East Ridge Centennial Celebration Is Saturday

Thursday, September 23, 2021

The city of East Ridge invites everyone to its free 100th birthday party on Saturday at Camp Jordan Park. 

The city of East Ridge is celebrating their 100th anniversary with events for the whole family.  The day begins at 8 a.m. with a 5K, 10K, and half marathon race.  At 10 a.m., over 80 booths open featuring arts and crafts and food trucks.  At noon, the beer garden with five local breweries will open as the first band takes the stage. 

There will be free parking, free admission, free live music, free yard games and family activities. The day of celebration will end with a fireworks display provided by the Chattanooga Red Wolves SC. 

Mayor Brian Williams will begin the opening ceremony at 11 a.m. followed with presentations by Councilwoman and Rep. Esther Helton and Speaker of the House Cameron Sexton.  


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