Spring Events

“Water” you doing this spring? Come live life in full bloom with us at all our springtime events! This spring Chattanooga will feature some of the most exciting events around including music and art festivals, athletic competitions, cocktail parties, markets, and more.

Whether we are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at Shamrock City, hanging with friends at a beer festival, or cheering on the Ironman athletes on the riverfront, spring events will be popping up everywhere, just like the flowers!  

Apr
14

Flora Luna

Flora Luna

Apr 14th 24

Rock City Gardens

Apr
14

Mountain Bike Rental with Chattanooga Guided Adventures

Mountain Bike Rental with Chattanooga Guided Adventures

Apr 14th 24

Chattanooga Guided Adventures

Apr
14

Nickajack Bat Cave Kayak Tour with Chattanooga Guided Adventures

Apr
14

Rock the Riverfront 2024

Rock the Riverfront 2024

Apr 14th 24

Chattanooga green

Apr
14

Sunday Studio

Sunday Studio

Apr 14th 24

Hunter Museum of American Art

Apr
14

Tunnel Hill Shindig: Ultimate Variety Show

Tunnel Hill Shindig: Ultimate Variety Show

Apr 14th 24

The Colonnade Theatre

Apr
15

Chattanooga Burger Week

Chattanooga Burger Week

Apr 15th 24

Participating Restaurants

Apr
15

En L'Aire Performance Company Auditions

En L'Aire Performance Company Auditions

Apr 15th 24

University of Tennessee Chattanooga

Apr
15

John Mellencamp: Live and In Person

John Mellencamp: Live and In Person

Apr 15th 24

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium

Apr
18

Casting Crowns: 20th Anniversary Tour

Casting Crowns: 20th Anniversary Tour

Apr 18th 24

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium

Apr
18

Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun

Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun

Apr 18th 24

Jasper Elementary School

Apr
18

The Dip w/ Jeremie Albino

The Dip w/ Jeremie Albino

Apr 18th 24

The Signal - Concert Hall

Apr
18

Ward Dais- Solo Acoustic With Sam Steadman

Ward Dais- Solo Acoustic With Sam Steadman

Apr 18th 24

Barrel House Ball Room

Apr
19

4 Bridges Arts Festival

4 Bridges Arts Festival

Apr 19th 24

First Horizon Pavilion

Apr
19

4 Bridges Arts Festival Preview Party

4 Bridges Arts Festival Preview Party

Apr 19th 24

First Horizon Pavilion

Apr
19

Lewis Black: Goodbye Yeller Brick Road, The Final Tour

Lewis Black: Goodbye Yeller Brick Road, The Final Tour

Apr 19th 24

Robert Kirk Walker Theatre

Apr
19

Rhyme Over Wine Spoken Word Open Mic Poetry Mixer

Apr
20

Battle Below the Clouds BBQ Competition

Apr
20

Day out with Thomas

Day out with Thomas

Apr 20th 24

Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum

Apr
20

Futurebirds

Futurebirds

Apr 20th 24

The Signal - Concert Hal

Apr
20

Kid Quest! A Family Fun Event & Expo

Kid Quest! A Family Fun Event & Expo

Apr 20th 24

Camp Jordan Arena & Sports Complex/Meeting Information

Apr
20

Poetry Among The Trees

Poetry Among The Trees

Apr 20th 24

Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center

Apr
20

Springtime in Chattanooga

Springtime in Chattanooga

Apr 20th 24

Coolidge Park

Apr
21

Classics at Collegedale: Mozart Symphony No. 40

Classics at Collegedale: Mozart Symphony No. 40

Apr 21st 24

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium

Apr
22

Earth Day Urban Plant Walk w/ High Garden Tea

Earth Day Urban Plant Walk w/ High Garden Tea

Apr 22nd 24

Five Wits Brewing Company

Apr
25

Candlelight: A Tribute to Adele

Candlelight: A Tribute to Adele

Apr 25th 24

The Beverly Ballroom at Hotel Chalet

Apr
25

The Earls of Leicester Live In Concert

The Earls of Leicester Live In Concert

Apr 25th 24

Walker Theatre

Apr
26

Chattanooga Seafood Bash On The River

Chattanooga Seafood Bash On The River

Apr 26th 24

Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce

Apr
26

Dash & Bash

Dash & Bash

Apr 26th 24

Outdoors at the Signal Mountain Middle-High School

Apr
26

Hot In Herre: 2000s Dance Party

Hot In Herre: 2000s Dance Party

Apr 26th 24

The Signal - Concert Hall

Apr
27

Ali Siddiq: I Got A Story To tell

Ali Siddiq: I Got A Story To tell

Apr 27th 24

Walker Theatre

Apr
27

ANF 8: OPEN THE GATE

ANF 8: OPEN THE GATE

Apr 27th 24

Camp Jordan Arena & Sports Complex/Meeting Information

Apr
27

Chattanooga FC vs Carolina Core FC

Chattanooga FC vs Carolina Core FC

Apr 27th 24

Chattanooga Football Club

Apr
27

Photography Demo with Stephen Golder

Photography Demo with Stephen Golder

Apr 27th 24

River Gallery

Apr
27

Vienna Light Orchestra “Magical Movie Scores"

Vienna Light Orchestra “Magical Movie Scores"

Apr 27th 24

UTC Fine Arts Center

Apr
28

Artful Yoga with Jillian Dawson

Artful Yoga with Jillian Dawson

Apr 28th 24

Hunter Museum of American Art

Apr
28

Chattanooga Market Opening Weekend

Chattanooga Market Opening Weekend

Apr 28th 24

First Horizon Pavilion

Apr
28

JJ Grey & Mofro: Olustee Tour with support from Cedric Burnside

May
01

Fresh Out The Shoebox

Fresh Out The Shoebox

May 1st 24

The Edney Innovation Center

May
01

Jessie Murph Live In The Sticks Tour

May
02

An Evening with The Ballroom Thieves

An Evening with The Ballroom Thieves

May 2nd 24

Barking Legs Theater

May
02

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

May 2nd 24

Hunter Museum of American Art

May
03

Mean Girls

Mean Girls

May 3rd 24

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium

May
03

Mustache The Band

Mustache The Band

May 3rd 24

The Signal - Concert Hall

May
03

PokeCon

PokeCon

May 3rd 24

The Seed Theatre

May
04

Charles Wesley Godwin w/ Kashus Culpepper

Charles Wesley Godwin w/ Kashus Culpepper

May 4th 24

The Signal - Concert Hall

May
04

Chattanooga FC vs Orlando City B

Chattanooga FC vs Orlando City B

May 4th 24

Chattanooga Football Club

May
04

Chattanooga Taco Festival

Chattanooga Taco Festival

May 4th 24

Camp Jordan Arena & Sports Complex/Meeting Information

May
04

Gran Fondo Hincapie - Chattanooga

Gran Fondo Hincapie - Chattanooga

May 4th 24

Bessie Smith Cultural Center

May
04

Mean Girls

Mean Girls

May 4th 24

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium

May
04

Read House Seersucker Saturday

Read House Seersucker Saturday

May 4th 24

The Read House

2024 Spring Events in Chattanooga

Million Steps in March/Ruby Falls  
$ | March 1-31 / 8 am-8 pm   
Get active walking the cavern trail to the thundering underground waterfall and help support the mission of the American Heart Association Go Red for Women in a big way! Participants can stop by our healthy selfie station and take home a complimentary heart-healthy recipe card. rubyfalls.com  

Erlanger Chattanooga Marathon Race Weekend /Downtown Chattanooga  
FREE/$ | March 1-3 / Times Vary   
The Erlanger Chattanooga Marathon weekend will feature a marathon, half marathon, team relay, 5K, and a kid's fun run, along with daily events to maximize a weekend full of energy and excitement while supporting the Erlanger Health System! chattanoogamarathon.com  

Hunter Underground/Hunter Museum of American Art   
$ | March 1 / 8-11 pm    
The museum is converted into a nightclub for a one-of-a-kind cocktail party. The annual fundraiser offers an exciting evening of art-focused fun, music and dancing, an open bar, great food, a silent auction, and the famous Smash & Grab gallery. Must be 21 or up. huntermuseum.org   

AmuseUm/Creative Discovery Museum    
$ | March 2 / 7-10 pm    
Journey back in time and join us at AmuseUm ‘24: 1995 (CDM's Version) – a chance to relive the magic of the 90s and celebrate CDM's inception year! Step into the world of boy bands and revolutionary tech innovations and indulge in entertainment, flavors of the 90s, and exciting surprises! Embrace the spirit as you rock to the beats in your favorite 90s attire. cdmfun.org/amuseum   

Chattanooga Football Club/Finley Stadium    
$ | March-Oct. / Times Vary   
The Chattanooga Football Clubs, playing in the National Independent Soccer Association, season is back along with the return of the CFC Women’s team. Join the local CFC fans, better known as the Chattahooligans, and cheer on the CFC Men’s and Women's teams! chattanoogafc.com   

Spring Blooms/Rock City 
$ | March 4-May 12 
Soak in the sunshine and colorful array of spring decor during Spring Blooms. Admire the garden’s fabulous art installations, including several new pieces, as you walk the garden trail. seerockcity.com/seasons 

Spring Break Safari   
FREE/$ | March 8-April 7 / Times Vary   
During Spring Break Safari, the city transforms into a place where kids rule, and adventure is everywhere! Participating attractions offer kids hands-on activities, including scavenger hunts and unique experiences that turn kids into Cave Explorers, RockQuest Adventurers, Zookeepers, Conductors, and more. VisitChattanooga.com/spring   

Battleground Explosion Volleyball Tournament/Chattanooga Convention Center  
$ | March 16-17 / Times Vary    
With room for 200 teams, this explosive tournament will bring athletes ages 12-18 to the ultimate volleyball battleground. Cheer on your favorite teams as they compete in the best out of three matches over two days in the scenic city. phoenixrisingvb.com/battlegroundexplosion  

Chattanooga Red Wolves/CHI Memorial Stadium    
$ | March-Oct. / Times Vary   
Cheer on Chattanooga’s newest professional sports team, the Chattanooga Red Wolves Soccer Club, a founding member of USL League One, compete at their brand-new stadium. chattanoogaredwolves-sc.com   

SIPTN Wine Festival/First Tennessee Pavilion  
FREE/$ | March 23 / 12-6 pm  
Taste through over 200 wines produced right here in Tennessee, utilizing some of the freshest fruit in the South. Sip TN is made up entirely of Tennessee Wineries, come sip, savor, and purchase bottles of your favorite wines. Stroll and shop with local artisans and vendors, enjoy food trucks and enjoy live music! siptn.com/chattanooga \

Chattanooga Lookouts/AT&T Field  
$ | April-Sept. / Times Vary   
The Chattanooga Lookouts, a Minor League Baseball team of the Double-A South and the Double-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, welcome you to AT&T Field this season. Join in as we cheer on our team with Looie the Lookout and all of Chattanooga! lookouts.com  

Hug-a-Bunny Days/Chattanooga Zoo   
$ | March 29-30 / 9 am-5 pm  
Hug-A-Bunny, at the Chattanooga Zoo, is a family-friendly event celebrating the arrival of spring. Zoo visitors are welcome to enjoy springtime crafts and games, like the golden egg hunt, while many zoo animals will enjoy special seasonal enrichment activities. Event admission also includes up-close rabbit encounters, candy stations, photos with the Easter Bunny and other special activities.
chattzoo.org  

Rock City Nights: Flora Luna/Rock City  
$ | April 5-May 12 
A first-of-its-kind nighttime soiree combining culinary, gardens, and art. Come enjoy food, drinks and art through the garden under beautiful low light. seerockcity.com/seasons 

Chattanooga Burger Week  
$ | April 15-21 / Times & Locations Vary   
In this city-wide event, burger lovers will have the opportunity to eat their way through the Scenic City with $7 burger deals at participating restaurants, challenge their taste buds, and connect and share their experiences on social, all while being entered to win prizes. chattanoogaburgerweek.com  

4 Bridges Arts Festival/First Tennessee Pavilion  
$ | April 19-21 / 10 am-5 pm    
This two-day, nationally ranked arts festival draws more than 12,000 people annually. It features exceptional visual and fine art from local and regional artists, a creative kids area, live music, and great local food.  4BridgesArtsFestival.org  

Battle Below the Clouds/Ruby Falls   
$ | April 20 / 6 am   
Amateur grillers and smokers compete for bragging rights as Chattanooga's best backyard cooks at the 7th annual Ruby Falls Battle Below the Clouds BBQ cook-off. Independent judges select the Best Pulled Pork, Best Ribs, and Grand Champion. Enjoy live bluegrass music, kid activities, BBQ, and door prize drawings. rubyfalls.com   

Chattanooga Seafood Bash/Coolidge Park  
FREE | April 26-28 
This three-day seafood festival will welcome some of the greatest seafood from across the United States to Chattanooga all weekend long. In addition to the delicious cuisine, guests will enjoy live music, beer and wine gardens, a kid's zone, and more! chattanooga-seafood-bash-on-the-river.com 

Chattanooga River Market/Tennessee Aquarium Plaza   
FREE | Saturdays, April 27-Oct. / 10 am-5 pm   
Chattanooga River Market features handcrafted items from local and regional artisans showcasing their talents through jewelry, woodwork, and more. chattanoogamarket.com   

Chattanooga Market/First Tennessee Pavilion  
FREE | Sundays, April 28-Nov. 19 / 10 am-5 pm   
The weekly open-air producer-only market features local food artisans and farms, fresh produce, meat, and cheese, live plants, local arts and crafts, food trucks, and much more. chattanoogamarket.com  

Scenic City Cup/Camp Jordan  
$ | April 27-28 / Times Vary    
Presented by Scenic City LOC, the Scenic City Cup offers soccer clubs from all over a competitive tournament for boys and girls in U9-U19 divisions. soccer.sincsports.com  

Gran Fondo Hincapie Chattanooga/Bessie Smith Cultural Center  
$ | May 3-4 / 8 am  
Gran Fondo Hincapie-Chattanooga welcomes cyclists of all skill levels for a weekend of riding and celebrating all things cycling. This race weekend includes a family festival, an expo, an after-party, and more. hincapie.com/granfondo/chattanooga  

Jfest/Tennessee Riverpark   
$ | May 18 / 11 am  
Jfest is the Tennessee Valley's largest Christian music festival, and a wonderful experience for families with plenty of music, fun and fireworks.  jfest.com  

Spirits in the Wild/Chattanooga Zoo    
$ | May 18 / 6-10 pm    
Enjoy an evening of taking a variety of spirits while sampling great food from some of Chattanooga’s best local restaurants, live entertainment, and support the Chattanooga Zoo. chattzoo.org     

IRONMAN 70.3 Chattanooga Triathlon/Downtown Riverfront  
FREE/$ | May 19 / 6:30 am  
The IRONMAN 70.3 Chattanooga triathlon leads nearly 3,000 athletes on a 1.2-mile swim in the Tennessee River, 56-mile bike ride, and 13.1-mile run. Transitions and finishes are at Ross’s Landing on the downtown riverfront. ironman.com/chattanooga70.3  

Mountaintop Summers/Rock City 
$ | May 24-Sept. 2 
Wind through cool corridors of stone and beat the heat with a refreshing beverage while taking in a seven-state view during Mountaintop Summers. Enjoy the Rock City Raptors birds of prey show and Reflection Riding throughout the summer. seerockcity.com/seasons