Friday Five: Chattanooga's Best Events 7/22-7/28

Posted by Anna Varnell on Thursday, July 21st, 2022 at 2:12pm.


Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, July 22nd to Friday, July 28th.

Saturday, July 23rd

Sour + Bitter Fest

When: 4:00-8:00pm
Where: The Daily Ration, 1220 Dartmouth St.
Cost: Free to attend, Beer for purchase

These past few years have been quite a doozy! How about an afternoon sampling ice-cold beers and delicious bites? The Bitter Alibi is hosting The Sour + Bitter Beer Fest this Saturday, July 23rd. Sample some pales and sours from a wide selection of local and regional brewers, most of which you won’t find in just any tap room. The festival is open to the public to come and hang out. Beer tickets will be available at the event to enjoy some delicious sampling. They will also be taking over the Daily Ration’s kitchen for the day to make sure you have some yummy bites to snack on while you drink. For details, click here!

Sunday, July 24th

Introductory Aerial Workshop

When: 1:00-3:00pm
Where: Inversions Circus Arts & Performance Center, 2315 Cannon Avenue
Cost: $60 or $45 per person with a group of friends

Have you ever been to a circus or performance where they fly around on fabrics and odd-looking contraptions and wondered, “how do they do that?” Now you can find out and even do it yourself. Chattanooga Aerials hosts an Introductory Aerial Workshop on the first and third Sunday of every month from 1:00-3:00pm. These workshops include professional instruction catered to your level for 2 straight hours on trapeze, sling, and silks with ZERO previous experience necessary! Be sure to dress in layers as this is a full-body experience and you’ll want to make sure your skin is protected. For details on what to expect and how to reserver your spot, head on over to their website!

Sunday, July 24th

Mirco Wrestling

When: 8:00pm-10:00pm
Where: The 107 Chattanooga, 2255 Center Street
Cost: $25

Don’t miss out this weekend as Micro Wrestling returns to Chattanooga! From the original Mirco Professional Wrestling Organization, this 21 and up show will be full of good times and chaos! Micro Wrestlers body slam, bear hug, and headlock throughout an evening of nonstop action. The Micro Wrestling Federation is a full-scale, WWE-style event where you can expect events like two single matches, a Mirco Brawl, a Micro Royal Rumble, and even a meet and greet with the cast afterward! For more details and to grab your ticket, click here!


July 22nd-23rd

Lana’s Love Choo Choo Fun Run

When: 9:00am
Where: Erwin Marine, 201 Riverfront Pkwy 
Cost: $350+

Lana Beth was an extraordinary eleven-year-old who lived life to the fullest. She battled cancer for 5 years when she gained her wings. Lana’s Love was created to help support other families who are also battling childhood cancer. This weekend, Lana’s Love is hosting not your average run to raise money for the foundation. The Lana’s Love Choo Choo Fun Run will actually be on a boat! This 2-day event will start each day with a “run” down the river to a different destination where you’ll then tie up for that day’s events. There will be food, meet & greets, entertainment, and more.  For details on departure times, what each day holds, and how to register, click here!

Saturday, July 23rd

One CHA Fest

When: 10:00am-3:00pm
Where: Miller Park, 928 Market St
Cost: Free

The Department of Early Learning is excited to host One CHA Fest! The whole goal of the festival is to bring everyone together for some Fun in the sun! The One CHA Fest is a free family event in the heart of our city that invites all Chattanoogans, from infants to elders, and everyone in between. The day will be filled with food trucks, inflatables, line dancing, crafts, free giveaways, entertainment, and so much more! Before the summer starts to wind down, bring the entire family out to have one more party with the entire community! For more details, click here!

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