Friday Five: Chattanooga's Best Events 5/13 - 5/20

Posted by Anna Varnell on Friday, May 13th, 2022 at 11:39am.

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

May 13th-May 14th 

Dusty Slay

When: 7:30pm & 9:45pm
Where: The Comedy Catch, 1400 Market Street
Cost: $20-$25

Dusty Slay is coming to Chattanooga! As seen on The Tonight Show, Jimmy Kemmel Live, and “The Standups'' on Netflix, Dusty has become known for his positive comedy and was listed as one of the “Top 10 Comics to Watch.” While you may have seen his shows before, each show will have new material that you don’t want to miss! Slay’s smooth southern style makes his jokes “clever, quick-witted, and relatable.” There are two show times available each night so you don't miss out! Grab your tickets at The Comedy Catch.

Saturday, May 13th

Bunny Hop 2022

When: 6:00pm-8:30pm
Where: First Tennessee Pavilion, 1826 Reggie White Blvd
Cost: $40 per adult, $20 per child, Family package available

Looking for something to do outside with the kids now that the warm weather is really here? Chambliss Center for Children is hosting the Bunny Hop 2022! This fundraiser will be a hit with the entire family! Kids can enjoy arts and crafts, inflatables, kids karaoke, balloon artists, and a petting zoo where they’ll have the chance to pet bunnies, chicks, lambs, and baby goats! While the kids play, adults can bid on the silent auction that benefits the Chambliss Center for Children. After everybody has worked up an appetite, dinner will be provided for the entire family. For details or to purchase tickets in advance, visit Chambliss Center.

May 14th - 15th

Southern Blooms Festival

When: 8:30am-5:30pm
Where: Rock City, 1400 Patten Road 
Cost: $27.95 per adult, $17.95 per child

The sun is out, flowers are blooming, and Rock City is celebrating! The Southern Blooms Festival is a fun way to celebrate and learn about the flowers blooming all around us. This flower-filled festival will have a living sculpture and musical entertainment from the Rock City regular, Matt Downer. As you make your way through the blossoms, stop by the pavilion where kids can make flower art and you can pick up essentials for making your own garden at home. While you can purchase tickets at the gate, it is recommended that you purchase tickets in advance as time slots are limited. To book your slot, click on See Rock City.


May 13th- 15th 

Chattanooga Lookouts Game

When: Friday-7:15pm, Saturday-7:15pm, and Sunday 2:15pm
Where: AT&T Field, 201 Power Alley
Cost: $6 and up

The Chattanooga Lookouts season is in full swing! Support our local team all weekend while enjoying a night at the ballfield! The Lookouts are taking on the Mississippi Braves at their home stadium this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Each game will have something special that you won’t want to miss. Friday night’s game will finish with a post game fireworks show! If you’re planning on going Saturday, The World Famous Zooperstars will be putting on a show all night. Lastly, Sunday is a great way to give back. Bring a canned good or non-perishable food item for free general admission! Don’t forget after every game, kids can head out on the field and run the bases. Head over to The Chattanooga Lookouts for game times and tickets!

Saturday, May 14th

May on Main Mini Music Festival

When: 12:00pm-11:00pm
Where: Pax Breu Ruim, 516 E. Main Street
Cost: Food & Drinks for purchase

Are you a fan of MAINX24, but can’t make the full 24 hours or you don’t want to wait until December? Chattanooga’s Pax Breu Ruim is hosting a mini version of MAINX24 with the May on Main Mini Music Festival! This Saturday, starting at 12pm, five bands will play live music throughout the day and into the evening! Pax Breu Ruim will be open to enjoy craft beer and casual wine & spirits. Also available will be food from Oh My Cod Vegan Seafood all day long. For a list of bands and details, head over to their Facebook page.

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