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