River City Co. announces 2023 Rock the Riverfront lineup

This annual event includes art installations, vendors, live music, family activities, and more.

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Over 33,000 people attended last year’s inaugural event.

Photo by Brian Wancho provided by River City Company

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Back in December, we shared news about Rock the Riverfront returning with a new interactive art installation for all Chattanoogans to enjoy. Along with “Los Trompos,” the month-long festival will be filled with music, entertainment, cultural education opportunities, activities, food trucks, and so much more.

River City Co., the event’s host, recently dropped the full entertainment lineupwe definitely recommend you check out the whole list so you can plan accordingly. In the meantime, here are the need-to-knows of the event + some highlights to expect:

Event details

  • Event dates | March 17-April 16
  • Location | The Chattanooga Green, 140 Riverfront Pkwy. (across from Ross’s Landing)
  • Time | During park hours, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Admission | Free for all to attend

Event highlights

  • Cultures & Creatives Day | March 18 | Watch the film “Viva Guatemala: A Journey Through a Land of Culture and Beauty” + enjoy live music by Luke Simmons & The Lovestruck.
  • Get Up & Move | March 25 | Throughout the day, participate in interactive dance and fitness classes ranging from yoga and traditional Latin dance to Hip-Hop, Salsa, and Capoeira.
  • Light Up Chatt Parade | April 1 | Watch the sky light up with glowing lanterns + puppets from Playful Evolving Monsters and Art 120 during the parade.
  • Spring Break Family Fun Day | April 5 | Celebrate spring break all day long with oversized games, history tours with National Park Partners (free, but make sure to RSVP), face painting, balloon animals, kites, toys, and more.
  • Gospel & Jazz + Easter Egg Hunt | April 8 | Come out for an Easter egg hunt at 12 p.m. and listen to musical entertainment by Dexter Bell & Friends + Swayyvo.
  • Sips of Latin America | April 15 | Purchase a ticket to sample 10+ traditional Latin American alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

Bonus: Looking to help out at the event? River City Co. is seeking Hospitality Hostslearn more and sign up to volunteer.