The leaves are changing color, school is back in session, and football season is upon us. You know what that means…? Fall is here!
Chattanooga is such a beautiful place with so many great things to do! But, nothing quite beats Chattanooga in the fall.
Events and Festivals to Attend
- Opera X Candlelight
Where: Coosa Mills
When: September 17th
Hosted by Pop-Up Project, this is the most romantic date night ever- featuring an evening of magic and music.
- Ironman Chattanooga – Triathlon
When: September 25th
This race, hosted by Little Debbie, features a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike ride, and a 26.2 mile run through some of Chattanooga’s most scenic areas.
- 3 Sister Bluegrass Festival
When: September 30th-October 1st
This annual festival will bring some of the biggest names in Bluegrass to our own Downtown Riverfront.
- The Sound of Music
Where: Chattanooga Theatre Centre
When: September 30th-October 16th
Join the Chattanooga Theatre Centre as they put on one of the most classic musicals- and see some locals do their thing!
Where: TN Aquarium
During October, join the TN Aquarium in celebrating and exploring the wonderful and weird creatures they have to offer.
Where: Rock City
When: Weekends in October
Head on up to Rocky City Gardens as they transform the grounds into a celebratory German festival, with music, food, drinks, and more!
- Fall Foliage Sightseeing Cruise
Where: Southern Belle
When: October and November
Come down and cruise the Tennessee River to see one of nature’s most brilliant displays of colors and beauty.
- Hamilton County Fair
Where: McDonald Farm
When: October 1st-2nd
This fair features three stages of live music, food, games, exhibits, animals, and much much more!
- Lantern Tour: Ghost Walk Edition
Where: Ruby Falls
When: Thursdays and Sundays in October
Get in the Halloween spirit with a special edition ghost tour through Ruby Falls.
- Wine Over Walnut
Where: Walnut Street Bridge
When: October 8th
This annual event is celebrating its 27th year, with over 200 wine varieties, local food, and live music!
- Boo in the Zoo
Where: Chattanooga Zoo
When: October 14th and 15th
Join us for this family-oriented Halloween celebration, featuring a pony ride, inflatables, games, and more!
- Chattanooga Motorcar Festival
Where: West Village
When: October 14th-16th
Whether you love cars, food, or shopping, this is the festival for you!
- Monster Bash
Where: Creative Discovery Museum
When: October 15th
Hey parents- grab your kids and a costume, and enjoy some family friendly fun at the Creative Discovery Museum.