Let's go to the Hop!
Explore the Clifton, Crescent Hill and Butchertown neighborhoods by way of a trolley ride! The FAT Friday Trolley Hop was launched in 2004 and has become a signature event on Frankfort Avenue. Held year-round on the final Friday of every month from 6:00pm-10:30pm, this event draws attracts thousands of people to enjoy free trolley rides to participating shops, restaurants and galleries along the Frankfort, Mellwood and Story Avenue corridor. Many of the businesses host live music and entertainment, complimentary refreshments and special sales on trolley hop nights.
NEW EXTENDED TROLLEY ROUTE! We are excited to announce the trolley route has been permanently extended and will now stretch from River Road and Story Avenue to Cannon's Lane.The Frankfort Avenue Business Association relies on the support of member businesses to cover the cost of the trolley service so that it can be available for free to the public.
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, Core Fluency Pilates, Crescent Hill Radio, Crescent Hill 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, Sweet Surrender, The Tangerine Closet, The Urban Farmhouse Market, Varanese, Vint, Waterside at RiverPark Place, and The Wine Rack.