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 11, 2016Jazzanooga Arts Space
    Jazzanooga Arts Space: Year 1 Celebration (Day 4)

    Jazzanooga Arts Space: Year 1 Celebration (Day 4)

    DAY 4 OF OUR ONE YEAR CELEBRATION! Last brunch of the year and we promise it is going to be AWESOME!! Come on out to our brunch and enjoy a sumptuous meal while appreciating this uplifting, soulful mu

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  • December 11, 2016
    Mid-South Symphonic Band Holiday Concert

    Mid-South Symphonic Band Holiday Concert

    Hear classic favorites such as The Holly and the Ivy and It Came Upon a Midnight Clear. The concert will also feature some fun music from the How the Grinch Stole Christmas and a salsa arrangement of

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  • December 11, 2016Main Street Meats
    Ballast Point Beer Dinner

    Ballast Point Beer Dinner

    The evening will begins with hors d'oeuvres and a Ballast Point welcome beverage. Then, guests will be treated to a four-course beer pairing dinner created by Chef Erik Niel. The full menu for the eve

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  • April 10, 2016 - December 18, 2016The Honest Pint
    ComedyFight

    ComedyFight

    ComedyFight is a new, hilariously fun comedy showcase in Chattanooga. The evening is one part standard open mic and another part competition. The first ten comics to sign up at the beginning of the ni

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  • May 5, 2016 - January 28, 2017The Palms at Hamilton
    Jimmy Harris Live on The Baby Grand

    Jimmy Harris Live on The Baby Grand

    Relax and enjoy the sounds of Jimmy Harris on the baby grand in the Coconut Room.  Dinner is served along with a full cocktail bar.

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  • May 9, 2016 - January 30, 2017The Palms at Hamilton
    Monday Nite Big Band

    Monday Nite Big Band

    Relax and enjoy the sounds of a 16-piece Big Band perform in The Coconut Room.

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  • August 26, 2016 - December 30, 2016Pin Strikes
    80's & 90's Music with DJ Lou Fury

    80's & 90's Music with DJ Lou Fury

    Have a blast from the past and join us for 80's & 90's day! Come on back to the bar for good times and great music. Try one of our specialty drinks and get down on the dance floor, where DJ Lou Fu

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  • September 1, 2016 - December 30, 2016Buttonwillow Civil War Dinner Theater
    An 1864 Celebration

    An 1864 Celebration

    Enjoy a special “1864 celebration” show focusing on the Victorian ideals and culture that lead American to war. While you watch, enjoy food, music, Victorian decorations, period treats and b

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  • September 24, 2016 - January 2, 2017Creative Discovery Museum
    The Amazing Castle Exhibit

    The Amazing Castle Exhibit

    This exhibit encourages role playing and imagination to become inhabitants of a castle village and playfully explore ideas related to community life. Children can dress as lords, ladies and villagers,

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  • October 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017Tennessee Aquarium
    Nat Geo's Monster Fish: In Search of the Last River Giants

    Nat Geo's Monster Fish: In Search of the Last River Giants

    Take a deeper dive into the hidden world of freshwater fish that grow to enormous proportions in the wild. Dr. Zeb Hogan, aquatic ecologist and National Geographic Fellow, has taken millions of viewer

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  • October 19, 2016 - December 28, 2016495 Riverfront Parkway
    Live Music Wednesdays at the Waterside Lounge

    Live Music Wednesdays at the Waterside Lounge

    Nestled alongside the Tennessee River, Waterside Lounge offers a pleasant atmosphere with a contemporary, southern flare. A great place to mix and mingle, our Chattanooga bar is perfect for grabbing a

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  • October 19, 2016 - December 28, 2016231 East ML King Blvd
    Open Mic Comedy at JJ's Bohemia

    Open Mic Comedy at JJ's Bohemia

    JJ’s Bohemia hosts a weekly open mic for Chattanooga and visiting comedians. Come on out every Wednesday to be a part of the fun.

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  • October 19, 2016 - December 28, 2016Barking Legs Theater
    Wednesday Jazz in the Lounge at Barking Legs Theater

    Wednesday Jazz in the Lounge at Barking Legs Theater

    Our Wednesday Jazz in the Lounge series features some of the regions best jazz musicians in a relaxed setting, and there's no cover charge... one of Chattanooga's best entertainment values!

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  • October 19, 2016 - December 28, 2016The Office at City Cafe

    "Hump Day Wednesday" with R.A. & the Flames at the Office

    City Cafe's The Office is the best kept secret in Chattanooga. It comes alive each Wednesday night with blues music as attendees sway to the music and dance local blues band R.A and the Flames.

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  • October 20, 2016 - December 29, 2016Meeting Place
    Thursday Night Jazz at the Meeting Place

    Thursday Night Jazz at the Meeting Place

    St. John's Meeting Place has an evolving variety of small plates and entrees encourage conversation and stimulate the senses. An open kitchen and warm glow create a vibrant and energetic ambiance.The

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  • October 20, 2016 - December 29, 2016301 Manufacturers Rd
    Live Bluegrass Music at Whole Foods Market

    Live Bluegrass Music at Whole Foods Market

    Every Thursday is Pint Night at Whole Foods Market in Chattanooga.  Pop up to our mezzanine for a pint of craft beer, burger, and some pickin' and grinnin' with a different bluegrass band each week.

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  • October 20, 2016 - December 29, 2016The FEED Co. Table & Tavern
    Live Bluegrass at Feed Co. Table and Tavern

    Live Bluegrass at Feed Co. Table and Tavern

    Combining the comforts of unique farm fresh cuisine with a relaxed, yet lively atmosphere, FEED Co. Table and Tavern offers something for the entire family.Located on the Southside, the restaurant is

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  • October 21, 2016 - December 30, 2016
    The Mountain Opry

    The Mountain Opry

    The Mountain Opry takes place each Friday night in an atmospheric old community hall in Walden, Tennessee. Bluegrass and old-time acoustic bands take the stage at 8pm and play thirty minute sets. The

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  • October 21, 2016 - December 30, 2016The Office at City Cafe

    "All Play and No Work" at the Office

    The Office at the City Cafe is Chattanooga's best kept secret. This little venue comes alive every Friday night with funk music from R.A. and the Flames. 

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  • October 21, 2016 - December 23, 2016The FEED Co. Table & Tavern
    Live Music Fridays at the FEED Co. Table and Tavern

    Live Music Fridays at the FEED Co. Table and Tavern

    Combining the comforts of unique farm fresh cuisine with a relaxed, yet lively atmosphere, FEED Co. Table and Tavern offers something for the entire family.Located on the Southside, the restaurant is

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  • October 23, 2016 - December 18, 2016The Flying Squirrel
    Live Music and Sunday Brunch at the Flying Squirrel

    Live Music and Sunday Brunch at the Flying Squirrel

    The Flying Squirrel emphasizes fresh ingredients in both its kitchen and bar programs, buying everything local that they can. From small plates, to main courses, to late night bar fare, they've got yo

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  • October 23, 2016 - December 18, 2016First Tennessee Pavilion
    Live Music at the Chattanooga Market

    Live Music at the Chattanooga Market

    That Chattanooga Market is everyone's favorite place to go on Sundays for local food truck eateries, fresh produce/meat/cheese and food artistan products as well as local arts & crafts like photog

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  • October 23, 2016 - December 18, 2016The FEED Co. Table & Tavern

    "Sunday Fundays" at FEED Co. Table and Tavern

    Combining the comforts of unique farm fresh cuisine with a relaxed, yet lively atmosphere, FEED Co. Table and Tavern offers something for the entire family.Located on the Southside, the restaurant is

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  • October 24, 2016 - December 19, 2016The Well
    Open Mic at The Well

    Open Mic at The Well

    Open Mic at The Well is a great opportunity to tweak your onstage performance skills, showcase new or experienced talent, network with other musicians and poets, or just share your voice in a supporti

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  • October 25, 2016 - December 27, 2016Dockside Pier 2
    Bill McCallie and InCahoots on the Southern Belle Riverboat

    Bill McCallie and InCahoots on the Southern Belle Riverboat

    This two hour cruise includes dinner, pilot house tours and live music from Bill McCallie and InCahoots! Our one time through buffet style dinner will consist of pulled pork & smoked chicken BBQ s

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  • October 25, 2016 - December 27, 2016Tremont Tavern
    Open Mic Night at Tremont Tavern

    Open Mic Night at Tremont Tavern

    Mike McDade hosts an open-mic night every Tuesday at Tremont Tavern. Grab a world-famous burget, sit back, and enjoy the show!

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  • November 18, 2016 - January 1, 2017Tennessee Aquarium
    Tennessee Aquarium's Holidays Under the Peaks & IMAX 3D

    Tennessee Aquarium's Holidays Under the Peaks & IMAX 3D

    Relax and enjoy the holiday season with your family surrounded by some of the world’s most fascinating creatures. Guests of all ages will be delighted by new holiday programs, offered free with A

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  • November 18, 2016 - January 16, 2017Chattanooga Choo Choo
    Ice on the Landing at the Choo Choo Gardens

    Ice on the Landing at the Choo Choo Gardens

    This amazing, outdoor ice skating rink is located in the historic Glenn Miller Gardens at the Chattanooga Choo Choo.  Open daily, it features skating lessons, charity nights, college nights and lots o

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  • November 18, 2016 - December 31, 2016Tennessee Valley Railroad
    Tennessee Valley Railroad's North Pole Limited Adventures

    Tennessee Valley Railroad's North Pole Limited Adventures

    Enjoy a trip to the “North Pole” pulled by a locomotive with refreshments, storytelling, caroling, visits by Santa Claus and more! These trips sell out so book early. Please Note: Multiple t

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  • November 18, 2016 - December 31, 2016Rock City Gardens
    Rock City's Enchanted Garden of Lights

    Rock City's Enchanted Garden of Lights

    For the holiday season, Rock City’s Enchanted Garden of Lights is a family tradition. Featured in 2014 on ABC’s show The Chew, this light extravaganza showcases more than 30 holiday scenes

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  • November 25, 2016 - December 18, 2016Creative Discovery Museum
    Gingerbread Workshop

    Gingerbread Workshop

    Create your own holiday tradition and make your own Gingerbread house. Reservations required.

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  • November 26, 2016 - December 30, 2016Tennessee Valley Railroad
    TN Valley Railroad's Christmas Special Dinner Train

    TN Valley Railroad's Christmas Special Dinner Train

    Enjoy this special 4-course holiday dinner aboard a restored 1924 dining car. The excursion departs from Grand Junction Station and travels through areas of Chattanooga.

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  • December 1, 2016 - December 23, 2016Ruby Falls
    Ruby Falls Christmas Underground

    Ruby Falls Christmas Underground

    While mining for rubies at Ruby Falls, an underground passage was uncovered that leads to the North Pole! Discover “Joystone” and experience Ruby Falls Christmas Underground as it returns fo

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  • December 1, 2016 - January 8, 2017Buttonwillow Civil War Dinner Theater
    19th Century Christmas

    19th Century Christmas

    A Civil War Christmas presentation illustrating the traditions of an Old South Christmas. NOTE: Show times are in the Central Time Zone.

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  • December 1, 2016 - December 18, 2016Southern Belle Riverboat
    Christmas Carol Dinner Cruise

    Christmas Carol Dinner Cruise

    This two-and-a-half hour cruise includes live entertainment, an appearance from Santa, pilot house tours and our one-time-through buffet-style dinner featuring prime rib, shrimp creole, white rice, ba

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  • December 2, 2016 - January 22, 2017Hunter Museum of American Art
    Verina Baxter Exhibit

    Verina Baxter Exhibit

    Local sculptor and arts advocate Verina Baxter changed careers in the early 1990s from banking to art after taking a class in stone carving at Arrowmont School in Gatlinburg. First working with differ

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  • December 2, 2016 - December 17, 2016Southern Belle Riverboat
    'Tis the Season Lunch Cruise

    'Tis the Season Lunch Cruise

    Take a break from the hustle and bustle and join us for a two-hour cruise on the Tennessee River. Our prime rib and chicken Wisconsin casserole buffet will please the palate and we have live music to

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  • December 2, 2016 - December 31, 2016In-Town Gallery
    Unbolted

    Unbolted

    “Sometimes you hear a voice through the door calling you…this turning toward what you deeply love saves you.” Two artists, Coyee Langston and Barbara Murnan, turned towards their own do

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  • December 2, 2016 - December 11, 2016Chattanooga Zoo
    Holiday Lights

    Holiday Lights

    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 3, 2016 - December 18, 2016Chattanooga Convention Center
    Special Chattanooga Holiday Market

    Special Chattanooga Holiday Market

    As part of the Chattanooga Market, this 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

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  • December 8, 2016 - December 11, 2016Comedy Catch and Giggles Grill
    Frank Del Pizzo

    Frank Del Pizzo

    Frank Del Pizzo came from the real world to the comedy stage. Ten years as an auto mechanic left Frank ready to let the people know what he was thinking. Frank is a breath of fresh air in a business t

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  • December 9, 2016 - December 23, 2016Chattanooga Theatre Centre
    Miracle on 34th Street

    Miracle on 34th Street

    This musical is based on the 1947 film where Kris Kringle takes on the cynics and wins. Meredith Willson added music and lyrics in 1963 and called it 'Here's Love,' but it wasn't until it was revitali

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  • December 9, 2016 - December 11, 2016Tivoli Theatre
    The Nutcracker by Chattanooga Ballet

    The Nutcracker by Chattanooga Ballet

    Chattanooga Ballet presents Tchaikovsky's magical classic holiday ballet fully staged with music by the Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra. Held at the Tivoli Theater.

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  • December 10, 2016 - December 24, 2016Georgia Winery
    Christmas Open House

    Christmas Open House

    Enjoy an assortment of holiday gift baskets, refreshments, gourmet food products, and unique wine gifts. We will have our Holiday Cheer and mulled wine available for sampling. There will also be vendo

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  • December 14, 2016Track 29
    St. Paul and the Broken Bones

    St. Paul and the Broken Bones

    Produced by Paul Butler and recorded at Nashville’s Sound Emporium, the group’s sophomore effort features an expanded eight-piece lineup of the widely praised soul-based rock unit. Longtime

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  • December 15, 2016Passageways
    Holidays in the Passageways

    Holidays in the Passageways

    Downtown Chattanooga alleyways will be brimming with family friendly holiday cheer on Thursday, December 15th from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. An event to be held in the four #PassagewaysCHA alleys, everyone is

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  • December 15, 2016Granfalloon
    River City Sessions: Appalachian Christmas

    River City Sessions: Appalachian Christmas

    Appalachian ChristmasJoin Mike Gray along with a few of your favorites from previous shows bringing you their favorite holiday memories in song, story and poetry. There will be more announced later bu

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  • December 15, 2016 - December 16, 2016Comedy Catch and Giggles Grill
    Steve Mingolla

    Steve Mingolla

    With Steve’s arsenal of characters, voices and topics, he often cracks himself up during his show. Growing up in New York and then moving to Texas, being only half Italian, younger sisters, dogs,

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  • December 15, 2016Revelry Room
    Futurebirds Featuring Okinawa

    Futurebirds Featuring Okinawa

    Six years ain’ t a hell of a lot of time, but Futurebirds have filled‘ em with a whole lot of living. Laying down their shoe-gazing country, harmonious psychedelia, and barnstorming, ragged

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  • December 15, 2016
    Jeff the Brotherhood featuring Mom and Dad

    Jeff the Brotherhood featuring Mom and Dad

    JEFF the Brotherhood is an American two-piece rock band consisting of brothers Jake and Jamin Orrall, hailing from Nashville, Tennessee. Their style has been described by music writers as containing e

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  • December 16, 2016The Edney
    Creative Mornings presents SOUND

    Creative Mornings presents SOUND

    The next Chattanooga speaker is Michael Kendall. Kendall is Sienna’s husband, Deacon and Beatrix’s dad, and a musician. He’s worked in the creative industry and as an entrepreneur, work

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  • December 16, 2016 - December 18, 2016
    'Nooga Nutcracker

    'Nooga Nutcracker

    The Chattanooga Dance Theater provides a modern twist to this holiday favorite. Many forms of classical and contemporary dance are used to tell the story of Clara and her Nutcracker as she travels to

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  • December 16, 2016 - December 17, 2016Comedy Catch and Giggles Grill
    James Gregory:

    James Gregory: "The Funniest Man In America"

    For over two decades, the unforgettable caricature of veteran comedian James Gregory has stood grin-ning: his shirt un-tucked, his arms outstretched, a carefree welcome to a down-home, hilarious comed

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  • December 16, 2016Barking Legs Theater
    Jiggy: 50 First Dates, Zero Second Dates

    Jiggy: 50 First Dates, Zero Second Dates

    Jiggy is best known as the opening act for the North American Impractical Jokers Tour. His work with the Impractical Jokers quickly made him a fan favorite to crowds across the country his quirky, qui

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  • December 16, 2016 - December 17, 2016The Foundry
    Priscilla and Lil Rickee

    Priscilla and Lil Rickee

    Join Priscilla and Lil Rickee for an evening of live music, complete with a delicious menu of appetizers, salads, sandwiches and light entrees. Enjoy a drink from a full bar with top-of-the-line liquo

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  • December 16, 2016Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant
    Cody James Harris

    Cody James Harris

    Cody James Harris is a soulful Americana singer/songwriter from Chattanooga, TN. He began playing music at age 10, though he had been singing for as long as he can remember. He always loved music and

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  • December 16, 2016Revelry Room
    Neon Moon: The Ultimate 90's Country Tribute Band

    Neon Moon: The Ultimate 90's Country Tribute Band

    "Dust off the boots and shine up those belt buckles. We're taking it back to the 90's for some timeless classics. From Brooks and Dunn to Travis Tritt and everything in between. Neon Moon has that 90'

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  • December 17, 2016Lookout Mountain
    2016 Lookout Mountain 50 Miler

    2016 Lookout Mountain 50 Miler

    Wild Trails is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to promote the use, expansion and protection of trails in greater Chattanooga.  Wild Trails owns and operates the trail series that att

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  • December 17, 2016Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center
    Wauhatchie Trail

    Wauhatchie Trail

    A Chattanooga Track Club classic, the course is a hilly 6.7 miles of gravel/dirt roads and double track trails on the lower slopes of Lookout Mountain.  

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  • December 17, 2016 - December 18, 2016Tennessee Aquarium IMAX
    PJs and the Polar Express

    PJs and the Polar Express

    Choo! Choo! All aboard the Polar Express for a trip to the North Pole! Begin winter break in a leisurely style. Dress in your favorite pajamas and enjoy a special screening of The Polar Express. This

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  • December 17, 2016Hunter Museum of American Art
    Artful Yoga: Holiday Flow

    Artful Yoga: Holiday Flow

    Our popular monthly series continues with a gallery exploration led by curators followed by yoga led today by Ashtanga yoga teachre Emily Bourland. Participants are required to bring a mat. A $5 donat

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  • December 17, 2016Ziggy's
    Ziggy's Rock For Toys

    Ziggy's Rock For Toys

    Listen to great music by Cheering Tokyo, Silver Tongued Devilz, Sparky; The Band and The Exception. To enjoy the show, donate a toy instead of a monetary cover.

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  • December 17, 2016 - December 18, 2016Tivoli Theatre
    Home for the Holidays

    Home for the Holidays

    Composer and conductor James Stephenson will lead the CSO’s annual holiday tradition in standard holiday tunes plus his own special arrangements of old classics.

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  • December 17, 2016Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant
    Adam Bruno

    Adam Bruno

    Born and raised in Tampa, FL, Adam has made his way up the East Coast, landed in Northern Virginia for a few years, and now paving his path in Nashville, TN. He has traveled and performed throughout t

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  • December 17, 2016Track 29
    Phantogram

    Phantogram

    Can a band working in relative isolation craft music that resonates with listeners around the world? Can that band and its music evolve and connect with an ever-widening audience without sacrificing q

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  • December 17, 2016Revelry Room
    Rumours - A Fleetwood Mac Tribute

    Rumours - A Fleetwood Mac Tribute

    Rumours is the Southeast’s premier Fleetwood Mac tribute band. Based in Atlanta, GA, Rumours captures the energy of Fleetwood Mac at the height of their career by blending perfect harmonies, prec

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