50 + Fall Festivals in Chattanooga and the Surrounding Counties (2019)

Get out and enjoy all the season has to offer at one of these awesome fall festivals in Chattanooga. There are plenty of options to choose from, including food festivals, music festivals, arts and crafts shows, much more!

Most of these events are completely family-friendly, so you can bring the kids along. You can verify the information provided and get additional event details by clicking any blue event link below.

50+ Fantastic Fall Festivals in Chattanooga

September Fall Festivals in Chattanooga

Hurricane Open Paragliding Race

  • Date: September 1-7, 2019
  • Location: Whitwell, TN
  • Cost: $100 to enter as a racer

If you don’t want to join the race you can still keep your eyes on the sky to see all the gorgeous paragliders that will be flying around this week..

Art Installation: InsideOut Land

  • Date: September 1-15, 2019
  • Location: Hamilton Place Mall, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: $10

New Moon Bash

  • Date: September 6, 2019
  • Location: 110 River St, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Cypris Birkel Holistic Festival

  • Date: September 7, 2019
  • Location: Crabtree Farms, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Pioneer Fest

  • Date: September 7, 2019
  • Location: Camp Jordan Arena, East Ridge
  • Cost: FREE admission

Moon River Music Festival

  • Date: September 7-8, 2019
  • Location: Coolidge Park, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: $125

Home and Garden Show

  • Date: September 7-8, 2019
  • Location: Chattanooga Convention Center
  • Cost: $5

NewStart NewLife Health Expo

  • Date: September 7-8, 2019
  • Location: New Life SDA Church, Chattanooga
  • Cost: FREE admission

Repticon

  • Date: September 7-8, 2019
  • Location: Camp Jordan Arena, East Ridge, TN
  • Cost: $10 adults, $5 child

Family Fun Day

  • Date: September 8, 2019
  • Location: Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga
  • Cost: $20/adults, under 18 FREE

Hot Rod Auto Show

  • Date: September 8, 2019
  • Location: Chattanooga Market
  • Cost: FREE admission

Sidewalk Picasso Chalk Art Festival

  • Date: September 8, 2019
  • Location: The Commons, Collegedale, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Latin Festival

  • Date: September 14, 2019
  • Location: Chattanooga State Community College
  • Cost: FREE admission

Thrive Yoga Festival

  • Date: September 14, 2019
  • Location: TN
  • Cost: $55/adult, $35/child

YA-Hoo Fest: Young Adult Literature Festival

  • Date: September 21, 2019
  • Location: Chattanooga State Community College
  • Cost: FREE admission

Go Fest (A Celebration of Life for All Abilities)

  • Date: September 21, 2019
  • Location: Chattanooga Zoo
  • Cost: FREE admission

Collegedale Apple Festival

  • Date: September 22, 2019
  • Location: Collegedale market
  • Cost: FREE admission

Chattanooga Market Apple Festival

  • Date: September 22 and 29, 2019
  • Location: First TN Pavilion, Chattanooga
  • Cost: FREE admission

Synchronicity Festival (EDM Music Fest)

  • Date: September 27-29
  • Location: Cherokee Farms, LaFayette, GA
  • Cost: $30 advance purchase, $50 at gate

Jayhawk Music and Arts Festival

  • Date: September 27, 2019
  • Location: Pigeon Mountain grill, Chickamauga, GA
  • Cost: FREE admission

Chocolate Festival

  • Date: September 28, 2019
  • Location: Creative Discovery Museum, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: $15

Pumpkin Palooza

  • Date: September 28, 2019
  • Location: Greenway Park, Cleveland TN
  • Cost: $5 parking
Top 50 Chattanooga Fall Festivals

October Festivals

Wine Over Water

  • Date: October 1-6, 2019
  • Location: Walnut Street Bridge, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: $80 – $130

3 Sisters Music Fest

  • Date: October 4-5, 2019
  • Location: Rorss’ Landing, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Morris Hill Craft Market and Quilt Show

  • Date: October 4-5, 2019
  • Location: Morris Hill Baptist Church, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Big Roots Festival

  • Date: October 5, 2019
  • Location: Historic MLK Blvd, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Culture Fest

  • Date: October 6, 2019
  • Location: First Tennessee Pavillion, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Pride Fest

  • Date: October 6, 2019
  • Location: Ross’ Landing, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: TBD

TN Whiskey Festival

  • Date: October 11, 2019
  • Location: Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: $20 – $125

Chattanooga Motorcar Festival

  • Date: October 11-13, 2019
  • Location: Various Downtown Locations, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: $35 – $145

Greater East TN Chili Cook Off

  • Date: October 12, 2019
  • Location: Food City at 105 S. Hill St, Athens, TN
  • Cost: TBD

Pumpkintown Harvest and History Festival

  • Date: October 12, 2019
  • Location: Athens Market Pavilion, Athens, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Chattanooga Oktober Fest

  • Date: October 12-13, 2019
  • Location: Chattanooga Market
  • Cost: FREE admission

Bigfoot Blues Festival

  • Date: October 18-20, 2019
  • Location: 514 Brawley Rd, Tracy City, TN
  • Cost: $90 – $280

ChattaVegan Fest

  • Date: October 19, 2019
  • Location: Coolidge Park, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Water Lantern Festival

  • Date: October 19, 2019
  • Location: Chester Frost Park, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: $25 – $40

Cleveland Apple Festival

  • Date: October 19-20, 2019
  • Location: Cleveland, TN
  • Cost: $5/adult, $4/child

Flavored Nation Food Festival

  • Date: October 19-20, 2019
  • Location: Chattanooga Convention Center
  • Cost: $35/adult, $15/child

Buskers Festival

  • Date: October 20, 2019
  • Location: First Tennessee Pavilion, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Fall Festival

  • Date: October 26, 2019
  • Location: Reflection Riding Arboretum, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: TBD

King of the Wing Festival

  • Date: October 26, 2019
  • Location: Charleston City Park, Charleston, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Spooktacular Sculptures in the Sky Kite Festival

  • Date: October 26, 2019
  • Location: Sculpture Fields at Montague Park, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: FREE Admission

Magic of Literacy Harry Potter Event

  • Date: October 27, 2019
  • Location: Chattanooga Choo Choo
  • Cost: FREE Admission

November Festivals

Chattanooga Hot Air Balloon Festival

  • Date: November 1, 2019
  • Location: Tennessee River Park, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: $15/adult, $10/children

Chocolate Fling

  • Date: November 2, 2019
  • Location: The Read House, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: $15 – $270

Cambridge Square Holiday Market

  • Date: November 3, 2019
  • Location: Cambridge Square, Ootlewah, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Jazz and BBQ Festival

  • Date: November 7, 2019
  • Location: The Granfalloon, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: $30

Enchanted Garden of Lights

  • Date: November 22 – December 31, 2019
  • Location: Rock City, TN
  • Cost: $16 – $30

Ho Ho Expo

  • Date: November 23 – 24, 2019
  • Location: Chattanooga Convention Center
  • Cost: FREE admission

Mistletoe Market Arts and Crafts Show

  • Date: November 23 – 24, 2019
  • Location: Cleveland Middle School, Cleveland, TN
  • Cost: $5

Grateful Gobbler Walk and 5K

  • Date: November 28, 2019
  • Location: Coolidge Park, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: $15 – $30

Hungry Turkey Half Marathon and 5K

  • Date: November 30, 2019
  • Location: Coolidge Park, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: $10 – $80

Fall Books to Share

  • Pumpkin Jack – After a young boy’s jack-o-lantern begins to rot, he tosses it into garden and observes it throughout the year. Come spring, he gets a wonderful surprise!
  • Leaf Man – This fun book allows you and your kids to find hidden people, animals, and shapes in fallen leaves. We also have a fun Leaf Man craft that goes along with this book.
  • Counting on Fall – Learn all about counting with a fun fall theme.

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