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Chattanooga Is Serving Up Champions, Music Festivals, And Annual Favorites

Friday, September 16, 2022

Natural colorful displays create the perfect backdrop to fall events in Chattanooga. This fall, event goers will cheer on over 2,900 athletes in the 2022 Little Debbie IRONMAN Chattanooga, taste over 200 wine varieties and local cuisine at Wine Over Water, and speed over to enjoy the family-friendly Chattanooga Motorcar Festival in the West Village.   

Chattanooga's Upcoming Fall Events:
Sept.

14-18 | Association for Rural & Small Libraries Conference 
A conference designed specifically for libraries with smaller budgets and limited staff packed full of unique learning and collaboration opportunities.  

Sept. 16-17 | Hyperflite Skyhoundz World Canine Disc Championship 
More than 120 teams of the most talented canine athletes take to the skies to compete in the World Championship to compete in a menu of disciplines showcasing their athletic talents.  

Sept. 20 | Chattanooga Tourism Summit  
The Tourism Summit will celebrate the resilience of Hamilton County’s travel and tourism industry and welcome award-winning host and producer Samantha Brown as the keynote for the event.  

Sept. 27-29 | Rotary 2022 Zone Conference 
Rotarians from zones 30 and 31 will gather together to explore the future of Rotary in interactive sessions that generate new ideas and encourage open-minded thinking. 

Sept. 28-30 | Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) 2022 International Conference 
Hosted by the Tennessee Aquarium and IMAX 3D Theatre, the conference will feature film screenings, professional development sessions and workshops, and multiple networking opportunities.  

Sept. 25 | 2022 Little Debbie IRONMAN Chattanooga 
The Little Debbie IRONMAN Chattanooga is one of 11 total races in the IRONMAN® U.S. Series and leads athletes through a course that utilizes a variety of Chattanooga's scenic areas. 

Sept. 29 | 2022 Outdoor Drag Boat Association (ODBA) World Championships 
ODBA will host its World Championship event at Chester Frost for the second year. Boaters will race across the Tennessee River at speeds up to 270 mph.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1 | 3 Sisters Bluegrass Festival  
Combining both traditional and contemporary bluegrass, this annual festival appeals to a wide age range and has featured some of the biggest names in bluegrass.  

Oct. Weekends | Rock City’s Rocktoberfest  
This premiere German festival offers live German music, German food, specialty beer, and fun for the whole family in celebration of Rock City’s German heritage and founder, Frieda Utermoehlen Carter! 

Oct. 6-8 | Tennessee Tow Show 
The show will offer several training opportunities, an exhibitor showcase, and social events, including kid-friendly activities. The show is open to the public and FREE to attend.  

Oct. 7 | 2022 Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) Grass Nationals 
The AVP pool play tournament will be played on Camp Jordan’s grass soccer fields with teams from all divisions competing for national titles, merchandise, and prize purses.  

Oct. 8 | Wine Over Water  
This much-loved annual event is back for its 27th Anniversary, showcasing over 200 wine varieties, delicious local food, and three stages of music – all taking place on the beautiful Walnut Street Bridge.  

Oct. 14-15 | 18th Annual River Cities I-O Psychology Conference 
The RCIO conference, hosted by the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, is a highly professional yet student and practitioner-friendly event that provides an encouraging educational experience. 

Oct. 14-16 | Chattanooga Motorcar Festival  
The three-day festival features a Family Fun Zone, The Gathering of the Greats Ferrari Edition, a Mecum Auctions event, live music, food trucks, and more in Chattanooga’s West Village.  

Oct. 16 | 7 Bridges Marathon 
Enjoy Chattanooga’s largest and most loved marathon with five different races to choose from, a live DJ, event shirts, medals, food, and so much more!  

Oct. 22 | ChattaJack 31 
This paddleboard/kayak race is like no other! The ChattaJack31 takes athletes 31 miles through the scenic Tennessee River Gorge and celebrates the effort in the pursuit of distance endurance.  

Oct. 22-23 | Chattanooga Comic Con 
The newest comic and pop culture convention in Chattanooga is a family-friendly celebration of comics, animation, gaming, and more and will gather fans, artists, creators, celebrity guests, and vendors. 

Oct. 26 | 2022 TSSAA Girls Soccer State Championships 
The Championships bracket games will be played at high school fields throughout the city, with the championship games at the home of the Chattanooga Red Wolves SC, CHI Memorial Stadium.  


Travel Rebound And The Emotional Value Of Tourism Tops 2022 Chattanooga Tourism Summit

Tennessee Aquarium IMAX 3D Theater Replaces 6-Story Screen

Chattanooga Is Serving Up Champions, Music Festivals, And Annual Favorites


The Chattanooga Tourism Co. hosted around 500 industry partners at the 2022 Chattanooga Tourism Summit Tuesday to celebrate the resilience of the travel industry in Hamilton County. The summit ... (click for more)

The Tennessee Aquarium IMAX 3D Theater was closed on Thursday and Friday, for a monumental undertaking: the replacement of its six-story tall, 89- foot-wide screen. This behemoth, more ... (click for more)

Natural colorful displays create the perfect backdrop to fall events in Chattanooga. This fall, event goers will cheer on over 2,900 athletes in the 2022 Little Debbie IRONMAN Chattanooga, taste ... (click for more)



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