Friday Five: Chattanooga's Best Events 9/2-9/9

Posted by Anna Varnell on Friday, September 2nd, 2022 at 11:09am.

Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, September 2nd to Friday, September 9th.

Saturday, September 3rd

Rail & Hops Brewers Festival

When: 4:00pm
Where: Miller Park, 950 Market Street
Cost: $50-$65

This Saturday is the annual Rail & Hops Brewers Festival that will host a night of hand-crafted beers and good music! This curated tasting event with a focus on the artistry of brewing hand-crafted beers from brewers that are Local, Regional, and beyond as well as having food options available for purchase. Featuring live music entertainment and more! Partnering with Live Music is Back Series, you are in for a night of some amazing talent! Proceeds from the Rail and Hops Brewers Festival benefit SoundCorps mission of supporting our local music economy. To grab your ticket and to find out more details, click here!


Saturday, September 3rd

Classical X Candlelight with Ben Van Winkle and The Figment

When: 7:30pm
Where: Coosa Mill, 1800 S Watkins
Cost: $20

All we need is one word to describe this next event and that is ambience! This limited series of events kicks off with an intimate evening of classical music by candlelight. Cellist Ben Van Winkle of the Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra has composed original pieces for the event, to be performed with the eclectic local group, The Figment Chamber Ensemble. Wine and beer available for purchase. Music by candlelight in an abandoned building. What could be more magical? There are a limited number of tickets. To grab your spot before they're gone, click here!


September 2nd- 4th

Rock The Boat 2022

When: 8:00pm
Where: Paradise Cove, Harrison, TN 37341
Cost: Free to attend

Labor day weekend typically marks the end of the summer season. What better way to end summer than with an entire weekend filled with friends, boats, and music? Rock The Boat 2022 is back and is sure to be better than ever! Get your boat ready or find your friends with a boat to head out for a full weekend on the water. There will be 6 bands performing including Voodoo Slim, The Velcro Pygmies, & Roscoe Dash. Don't forget to grab your hula skirts for the Luau theme. For more details or chat with the event hosts, click here to join the Facebook event.


Saturday, September 3rd

Scenic City Mud Run

When: 7:00am
Where: Greenway Farms, 5051 Gann Store Road
Cost: $39-$89

If you're looking for a way to get a little exercise on this long weekend, we've got you covered! The Scenic City Mud Run is an obstacle course filled with... well... mud! Whether you're a competitive runner or haven't run in ages, this race is for all levels of athletes and is a guaranteed good time. Get down and dirty running and splashing a 5k distance through muddy obstacles. You can run with a team, group of friends, solo, as well as with your kids as this is a family friendly event! To purchase your ticket and to learn more about the event, head over to the website.


Sunday, September 4th

Fall Food Truck Rally

When: 11:00am-4:00pm
Where: First Horizon Pavilion, 1826 Carter St.
Cost: Price to purchase

We always love the Chattanooga Market and all of the goodies your can find from local artists and vendors! But add in some delicious food from some amazing food trucks and you have yourself a perfect way to spend your day! This Sunday, the Chattanooga Market is hosting the Fall Food Truck Rally. With 25 vendors lined up for the day, the hardest part of your day will be deciding what you want to try. Pro tip, grab something to eat on the way in. By the time you walk through countless tables of amazing crafts and goods and watch the performance on the Lodge Cast Iron Sizzle Stage, you just might have some room in your stomach to try another delicious food truck! For more information about the Chattanooga Market, check out their website.

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