Friday Five: Chattanooga's Best Events 4/13-4/20

Posted by on Friday, April 13th, 2018 at 2:35pm.

Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, April 13 to Friday, April 20.  

Friday, April 13

Adults Only LEGO Build Night

When: 7-10 p.m.
Where: 6th Cavalry Museum, 6 Barnhardt Circle, Fort Ogelthorpe, GA 30742 
Cost:  $30 or $50/couple

Why should the kids have all the LEGO building fun? We are partnering with Bricks 4 Kidz to host our first-ever, grown-ups only LEGO night! We will have all kinds of fun LEGO building activities for the young-at-heart to enjoy. Special motorized tech kits and model plans designed by architects and engineers are just a few things we'll have. This event is BYOB and is open to ages 21 and up. For more information or to sign up, visit 

April 13 - April 15

Fairytale Nights 

When: 6-8 p.m. 
Where: Rock City Gardens, 1400 Patten Rd
Cost: $11.95 - $22.95

Adventure awaits you at Rock City's newest spring event, Fairytale Nights – where dreams come to life! Enjoy a spectacular journey and travel to a faraway kingdom where magic is around every turn. Fly to Neverland with Peter Pan; waltz with Beauty and the Beast; enjoy the radiant gardens with Cinderella; and learn to sword fight like a knight! Don't miss this chance to make magical memories at Rock City's Fairytale Nights! For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

Saturday, April 14

Chattanooga Cruise-In 2018

When: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Where: Coker Tire Museum, 1317 Chestnut Street 
Cost: Free

The Chattanooga Cruise In is gearing up for a huge family-friendly event that includes the Swap Meet this year! There will be a blemished tire & wheel sale, so start saving now! Last year was the biggest event yet with more than 2,000 cars and 20,000 spectators invading the southside of Chattanooga.  If you're interested in becoming a sponsor, retail or food vendor please contact Rachel Keeley at If you're interested in becoming a Scenic City Swap Meet Vendor, contact Tommy Lee Byrd at

Sunday, April 15

Family Fun Day: As Far As The Eye Can See

When: 2-4 p.m.
Where: Hunter Museum of American Art, 10 Bluff View
Cost: Free - $15

Children of all ages can enjoy a special day at the Hunter designed just for them. This Family Fun Day guests will explore the newest exhibits, New Media, New Millennium: Digital Art from the Thoma Foundation and Under the Mexican Sky: A Revolution in Modern Photography. With live music, dancing, art making, scavenger hunts (with prizes), and a chance to explore, this afternoon is designed for the youngest guests. There will also be ice cream treats from Clumpies available for purchase on this day ($4/scoop). Regular admission ($15 adults, free for members and children 17 and under). For more information, visit 

April 20-22

4 Bridges Arts Festival

When: Friday, Apr 20 from 6:30-10 p.m.; Saturday, Apr 21 from 10-6 p.m. and Sunday, April 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: First Tennessee Pavilion, 1826 Reggie White Blvd 
Cost: Free

4 Bridges Arts Festival (4BAF) is Chattanooga's premier outdoor cultural event. Established in 2000 by the Association for Visual Arts (AVA), 4BAF is a juried show offering awards totaling $15,000 and showcasing the creative and distinctive talents of artists from across the country. Nationally ranked and regionally acclaimed, 4 Bridges Arts Festival has become a highly anticipated, annual destination that provides a marketplace experience that connects professional artists with avid art collectors. Produced by the Association for Visual Arts, 4 Bridges Arts Festival is an initiative dedicated to promoting the visual arts through programming that cultivates an appreciation for the creative process and advances opportunities for working artists.

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