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!!

  • May 1, 2016 - May 31, 2016The Spa at The Chattanoogan
    Sweet Tea Surrender

    Sweet Tea Surrender

    Enjoy May's spa special, The Sweet Tea Surrender Package, a perfect gift for Mother's Day. The massage includes a sweet tea-scented back scrub, followed by a 50-minute full body massage, foot ritual,

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  • May 1, 2016 - September 30, 2016Southern Belle Riverboat
    Deluxe Deli Lunch Cruise

    Deluxe Deli Lunch Cruise

    This one-and-a-half hour sightseeing cruise includes live narration, pilot house tours and our one-time-through buffet lunch with deli sandwiches, soup, salad, baked beans, salad, coleslaw, potato sal

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  • May 1, 2016Cambridge Square
    Taste of Ooltewah/Harrison

    Taste of Ooltewah/Harrison

    Sample and purchase menu items from 30+ locally owned restaurants. Stroll the Kids Alley, which will be full of family oriented vendors. This tradition is a great way to showcase the wonderful Ooltewa

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  • May 1, 2016Miller Plaza
    Bike to the Ballgame

    Bike to the Ballgame

    Join us as we cheer on the Chattanooga Lookouts and bike to the ballgame! Meet at the Bike Chattanooga station in Miller Park for a slow, family-friendly ride to the AT&T field. There will be free

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  • May 1, 2016Collegedale City Hall
    Cloud 9 5K

    Cloud 9 5K

    Lace up your running shoes for a 5K through Greenbriar Cove subdivision. The course consists of one long, gradual hill going out and one short, steep hill on the return. Awards will be given to the to

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  • May 1, 2016AT&T Field
    Home Game: Chattanooga Lookouts vs Montgomery Biscuits

    Home Game: Chattanooga Lookouts vs Montgomery Biscuits

    The Chattanooga Lookouts are a Double-A A affiliate team for the Minnesota Twins and the 2015 Southern League Champions. Individual game tickets are available for all home games. With individual game

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  • May 1, 2016JJ's Bohemia
    Peelander-Z

    Peelander-Z

    Peelander-Z makes their return to Chattanooga with local bands Genki Genki Panic and Sam Killed the Bear.

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  • May 1, 2016The Revelry Room at the Chattanooga Choo Choo
    Kiefer Sutherland

    Kiefer Sutherland

    Kiefer Sutherland has been a professional actor for over thirty years, starring in movies like ‘Stand By Me’, ‘The Lost Boys’, ‘Young Guns’, Flatliners’, ‘A Few

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  • January 1, 0001 - May 1, 2018The Barn Nursery, Inc.
    Make & Take Workshop: Hanging Baskets

    Make & Take Workshop: Hanging Baskets

    Create your own combination hanging basket under the instruction of lead designer, Donna Dent. Choose from either sun or shade plants. This is an great way to learn how to design your own unique hangi

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  • October 31, 2015 - December 31, 2016Broad Street Grille
    Saturday Night Tasting Dinner

    Saturday Night Tasting Dinner

    Prepare yourself for a delicious tasting dinner made with the finest and freshest ingredients obtained from local farmers and purveyors. After dinner, diners may enjoy specialty cocktails while relaxi

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  • November 1, 2015 - December 18, 2016Broad Street Grille
    Sunday Champagne Brunch

    Sunday Champagne Brunch

    Sunday brunch is a must-do in Chattanooga. If you are staying with us or planning on participating in downtown activities, stop by and enjoy our award-winning brunch. The Chattanoogan’s outstand

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  • November 4, 2015 - December 28, 2016Broad Street Grille
    Winedown Wednesday

    Winedown Wednesday

    Every Wednesday, enjoy half-price bottles of wine with your meal. Do you have a special bottle of wine that you would like to enjoy with dinner? Wednesday only, there is no corkage fee for bringing yo

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  • November 26, 2015 - June 30, 2016FEED Co. Table & Tavern
    Bluegrass Thursdays at the FEED Co. Table and Tavern

    Bluegrass Thursdays at the FEED Co. Table and Tavern

    Join the Feed Co. Table and Tavern every Thursday night for "Bluegrass Thursdays" featuring some of the best local and regional bluegrass acts around. 

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  • January 16, 2016 - May 15, 2016Creative Discovery Museum
    Heart And Seoul: Growing Up In Korea

    Heart And Seoul: Growing Up In Korea

    Travel straight to the heart of Seoul, South Korea and explore the world’s “most wired city” - no passport required! In this new exhibit, follow five modern-day Korean kids to get an

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  • February 5, 2016 - November 25, 2016Ruby Falls
    Ruby Falls Lantern Tours

    Ruby Falls Lantern Tours

    This intimate experience allows visitors a rarely-seen view deep within Lookout Mountain. Limited sized tours begin with a 260-foot elevator ride into the mountain and a tour experience in a whole new

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  • February 20, 2016 - June 25, 2016Southside Chattanooga
    Eat, Sip, Walk: Southside Tasting Tours

    Eat, Sip, Walk: Southside Tasting Tours

    Experience Chattanooga's delicious Southside food scene with delectable creations hand crafted just for you, all within a 3-block radius. Taste grass fed meats, fresh veggies from local farms, modern

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  • March 4, 2016 - December 2, 2016Chattanooga WorkSpace
    First Fridays: Open Studio Night

    First Fridays: Open Studio Night

    Spend an exciting evening filled with live music, speed painting, student art projects, appetizer samplings by Dish ‘T Pass and more. Explore the Chattanooga Workspace as it transforms into a gia

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  • March 4, 2016 - November 26, 2016Southern Belle Riverboat
    Admiral's Dinner Cruise

    Admiral's Dinner Cruise

    This two-hour cruise includes live music, pilot house tours and our one-time-through buffet-style dinner featuring prime rib, shrimp creole, white rice, baby red potatoes, mixed vegetables, salad, yea

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  • March 8, 2016 - September 15, 2016Southern Belle Riverboat
    Senior Lunch Cruises

    Senior Lunch Cruises

    A two-hour cruise with live music, pilot house tours, live narration, free bingo for gift shop prizes and our one-time-through buffet-style lunch featuring prime rib, chicken Wisconsin, baby red potat

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  • March 15, 2016 - August 30, 2016Southside Chattanooga
    Eat, Sip, Walk: Downtown Tasting Tours

    Eat, Sip, Walk: Downtown Tasting Tours

    What should you expect on the food walk? The downtown food tour includes delectable cuisine from Easy Bistro, Blue Water Grille, Market 212, Big River Grille and Blue Plate. Tickets cost $45.95 per pe

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  • March 19, 2016 - October 1, 2016Tennessee Aquarium Plaza
    Chattanooga River Market

    Chattanooga River Market

    The River Market features live music, arts and crafts including photography, jewelry and hand-made apparel and a free yoga class at 10 am.

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  • April 3, 2016 - September 25, 2016Southern Belle Riverboat
    Chickamauga Lock Cruise

    Chickamauga Lock Cruise

    Join us for an adventure through the 60x130 foot Chickamauga lock. The lock has been in operation since 1940 and is the gateway to the upper Tennessee River. This cruise is fully narrated and includes

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  • April 3, 2016 - November 27, 2016Southern Belle Riverboat
    Captain's Dinner Cruise

    Captain's Dinner Cruise

    This two-hour cruise includes live entertainment, pilot house tours and our one-time-through buffet-style dinner featuring prime rib and chicken Wisconsin, baby red potatoes, mixed vegetables, salad,

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  • April 5, 2016 - September 6, 2016Miller Plaza
    Basecamp in Miller Plaza

    Basecamp in Miller Plaza

    Join the River City Company for a day of collaboration and discussion with some of the most innovative minds in Chattanooga. Basecamp provides an opportunity to network with other self-starters in the

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  • April 5, 2016 - November 29, 2016Southern Belle Riverboat
    First Mate's Dinner Cruise

    First Mate's Dinner Cruise

    This two-hour cruise includes live entertainment, pilot house tours and our one-time-through buffet-style dinner featuring pulled pork and smoked chicken BBQ sandwiches, coleslaw, baked beans, cornbre

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  • April 6, 2016 - November 30, 2016Southern Belle Riverboat
    Skipper's Dinner Cruise

    Skipper's Dinner Cruise

    This two-hour cruise includes background music, pilot house tours and our one-time-through buffet-style dinner featuring roast beef and lemon basil chicken, baby red potatoes, mixed vegetables, salad,

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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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  • April 19, 2016 - September 15, 2016Southern Belle Riverboat
    Bingo Lunch Cruises

    Bingo Lunch Cruises

    This one-and-a-half hour cruise includes pilot house tours, bingo! Enjoy our one-time-through buffet-style lunch featuring roast beef, chicken, baby red potatoes, mixed vegetables, salad, roll, desser

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  • April 23, 2016 - May 7, 2016Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum
    Day Out With Thomas

    Day Out With Thomas

    Spend a day with Thomas the Tank Engine. Along with the 25-minute round-trip train ride on Thomas, activities include musical singalongs, petting zoo, play area, crafts, photo op with Sir Topham Hat a

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  • April 24, 2016 - November 20, 2016First Tenessee Pavilion
    Chattanooga Market

    Chattanooga Market

    Now in its 14th year, the Chattanooga Market is a weekly, open-air market that features live music, a major theme each week, local food truck eateries, fresh produce/meat/cheese and food artisan produ

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  • April 29, 2016 - May 8, 2016Chattanooga Theatre Centre
    Youth Theatre Presents: Really Rosie

    Youth Theatre Presents: Really Rosie

    On a hot July Saturday, the kids from The Nutshell Library are bored and need something to do. Rosie, the sassiest kid on her block of Brooklyn’s Avenue P, entertains the group and herself by ac

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  • April 30, 2016 - October 29, 2016Four Squares Business Center
    5th Saturday Car Meet

    5th Saturday Car Meet

    This family-friendly car meet features displays of classic, modern, domestic, import, and exotic cars. 5thSat is a group of long term car enthusiasts from all walks of life with a desire to produce a

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  • April 30, 2016 - May 1, 2016Chattanooga Dance Theatre
    Spring Gala

    Spring Gala

    Enjoy an evening of dance featuring Stravinsky's 'Firebird' and guest choreography by Jessica Bowman, Morgan Forster and Cortney Mild. 

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  • May 2, 2016Chattanooga Symphony and Opera
    CSOYO: Spring Concert

    CSOYO: Spring Concert

    The CSO Youth Orchestras program serves well over 200 talented instrumental musicians in the Chattanooga area, ages 6-18. There are two full orchestras (Symphony and Philharmonic) and two string orche

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  • May 2, 2016Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center
    Founding Gardeners

    Founding Gardeners

    Join best-selling author, Andrea Wulf, for a discussion about the revolutionary generation from the unique and intimate perspective of their lives as gardeners, plantsmen and farmers. To make a reserv

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  • May 2, 2016Track 29
    Tesla

    Tesla

    TESLA formed in 1984 in Sacramento as City Kidd, and was renamed TESLA during the recording of their first album, 1986’s Mechanical Resonance, on the advice of their manager that City Kidd was no

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  • May 2, 2016The Revelry Room at the Chattanooga Choo Choo
    Avatar

    Avatar

    Avatar is a metal band from Sweden. Having created chart-topping albums, touring with Avenged Sevenfold and Five Finger Death Punch, and dressing in dark costuming, this is a show you’re not goin

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  • May 3, 2016Track 29
    Bullet For My Valentine

    Bullet For My Valentine

    Bullet for My Valentine are a Welsh heavy metal band from Bridgend, formed in 1998. They were formed under the name Jeff Killed John and started their music career by covering songs by Metallica and N

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  • May 3, 2016Tivoli Theatre
    ZZ Top

    ZZ Top

    ZZ TOP lay an undisputed claim to being the longest running major rock band with original personnel intact and, in 2004, the Texas trio was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Of course, the

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  • May 3, 2016Track 29
    Floetry

    Floetry

    Natalie Stewart, a slam champion and a founding member of the performance poetry group 3 Plus 1 which was rising to critical acclaim throughout London, Birmingham, and Manchester, invited Marsha Ambro

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  • May 4, 2016Miller Plaza
    Noon Tunes - Rick Rushing

    Noon Tunes - Rick Rushing

    Rick Rushing kicks off the inaugural Noontunes series. Rick Rushing is a Cincinnati native and kin to the legendary Jimmy Rushing of the legendary Count Basie Big Band. Rick plays acoustic and electri

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  • May 4, 2016Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium
    Old Crow Medicine Show & Brandi Carlile

    Old Crow Medicine Show & Brandi Carlile

    In 1998, Old Crow Medicine Show started busking on street corners in New York state and up through Canada, winning audiences along the way with their boundless energy and spirit. They eventually found

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  • May 4, 2016The Revelry Room at the Chattanooga Choo Choo
    Sick Puppies

    Sick Puppies

    When one door closes, another one opens. However, it’s true - especially in the case of Sick Puppies. In the Fall of 2014, Emma Anzai [bass, vocals] and Mark Goodwin [drums] parted ways with thei

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  • May 5, 2016 - May 8, 2016A Tennessee Dude & Guest Ranch
    Horsing Around for Mother's Day

    Horsing Around for Mother's Day

    Make Mother's Day special with a 3 day all-inclusive Dude Ranch Stay, Farm Stay / Ranch N' Ride Combo, or just come out for 4-6 hour Ranch N' Ride Day Programs. Time spent together in nature and on ho

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  • May 5, 2016Tennessee Aquarium
    Aquarium Adventures: Animal Shapes & Sizes

    Aquarium Adventures: Animal Shapes & Sizes

    Life is full of adventures, and many of them can be found right here in the Aquarium! This program will take preschool tykes on a quest throughout the Ocean Journey building before hours. Discover the

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  • May 5, 2016 - May 7, 2016Raccoon Mountain Caverns & Campground
    Boxcar Pinion Memorial Bluegrass Festival

    Boxcar Pinion Memorial Bluegrass Festival

    The Boxcar Pinion Memorial Bluegrass Festival promotes traditional bluegrass music, bringing you the very best bands and performers throughout the Chattanooga and North Georgia area. Performers includ

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  • May 5, 2016The Granfalloon
    Cinco De Mayo Celebracion

    Cinco De Mayo Celebracion

    Celebrate the rich heritage of Cinco de Mayo with music by Carlos Colon, laughter and dancing. Proceeds benefit Chattanooga's Kids on the Block. This event is 18+ with a valid ID required and a $5 cov

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  • May 5, 2016The Revelry Room at the Chattanooga Choo Choo
    Fly By Radio

    Fly By Radio

    Fly By Radio is a female-fronted rock and roll band that'll make you dance with selections from the 1950's to today's top hits. 

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  • May 5, 2016The Revelry Room at the Chattanooga Choo Choo
    Surfer Blood

    Surfer Blood

    Surfer Blood is an American alternative rock band from West Palm Beach, Florida, United States, formerly signed to Warner Bros. Records. The band has four members: John Paul Pitts (lead vocals/guitar)

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  • May 6, 2016Downtown Chattanooga
    Armed Forces Day Parade

    Armed Forces Day Parade

    Bring your coworkers, friends and family, as Hamilton County and the Chattanooga Area Veterans Council (CAVC) honor military personnel at the 67th annual Armed Forces Day parade. Parade entries will i

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  • May 6, 2016 - May 31, 2016In-Town Gallery
    Change Is Good

    Change Is Good

    It’s a time for spring cleaning. All the paintings, jewelry and three dimensional works will be removed and new works brought in. The gallery will close for a couple of days to patch, paint and p

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  • May 6, 2016Miller Plaza
    Mother's Day Pop-Up Market

    Mother's Day Pop-Up Market

    Show the special mother in your life some love for Mother's Day by shopping local. A variety of gifts and treats will be available along with music to serenade you while you shop. Confirmed vendors in

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  • May 6, 2016Chattanooga Convention Center
    Special Armed Forces Holiday

    Special Armed Forces Holiday

    Join guest of honor and keynote speaker Gen. Robert Neller, Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, for a special holiday luncheon. Don’t miss this opportunity to salute local Marines and show suppo

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  • May 6, 2016 - August 26, 2016Miller Plaza
    Nightfall Concert Series

    Nightfall Concert Series

    Uniquely Chattanooga, Nightfall brings people to the city’s center each Friday night all summer to enjoy a variety of nationally and internationally acclaimed musical artists from many genres. Th

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  • May 6, 2016 - May 7, 2016UTC Fine Arts Center
    A Midsummer Night's Dream

    A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Chattanooga Ballet presents its Choreographers Jewel Box Concert. This innovative concert will feature a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream with choreography by Joellen Wojtowicz in addition

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  • May 7, 2016 - May 8, 2016Warner Park
    2016 Mother's Day Qualifier

    2016 Mother's Day Qualifier

    Chattanooga ASA’s mission is to promote youth softball in the Chattanooga area, develop skilled players, and coaches through competitive, team oriented competition.  Chattanooga ASA hosts and sup

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  • May 7, 2016
    3 State 3 Mountain Challenge

    3 State 3 Mountain Challenge

    The 3 State 3 Mountain Full Challenge is a 100 mile century ride that takes riders up and down 3 mountains -- Raccoon, Sand and Lookout.  Riders leave Chattanooga heading south crossing into Georgia,

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  • May 7, 2016TVA Raccoon Mountain Pump Storage Facility
    Rabid Raccoon 25k and Kid's Race

    Rabid Raccoon 25k and Kid's Race

    The race is an epic middle distance run beginning at Laurel Point on top of Raccoon Mountain. This race will take place solely on the north and western side of the mountain, utilizing the trails: Mega

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  • May 7, 2016Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center
    Birds of a Feather: Spring Migrants

    Birds of a Feather: Spring Migrants

    Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act by getting to know our feathered neighbors better. Enjoy featured activities like bird walks, banding demonstrations and more. Call 423

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  • May 7, 2016The Barn Nursery, Inc.
    Kids Plant Flowers for Mother's Day Gifts

    Kids Plant Flowers for Mother's Day Gifts

    Children can choose from 3 different pots to plant for Mom. Coaches from The Barn Nursery staff will help little hands plant the green side up. Come at your convenience and introduce your children to

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  • May 7, 2016Chattanooga Choo Choo
    Choo Choo Jubilee

    Choo Choo Jubilee

    Join the community on Saturday, May 7th for the Chattanooga Choo Choo Jubilee. The day is to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the recording of the "Chattanooga Choo Choo" song by Glenn Miller and His

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  • May 7, 2016Frost Stadium
    UTC vs. ETSE (Softball)

    UTC vs. ETSE (Softball)

    UTC hosts ETSU. For more information, visit gomocs.com.

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  • May 7, 2016Rock/Creek

    "For the Love" Movie Premier

    Enjoy the premier of “For the Love,” a beautifully crafted documentary about extreme whitewater kayaking and the paddling lifestyle. A Raffle will be held at the end of the movie for a New D

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