Chattanooga has an amazing lineup this weekend and the weather will be glorious. Looking for ways to spend as much time as possible outdoors? Here are your best bets for fun in Chattanooga.
Family Festival Day, Miller Park
Earth Day? Earth Week is more like it! All week long there have been earth and eco themed events all around the Chattanooga area. Saturday is one of the final events and it promises to be super fun. Family Festival Day in Miller Park, hosted by Greenspaces, will feature a field day with eco-themed challenge stations, environmentally friendly resources, live music, and best of all electric races cars built by local students. Food trucks and vendors will be on hand, so bring a little cash. Free parking is available in the EPB parking lot across the street. The event is free and open to the public. 11 am -4pm. 910 Market St.
Shindig at Cooper’s Alley
The Scenic City Supper Club celebrates it 4th year with this Sunday’s Shindig at Cooper’s Alley. Featuring highly skilled chef’s from all over the country, this event is the brainchild of James Beard nominated chef and owner of of Easy Bistro, Eric and Amanda Niel, and held quarterly, this event has become the culinary event to experience in Chattanooga. Four courses of locally grown food, crafted beers, wines and special cocktails, as well as a lovely setting (this time in the alley turned art installation, Cooper’s Alley) prepared for 150 lucky diners, create a special experience for food lovers. This Sunday’s event is not sold out, so grab your ticket and get ready to be delighted. Sunday 5:30-9 pm. 706 Market Street.
Chattery’s Great Adult Egg Hunt and Sculpture Burn
Their Second Annual Great Adult Egg Hunt & Hoppy Hour is rescheduled to to bad weather last weekend to this Saturday. This second annual event combines the arts, community collaboration, and of course, education. Many local artists have created one-of-a-kind works of art on an evergreen wooden egg, and adult participants will search for the eggs at Sculpture Fields. . The hunt starts at 2 pm. Tickets are $7 and all proceeds benefits The Chattery. Also at the Sculpture Fields is the Spring into Sculpture festival celebrating sculpture featuring live music, art, lasers and a sculpture burn. There will be food vendors, wine and beer for those over 21 and other beverages for those under. The event is free, with VIP tickets available. The event starts at noon with burn at dusk.
Chattanooga Market Season Opening
If you know us, you know we love the Chattanooga Market. The combination of art, food, produce and live music speaks to each of us in a different way. We are thrilled that one of the south’s only “locals only” markets is located in the heart of Chattanooga. This weekend marks the season opening with two days of offerings and record crowds are expected. Look for fresh flowers, vegetables and of course, kettle corn. Sweet Georgia Sound, Martin Rodriguez and Courtney and the Daly Grind are the musical acts performing. Open 10-5 pm on Saturday and 11-4 pm on Friday. 1829 Carter Street Free
We hope you have an amazing weekend enjoying everything our wonderful city has to offer. If you would like more information on any of these events, give us a shout! We love to brag about our awesome city.