Chattanooga Events Calendar

Chattanooga events from music to festivals to attraction special events, you’ll find all the Chattanooga events you are looking for here on our special events calendar. For what happens everyday, like tours, tastings and daily fun, check out this list of ongoing events in Chattanooga.  Click the date on the calendar of your intended visit (arrows change the month), set the range from one week to one year and then narrow the Chattanooga event you are looking for by selecting a category or see all the Chattanooga events by leaving it set to all. Enjoy!

  • December 19, 2014Tennessee Aquarium IMAX 3D Theater
    PJs and The Polar Express 3D!

    PJs and The Polar Express 3D!

    All aboard the Polar Express for an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole! Begin winter break in a leisurely style. Dress in your favorite pajamas and enjoy a special screening of The Polar Expre

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  • December 19, 2014 - December 20, 2014The Foundry (inside The Chattanoogan Hotel)
    Priscilla and Lil' Rickee

    Priscilla and Lil' Rickee

    The Foundry, The Chattanoogan's upscale lounge, offers a delicious menu of appetizers, salads, sandwiches and light entrees. The Foundry has a full bar with top-of-the-line liquors, handcrafted cockta

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  • August 3, 2014 - December 28, 2014Broad Street Grill (inside The Chattanoogan Hotel)
    Award-Winning Champagne Sunday Brunch

    Award-Winning Champagne Sunday Brunch

    Executive Chef Adam Roe and his culinary team change the menu every week to create specialties from our local vendors, as well as feature our signature items like Southern FGT Benedict, Chef Carving S

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  • November 8, 2014 - December 21, 2014The Barn Nursery 1801 East 24th Street Place, Chattanooga, Tn 37407
    Christmas Festival

    Christmas Festival

    Come out to our holiday extravaganza where you’ll enjoy food and drinks, holiday music, faux & natural Christmas trees, garland, wreaths, Christmas seminars, upscale boutique shopping, Santa’s toy sto

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  • November 15, 2014 - January 8, 2015Creative Discovery Museum
    Winter Wonders

    Winter Wonders

    Explore cold-weather traditions. From cozy cottages to a blizzard maze and learning about animal tracks, this exhibit is a warm welcome for wintertime play.

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  • November 21, 2014 - January 3, 2015Rock City Gardens
    Enchanted Garden of Lights

    Enchanted Garden of Lights

    Enjoy the award-winning light extravaganza with more than 1 million lights that transform the gardens’ into a nighttime fantasyland. You can also decorate gingerbread cookies, sip hot chocolate, liste

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  • November 21, 2014 - January 3, 2015Tennessee Aquarium & IMAX 3D
    Holidays Under the Peaks

    Holidays Under the Peaks

    Special programming helps connect families to fascinating creatures from around the world. Quiz divers, penguin experts and other keepers about family units in the wild. Special weekend appearances by

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  • November 21, 2014 - December 23, 2014Tennessee Valley Railroad
    North Pole Limited Adventures Train Excursions

    North Pole Limited Adventures Train Excursions

    Dates have multiple times - check website for schedule. Enjoy a trip to the “North Pole” pulled by a locomotive with refreshments, storytelling, caroling, visits by Santa Claus and more! These trips s

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  • November 28, 2014 - December 21, 2014Creative Discovery Museum
    Gingerbread Workshops

    Gingerbread Workshops

    Create your own Holiday tradition by participating in the annual Gingerbread House Workshop. By reservation only.

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  • November 28, 2014 - January 4, 2015Hunter Museum of American Art
    Holidays at the Hunter

    Holidays at the Hunter

    We have a long-standing tradition of decorating the Museum galleries with festive trees and lighted mantels as part of Holidays at the Hunter. Many Chattanooga residents have fond memories of visiting

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  • November 28, 2014 - January 4, 2015Chattanooga Riverfront
    Ice on the Landing – Skating Rink

    Ice on the Landing – Skating Rink

    (Check website for daily hour updates). Get out and enjoy this temporary outdoor ice rink on the Chattanooga Green during the holiday season. The ice rink is a 50’ x 70’ open-air version of a Rockefel

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  • November 28, 2014 - March 22, 2015Hunter Museum of American Art
    New York Times Magazine Photography Exhibit

    New York Times Magazine Photography Exhibit

    For over thirty years, the weekly New York Times Magazine has commissioned and published photographic work that has ranged from photojournalism to fashion to portraiture. This exhibit will explore thi

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  • November 28, 2014 - December 24, 2014Tennessee Aquarium IMAX 3D Theater
    The Polar Express 3D

    The Polar Express 3D

    Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of The Polar Express 3D at the Tennessee Aquarium IMAX Theater. Experiencing this holiday tale on the giant six-story screen has become a family tradition for many. When

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  • November 30, 2014 - December 21, 2014Southern Belle Riverboat
    Christmas Carol Dinner Cruise

    Christmas Carol Dinner Cruise

    Join the singing deckhands for a special selection of Christmas carols, live entertainment, prime rib and shrimp Creole, and a visit from the man in the big red suit!

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  • November 30, 2014 - December 21, 2014Chattanoogan Hotel
    Holiday Carolers

    Holiday Carolers

    A new tradition for the season kicks off with weekend carolers serenading guests with delightful holiday music performed in the lobby of the hotel. A hot chocolate bar with delicious warm beverages w

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  • December 1, 2014 - December 23, 2014Ruby Falls
    Ruby Falls’ Christmas Underground

    Ruby Falls’ Christmas Underground

    Enjoy a brand new Christmas event. Explore the Ruby Falls’ gem mines and discover Joystone, a rare gemstone that helps spread the spirit of Christmas. Your adventure takes you to see Santa but first y

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  • December 4, 2014 - December 20, 2014Chattanooga Zoo
    Holiday Lights at the Chattanooga Zoo

    Holiday Lights at the Chattanooga Zoo

    The Chattanooga Zoo is transformed into a magical wonderland where you can view hundreds of lights, visit the animals and watch them open their Christmas presents, get your picture taken with Santa an

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  • December 5, 2014 - December 23, 2014Chattanooga Theatre Centre
    A Christmas Story Musical

    A Christmas Story Musical

    Enjoy this favorite holiday film as a musical. Ralphie Parker wants only one thing for Christmas – an Official Red Ryder® Air Rifle, despite repeated warnings of shooting his eye out.

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  • December 5, 2014 - December 21, 2014Chattanooga Theatre Center
    A Christmas Story, The Musical

    A Christmas Story, The Musical

    America's most beloved holiday movie is now a Big Broadway musical and it’s back this holiday season by popular demand. This is a bright, bouyant, musical retelling of the cherished and much-repeated

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  • December 5, 2014 - December 31, 2014In-Town Gallery
    Exhibit: Choices

    Exhibit: Choices

    Roger Harvey, potter and woodworker will show his new works as the front wall feature in December. Rogers’ creative three-dimensional pieces reveal his finesse as a dedicated craftsman with the imagin

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  • December 5, 2014 - December 20, 2014Southern Belle Riverboat
    'Tis the Season lunch cruise

    'Tis the Season lunch cruise

    Join the singing deckhands for a special selection of Christmas carols, live entertainment, prime rib and shrimp Creole, and a visit from the man in the big red suit! Cost: $32.24 Adult - $18.17 Child

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  • December 6, 2014 - December 20, 2014Southern Belle Riverboat
    Santa's Pancake Breakfast on the Pier & Cruise

    Santa's Pancake Breakfast on the Pier & Cruise

    Join us for our Pancake Breakfast on the Pier with live Christmas music. After breakfast, board the Southern Belle for hot chocolate and a one-hour cruise. Breakfast will be served from 9:30-11 am and

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  • December 6, 2014 - December 21, 2014Chattanooga Convention Center
    Special Chattanooga Holiday Market

    Special Chattanooga Holiday Market

    The special Holiday Market offers a special holiday theme with live music, caroling, festivities and more than 200 vendors providing a great assortment of unique, locally hand-made items, holiday déco

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  • December 10, 2014 - January 28, 2015The Honest Pint
    Open Mic hosted by Ryan Oyer

    Open Mic hosted by Ryan Oyer

    Every Wednesday night, local songsmith Ryan Oyer will host open mic night on the stage. All musicians are welcome and encouraged. Sign-ups start at 7 pm and music starts at 8:30 pm.

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  • December 12, 2014 - December 21, 2014Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga
    The Velveteen Rabbit

    The Velveteen Rabbit

    Be transported back to your childhood when you experience this classic come alive on stage. The Velveteen Rabbit is a well-loved story about a little boy stricken with scarlet fever and the bond he sh

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  • December 12, 2014 - January 1, 2015The Palms at Hamilton
    Winter Nights w/Jimmy Harris in The Coconut Room

    Winter Nights w/Jimmy Harris in The Coconut Room

    Jimmy Harris will perform "Winter Nights on the Baby Grand,” Wednesday-Saturday nights in The Coconut Room. Enjoy your holiday with friends and family or your corporate dinners in our cozy restaurant

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  • December 18, 2014 - December 21, 2014Comedy Catch and Giggles Grill
    Mike Speenburg

    Mike Speenburg

    He’s been called "The Inner Voice of His Generation" and has been featured on everything from the Paul Harvey Radio Show to The Weather Channel. You can hear him every week on his popular internet pod

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  • December 20, 2014Artsy-U Paint Party Studio
    Artsy-U's Christmas Camp

    Artsy-U's Christmas Camp

    Do you want to paint a snowman? Join us at our 3rd annual Christmas camp for kids. During the camp, your child will create unique holiday artwork including a multi-media snowman and Christmas ornament

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  • December 20, 2014 - December 21, 2014Tivoli Theatre
    Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Pops Series: Home for the Holidays

    Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Pops Series: Home for the Holidays

    The CSO opens its 2014 annual holiday tradition with some of your family favorites, such as Christmas Festival and Farandole. The second half welcomes the Alison Brown Quartet as they present holiday

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  • December 20, 2014 - December 21, 2014Tivoli Theatre
    Home for the Holidays

    Home for the Holidays

    Enjoy the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera’s concert as they celebrate the holidays “Through a Child’s Eyes” in this special, family-friendly tradition. Featuring the CSO and the Chattanooga Boys Choir.

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  • December 20, 2014 - December 21, 2014Sequatchie Valley Institute
    Liquidambar Art Gallery Opening

    Liquidambar Art Gallery Opening

    Dress for adventure and cross the creek to experience the new Liquidambar Art Gallery and studios located in the magical heart of the Sequatchie Valley, just 45 minutes from Chattanooga. Enjoy a visua

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  • December 20, 2014
    Rock/Creek Lookout Mountain 50-Miler

    Rock/Creek Lookout Mountain 50-Miler

    Finish off your year with one of the longest runs in Chattanooga history. This 50-mile trail race has a 10k option to make this a great way to end the year for all running levels. Beautiful trails on

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  • December 20, 2014 - December 21, 2014Chattanooga Dance Theatre
    The 'Nooga Nutcracker

    The 'Nooga Nutcracker

    Chattanooga sets the stage for this contemporary twist of a classical ballet. Chattanooga Dance Theatre presents the 2nd act of the 'Nooga Nutcracker, where each divertissement is a different part of

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  • December 25, 2014

    Bluff View Art District’s Christmas Day Brunch

    The menu includes oven roasted turkey breast with sage gravy, traditional corn bread dressing, Dijon-crusted prime rib au jus with sour, cream mashed potatoes, cranberry chutney, green bean casserole,

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  • December 26, 2014 - December 27, 2014The Foundry (inside The Chattanoogan Hotel)
    Logan Murrell

    Logan Murrell

    The Foundry, The Chattanoogan's upscale lounge, offers a delicious menu of appetizers, salads, sandwiches and light entrees. The Foundry has a full bar with top-of-the-line liquors, handcrafted cockta

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  • December 26, 2014 - December 28, 2014Tennessee Aquarium IMAX 3D Theater
    Special Screenings of National Geographic Entertainment’s JERUSALEM 3D Film

    Special Screenings of National Geographic Entertainment’s JERUSALEM 3D Film

    Check out the first-ever giant-screen film to soar above the Holy Land. Jerusalem: sacred to half the people on earth; fought over more than any other place in history; conquered and destroyed, rebuil

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