12 Fall Festivals in Chattanooga and the Surrounding Counties (2020)

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

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Fall Festivals in Chattanooga

All the events below are still planning to move forward. Due to current events, please check the status of these events before going. They can get canceled at any time.

Hurricane Open Paragliding Race

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..

YA-Hoo Fest: Young Adult Literature Festival

7. Fried Pickle Festival

8. Gazingstock Music and Arts Festival

Pumpkin Palooza

Pride Week

Wine Over Water

Morris Hill Craft Market and Quilt Show


King of the Wing Festival

Chocolate Fling

Enchanted Garden of Lights

Ho Ho Expo

Hungry Turkey Half Marathon and 5K

Top 50 Chattanooga Fall Festivals

Latin Festival

Thrive Yoga Festival

Moon River Music Festival

Home and Garden Show

New Moon Bash

Pioneer Fest

  • Date: canceled 2020
  • Location: Camp Jordan Arena, East Ridge
  • Cost: FREE admission

NewStart NewLife Health Expo

  • Date: canceled 2020
  • Location: New Life SDA Church, Chattanooga
  • Cost: FREE admission

Family Fun Day

  • Date: canceled 2020
  • Location: Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga
  • Cost: $20/adults, under 18 FREE

Hot Rod Auto Show

Sidewalk Picasso Chalk Art Festival

Go Fest (A Celebration of Life for All Abilities)

Collegedale Apple Festival

  • Date: canceled 2020
  • Location: Collegedale market
  • Cost: FREE admission

Chattanooga Market Apple Festival

  • Date: canceled 2020
  • Location: First TN Pavilion, Chattanooga
  • Cost: FREE admission

Synchronicity Festival (EDM Music Fest)

Jayhawk Music and Arts Festival

Chocolate Festival

3 Sisters Music Fest

Big 9 Roots Festival

Culture Fest

  • Date: canceled 2020
  • Location: First Tennessee Pavillion, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

TN Whiskey Festival

Chattanooga Motorcar Festival

Greater East TN Chili Cook-Off

  • Date: canceled 2020
  • Location: Food City at 105 S. Hill St, Athens, TN
  • Cost: TBD

Pumpkintown Harvest and History Festival

Chattanooga Oktober Fest

Bigfoot Blues Festival

ChattaVegan Fest

Water Lantern Festival

Cleveland Apple Festival

Flavored Nation Food Festival

Buskers Festival

  • Date: canceled 2020
  • Location: First Tennessee Pavilion, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Fall Festival

Spooktacular Sculptures in the Sky Kite Festival

Magic of Literacy Festival

  • Date: canceled 2020
  • Location: Chattanooga Choo Choo
  • Cost: FREE Admission

Chattanooga Hot Air Balloon Festival

Cambridge Square Holiday Market

  • Date: canceled 2020
  • Location: Cambridge Square, Ootlewah, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Jazz and BBQ Festival

Mistletoe Market Arts and Crafts Show

  • Date: canceled 2020
  • Location: Cleveland Middle School, Cleveland, TN
  • Cost: $5

Grateful Gobbler Walk and 5K

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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