What's hot and new in Chattanooga right now? Check out our curated short list of what you need to do, eat, and see while they're fresh.

New Things to Do and See

Lodge Museum of Cast Iron is a destination for folks who love all-things cast iron and learning about America’s original cookware. Features the world’s largest cast iron pan!

The Signal, a live music and event space, moved to its new location on the Chattanooga Choo Choo grounds. 


Creative Discovery Museum opened new and renovated permanent exhibits this year, including the STEM Zone gallery, Little FarmHouse, Unearthed, and Treehouse Adventure.

Little Debbie Park contains multiple pavilions, walking trails, and a playground featuring large and climbable sculptures including Cosmic Brownies, Christmas Tree Cakes, and more. 

ChattaScooter Art Tour, by Adventure Sports Innovation, utilizes electric scooters and bikes to show off a variety of Chattanooga’s public art displays around the city. 

Immersion Gallery, deemed one part gallery, one part theater, and one part funhouse, is a new art venue concept that offers an immersive experience with interconnected, ever-changing rooms.

New Restaurants & Bars

Civil Provisions And Bar | Signal Mountain

Big Bad Breakfast | Northshore

Squirrel Rabbit Coffee Bar & Creamery | Northshore

Massey’s Kitchen | Lookout Mountain

Fonda San Jose Mexican Restaurant | Riverfront

Shady’s Corner | Southside

Little Coyote St. | Elmo

Taco Mamacita | Hamilton Place

Attack of the Tatsu | City Center 

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Chattanooga Travel Inspiration Magazine

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