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!!

  • July 25, 2016The Camp House

    Rich Redmond's CRASH Course for Success Presented by SoundCorps

    7/25 7-8p$Rich Redmond is a top call drummer/percussionist and has toured, recorded and/or performed with Jason Aldean, Ludacris, Kelly Clarkson, Bryan Adams, Joe Perry, Jewel, Miranda Lambert, Eric C

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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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  • 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 $53.95 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 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 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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  • 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 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 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 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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  • May 20, 2016 - September 25, 2016Wilderness Outdoor Movie Theater
    Watch a Movie at the Drive-In Theater

    Watch a Movie at the Drive-In Theater

    Load up the blankets and pillows, it's time to experience an evening under the stars at the drive-in. The price of admission gets you into one screen, each showing two movies. Tickets cost $7 per pers

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  • May 21, 2016 - October 15, 2016Chickamauga Battlefield
    Chickamauga Battlefield Bike Ride

    Chickamauga Battlefield Bike Ride

    Learn more about the battle of Chickamauga and appreciate the sights of the park while you enjoy a ranger-guided bike tour.

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  • May 27, 2016 - September 4, 2016Rock City Gardens
    Birds of Prey Shows

    Birds of Prey Shows

    Returning are the amazing Birds of Prey Shows. Experience these powerful and majestic birds up close. A unique learning experience high atop Lookout Mountain.

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  • May 27, 2016 - September 4, 2016Rock City Gardens
    Summer Music Weekends

    Summer Music Weekends

    Enjoy some toe-tapping music and southern cuisine at Cafe 7 during Summer Music Weekends. Activities include the Walking in Frieda’s Footsteps Tour, making Aunt Frieda’s fire fly jars and so

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  • May 28, 2016 - September 11, 2016Creative Discovery Museum
    Sid the Science Kid Exhibit

    Sid the Science Kid Exhibit

    This exhibit brings the award-winning PBS show to life as kids get hands-on in exploring everyday science. Inspired by the show's learning goals, the exhibit encourages kids to think, talk, and work t

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  • June 4, 2016 - November 13, 2016Tennessee Valley Railroad
    Tennessee Valley Railroad's Summerville Steam Special

    Tennessee Valley Railroad's Summerville Steam Special

    Experience the fall colors aboard a vintage train that follows a historic route from Grand Junction Station in Chattanooga to Summerville, Georgia and then back. There are a variety of cars and dining

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  • June 7, 2016 - August 30, 2016Warner Park Swimming Pool
    Intro to SUP Classes

    Intro to SUP Classes

    Have you been wanting to try out the rapidly growing sport of standup paddleboarding, or SUP? Come join us in the comfort of the Warner Park pool with certified instructors to teach you the basics bef

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  • June 10, 2016 - September 2, 2016Peacock Alley
    Dalton Summer Concert Series

    Dalton Summer Concert Series

    Bring your crew and join for rocking concerts in downtown Dalton. Guests are welcome to bring their own chairs and food. Beer and wine will be available for purchase.

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  • June 14, 2016 - August 30, 2016Warner Park Swimming Pool
    Intro to SUP Yoga

    Intro to SUP Yoga

    Have you been wanting to try out the rapidly growing sport of standup paddleboarding, or SUP? How about trying Yoga on a SUP board? Come test your balance with us in the comfort of the Warner Park poo

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  • June 18, 2016 - August 20, 2016Chattanooga Zoo
    Teddy Bear Check Up

    Teddy Bear Check Up

    Everyone need a check-up, including our teddy bears! Bring your teddy bear, or any other plush animal, for their yearly check up by a real veterinarian. Guests will have the chance to participate in a

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  • June 28, 2016 - July 29, 2016Barking Legs Theatre
    YGBChatt Presents: Take Us Back To The 90's

    YGBChatt Presents: Take Us Back To The 90's

    Journey back in time to the days when Will Smith, Martin, & F.R.I.E.N.D.S dominated the TV screen. Back when Monica, Brandy, and Aaliyah dominated the airwaves. Back when boybands and girl-groups

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  • July 1, 2016 - October 2, 2016Hunter Museum of American Art
    Masters of the Golden Age: Harvey Dunn & His Students

    Masters of the Golden Age: Harvey Dunn & His Students

    This exhibition celebrates the life and work of Harvey Dunn, who became one of the leading artist-illustrators of his era. From scenes of rural America to images captured on World War I battlefields,

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  • July 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016In-Town Gallery
    Sunlight on the Water

    Sunlight on the Water

    Perfectly timed for the scorching days of mid-summer, these water paintings invite the viewer to relax and imagine a refreshing place to cool off and enjoy the season. The public is invited to meet th

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  • July 1, 2016 - September 1, 2016Chattanooga Zoo
    Ales & Tales

    Ales & Tales

    Join us for Chattanooga’s wildest happy hour while enjoying a cash bar, hors d’oeuvres, animal encounters, and more. Each event night highlights a specific area of animals in the Zoo and giv

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  • July 9, 2016 - July 30, 2016Coolidge Park
    Movies in the Park

    Movies in the Park

    Pack up your chairs, blankets and picnic baskets. And get ready to watch a movie under the stars! Gather your family and spend quality time together while watching a family-friendly box office hit on

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  • July 14, 2016 - August 11, 2016Lookout Creek
    Canoe Lookout Creek to Brown's Ferry

    Canoe Lookout Creek to Brown's Ferry

    Ranger-led canoe trip on Lookout Creek. Make your reservations through Outdoor Chattanooga.

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  • July 26, 2016AT&T Field
    Home Game: Chattanooga Lookouts vs Tennessee Smokies

    Home Game: Chattanooga Lookouts vs Tennessee Smokies

    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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  • July 26, 2016Revelry Room
    Revelry Room and Us101 Presents Concert For A Cause Featuring Tucker Beathard

    Revelry Room and Us101 Presents Concert For A Cause Featuring Tucker Beathard

    *** First 200 purchasers win a Meet & Greet with Tucker Beathard at the show!The Craniofacial Foundation of America (CFA) is a non-profit organization that supports the work of the Tennessee Crani

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  • July 27, 2016Miller Plaza
    Noon Tunes - The Bohannons

    Noon Tunes - The Bohannons

    The Bohannons mix rock, punk and hard blues to create a unique and powerful sound known in the Chattanooga music scene and beyond.: 

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  • July 27, 2016Jazzanooga
    The Chattery Presents

    The Chattery Presents "Around the World in 80 Plays: A Phonographic Journey"

    Travel to far-flung locales via the arcane medium of 78rpm record and let the music of exotic lands enchant and excite your eardrums! DJ Passé (Lon Eldridge) takes you on an epic audio journey spannin

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  • July 27, 2016AT&T Field
    Home Game: Chattanooga Lookouts vs Tennessee Smokies

    Home Game: Chattanooga Lookouts vs Tennessee Smokies

    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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  • July 28, 2016Hunter Museum of American Art
    All American Summer: Soul Mechanic

    All American Summer: Soul Mechanic

    All American Summer continues with Soul Mechanic, bringing their progressive funk jam sounds to our scenic terrace stage overlooking the Tennessee River. Admission is free with regular museum admissio

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  • July 28, 2016AT&T Field
    Home Game: Chattanooga Lookouts vs Tennessee Smokies

    Home Game: Chattanooga Lookouts vs Tennessee Smokies

    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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  • July 28, 2016The Camp House
    Darrell Scott with special guest Angel Snow

    Darrell Scott with special guest Angel Snow

    Witness Darrell Scott's ability to make just about any instrument talk, listen to his vocals and songwriting to hear him contain every emotion between joy and pain within one verse in his singing and

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  • July 29, 2016Broad Street Grille
    Low Country Boil

    Low Country Boil

    This popular dinner has returned for the summer and offers great food, fantastic atmosphere and friendly service. The all-you-can-eat buffet is $29.95 for adults, $15.95 for kids. Price does not inclu

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  • July 29, 2016Georgia Winery
    Ladies Night Out: Sweet Summertime

    Ladies Night Out: Sweet Summertime

     Gather your girlfriends and join for a fun evening of dancing and drinking in the vineyard. Sip a signature drink while enjoying live music and pampering in the Vineyard View Room. Try your hand at b

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  • July 29, 2016AT&T Field
    Home Game: Chattanooga Lookouts vs Tennessee Smokies

    Home Game: Chattanooga Lookouts vs Tennessee Smokies

    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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  • July 29, 2016Revelry Room
    Cosmic Charlie

    Cosmic Charlie

    Cosmic Charlie was born in the musical Mecca of Athens, Georgia. From its summer 1999 inception, the band swiftly cemented its reputation as a band that puts a unique and personal twist on the Gratefu

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  • July 29, 2016Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant
    Scott Stevens

    Scott Stevens

    Knoxville, Tennessee native Scott Stevens already has songwriting credits that have graced the Country Billboard Charts and now he’s making a name for himself as an artist. His debut EP was relea

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  • July 30, 2016Moccasin Bend National Archeological District
    Centennial Program: Moccasin Bend Nature and Art Project

    Centennial Program: Moccasin Bend Nature and Art Project

    Enjoy programs commemorating the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.

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  • July 30, 2016 - July 31, 2016Creative Discovery Museum
    Honey Harvest

    Honey Harvest

    Buzz like a bee at Honey Harvest, the museum’s “sweetest” event! Honey Harvest is a museum-wide celebration of some of the world’s hardest workers: honey bees. Museum guests will b

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  • July 30, 2016Chattanooga Choo Choo
    Station Street Sip & Savor

    Station Street Sip & Savor

    Station Street Sip & Savor is an all-inclusive, one price admission food and beverage tasting extravaganza. Enjoy food, wine, beer and spirits with a focus on local flavors. Guests will also enjoy

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  • July 30, 2016Downtown Waterfront at Ross's Landing
    Riverfront Nights featuring Deacon Bluz and the Holy Smoke Band

    Riverfront Nights featuring Deacon Bluz and the Holy Smoke Band

    This outdoor musical series is free for all to enjoy, and is even dog friendly. Riverfront Nights focuses on local people and institutions who promote healthy lifestyles, sustainable development/busin

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  • July 30, 2016AT&T Field
    Home Game: Chattanooga Lookouts vs Tennessee Smokies

    Home Game: Chattanooga Lookouts vs Tennessee Smokies

    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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  • July 30, 2016Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium
    Maxwell

    Maxwell

    In an age of immediacy, the idea of waiting sounds hopelessly outdated. But that said, there is something to be said about anticipation. Such is the case with Maxwell’s new album. Yes, after an e

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  • July 31, 2016Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park
    George Thomas Program

    George Thomas Program

    Enjoy this ranger-led program commemorating the 200th anniversary of George H. Thomas' birth.

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