Opry Mills sees shoppers from all over during tax free weekend

Back To School
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Sunday was the final day of tax free weekend and a lot of shoppers took advantage of the savings.

News 2 braved Opry Mills to catch up with shoppers who were stocking up on back to school items.

“We made quite a drive to get here,” said Kathey Williams. She drove from Evansville, Indiana to find “something affordable” adding her daughter “needs new shoes for sure.”

Opry Mills told News 2 that shoppers from all over flock to the mall for one final day savings.

Tarasina Schneller, a representative of Opry Mills said they “have seen a lot of visitors from out of state.”

The tax free holiday is an annual event for Shena Link and her family. “It saves us money, it’s a good time for the girls to get out and have a good time so we make a great weekend out of it,” said Link.

“School uniforms, tennis shoes, any deals for myself,” laughed Lyn Morehead of Atlanta, who drove to Opry Mills with her daughter.

Tennessee’s annual back-to-school sales tax holiday started at 12:01 a.m. Friday and ends Sunday night at midnight.

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