This weekend is THE weekend to be in Chattanooga. Not only is there a FREE world class bluegrass festival, this is the weekend kick off to all the fall and Halloween events around town. Whether you are visiting Chattanooga or are a local looking for something fun to do, this is the weekend for you! Here are your best bets for fun this weekend in Chattanooga.
3 Sisters Bluegrass
Started by world renown fiddler and Chattanooga native Fletcher Bright, in honor of his 3 daughters, the 3 Sisters Bluegrass festival has been called one of the top festivals in the world. This weekend is the 13th annual presentation and the line up is excellent as always. Friday and Saturday, on the lawn in front of Blue Plate on Riverfront Parkway, you can bring your chairs, kids and dogs and hang out and hear some wonderful bluegrass music. Free. Friday 6-11, Saturday 12-10pm. Ross’s Landing. More info online.
Wine Over Water
Cornerstones Chattanooga is a non-for profit that serves the Chattanooga area’s need to preserve historic buildings. Wine Over Water is their main fundraiser and attracts people from all over the country. Saturday, you can sample dozens of wines from all over the world, sample local food and hear local musicians, all on the Walnut Street Bridge, one of the oldest pedestrian bridges (built in 1890) in the country. Saturday 5-8 pm. Walnut Street Bridge. Tickets $85.25 each. 21+. More info online.
McCallie vs Baylor
The oldest high school football rivalry in the United States happens to be in Chattanooga. The McCallie and Baylor schools have played since 1908. If you have driven anywhere in town this week you might have seen the flags trailing behind pickups, signs around town in strange locations or the huge bonfire on McCallie’s campus. All in preparation for tonight’s game which will be held on Baylor’s campus and aired on WTVC. 7:30 pm. Friday
Blowing Springs Farm
Rock City’s fall attraction in the valley below Lover’s Leap is Blowing Springs Farm. The attraction includes cornfield maze, supersized board games such as giant dice and checkers, as well as returning favorites like pedal carts, duck races, pumpkin market, corn hole and a playground. Get lost in the corn, go on a hayride or cow train ride, take aim with a corn slingshot, pet some animals at the Critter Corral and more! Friday, Saturday and Sunday. $10 (under 3 free). 10-7 pm. Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Whatever you choose to do this weekend, we hope you have an amazing weekend!