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Chattanooga Cocktail Summer: A Tiki-Inspired Revival

How exactly does a landlocked town in the American South revive a storied, fraught, and complex section of cocktail history? Let’s tap this coconut and find out! Tiki bars, which gained popularity in the mid-20th century, and experienced a renewed frenzy of appreciation in the early 2010s, sparked…

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Culture Club: Guide to Experiencing Chattanooga's History

It is impossible to separate Chattanooga’s art from its culture, for time has irreversibly entwined the two. Some consider art to be a form of communication. By that definition, Chattanooga speaks volumes, and the conversation celebrates the vision and vitality of a city awash with creativity. Much…

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Your Guide to Seasonal Events in Chattanooga

From live music and art installations to sporting events and holiday celebrations, each season ushers in a new batch of local events. Here's what to expect in 2024. Spring Spring Break Safari March - April During Spring Break, Chattanooga transforms into a place where kids rule, and adventure is…

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Get Ready for 4 Bridges Arts Festival

4 Bridges Arts Festival hosted by The Association for Visual Arts The 4 Bridges Arts Festival (4BAF) is set to unfold from April 19 to 21, 2024, at the First Horizon Pavilion in Chattanooga. This festival is a celebration of artistic expression and community exchange. The Association for Visual…

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CHA Spotlight: ArtsBuild Murals

Who: Fans of Chattanooga’s rich mural arts scene What: ArtsBuild helps build a stronger community through the arts. Their investments in arts education, art leadership, and artist grants bring color and activation to the city. This is especially true with mural projects with artists like Alex Paul…

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Chattanooga Women Who Made History

When 19th-century booster Rush Montgomery declared Chattanooga “the funnel of the world,” people decried him as crazy. Now, over 150 years later, his predictions have come true, and the Scenic City has attracted fascinating people, including women who made history. From war heroes and feisty widows…

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