Residents and visitors who frequent festivals in Chattanooga enjoy a plethora of diverse events year-round. There is something for everyone with movie nights, music shows, art & crafts events, and food and wine festivals. Fans mark their calendars for the annual Rock City Garden’s Rocktoberfest with polka lessons and German cuisine. Oktoberfest is filled with taste tests of 100 crafted brews in the Bier Gardens. Wine connoisseurs relish local grapes paired with specialty dishes and chocolates during Wine Over Water. Sport enthusiasts register to compete in the RiverRocks Outdoor Adventure Sports Games.
Chattanooga music festivals at First Tennessee Pavilion and the Riverfront include the Southern Brewers and Tennessee Whiskey Festivals featuring music greats and new talent. Another sweet-sounding celebration is showcased at 3 Sisters Music Festival in Ross’s Landing Park. Events such as Riverbend Music Festival have a nine day schedule, while others offer day-long celebrations. Chattanooga Events have free or paid admission.