This weekend is not only the first weekend in the count down to summer (Memorial Day being the official weekend of summer) but it is also Cinco de Mayo on Saturday and that means big time fun! With just a small chance of rain on Saturday, this weekend promises to be the first of many epic weekends in Chattanooga. Here are your best bets.
Ooltewah is quickly becoming one of the coolest areas in town. Cambridge Square seems to add another restaurant, event or business every week. Friday nights, you can head over for the Ooltewah extension of the Chattanooga Market. Vendors including arts, gifts and produce as well as live music can be found on site. Enjoy dinner at one of the local restaurants and then checkout the market. 6-9 pm. Free. 9453 Bradmore Lane.
Yes, it has been going on for 11 years now! One of the funniest events in Chattanooga continues this year at the Tennessee Pavilion. Nearly 150 dogs are expected to participate this year, offering ample opportunity for entertainment. Featuring beer and taco trucks as well as live music including Nick Lutsko , this is a super party with entertainment for the entire family. Have a speedy chihuahua ? Register your dog online. Event starts at 2 with music at 3, racing at 6 pm. Free
The Westin Chattanooga has set the bar high for family friendly events in downtown Chattanooga with street performers, laser lights, shopping and food. Following The success of the New Year, St. Patrick’s Day and winter events, Cinco de Mayo promises to be just as popular. Dorato, the Mexican restaurant in The Westin, is offering food and drink specials as well as live music. 801 Pine Street 6-10 pm. Free to attend.
Chattanooga High School for Creative Arts (CCA) is presenting a weekend of events to benefit arts in education. This event features Damon Gillespie, star of the hit show Rise who is an alumni of the school. With three events including a master dance class taught by Damon, VIP breakfast and the CCA talent show, this event offers an excellent showcase of our wonderful, talented future. Tickets range from $10-50 and can be purchased online with all funds benefiting art in education.
We hope you enjoy your weekend. If you are relocating to Chattanooga, we would love to show you around. Give us a call!