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Frankfort Avenue to host Holiday Hop on Black Friday

Frankfort Avenue TrolleyFrankfort Avenue will host a special Holiday Hop on Black Friday, November 28th. Trolleys will run extended hours from 10:00am-10:00pm to encourage hoppers to spend the day eating, drinking and shopping along the Avenue. Free trolleys will run along Frankfort Avenue from Cannons Lane to River Road, and many businesses will host music, refreshments and special sales. For more information,

Special activities planned for the Black Friday Holiday Hop on November 28th include:

  • The Wine Rack, 2632 Frankfort Avenue, will host a Black Friday sale where a selection of wine and spirits will be marked 25% off, as well as a wine and cheese sampling from 5:00pm-8:00pm.
  • Mellwood Art Center, 1860 Mellwood Avenue, will host a $21 & Under Sale where shops and studios will offer deals for $21 or less. The 2015 Gallopalooza statues will also be showcased during the Hop.
  • Urban Farmhouse Market, 2830 Frankfort Avenue, will give a free Fleur de Lis ornament to the first 30 customers who make a purchase.
  • Copper & Kings, 111 East Washington Street, will host tours of the facility and the retail shop will be open until 9:00pm.
  • Surroundings LLC, 2033 Frankfort Avenue, will offer 20% off everything in the store and 40% off select art.
  • BAZ and BEA, 1860 Mellwood Avenue #175, will host their annual Black and White Sale where all black and white apparel and accessories are 10% off, and all customers will be entered to win a $50 gift certificate to BAZ and BEA.
  • Consider Boutique, 107 S. Bayly Avenue, will serve hot holiday cider and cookies.
  • Heine Brothers, 2714 Frankfort Avenue, will offer $1 off all holiday seasonal drinks.
  • Vint, 2309 Frankfort Avenue, will offer $1 off all holiday seasonal drinks.
  • Lexie’s Trading Post, 2224 Frankfort Avenue, will give all customers who spend $50 a $10 gift certificate valid from Dec. 1, 2014Feb. 28, 2015.
  • Margaret’s Consignment, located at 2700 Frankfort Avenue, will host a tarot card reader and photos with Santa & Rudolph from 4:00pm-8:00pm.
  • The Irish Rover, 2319 Frankfort Avenue, will host a Traditional Irish Music Seisuin (informal jam session) in the bar area beginning at approximately 8:00pm.
  • Varanese Restaurant, 2106 Frankfort Avenue, will host drink specials and live jazz music.

The FAT Friday Trolley Hop, held year-round on the final Friday of every month, provides free parking and trolley transportation from TARC to participating shops, restaurants and galleries. The route runs along Frankfort, Mellwood and Story Avenue from Cannons Lane to River Road. The trolley program relies on the support of member businesses to cover the cost of the free public trolley service.

The FAT Friday Trolley Hop Program is sponsored by 9th District Councilwoman Tina Ward-Pugh, 15Thousands Farmers, A Reader’s Corner Bookstore, Architype Gallery, BAZ and BEA, Clifton Center, The Comfy Cow, Consider Boutique, Copper and Kings, Core Fluency Pilates, Crescent Hill Radio, Craft House, Eclipse Bank, El Mundo, eyedia, Fierce Salon, Frankfort Avenue Beer Depot, Gallery K, Heine Brothers’ Coffee, The Irish Rover, Just Creations, Lexie’s Trading Post, Louisville Water Company, Maker’s Mark, Margaret’s Consignment, Mellwood Art Center, Modern Cult Records, Porcini, Property Management of Louisville, Surroundings LLC, Sweet Surrender, The Tangerine Closet, The Urban Farmhouse Market, Third Lutheran Church, Varanese, Vint, Waterside at RiverPark Place, and The Wine Rack.

About The Frankfort Avenue Business Association
The Frankfort Avenue Business Association’s (FABA) mission is to enhance The Avenue as a place to do business and work to stimulate economic development along the business corridor. In addition, FABA acts as an advocate for solutions when issues emerge in the community and helps keep The Avenue looking its best through clean-up and landscaping programs. For more information, pick up a map of The Avenue at any member business or visit Follow us on Facebook/FrankfortAvenueand Twitter and on FAT Friday Facebook and Instagram @fatfridaytrolley.

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