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
May 26, 2018 - May 27, 2018

The Chattanooga Street Food Festival boasts a weekend-long gathering of the best food trucks from all over Tennessee! These food-passionate individuals/teams/food-truckers come together in Chattanooga to celebrate a diversity of food that is uniquely...

June 1, 2018

Get hog wild at First Tennessee Pavilion for Bacon & Barrel Festival. At this event, we celebrate two commonly appreciated southern traditions: hearty food & distilled spirits. We will bring together 15 of Chattanooga’s best restaurants and a...

June 3, 2018

It’s prime time for STRAWBERRIES at the Chattanooga Market! Local really is better and you’ll taste the difference. Strawberry salsa, strawberry cake, chocolate-dipped strawberries, strawberry jelly, strawberry lemonade, even strawberry candles...

June 10, 2018

A summer tradition, we’re scooping up some of Chattanooga’s best ice cream around. Benefiting the Chambliss Center For Children, ice cream lovers won’t want to miss this cool event! With each $6 ticket, you’ll get generous samples from each local...

June 17, 2018

We’ve got you covered for Father’s Day at the Chattanooga Market. Let Dad relax and enjoy some local blues music on the EPB stage and even sample some local craft brews to boot. The whole family will enjoy lunch from one of our eateries or food trucks...

June 24, 2018

A brand new “foodie” event of the 2018 season…Teens with experience and passion in cooking compete live at the Chattanooga Market under the pressure of patrons watching their every move. It’s an exciting food event for everyone. See how shopping for...

July 1, 2018

Celebrating the 4th of July weekend, blueberries are the firecracker of the day…enjoy blueberries in just about everything at Chattanooga Market. Patrons can enter in one of our blueberry pie-eating contests (noon & 1pm), featuring fresh baked...

July 8, 2018

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...

July 15, 2018

One of our most anticipated annual “foodie” events of the season…Local chefs compete live at the Chattanooga Market under the pressure of patrons watching their every move. Five local chefs are chosen to compete in this event where they will have to...

July 22, 2018

Here’s a PEACHY event….The peach festival inspires our more than 150 Chattanooga Market vendors to be creative and incorporate peach flavors, smells and peach themes into their offerings. Folks can enjoy treats such as fresh peach salsa, peach jams...

July 29, 2018

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...

August 5, 2018

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 12, 2018

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...

September 30, 2018

It’s prime time for APPLES at the 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! Plus, fall activities for the whole family!

October 7, 2018

19th Annual CultureFest – Come experience the rich cultural diversity of Chattanooga through arts, food, dance, and live music. Thanks to Chattanooga State’s International Community Outreach, the Chattanooga Market will boast live performances...

Dates vary between October 14, 2018 - October 14, 2018

Saturday, October 13th & Sunday, October 14th – 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...

October 21, 2018

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...

October 28, 2018

Bring your ghosts and goblins for some good old fashioned trick or treating! We’ll have 3 costume parades for all ages: noon, 1:30 and 3pm! Enjoy our fall produce, pumpkins, local art and unique gifts for early holiday shopping.

November 4, 2018

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...

November 11, 2018

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 18, 2018

Begin your preparations for this season’s holidays at the Chattanooga Market! We’ll have plenty of local meats, cheeses, breads, produce and homemade/homegrown foods for your family gatherings. Giving unique, handmade gifts support our local artisan...

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday until December 16, 2018

Local gift giving is better! Find us indoors during December weekends at the Chattanooga Convention Center. Our Holiday Market features 200+ local food vendors, artists and crafters each Saturday & Sunday in December offering unique gifts and...