Chattanooga's Annual Events

Bring Back Local Favorites, Championships, and Holiday Cheer!

Chattanooga’s annual events are bursting with community pride showcasing our incredible local talent and cultural traditions. They welcome locals and residents to delight in memorable experiences like no other. From beer and wine festivals and riverfront races to antique car shows and holiday bake-offs – there’s always something to celebrate in the Best Town Ever. 

This list includes highlights of the Fall & Winter events. For a full list of events, check out the full Chattanooga Events Calendar

Events Happening in September

Sep
25

2022 Little Debbie IRONMAN Chattanooga

Sep
30

3 Sisters Bluegrass Festival

3 Sisters Bluegrass Festival

Sep 30th 22

Downtown Riverfront

Events Happening in October

Oct
01

Rocktober Fest

Rocktober Fest

Oct 1st 22

See Rock City, Inc.

Oct
01

ODDtober: When Nature is Stranger Than Fiction

Oct
01

Fall Foliage Sightseeing Cruises

Fall Foliage Sightseeing Cruises

Oct 1st 22

Chattanooga Riverboat Co. Southern Belle

Oct
01

Outboard Drag Boat Association Championship

Oct
01

Hamilton County Fair

Hamilton County Fair

Oct 1st 22

Old McDonald Farm

Oct
01

Dread Hollow

Dread Hollow

Oct 1st 22

Dread Hollow

Oct
06

Lantern Tour: Ghost Walk Edition

Oct
07

2022 AVP Grass Nationals

2022 AVP Grass Nationals

Oct 7th 22

Camp Jordan Arena/Sports Complex

Oct
08

Wine Over Water

Wine Over Water

Oct 8th 22

Walnut Street Pedestrian Bridge

Oct
08

2022 Swim the Suck

2022 Swim the Suck

Oct 8th 22

Coolidge Park

Oct
14

Boo in the Zoo

Boo in the Zoo

Oct 14th 22

Chattanooga Zoo

Oct
14

Chattanooga Motorcar Festival

Chattanooga Motorcar Festival

Oct 14th 22

West Village

Oct
15

Monster Bash

Monster Bash

Oct 15th 22

Creative Discovery Museum

Oct
16

2022 7 Bridges Marathon

2022 7 Bridges Marathon

Oct 16th 22

Coolidge Park

Oct
22

2022 ChattaJack 31

2022 ChattaJack 31

Oct 22nd 22

Ross' Landing

Oct
26

TSSAA Girls’ Soccer State Championship

TSSAA Girls’ Soccer State Championship

Oct 26th 22

CHI Memorial Stadium

Events Happening in November and December

Nov
04

Head of the Hooch

Dec
01

2022 Blue Cross Bowl

2022 Blue Cross Bowl

Dec 1st 22

Finley Stadium

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