Starbucks gives away 1,000 gift cards in downtown Nashville

This Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, photo provided by Starbucks shows the company's 2017 holiday cup on display in Seattle. This latest holiday cup is mostly white, for customers to color in themselves. (Joshua Trujillo/Starbucks via AP)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Starbucks is giving away 1,000 gift cards in downtown Nashville Wednesday afternoon.

The $20 dollar Starbucks gift cards will be given out beginning at 2 p.m. at Public Square Park near the city Christmas tree.

The giveaway is part of a nationwide celebration where the coffee giant is giving away $1 million worth of gift cards.

The gift cards will be handed out on a first come, first serve basis.