15+ Fantastic Fall Festivals Near Chattanooga 2022

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

Most of these events are 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

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September Fall Festivals Near Chattanooga TN

Morris Hill Fall Craft Market and Quilt Show

September 30 and October 1, 2022
Morris Hill Baptist Church, Chattanooga

Support local artisans at this popular Fall Craft market and Quilt Show. Concessions will also be available on-site.

Campfire Concert series

September 30, October 14 & 28, November 11, 2022
Reflection Riding Arboretum, Chattanooga

Cozy up in your camp chair under the harvest moon for a festive night of live music and s’mores.

Chattanooga Fall Festivals in October

Antique Fall Festival

Saturdays in October
Antique District, 6501 Slater Road, East Ridge

The antique district has planned different fall-themed events each week, including a scavenger hunt, carnival games, costume contest, and more.


Weekends in October
Rock City, Chattanooga

Rocktoberfest is an all-ages event that is chock-full of fun family activities. Of course, there will also be scrumptious Barvarian food and German beer.

Catoosa County Fall Festival

October 1, 2022
Jack Mattox park, Ringgold GA

This fall festival boasts hayrides, kids’ activities, candy, inflatables, food vendors, a duck derby, and more!

Chattanooga Oktoberfest

October 8-9, 2022
First Horizon Pavillion, Chattanooga Market

Enjoy all your favorite Barvarian-style foods and German beers at this all-ages Oktoberfest event. In addition to concessions, there will be plenty of live entertainment, polka lessons, games, and more!

Pumpkin Palooza

October 8, 2022
Cleveland Greenway raider Drive, Cleveland TN

Shop from a variety of food and craft vendors at this charitable fall festival. Pumpkin Palooza proceeds will benefit Family Cornerstones.

Pumpkintown Harvest and History Festival

October 8, 2022
Downtown Athens, TN

Throughout the Pumpkintown festival, downtown Athens will be washed in fall decor, fall-themed games, craft vendors, yummy treats, and live entertainment. Don’t miss this highlight of the season.

Top 50 Chattanooga Fall Festivals

Chickamauga Pumpkin Fest

October 15, 2022 (rain date October 22)
Downtown Chickamauga GA

Pumpkinfest guests will be treated to a variety of fall decorations and photo props, kids’ activities, live music, and over 100 craft and food vendors.

Octoberfest in Cambridge Square

October 15, 2022
Cambridge Square, Ooltewah

Hit the square for a variety of family fun activities, live entertainment, food, and music. Of course, the square will be decked out with fall flare.

Cleveland Apple Festival

October 15-16, 2022
Cleveland, TN

The Cleveland Apple Festival is chock-full of family fun including arts and craft vendors, kids’ activities, a petting zoo, delicious food vendors, and live music.

Ketner’s Mill Fair

October 15-16, 2022
Ketner’s Mill, Whitwell, TN

This popular fall fair will be dripping with gorgeous seasonal crafts. There will also be live demonstrations from artisans, family activities, a petting zoo, southern-style food, and live music.

East Ridge Fall Festival

October 22, 2022
Camp Jordan Amphitheater, East Ridge

Come on down to East Ridge’s fall festival for fall food, bounce houses, teats, games, and craft vendors.

Collegedale Apple Festival

October 22-23, 2022
Collegedale Commons, Collegedale

At this scrumptious apple festival, the star of the show is the huge selection of fresh apples from Mercier Orchards. There will also be over 150 food and craft vendors offering their fall finest and plenty of family-fun activities including games, a petting zoo, and live music.

Pumpkin Fest

October 28-29, 2022
Mainstreet Dayton

Businesses along Mainstreet Dayton will be drenched in colorful fall decor for this annual pumpkin festival. Visitors will enjoy delicious food, fall crafts vendors, family activities, live music, games, a costume contest, and more.

November Fall Events Chattanooga TN and Beyond

Thanksgiving Market

November 20, 2022
First Horizon Pavillion, Chattanooga Market

Hit the Thanksgiving market to gather all the last-minute things you need to wow your guests with a delectable dinner. Vendors will have fresh food, decor, and more.

Grateful Gobbler Walk and 5K

November 24, 2022
Coolidge Park, Chattanooga, TN
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Fall Books to Share

  • Pumpkin Jack – After a young boy’s jack-o-lantern begins to rot, he tosses it into the 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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Erica is a long-time resident of East TN and the founder of East TN Family Fun. She's also a sucker for a good adventure. Together with her hubs and kiddos, she spends her time exploring, homeschooling, and making memories.

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