First Tennessee Pavilion

  • 1801 Carter Street
  • Chattanooga, TN 37408

Adjacent to Finley Stadium, the First Tennessee Pavilion is an open-air, 50,000 sq.ft. covered pavilion, which can accommodate 3,000 to 4,000 attendees. The First Tennessee Pavilion is home to the seasonal Chattanooga Market, a local food and arts market which runs every Sunday, May-November each year. The First Tennessee Pavilion is also home to the annual 4 Bridges Arts Festival held every April. First Tennessee Pavilion Specifics:

  • Capacity: 5,000
  • 2,000 parking spaces
  • Tailgating friendly
  • Catering in-house
  • Conveniently located downtown, with Electric Shuttle and CARTA bus service available
  • Scenic views of Lookout Mountain
Facility Info
  • Reception Capacity 5000
July 21, 2019

There’s no better way to celebrate your favorite summertime fruit. Join us for a bloody mary sampling event sponsored by Titos Vodka! Spicy, tangy or non alcoholic, there’s plenty of options to wet your whistle. Buy a $10 ticket to sample and vote on...

July 28, 2019

Guitar Chattanooga is a collection of Chattanooga’s emerging musicians, offering them the EPB stage to jam, unplug and collaborate. Visitors to the Chattanooga Market will enjoy an unrehearsed showcase of musicians enjoying their craft. Participating...

August 4, 2019

We’re celebrating over 500 farmers, food artisans, crafters and artists who join us throughout the season for our weekly public markets. Take the time to meet a few of them this week and enjoy our area’s impressive supply of local farm fresh foods....

August 11, 2019

It’s a toe-tappin’, banjo playin’, string singing’ mix of country & folk that will get you up and dancing. You can see some of our region’s hottest bluegrass acts during 2 free performances at Chattanooga Market. We’ll have just the right mix too...

August 18, 2019

It’s nearing football ya’ll, so wear your favorite team jersey. Don’t forget your middle and high school teams...and our very own Chattanooga MOCS. Feel like a little orange, or crimson? S-H-O-W, we want YOU to wear it with pride!

August 25, 2019

Our annual Lodge Cast Iron Cook Off features our city’s most prominent and rising chefs. It’s a chance to watch live as they create culinary delights for our panel of judges, using fresh ingredients right from the Chattanooga Market. Arriving in the...

September 1, 2019

It’s an American tradition…summertime Bar-B-Que, cold beer and live music. And it’s all happening at Chattanooga Market where several local pit-masters will be competing at our 10th Annual Beast Feast® BBQ Contest. Whether it’s slathered or rubbed...

September 8, 2019

Cruise-in for one of our most revved up events… Whether you’re a hobbyist or just enjoy checking out these classic beauties, it’s a sight to see. It’s a great opportunity to get under the hood and see these classics up close while enjoying a day at...

September 15, 2019

Scenic City Wings promises to be a little spicy, a little messy, but a whole lot of fun! Patrons can sample the unique tastes of Chattanooga’s best wings from area restaurants in this blazing annual competition and cast their vote for bragging rights...

September 22, 2019

Body mass index, blood pressure checks, sleep disorder assessments and more…you’ll find all things healthy at this event. With Market sponsor, Erlanger Healthcare System, we’ll keep you up to speed on living a healthy lifestyle. It’s a great day to...

September 29, 2019

It’s prime time for APPLES at Chattanooga Market! Local really is better and you’ll taste the difference. Apple cake, apple jelly, apple pie, even apple candles – you get the idea!

October 6, 2019

19th Annual CultureFest – Come experience the rich cultural diversity of Chattanooga through arts, food, dance, and live music and a special parade of nations. Enjoy a multicultural fashion show, dance contest and an exhibition of...

Dates vary between October 13, 2019 - October 13, 2019

Chattanooga’s oldest and largest Oktoberfest celebration, our 2-day festival draws crowds locally and regionally each year. Come to enjoy the sights, smells, and sounds of the German traditions and bring your family for a day of entertainment,...

October 20, 2019

Chattanooga Market will become a platform for street performers of all kinds: musicians, dance acts, jugglers, mime, puppeteers, magicians, artists – you name it. They’ll be performing for your entertainment at every nook and cranny of the...

October 27, 2019

Bring your ghosts and goblins for some good old fashioned trick or treating! We’ll have 2 costume parades for all ages: noon and 2pm! Enjoy our fall produce, pumpkins, local art and unique gifts for early holiday shopping.

November 3, 2019

Fall produce! While you’re grabbing you favorite foods and treats, stop and see our friends from the Grateful Gobbler. Sign up for a fun run that has become a Thanksgiving tradition for so many and walk off those turkey day calories. 100% of the...

November 10, 2019

Come enjoy the music of Sweet Georgia Sound on the EPB stage for another free performance (last one until next season). The 20+ band is well known for a variety of ballroom dance music that includes classic and modern big band, swing, Latin, and waltz...

November 17, 2019

We’ll be supporting you guys who are growing out your beards this November. With the help of some of our local vendors, we’ll hold a beard contest to get your beard some well-deserved attention! Look for more details on our prizes…