Beat the heat with Chatt Town Cool Down event

Celebrate the end of summer with water-based events along Chattanooga’s riverside.

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Enjoy activities like a community paddle down the Tennessee River.

Photo by Tom and Pat Cory via Chattanooga Tourism Co.

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The Chattanooga Parks and Outdoors Department and Outdoor Chattanooga are throwing an end-of-summer riverside celebration on Friday, Aug. 25 + Saturday, Aug. 26.

Chatt Town Cool Down will feature water-based activities, food, music, and other outdoor fun. All of the events are free to attend + family-friendly.

Friday’s schedule

  • Chatt Skates’ Splash Down | 4:30-7 p.m. | Ross’s Landing | Bring your own skateboard or bike to ramp off into the river.
  • Dance Skates Roller Disco Party, Instruction, and Performances | 5:30-7 p.m. | Ross’s Landing | Bring your own skates (or rent a pair) to dance + skate.

Note: The sold-out H20 Life’s Black Women Paddle will kick off at 6:30 p.m.
Additionally, folks can enjoy outdoor activities, activity booths, a beer garden + music until 10 p.m.

Saturday’s schedule

  • Paddle Down | 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Rivermont Boat Ramp to Coolidge Park | Join a community group paddle — bring your own craft or rent one (pre-registration is required).
  • Coolidge Park Cool Down | 12-5 p.m. | Coolidge Park | Enjoy a free climbing wall, foam slip n’ slide, the fireboat splash + other activities.

Bonus: Don’t forget to stop by the River Market from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. + Riverfront Nights from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. also taking place at Ross’s Landing during the event.

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