A Chattanooga Family’s Guide to September 2021

September is here, and with it comes the official end of summer. Hopefully the weather catches that message soon, and these Chattanooga events will be happening on cooler, milder September days!

Chattanooga Market is always a great option on Saturday or Sunday or catch an outdoor movie or live music downtown at Nightfall to get a chance to be in the downtown area. If you prefer nature, Reflection Riding and Arboretum is hosting several great events this month as well.

Homeschool friends have options at Rock CityRuby FallsHamilton Skate Place, and High Point Climbing Gym this month, and there are several free or reduced cost opportunities at the Creative Discovery Museum as well!

Make something yummy with Sweet and Savory Classroom or create something beautiful at Painting with a Twist!

If you want to choose your own adventure, take a hikego camping, or get in the fall spirit with a local pumpkin patch! Whatever you choose to do, enjoy and be safe out there!

Be sure to check out our 40+ Things to Do in Downtown Chattanooga!

Chattanooga September Family Events
Sep
2
Sensory Night @ Creative Discovery Museum
Sensory Night offers children with sensory sensitivity and their families exclusive time in the Museum with a low-sensory environment that otherwise m...
Sep
2
Teen Night at the Hunter
Join us for a night designed by teens for teens. Bring your friends for a creative night of art activities, teen-led experiences in our current exhibi...
Sep
3
Chattanooga Nightfall
The Nightfall Concert Series is held each Friday night – rain or shine – in Miller Plaza, downtown Chattanooga. Headlining acts begin at 8pm w...
Sep
3
Lantern Tours @ Ruby Falls
For ages 5 and up. Experience Ruby Falls in a new light! Discover the wonder of the cavern like Leo Lambert in 1928. During this specialty tour, the c...
Sep
4
River Market
Join the Chattanooga Market by the Aquarium on Saturdays from 10:30-5:00. Local goods stretched across the front of Aquarium Plaza!
Sep
4
Goldenrod Gardens
Some people consider goldenrod a weed and a source of seasonal allergies, but its pollen is large and not dispersed by wind. Come experience the biodi...
Sep
4
Sunset Cinema in Miller Park – The Proud Family Movie
Enjoy a movie under the stars with your friends and neighbors in the heart of Downtown Chattanooga. About this event On Saturday September 4th, Open S...
Sep
5
Chattanooga Market
Visit the region’s best Farmers and Artists Market each Sunday, during season, from 11am-4pm in downtown Chattanooga! Chattanooga Market offers a da...
Sep
9
Free Family Night @ Creative Discovery Museum
Explore, innovate, create and play at Creative Discovery Museum for free! Free Family Nights give families access to CDM after hours and at no cost. E...
Sep
10
Homeschool Days
Homeschool students are especially welcomed to Rock City during our annual homeschool days. IT’S SIMPLE! Just bring a letter of intent, attendance r...
Sep
10
Chattanooga Nightfall
The Nightfall Concert Series is held each Friday night – rain or shine – in Miller Plaza, downtown Chattanooga. Headlining acts begin at 8pm w...
Sep
11
Homeschool Days
Homeschool students are especially welcomed to Rock City during our annual homeschool days. IT’S SIMPLE! Just bring a letter of intent, attendance r...
Sep
11
Wildflower Walk in the Lower Meadows
Our meadows will be in full bloom with bearded beggarticks (Bidens aristosa) and giant ironweed (Vernonia gigantea). Our land conservation team will h...
Sep
11
Parent/Child Pastries
In this class you will make these beautiful pastries from scratch! We will walk through the steps of making Pâte à Choux, a.k.a. Eclair Paste. We wi...
Sep
11
River Market
Join the Chattanooga Market by the Aquarium on Saturdays from 10:30-5:00. Local goods stretched across the front of Aquarium Plaza!
Sep
11
Goldenrod Gardens
Some people consider goldenrod a weed and a source of seasonal allergies, but its pollen is large and not dispersed by wind. Come experience the biodi...
Sep
12
Homeschool Days
Homeschool students are especially welcomed to Rock City during our annual homeschool days. IT’S SIMPLE! Just bring a letter of intent, attendance r...
Sep
12
Chattanooga Market
Visit the region’s best Farmers and Artists Market each Sunday, during season, from 11am-4pm in downtown Chattanooga! Chattanooga Market offers a da...
Sep
13
Homeschool Days
Homeschool students are especially welcomed to Rock City during our annual homeschool days. IT’S SIMPLE! Just bring a letter of intent, attendance r...
Sep
13
Learn to Ride a Bicycle Class
Does teaching your child how to ride a bike without training wheels end in frustration and tears? Are you an adult who’s dreamed of riding a bik...
Sep
14
Homeschool Days
Homeschool students are especially welcomed to Rock City during our annual homeschool days. IT’S SIMPLE! Just bring a letter of intent, attendance r...
Sep
15
Homeschool Days
Homeschool students are especially welcomed to Rock City during our annual homeschool days. IT’S SIMPLE! Just bring a letter of intent, attendance r...
Sep
16
Homeschool Days
Homeschool students are especially welcomed to Rock City during our annual homeschool days. IT’S SIMPLE! Just bring a letter of intent, attendance r...
Sep
16
YA-hoo Fest: A Celebration of Young Adult Literature
Chattanooga State Community College’s [email protected] program, in partnership with the Southern Lit Alliance, is excited to present the fourth annual Y...
Sep
17
Homeschool Days
Homeschool students are especially welcomed to Rock City during our annual homeschool days. IT’S SIMPLE! Just bring a letter of intent, attendance r...
Sep
17
Flat Top Mountain Farm Fall Event
Take a hay ride to the pumpkin patch to pick out your perfect pumpkins, and make your way through the corn maze. You won’t want to miss our u-pi...
Sep
18
Flat Top Mountain Farm Fall Event
Take a hay ride to the pumpkin patch to pick out your perfect pumpkins, and make your way through the corn maze. You won’t want to miss our u-pi...
Sep
18
Latin Festival
Excitement is in the air as we prepare to celebrate the 6th Annual Latin Festival in Chattanooga, TN. We are pleased to announce that this year the Fe...
Sep
18
River Market
Join the Chattanooga Market by the Aquarium on Saturdays from 10:30-5:00. Local goods stretched across the front of Aquarium Plaza!
Sep
18
Starry Night Kids
GREAT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! Join us to paint your own version of this image created by one of our artists. The perfect family get together for ages 5 ...
Sep
18
Goldenrod Gardens
Some people consider goldenrod a weed and a source of seasonal allergies, but its pollen is large and not dispersed by wind. Come experience the biodi...
Sep
19
Flat Top Mountain Farm Fall Event
Take a hay ride to the pumpkin patch to pick out your perfect pumpkins, and make your way through the corn maze. You won’t want to miss our u-pi...
Sep
19
Chattanooga Market
Visit the region’s best Farmers and Artists Market each Sunday, during season, from 11am-4pm in downtown Chattanooga! Chattanooga Market offers a da...
Sep
24
Flat Top Mountain Farm Fall Event
Take a hay ride to the pumpkin patch to pick out your perfect pumpkins, and make your way through the corn maze. You won’t want to miss our u-pi...
Sep
24
Parent’s Night Out
DROP YOUR KIDS with us at Pinspiration on the last Friday of EVERY month for FOOD and FUN ….. because YOU DESERVE IT!!!!! Drop off: 5:15-5:30 an...
Sep
25
6th Annual Battle Below the Clouds @ Ruby Falls
Amateur grillers & smokers compete for bragging rights as Chattanooga’s best backyard cooks at the 6th annual Ruby Falls Battle Below the Cl...
Sep
25
Parent/Child Cookie Cake
Cookie cake is definitely an American favorite! Come learn how to make your very own chocolate chip cookie cake and buttercream icing. You will also l...
Sep
25
Flat Top Mountain Farm Fall Event
Take a hay ride to the pumpkin patch to pick out your perfect pumpkins, and make your way through the corn maze. You won’t want to miss our u-pi...
Sep
25
River Market
Join the Chattanooga Market by the Aquarium on Saturdays from 10:30-5:00. Local goods stretched across the front of Aquarium Plaza!
Sep
25
Goldenrod Gardens
Some people consider goldenrod a weed and a source of seasonal allergies, but its pollen is large and not dispersed by wind. Come experience the biodi...
Sep
26
Flat Top Mountain Farm Fall Event
Take a hay ride to the pumpkin patch to pick out your perfect pumpkins, and make your way through the corn maze. You won’t want to miss our u-pi...
Sep
26
Chattanooga Market
Visit the region’s best Farmers and Artists Market each Sunday, during season, from 11am-4pm in downtown Chattanooga! Chattanooga Market offers a da...
Sep
26
Autumn Scarecrow Family Day
“GREAT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! Join us to paint your own version of this image created by one of our artists. The perfect family get together for ...
Sep
30
Homeschool Skate Day
$6 includes skates and a drink!