10 Awesome New Year’s Events in Chattanooga and Beyond 2023

Whether you’re looking for kid-friendly fun or an adults-only night on the town, this list has all the best New Year’s events in Chattanooga and the surrounding counties.

Below you’ll find family-friendly fun listed first with adults-only events towards the bottom. As always, you can click on any blue event link to verify information or get additional details.

Pink alarm clock about to strike 12 midnight surrounded by fun party decor.

Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Events in Chattanooga

Cheers to the New Year

December 30, 2023 @ 6 p.m.
Creative Discovery Museum, Chattanooga
$10 Per Person

This quirky New Year’s party features awesome kid-friendly activities, including a variety of science and art projects. Towards the end of the event, there will also be a fun apple juice toast.

New Year’s Eve Dinner on the Train

December 31, 2023 @ 5 p.m.
Tennessee Valley Railroad, Chattanooga
$220 Per Table of 4

On this New Year’s Eve dinner train tour, you’ll enjoy a delicious 3-course meal in an authentic vintage dining car. No alcohol is permitted.

New Year’s Eve Dinner Cruise

December 31, 2023
Chattanooga River Boat Company
$60 Adults, $40 Children

This year there are 2 fun choices for your riverboat tour. The early bird tour takes place in the early evening and includes a scrumptious buffet meal and a DJ.

There is also a late-night excursion that is for adults only. Guests at this event will enjoy a DJ, drinks, and charcuterie boards. The cost is $160 per person.

New Year’s Nightmare

December 30 & January 6, 2024
Dread Hallow, Chattanooga
$17 Per Person

Teens and adults with a taste for fright will love ringing in the new year at this horrifying haunted adventure. Not recommended for children under 12. This attraction will be open for 2 days only, so get your tickets while they last!

New Year’s Day Hikes in Chattanooga TN

Every January 1st, local state parks and natural areas host guided nature hikes to help you start the year off right. These are our local parks participating in 2024:

  • Harrison Bay State Park
  • Booker T. Washington State Park
  • Red Clay State Historic Park
  • Hiwassee/Ocoee Scenic River State Park

You can find the park closest to you, using this handy map. You can also pre-register for your hike here too.

New Year’s Vision Board

January 7, 2023 @ 2 p.m.
Michaels Craft Stores (All Locations)

Kids will create goals for the new year and showcase them on a collage-style vision board. All supplies are included at this free event.

Late Skate

TBA December 2023
Skate Place, Cleveland
Typically $10 Per Person

Shake your groove thing on wheels and ring in the new year with a fun balloon drop at midnight.

Skating Countdown

TBA December 2023
Hamilton Skate Place, Chattanooga
Typically $7/admission + $3/skate rental

Roller skate your way to a happy new year at this festive mid-day family event, which boasts a balloon drop, awesome music, and more!

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Chattanooga New Year’s Eve Events For Adults

New Year’s Masquerade

December 31, 2023
The Granfalloon, Chattanooga
$50 Per Person

At this NYE Party, guests will enjoy music, dancing, party favors, hors d’oeuvres, and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. This is a fundraiser for the Chattanooga Autism Center.

NYE at Moxy Chattanooga

December 31, 2023
Moxy Chattanooga
$149 – $200 Per Person

At this New Year’s Eve bash, you’ll enjoy live music, dancing, a photo booth, champagne toast, and tons of food available all night long.

NYE at The Dwell

December 31, 2023
The Dwell Hotel, Chattanooga

Your ticket includes a DJ, dancing, photo booth, hors-d’oeuvres, champagne, and more.

New Year’s Bash at the Edwin

December 31, 2023
The Edwin Hotel, Chattanooga
$175 Per Person

Ring in the new year with a DJ, dancing, a 360-degree photo booth, champagne, and a delicious spread of food throughout the night. Your admission also includes 2 drink tickets.

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