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Get ready for Chattanooga’s 2023 Head of the Hooch regatta

Experience one of the world’s largest rowing regattas right here in the Scenic City.

NOOGAtoday | rowers paddling across Tennessee River with crowd on the shore.

Gather along the Tennessee River to see this year’s Head of the Hooch competitors.

Photo via Chattanooga Tourism Co.

Chattanooga’s annual two-day Head of the Hooch regatta will take place this weekend, Saturday, Nov. 4-Sunday, Nov. 5.

Folks can gather along the Tennessee River to cheer on registered teams as they row a 4,500-meter course that will end at Ross’s Landing. Pro tip: Check out the full race schedule.

The best spots to watch? Try one of these locations:

  • Walnut Street Bridge for an aerial view
  • Coolidge Park for a quieter setting
  • Ross’s Landing for a crowd + finish line view
  • Somewhere along the Tennessee Riverwalk for the spot you think is best, based on the race course
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