Posts from March 2017

Memorial Weekend Fun in Chattanooga

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 8:00 PM

Summer is fast-approaching! What could be better than spending opening weekend cruising the Tennessee River on a steamboat or zip lining high above the treetops? Start your summer off right with Memorial Day fun in Chattanooga!

Riverboat Tours
Celebrate summer’s opening weekend properly by hitting

4 Bridges Arts Festival

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 7:00 AM

Chattanooga’s premier visual arts festival returns to the First Tennessee Pavilion April 21-23, 2017. Named a "Top 50 Fine Arts Fair" by Art Fair SourceBook, the 4 Bridges Arts Festival invites guests to a weekend of exceptional fine art in the heart of Chattanooga's historic Southside District.

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Chattanooga

Friday, March 17, 2017 8:00 AM

St. Chatty's Day Parade

3/18, 12pm-2pm

Celebrate the traditional St. Patrick's Day with more than 40 participants parading through downtown Chattanooga from Market Street, across the Market Street Bridge up Frazier Avenue to Coolidge Park.

Honest Pint Presents St. Paddy's on the Parkway

3/18,

The 5 Best Family-Friendly Hikes in Chattanooga

Thursday, March 9, 2017 3:00 PM

Chattanooga is a mecca for climbers, bikers, and backpackers alike, but the city also offers an array of scenic hikes for beginners and families. Whether you’re visiting for a week or just a weekend, there are plenty of pristine hiking trails close to town worth checking out. No trip to the Scenic

The Toughest Outdoor Challenges in Chattanooga

Thursday, March 9, 2017 1:00 PM

Chattanooga has it all when it comes to outdoor adventures—and more and more people are discovering that through the city's signature endurance events held each year. Athletes from around the world come to Chattanooga to run a marathon, compete in a triathlon, rock climb, mountain bike, or paddle

A Guide to Chattanooga's In-Town Neighborhoods

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 11:00 AM

Known as one of the top travel destinations in the South, it’s no surprise that Chattanooga is home to bustling neighborhoods filled with plenty of eclectic local shopping and dining experiences. Go beyond the usual tourist hotspots, and you’ll find a vibrant city brimming with interesting places to

Chattanooga Film Festival 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017 1:00 PM

Southern Living recently deemed the Chattanooga Film Festival "The Sundance of the South." With four days of independent films, parties and panels, it's no wonder this festival is quickly becoming the southeastern hub for good cinema. Hurry up and buy your badge, before you miss out. The CFF is also

Famous Chattanooga Musicians

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 2:00 PM

Chattanooga is a city with soul. Our music heritage spans over a century and includes some of the top names of the music industry both past and present. Here is a list of artists with Chattanooga roots.

BESSIE SMITH
Born in April of 1894, Bessie Smith worked her way up from singing on the street

Featured Blog - Tennessee Aquarium

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 7:00 PM

NEW – Lemur Forest at the Tennessee Aquarium

Walking into the new Lemur Forest exhibit at the Tennessee Aquarium for the first time is a bit like cheating geography.

Overhead, Red-ruffed Lemurs clamber along vines to perches in the top-most branches of towering Ficus trees. On a miniature nearby