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October events in Chattanooga, TN

Get your calendars out for some fun October events in the Scenic City.

With September coming to a close, we thought it was time to share some exciting events coming to Chattanooga throughout the month of October.

Pssst. If you haven’t already, make sure to check out our list of fall festivals in the Scenic City to plan for even more autumnal excursions.

Here are some October events we’re most excited for — you can head over to our events page for a full calendar.

Rabbit Valley Music Festival | Fri., Oct. 7-Sat., Oct. 8 | 6-10 p.m. | Ringgold Recreational Complex, 406 Cotter St., Ringgold, GA | $35+ | Enjoy a two-day festival of Americana music ~35 minutes from downtown Chattanooga.

Wine Over Water | Sat., Oct. 8 | 5-8 p.m. | Walnut Street Bridge | $125 | This fundraising event showcases ~200 wine varieties, food from local restaurants, and live music — must be 21+ to purchase tickets.

Chattanooga Hip-Hop Summit | Wed., Oct. 12-Sat., Oct. 15 | Various times | Waterhouse Pavilion + Bessie Smith Cultural Center | Free+ | This conference is focused on the hip-hop industry and how to find success in the genre.

Steve Martin & Martin Short | Sat., Oct. 15 | 8 p.m. | Memorial Auditorium | $65+ | This famous comedy duo’s “You Won’t Believe What They Look Like Today!” show is sure to have you laughing.

Plywood Presents: What’s Good X Chattanooga | Tues., Oct. 18 | 7-9:30 p.m. | Common House Chattanooga, 1517 Mitchell Ave. | $39+ | Plywood Presents will make a stop in Chattanooga with a pop-up tour discussing meaningful work.

Lookout Comedy Festival | Wed., Oct. 19-Sat., Oct. 22 | Various times | Various locations | $5+ | Check out 30 comics over the span of four days — festival passes to attend all shows can be purchased for $50.

Witch & Warlock Paddle | Sat., Oct. 29 | 2-5:30 p.m. | Coolidge Park, 150 River St. | $25+ | Join River City Co. + Outshine Adventures for a paddle on the river dressed as witches, warlocks, and wizards.