Miller Park Grand Opening Schedule Announced

Friday, September 7, 2018

More entertainment, including East Lake Expression Engine and ‘Play in the Park’ afternoon activities, have been added to the Miller Park grand opening schedule for Friday, Sept.


Following the ribbon cutting ceremony and morning entertainment, will be several activities for children and families during ‘Play in the Park’ from 2-6 p.m.

Activities will include soccer from Operation Get Active, interactive, hands-on fun from Creative Discovery Museum, storytime from the Chattanooga Library, a visit from the Biblioburro mobile library, and 800 Collective’s ‘Color Your City,’ which offers Chattanoogans the chance to paint a work that expresses their ideas of the relationship between communities and innovation.

Beginning at 6 p.m., East Lake Expression Engine will have a brief choir and Bucket Band performance with Expression Engine Students.

An updated run-of-show is below:

  • 11 a.m.: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

  • 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.: Carlos Colon & His Tropical Swing Band

  • 12:45-2 p.m.: Hip Hop CHA

  • 2-6 p.m.: Play in the Park

    • 2 p.m.: Big Clue Blocks with Art 120

    • 2:45 p.m.: Storytime with Chattanooga Public Library and ELLAchattanooga’s Biblioburro

    • 3 p.m.: Soccer with Operation Get Active

    • 4 p.m.: ‘Color Your City’ with 800 Collective

    • 4 p.m.: Sidewalk Stages with SoundCorps

  • 6-8 p.m.: Miller Plaza Market opens

  • 6:10 p.m.: East Lake Expression Engine (EPB Community Stage)

  • 6:15 p.m.: Hive Theory (EPB Community Stage)

  • 7:15 p.m.: Ogya World Music Band (Miller Plaza Stage)

  • 8:30 p.m.: Mayor Andy Berke remarks and introduces headliners

  • 8:30-10 p.m.: The Power Players feat. Voices of THECREATIVEUNDERGROUND, Willie Kitchens, Amber Carrington and more (EPB Community Stage)

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