Chattanooga, TN Events
While you're in Chattanooga visiting famous attractions like Lookout Mountain or perhaps going on a riverboat cruise on the Southern Belle Riverboat, you'll still find some interesting events going on in Chattanooga. Below are some significant events that will make your time in this city even more enjoyable!
Southern Brewers Festival (August 26)
This festival features 30 different kinds of microbrewed ales and lagers. Upon admission, you'll be given a mug to meander around downtown Chattanooga to try as many of these drinks as you'd like. This event also has live entertainment from local bands and lots of food available to accompany the ales and lagers.
Swingfest (September 2)
If you like swing music and swing dancing, you'll love this celebration of the classic form of music and dance at Coolidge Park. This free event features four of Chattanooga's best big bands. As part of the audience, you'll have the opportunity to grab a partner and head to the dance floor or just listen to the music and watch some great swing moves from the dancers.
Rock City's Enchanted Maize Maze (September 22-October 29)
Rock City's 10-acre cornfield maze will both challenge and entertain you. Through the maze, you'll be asked various trivia questions, and answering correctly will lead you nearer to the end of the maze. Along with the maze, Rock City also offers during this time hayrides, a kiddie hay maze, a hay pyramid, pumpkin patch, and much more.
Rock City's Enchanted Garden of Lights (November 17-January 6)
This award-winning display of lighted holiday scenes will add some cheer to your holiday season. During this time of year, Rock City features 25 fantastic holiday scenes that will put you in awe. You can see all the displays every night listed except for Christmas Eve. You'll want to share this display with all your loved ones this holiday season!
Winter Days and Lights (November 25-December 8)
Downtown Chattanooga offers numerous activities to celebrate the holiday season. The festivities begin with the River & Grande Illumination, which features a lighted boat parade on the Tennessee River, a visit from Santa Claus, singing, dancing, and fireworks. Children have an opportunity to have breakfast with Santa the Saturday after Thanksgiving and then at the beginning of December, the whole family can see the Holiday Starlight Parade. The last downtown holiday activity is the Appalachian Christmas, which is a folk and bluegrass Christmas celebration.
These Chattanooga events offer just a few more choices of what you can do while you're in this fantastic city. Make your reservations for Chattanooga activities, lodging, and vacation packages today for a great holiday or getaway!