec 9. 5pm-7pm. Space is limited. Purchase Tickets.

604 Gay St (865) 684-1200 More Details >
Cruze Farm Ice Cream

Step inside Cruze Farm Ice Cream and you'll find your Peppermint Trail wishes answered with a long list of holiday flavors – Candy Cane, Christmas Morning Coffee, Snow Cream, Frozen Hot Chocolate, Cindy Lou Strawberry, Sugar Cookie Christmas Tree, Santa's Milk and Cookies, and Blimey Limey Grinch. Plus coffees, shakes, floats, and toppings that will certainly add some sweetness to your season. Oh...and did we mention Cookie Dough Bowls!?

445 S Gay St (865) 333-1265 More Details >
Gift Wrapping with a Purpose

Too busy exploring the Peppermint Trail to wrap those gifts? We've got you covered! There will be several non-profits wrapping gifts for donations at Mast General Store every Friday night, Saturday and Sunday beginning Nov 29 thru Dec 23...plus Tuesday, Dec 24. Items do NOT need to be purchased at Mast Store. Just bring the items in and you'll find partner non-profits wrapping gifts for small donations.

402 S Gay St (865) 546-1336 More Details >
Knoxville Soap Candle & Gifts

For one of the most festive stops on the Peppermint Trail, drop by Knoxville Soap Candle & Gifts on Gay Street. They are ready for the season with peppermint soaps, candles, lotions and bath bombs. Plus tiny edible peppermint spoons that are perfect for stirring cocoa or coffees on those cold winter mornings! You'll also find locally handcrafted gifts and merchandise great for holiday shopping.

714 S Gay St (865) 689-6545 More Details >
Awaken Coffee

Awaken is a must-stop destination with their holiday drinks! 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, and their newest drink that's Buddy the Elf's favorite made with real maple syrup. Stop in to have your taste buds tingled!

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

Drop by for lunch, brunch, or dinner, and a choice of specialty cocktails at the Oliver Royale including this year's Peppermint Trail treat named after one of Santa's reindeer - The Blitzen! This cocktail has peppermint infused Wheatley vodka, cream, espresso, cacao liqueur, and vanilla peppermint syrup. 

5 Market Square (865) 622-6434 More Details >
Frussies Deli & Bakery

Frussies is all-in on peppermint. You'll find peppermint-themed dessert specials, white chocolate peppermint bark, hot cocoa with mint marshmallows, and other holiday specials...plus hand-crafted sandwiches with locally sourced ingredients, in-house cured meats, and fresh breads baked daily. Complimentary peppermint candy canes to in-store visitors. Stop in to see them!

722 S Gay St (865) 333-5359 More Details >
Double S Wine Bar

It's a season of twinkly lights and glittery nights! And at Double S Wine Bar it's a season for Peppermint Mimosas! You'll also find peppermint chocolates as an additional garnish on the selection of cheese plates. Plus live jazz combos every Thursday night and every third Sunday is spiced up with an Argentine Tango Milonga. 

129 S Gay St (865) 244-5117 More Details >
Matt Robbs Biscuits

Matt Robb’s Biscuits & Brew 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.   

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

Stop by the “Selfie Station” at Tailgate for some Peppermint Trail pics. There’s a cute spot set up for kids, friends, and families to don red-and-white photo props and capture special holiday memories. Plus, it's the perfect spot to pick up orange and white gifts and surprises for the Vol fans on your list.

23 Market Square (865) 540-9995 More Details >
Coffee & Chocolate

Coffee and Chocolate will perfect a trifecta of peppermint sweets! Try their delicious handcrafted peppermint truffles, warm up with a peppermint hot chocolate, or sip on a peppermint mocha. The truffles and hot drinks are a winning combo!

327 Union Ave (865) 688-9244 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 Ave (865) 673-3355 More Details >

Your four-legged friends can get in on the fun too! Citifid-O has peppermint and candy cane 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 >
Knoxville Museum of Art

On Sunday Dec 8, you’ll find a FREE peppermint art activity at the Knoxville Museum of Art. Drop in from 1-4pm with kids from ages 3-13. And remember, admission to the KMA is always free. Throughout the holidays, you'll also find the beautiful Thorne Miniature Rooms decorated for the season. Sure to delight the big and small.

1050 Worlds Fair Park Dr (865) 525-6101 More Details >
Knoxville Visitors Center

Tingle your taste buds with Peppermint Hot Chocolate and Coffee at The Knoxville Visitors Center. You'll find a variety of holiday scented candles, locally-made items, keepsakes, and that special gift for EVERYONE on your list. Stop by to enjoy a free candy cane, the winter wonderland windows and peruse the exclusive selection of Knoxville Gifts as you immerse yourself in the wonders and delights of The Peppermint Trail.

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

Your Taco Tuesday just got elevated with Chivo's holiday cocktail, the Peppermint Marg! It has peppermint infused tequila, cranberry, lime juice and simple syrup, with a peppermint rim and a mini candy cane garnish! Oh, and it's not just for Tuesdays. You'll find it all season long on the Peppermint Trail.

314 S Gay St (865) 444-3161 More Details >
Nothing Too Fancy

We're not saying you HAVE to have a holiday t-shirt to walk the Peppermint Trail, but it's totally recommended! Stop by Nothing Too Fancy for a variety of locally designed and printed Knoxville Christmas t-shirts (sizes and designs for adults and children) to add to your festive holiday wardrobe. Plus locally-made peppermint candles that you'll definitely want to take home.

435 Union Ave (865) 951-2916 More Details >
Jackson Ave Tea Company

Escape the busyness of the season and enjoy a visit to The Jackson Ave Tea Company, where you can sip on a peppermint tea on the Peppermint Trail, along with a variety of other whole leaf options, including one of "Tea Time Magazine" editor’s holiday favorites - Chestnut Truffle (November/December 2019 issue). Whole leaf tea is great for gift giving, and you can explore for your personal favorites too!

555 W Jackson Ave (865) 637-4558 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 >
Blackhorse Pub & Brewery

Whatever the weather, you'll find the perfect peppermint treat at Blackhorse Brewery on Gay St...from Peppermint Hot Cocoa to a White Chocolate Peppermint Martini. You can also choose from a selection of locally brewed seasonal and specialty handcrafted beers accompanied by a full menu of flatbreads, steaks and pasta, salad and sandwiches.

430 S Gay St (865) 249-8511 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 vegetable glycerin soaps adorned with candy canes smelling of peppermint and spearmint, and Jingle Bell bath balms with peppermint essential oil and fresh crushed peppermint fragrance. Brightly wrapped Shower Burst with mint and lavender are perfect stocking-stuffers, and buy one for yourself for a relaxing unwind after festivities. And find holiday-scented candles that will fill your home with fragrant cheer! Stop in and find gifts for all those you hold dear.

22 Market Square (865) 522-8270 More Details >
Hyatt Place Lobby Bar

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! Celebrate the season at the ultra-cool Lobby Bar at Hyatt Place with a Farragut’s Mug (dark chocolate cream, green chartreuse, plus house infused peppermint vodka) or a Happy Trails (house candy cane and vanilla liqueur, Santa Teresa Rum, with lemon zest). Guaranteed to put you in the holiday spirit!

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

Looking for a new addition to your holiday ornament collection? Pretentious Glass has a variety of beautiful hand-blown glass ornaments, including peppermints and candy canes. And you'll find a blow-your-own glass session every Friday and Saturday night. Call ahead to reserve a spot.

133 S Central St (865) 249-8677 More Details >
J.C. Holdway

You'll find a cocktail you don't want to miss at J.C. Holdway that wraps up peppermint with local liquors for a special holiday treat. The Peppermint Prancer is peppermint schnapps, PostModern cacao liqueur, Knox Whiskey Works coffee liqueur and cream. Oh my! 


501 Union Ave (865) 312-9050 More Details >
Wake Foot Sanctuary

You've been walking the Peppermint Trail, and now it's time to dip those toes into the Peppermint Hot Cocoa, a signature handmade foot soak from the brand new Wake Foot Sanctuary. This indulgent foot soak is a mini-escape sure to leave a lasting impression.

505 S Gay St (865) 770-5985 More Details >
Starbucks on Gay St

And 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 >
Bloomers Company

Treat yourself to Hot Peppermint Cocoa or Spiced Cider and cookies at The Bloomers Co while finding rich red roses, red mini carnations, white carnations, and white cushion pompons, accented with fragrant holiday greens and embellished with peppermint candy canes to create a very merry Christmas bouquet. 

603 W Main St (865) 500-7008 More Details >
Museum of East Tennessee History

Stop by the Museum of East Tennessee History and enjoy the lobby with historic decorations. You’ll find historic peppermint treats in the museum shop along with local craft items and peppermint-themed books.

601 S Gay St (865) 215-8830 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 peppermint bark protein bars, protein crisp candy canes, and peppermint flavored teas, chocolates, and shakes. Power on!

455 Union Ave (865) 633-6533 More Details >
Jacks of Knoxville

Wander into Jacks on the Peppermint Trail to taste delicious chocolate peppermint shortbread cookies from The Gourmet Cookie and sip on a Candy Cane Hot Chocolate or a Rosemary Mint Latte from Highline Coffee. While you're there, browse all the perfect holiday gifts they carry for the special people in your life!

133 S Gay St (865) 394-6352 More Details >
Lox Salon

Enjoy Holiday Bliss at Lox Salon with a relaxing Peppermint Scalp Massage & Peppermint Pedicure. 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. Peppermint Tea and Hot Cocoa available upon request with your service.

103 W Jackson Ave (865) 523-5569 More Details >
K Brew Coffee & Bagels

Stop by the brand new K Brew in the Embassy Suites for a warming Peppermint Mocha! Nothing goes better together for the holidays than the flavors of peppermint, chocolate, and coffee.

505 S Gay St More Details >
Bluhen Botanicals

A stop at Bluhen Botanicals is a two-in-one, because you can sip on their chocolate peppermint tea from the cafe while browsing their full spectrum CBD oil with peppermint extract.

111 E Jackson Ave (865) 999-3153 More Details >
Merchants of Beer

You will find the perfect holiday "spirit" at Merchants of Beer! Try their delicious seasonal cocktail Peppermint White Russian and have a merry time with other craft beer connoisseurs. Don't leave without shopping their grab-n-go market of craft beers for holiday parties and gifts!

137 S Central St (865) 247-5503 More Details >
Knoxville Chocolate Co

Knoxville Chocolate Co. will be featuring homemade peppermint bark, dark and white peppermint dots, peppermint patties, dark and white peppermint marshmallow pops, candy cane cocoa, and dark chocolate covered crushed peppermint sprinkled oreos! For candy, gifts, and lots of stocking stuffers, a visit with their sweet staff in the shop on Market Square is certain to put you in the spirit!

29 Market Square (865) 394-6349 More Details >
Petro's Chili & Chips

Visit the brand new Petro's on Market Square! They will be baking special peppermint dusted sugar cookies and peppermint chocolate chip cookies for the Peppermint Trail. Visit this holiday season for an iconic Petro and a pepperminty treat!

2 Market Square (865) 444-3970 More Details >
Old City Wine Bar

Cozy up with a creamy holiday treat, the King Kandy, at Old City Wine Bar. It's a delicious mix of cacao, vodka, peppermint and creme liquor. Or choose from the ever-changing list of over 48 wines by the glass and 150 bottles for both the wine enthusiast and adventurous novice. Adding to the holiday fun, drop by for a mulled wine cocktail before or after the Christmas Parade.

108 W Jackson Ave (865) 851-7676 More Details >
The Phoenix Pharmacy and Fountain

In addition to a special holiday menu featuring its now famous house-made peppermint ice cream, genuine European-style hot chocolate, egg nog, and far too many seasonal favorites to list here, The Phoenix Pharmacy and Fountain has a jam-packed schedule of holiday activities beginning with breakfast and cookie decorating with Santa on December 7. Please visit their website (www.thephoenixpharmacy.com) for details. And don’t forget the fountain is now serving lunch Monday - Friday until 5:00 PM. They also have lots of locally-made gifts for purchase and plenty of over the counter pharmacy items to help you stay healthy and well year-round.

418 S Gay St (865) 692-1603 More Details >
Rebel Kitchen

One sip of the King Kandy, Rebel Kitchen and Old City Wine Bar's creamy holiday treat, and you'll be wanting a second! It's a delicious mix of cacao, vodka, peppermint and creme liquor.


108 W Jackson Ave (865) 851-7676 More Details >
Lost Tavern

Head over to the Lost Tavern after ice skating and people watching to drink a well-deserved Minter Wonderland Cocktail with crème de menthe, chocolate vodka, and cream. For a warm-your-soul drink, try the Butterscotch Hot Chocolate with butterscotch schnapps, hot chocolate, and whipped cream. This tasty and festive adult beverage – without peppermint – is an exceptional choice for holiday merrymaking!

20 Market Square (865) 521-0600 More Details >
Radius Rooftop Lounge

Visit the brand new rooftop lounge at the top of Embassy Suites for your next stop on the Peppermint Trail! The Radius Peppermint Martini will be their specialty with peppermint schnapps, creme de coco liquor, topped with soda, served in a chilled chocolate decorated martini glass, and garnished with an ole smokey chocolate covered cherry.

505 S Gay St (865) 544-8502 More Details >
PostModern Spirits

Stop by PostModern Spirits to try the Stocking Stuffer Cocktail, a delicious mix of their crafted chocolate liqueur and peppermint candy cane syrup. Don't leave without an actual stocking stuffer item to take home: a bottle of their chocolaty PostModern Cacao Liqueur! They carry a variety of spirits perfect for holiday gift giving (and enjoying). 

205 W Jackson Ave (865) 437-3190 More Details >
Balter Beerworks

Hey baby it's cold outside! Try a Winter Warmer at Balter Beerworks – a dark ale spiced with juniper berries, ginger, star anise, and orange peel. Plus a great selection of craft beers and made-from-scratch foods. 

100 Broadway SW (865) 999-5015 More Details >
Tupelo Honey Cafe

Tupelo Honey Cafe will have peppermint specials that will really warm you up this season! Try their special holiday drink, a Peppermint White Russian OR the Loaded Hot Chocolate with peppermint schnapps, Irish cream, topped with whipped cream and crushed candy canes. One of each, pretty pepperminty please!

1 Market Square (865) 522-0004 More Details >

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

408 S Gay St (865) 219-1233 More Details >
Chesapeake's Seafood House

The Peppermint Swirl at Chesapeake's is an interesting and beautiful cocktail perfect for the holiday season!‚Äč 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 >
Status Dough Doughnuts & Coffee

Celebrate the season with your favorite buttermilk old fashioned, glazed doughnut, or flavorful cream-filled doughnut alongside a peppermint coffee or tea. Our favorites are the peppermint chocolate cake doughnut or a chocolate glazed old fashioned with a peppermint mocha!

418 S Gay St (865) 888-0997 More Details >
Peter Kern Library

If you didn’t make it to Santa‘s nice list this year, don't worry! You can still celebrate the holidays at Peter Kern Library's speakeasy with their cocktail Thurman Merman, named after the character from the movie Bad Santa. This Stinger variation, with cognac, Branca Menta, and house made peppermint syrup, will help you feel better about being on the naughty list. 

407 Union Ave (865) 521-0050 More Details >
Old City MedSpa

Treat yourself to a Peppermint Lip Plump. It's a sugar lip scrub, radio-frequency lip plumping treatment, and finished with lip plumping gloss. A unique new way to experience peppermint on the Peppermint Trail!

104 W Summit Hill Dr (865) 247-5057 More Details >
Maple Hall Bowling Lanes

Strike, spare, or split...you can’t miss with ordering up the Imperial at Maple Hall with Titos, Knox Whiskey Works coffee liqueur, Cruze Farm milk, and house-made candy cane syrup!

414 S Gay St (865) 249-8454 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 >
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. Plus you'll find in-store tastings on Saturdays throughout the season. And did you know, Mast General Store is now open Monday through Saturday until 9pm plus Sunday until 6pm? Extended hours are all-year round, but provide for some great extra holiday shopping! 

402 S Gay St (865) 546-1336 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 brunch, lunch, and dinner.

807 S Gay St (865) 544-0537 More Details >
Downtown Grill & Brewery

Downtown Grill & Brewery will be serving three peppermint beverages for those that are 21+. Try their Peppermint Hot Chocolate, the Polar Ice Balls (shot of Rumple Minze + coffee liqueur) or their twist on the classic White Russian called White Christmas (Kahlua + Rumple Minze + cream). Drop by for some holiday cheer! 

424 S Gay St (865) 633-8111 More Details >
Boyd's Jig & Reel

Stay toasty this holiday season with Peppermint Hot Cocoa and a Spirited Peppermint Coffee sure to warm you down to your toes. It's a great stop for a warm drink as you walk through Knoxville's Historic Old City.

101 S Central St (865) 247-7066 More Details >
Knox Whiskey Works

Stop by Knox Whiskey Works for some peppermint-inspired cocktails in the tasting room. While you're there, check off those folks on your gift list that have been good this year and stock up on spirits to add some cheer to your holidays. 

516 W Jackson Ave (865) 525-2372 More Details >
Clancy's Tavern & Whiskey House

'Tis the season! Stop by Clancy's Tavern & Whiskey House for a Peppermint Rox, white cream de menthe and Bailey's in coffee with whipped cream and chocolate.


602 S Gay St (865) 219-1266 More Details >
Good Golly Tamale

Good golly, it’s the holidays! You’ll find more than hand-rolled, specialty tamales at Good Golly this season. They’re upping their dessert game for the season 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 >
Tomato Head

Drop by and get your sweet tooth taken care of with delicious home-made Peppermint Crackle Cookies. Grab one or grab a dozen, you won't be disappointed.

12 Market Square (865) 637-4067 More Details >
Tree & Vine

Find peppermint cozy hand mugs, dish towels and more at the Tree and Vine. You’ll also find other goodies plus gorgeous and fun gifts throughout. Every Saturday from November 30 through December 21 they'll be hosting special in-store tastings including teas, chocolate, pannetone and tasty dips.

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

Snuggled in an alley off of Gay Street, Cafe Vicolo is a heart-warming spot to eat homemade breakfast, lunch, or early dinner, and finish the meal off with delicious white chocolate peppermint cookies. You're sure to feel at home this holiday season at this Italian inspired eatery featuring cupcakes, muffins, sandwiches, soups, daily specials, and more!

625 S Gay St (865) 249-6314 More Details >
Painting with a Twist

Escape the busy season to spend time with friends and family at Painting with a Twist! Holiday classes throughout November and December include many red-and-white paintings and seasonal favorites like "Let it Snow," "Baby It's Cold Outside," "Crazy Reindeer," and others with adorable snowmen, red pick-ups trucks carrying trees, and more! Visit their website for class schedule. 

121 S Gay St (865) 229-6037 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 >
Art Market Gallery

Find unique gift items at the Art Market Gallery and receive a peppermint surprise with each purchase. You'll be treated to a bag of peppermints along with the Art Market's exclusive recipe for Peppermint Cookies. Yum! The gallery artists will also be creating hand-made ornaments again this year. The sale of these beautiful pieces will benefit the Community School for the Arts. Find a great gift or add to your collection of holiday decor...all to support the arts in our community.

422 S Gay St (865) 525-5265 More Details >
Hampton Inn Lobby

Dreaming of a White Christmas? When you stay at Hampton Inn & Suites Knoxville Downtown, you'll be close to all of the holiday festivities, plus the lobby will serve up warm cocoa, coffee & cookies at their Peppermint Hot Cocoa Bar! 

618 W Main St (865) 522-5400 More Details >
Union Ave Books

Let the Peppermint Trail lead you to Union Ave Books, where you'll be greeted by festive peppermint window decor and peppermints treats. It's a relaxing stop on the trail to explore new and old favorite holiday books.

517 Union Ave (865) 951-2180 More Details >
Rick Terry Jewelry Designs

If you are looking for beautiful jewelry, quality craftsmanship, and a personalized shopping experience, Rick Terry Jewelry Designs is your go-to place for Diamonds and Rubies that make for beautiful peppermint "rocks!" 

618 S Gay St (865) 525-3793 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 special WBHOF orange bistro mugs packaged with peppermint candy. Mention the Peppermint Trail for special pricing. Plus, the world's largest basketball (it weighs 10 tons!) and the opportunity to test your skills on three different courts, a dribbling course, and a passing skills area. That's a triple threat of holiday fun!

700 Hall of Fame Drive (865) 633-9000 More Details >
UT Downtown Gallery

Stop by the gallery on December 6 from 5-9 pm to enjoy some peppermint treats and Hot Cinnamon Apple Cider as you enjoy their current exhibition!

106 S Gay St (865) 673-0802 More Details >
Ruby Sunshine

Get your holiday brunch fix at Ruby Sunshine! Their Winter Menu is exploding with flavors, like Roasted Sweet Potato Cheesecake and Salted Caramel Stuffed French Toast, Cranberry and Orange Curd Pancakes, Hot Banana Foster Cocktails, and more. Dig into their seasonal flavors before winter is gone!

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