Upcoming events

    • March 27, 2023
    • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Haunted Murfreesboro, 105 N Maple St. 37130

    Join us downtown for networking and a tour by LOM member Jen Freeman, Owner of Haunted Murfreesboro! Tours will run at 530 and 7, and networking in between. Tours are discounted at $10 for LOM members. (Psssst... You can join for free at locallyownedmurfreesboro.org/join).

    Tarot card readings will be available for an additional $25 by a local gem, Cassandra!

    We cannot wait to see you all and network again!

    Street parking is available, or either parking garage downtown. (civic plaza or Lytle/Maple) 

    • April 25, 2023
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Historic Sam Davis Home & Museum

    Locally Owned Murfreesboro and Smyrna Independent Merchants Association are excited to announce the 6th annual Light Up Local Firefly Awards! Light Up Local, set for April 25, 2023 promises to be an exciting evening of local food, music and the presentation of the Firefly Awards. Through the people's choice awards celebration, this event will highlight the importance of supporting independent businesses by showcasing locally owned businesses in both Murfreesboro and Smyrna in carefully selected categories. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. You do not have to be a local business owner to come show your support!

    SiMA will be hosting this year at the historic Sam Davis Home. Dress is casual and you are encouraged to wear a shirt from your favorite local business. 

    Sponsorship opportunities available. Contact us for more information. 

    Top 3 finalists in each category will receive FOUR tickets to attend the event for FREE. 

    Tickets are $25 to attend with an option to purchase drink tickets. Drink tickets are $5 each if you purchase in advance, $6 each if you purchase at the event. Beer and wine will be available from local spots using your drink tickets, or handmade cocktails featuring local liquor as well.

    Vote for your favorite small businesses here:


    Voting open until March 31st at 11:59 pm