The most local events in Chattanooga, TN

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Check out our curated events calendar for something to do in Chattanooga every single day.

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You asked, we’re answering. A new and improved NOOGAtoday events calendar is here.

Or maybe you didn’t realize we even had an events calendar — consider this your ticket to the most fun and relevant events in Chattanooga, including:

  • Chickamauga Dam Lock Through Kayak Tour | Thurs., Sept. 8 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Hubert Fry Center boat ramp, 4301 Amnicola Hwy.| $79 | Try this unique guided experience of locking through Chickamauga Dam from the seat of a kayak.
  • CELEBRA Chattanooga 2022 | Sat., Sept. 10 | 3-10 p.m. | The Granfalloon | Free | Chattanooga’s first “Celebra” party will feature Latin food, craft vendors, dance lessons, and live performances.
  • 100-Year Block Party | Sat., Sept. 17 | 5-8 p.m. | 640 Market St. | Free+ | Celebrate United Way’s 100-year anniversary with a block party featuring food trucks, Pop-up Project performances, face painting, and more.
  • 2022 IRONKIDS Fun Run | Sat., Sept. 24 | Various times | Ross’s Landing | $20 | Run distances in this race are based on the child’s age + interest — ages 1-17 are encouraged to participate.
  • Wine Over Water | Sat., Oct. 8 | 5-8 p.m. | Walnut Street Bridge | $125 | This event that takes place across the pedestrian bridge will feature 200 wine varieties, food, and music.

As Chattanoogans ourselves, we love making sure that Chattanooga has access to the most robust, relevant, and hyperlocal events calendar possible. In part, we rely on readers like you to keep us in the loop — start submitting your events now. (Just like before, you can add your event to our calendar for free, but we’ve also added a few new paid promotional opportunities to take advantage of as well, starting at just $15.)

In addition to the hundreds of events that you can discover each month on our website, each issue of our newsletter features a dedicated events section, with our curated editorial picks for the upcoming week, organized by day. Keep scrolling just a little bit and you’ll see what we mean. Pro tip: click the link to see our full calendar if you want to start planning ahead.

Want to know which events we’re most excited about? Your friendly neighborhood City Editors (👋 that’s us, Brianna + Kristen) can often be found out and about at the newest restaurant openings, baseball games, festivals, and fairs — see what we’re up to in the Wrap section at the bottom of each newsletter or by following us on Instagram @noogatoday.