Festivals & Annual Events

Too little to do? Not in Chattanooga. The Scenic City's yearly calendar is full of exciting festivals and events, offering a diverse lineup of entertainment, sure to please each visitor's unique taste. Whether you're looking for Rock, Country, Blues, Bluegrass, Jazz, Christian, Latin, Punk, or something else, Chattanooga's got it the music festival for you. Oh yeah, did we mention we have wine, beer, whiskey, film, culture & arts festivals, too? Whatever you're after, come to Chattanooga, and go get it!

Annual music festivals include the Riverbend Music Festival, Nightfall Friday-night music series, Riverfront Nights, Three Sisters Bluegrass Festival, Moon River Music Festival, and weekly music and entertainment at the Chattanooga Market  – just to name a few.

Events throughout the year

All Annual Events

Chattanooga features hundreds of events including music & food festivals, concerts, outdoor adventures, sports and, more. There’s always something fun going on in the Best Town Ever.

Riverbend Festival

Celebrating over 38 years as Chattanooga’s premier live music event, Riverbend is an award-winning festival, offering three days of live music. Spanning the Tennessee riverfront, the festival boasts three stages featuring world-class entertainment ranging from classic rock, jam...

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Moon River Festival

Who said summer was over? Before the leaves turn and the crisp air rolls in, Chattanooga gears up for one of the best music festivals in the Southeast – Moon River Festival. Every September, Coolidge Park is transformed into a laid-back oasis and some of the best artists and musicians around...

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Chattanooga Motorcar Festival

Watch cars compete in the Pace Grand Prix. Admire historic and vintage cars competing in a juried car show. Buckle up for two days of car auction action. And enjoy nightly street festivals and daytime family fun at the Chattanooga Motorcar Festival in October.

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Sounds of the Scenic City

Chattanooga Spotify

Featuring music from local artists, upcoming festivals, and playlists from unique Chattanooga attractions like the Bessie Smith Cultural Center, Songbirds, Creative Discovery Museum, Rock City + More....