10 Fun Things To Do In Chattanooga This September

Posted by on Monday, September 4th, 2023 at 9:58am.


The Labor Day weekend tends to bring the summer break to a close as kids are back in school and the weather starts to cool off a bit. Here in Chattanooga, we keep the outdoor fun going! From music festivals to whiskey tastings, your days are sure to be filled with fun, unforgettable experiences! We’ve put together a list of some of the top events happening around Chattanooga to keep the fun going and help you fill up your calendar this month.

Noontunes | Every Friday, 11am -1pm | 211 Broad Street | Click here for the website

Noontunes, a free lunchtime concert series, will enliven Broad Street every Friday with artist vendors, food trucks, live music and themed activities.

National Treasures: Party at the Park | September 7, 5:30-8:30pm | 110 Point Park Rd | Click here for the website

Enjoy an evening out with beautiful scenic views from Lookout Mountain, music, dinner, kid friendly games, and more all while supporting the National Park Partners. 

Bootleg Bash | September 9., 3-6pm | 1720 S Scenic Hwy | Click here for the website

Taste whiskey from 25+ featured Tennessee distilleries, enjoy live bluegrass music, food trucks and sweeping views overlooking the Tennessee River and Cumberland Plateau. Celebrate the significance of caves in Tennessee’s whiskey production from prohibition to the present day at this inaugural event on Lookout Mountain!

Moon River Music Festival | September 9-10 | 150 River St. | Click here for the website

Gather together on the banks of the Tennessee River to dance, sing, and enjoy life with 2 Days full of over 20 performances!

Apple Festival | September 17, 11am-4pm | 1801 Reggie White Blvd. | Click here for the website

Celebrate our farms and their fresh picked apples! Vendors will have all things apple: apple pies, apple butter, apple strudel, and even apple candles & apple scented lotions.

Chattanooga Taco Festival | September 23-24 | 323 Camp Jordan Pkwy. | Click here for the website

Enjoy over 150 craft & commercial vendors, food trucks, pony rides, petting zoo, inflatables, trackless train rides, entertainment, & more!

2023 Ironman Chattanooga | Sunday, September 24 | 100 Riverfront Pkwy. | Click here for the website

Volunteers are still needed. Spectators are always welcome to join anywhere along the course to cheer on the incredible athletes!

Tennessee Whiskey Festival | September 30, 1-5pm | 1826 Reggie White Blvd | Click here for the website

The 9th annual Whiskey Festival will showcase our state’s craft spirits as well as the people who produce them. It’s the perfect opportunity to sample the best whiskey offered right here in Tennessee.  

3 Sisters Bluegrass Festival | October 6-7 | 100 Riverfront Pkwy | Click here for the website

The 3 Sisters Festival honors the musical legacy of bluegrass fiddler Fletcher Bright, by offering a free two-day festival to the community that features some of the biggest names in traditional and not-so-traditional bluegrass.

Wine Over Water | Saturday, October 7, 6-9pm | 10 Bluff View Ave. | Click here for the website

This much-loved annual event has become a favorite destination for wine enthusiasts throughout the southeast. “WOW” is an evening designed to showcase a broad variety of wines and wine cocktails paired with a variety of food tastings and live music.

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