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February
10

Chattanooga Florists

Valentine's Day is right around the corner! If you've been spending all your free time exploring Chattanooga homes for sale, you might not have had a chance to start making plans yet. Luckily, it only takes a couple of minutes to order a beautiful gift from a local florist. 

A great floral designer will be happy to create a personalized gift to impress that special someone. However, it's important to choose a florist who really cares. If you haven't found your favorite florist yet, don't worry! Our real estate agents have tried many area florists and are happy to share this round-up of their favorites. 

  1. Making Arrangements: 3914 St. Elmo Ave., Chattanooga TN 37409
    Stop by this St Elmo shop for delightful bouquets in the business district. Making Arrangements is owned by Gloria Mendonsa and Sue Soltau Wright who showcase their experience in the visual arts with their floral decorations. A bouquet from one of their talented floral experts is sure to impress. 

  2. Chattanooga Florist: 1701 E. Main St., Chattanooga, TN 37404
    Well-known for their artistic floral presentations, the professional designers at Chattanooga Florist are happy to work with clients to create unique, personalized Valentine's Day gifts. When you order from them, you'll have the confidence of knowing you'll receive a long-lasting arrangement made of fresh, beautiful flowers.
     
  3. Chattanooga Flower Market: 8016 East Brainerd Rd., Suite B, Chattanooga, TN 37421
    Customer satisfaction is the number one priority at Chattanooga Flower Market. They carry a variety of flowers, including daisies, hydrangeas, lilies, roses, and tulips, tropical flowers, and potted plants. Whether you're looking for a traditional rose bouquet or a unique floral design, you'll find exactly what you need here. If you visit this florist, don't forget to ask them about their rewards points program. 
     
  4. Ensign the Florist / Blue Ivy Flowers: 1300 S. Crest Rd., Rossville, GA 30741
    Area residents were excited to learn about the recent merger between Ensign the Florist and Blue Ivy FlowersEnsign the Florist is well-known for their creative custom floral designs. Blue Ivy Flowers was awarded recognition as one of the top-three best-rated florists in Chattanooga in 2020. Both companies have so much to offer, we're thrilled to see what this new partnership brings. If you've been looking at Walker County homes for sale, you'll definitely want to keep an eye on this great florist!
     
  5. The Clay Pot: 1311 Hanover St., Chattanooga, TN 37405
    The talented florist designers at The Clay Pot are sure to put a smile on your valentine's face! For over 25 years the shop has been a great option for a bouquet or for wedding day decorating. The shop is known for offering a variety of styles, so you're guaranteed to find the perfect one for your valentine. Online ordering is currently available for their Valentine's Day offerings. 

Are you ready to fall in love with your dream home this Valentine's Day? Our real estate agents are here to help! Contact us today to discuss your goals and get started. 

February
1

Chattanooga PizzaNational Pizza Day is Tuesday, February 9th! Our real estate agents know that you don't need an excuse to dive into a cheesy slice of pizza, but National Pizza Day is a great reason to get adventurous and try a new pizza parlor around town. If you love a classic New York-style slice, consider chowing down on a Chicago deep dish. If you've never ordered pineapple or anchovies on one of America's favorite foods, National Pizza Day is the perfect time to give it a try. Even if you want the classic combo of crust, cheese, and tomato sauce, these pizza shops around Chattanooga won't disappoint.

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December
14

Give Back Chattanooga

It's no secret that the holidays are going to be very different this year. If you're feeling a little bit down, consider giving yourself the gift of giving back. After all, studies show that happiness and generosity are connected.

There are so many people in need this year, you'll have no problem finding plenty of opportunities to help out. If you need some inspiration, we've got you covered. Our REALTORS® have gathered a list of some of their favorite local organizations accepting donations or looking for volunteers. 

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November
4

Chattanooga Things to Do

Are you ready to get out of the house and enjoy the best that Chattanooga has to offer? Our real estate agents love exploring Chattanooga to find the hidden gems and popular haunts that make the city one-of-a-kind. If you're searching for a great way to tour the city without breaking the budget, we encourage you to check out these five free things to do in Chattanooga.

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October
19

Chattanooga Pasta

Just as everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, there's a little bit of Italian in everybody on World Pasta Day. Pasta is tasty, versatile, and just plain fun to eat, making it a favorite of our real estate agents. On October 25th, head to one of these top Italian restaurants in Chattanooga for a pasta meal of your choice.

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October
12

Chattanooga Zoo

The country's first public zoo opened in New York's Central Park in 1874, Since then, people of all ages have held a fascination with watching and learning about animals. Today approximately 175 million people per year make a trip to a zoo.

Our REALTORS® love to visit the Chattanooga Zoo and see the variety of exhibits and tours. With the zoo welcoming back guests and hosting Boo in the Zoo and Safari Nights in October, we wanted to share 7 fun facts about the wildest Chattanooga residents. 

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September
28

Fall Decorations

Autumn is arriving in the Appalachian region and Chattanooga is ready to embrace the changing colors. If you love the fall season as much as our REALTORS® then you're surely planning on decking out your porch with a variety of decorations. The fall season is one of the most wonderful times of the year to get creative and make the entrance to your home extra special. Use one of these five unique themes to create a picture-perfect porch this fall!

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September
15

Chattanooga Fall Colors

Overlooking the banks of the Tennessee River, Chattanooga is nestled in the spot where the Appalachian Mountains meet the Cumberland Plateau. It's surrounded by some of America's most spectacular scenery, and autumn just might be the season when Chattanooga looks its best.

For anyone with an eye for natural beauty, Chattanooga is a great place to call home. Our real estate agents are excited to share some of our favorite spots for fall foliage around the Chattanooga area! 

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August
17

Chattanooga Food Trucks

Who said going out to eat only meant sitting inside a restaurant? Food trucks present a unique opportunity to grab a quick bite while enjoying the outdoors. Best of all, food trucks usually pull up to some of the coolest breweries, events, and gathering spaces in Chattanooga. If you're looking for a cool way to taste the most interesting local foods in town, our real estate agents encourage you to hunt down one of these Chattanooga food trucks.

  1. Rolling J's Mobile Bistro - Comfort Food, Sandwiches
    The Rolling J's Mobile Bistro has been parked along the streets of Chattanooga since 2013 to serve up some of the best sandwiches in the area. Southern comfort food is the star and is prepared fresh daily. Keep up to date with where the truck is parked by following their Facebook page

  2. Fat Boy's Roadside Eats - BBQ, Sandwiches
    When you hear that Fat Boy's Roadside Eats has been voted as a local favorite food truck for the last 4 years, you know the food has got to be good! If you haven't had a chance to check out this local favorite you're in for a real treat. The menu is very extensive for a food truck and options range from burgers, BBQ, sandwiches, and more. Come hungry and see for yourself why this truck is a local favorite! 

  3. Chew Chew Chattanooga – Sandwiches, Sliders, Vegan
    Thinking about where you want to eat out? Chew it over with Chew Chew Chattanooga. They've got a full-bodied menu ready to satisfy any craving. Comfort foods and street foods line the menu, with favorites like meatball subs, philly cheesesteaks, and po'boys sit alongside vegan "chix" tenders, vegan tacos, and vegan phillies. With something for everyone on the menu, Chew Chew Chattanooga is a great truck to pop by with your family and friends.

  4. Chick-N-Nooga – Comfort Food, Fried Chicken
    Chick-N-Nooga
    knows what Chattanooga residents love to eat. They are one of the leaders in the Chattanooga food truck scene and serve up some cluckin' good eats. Chicken tenders and beer-battered waffle fries are calling your name – don't chicken out! Head over to Chick-N-Nooga on the weekend and help yourself to some of the best chicken in the state.

  5. Greg's Sandwich Works – Sandwiches, Soups
    Who doesn't love a good sandwich paired with a cup of hot soup? Greg's Sandwich Works is whipping up downright delicious sandwiches every day of the week. Using the freshest ingredients in every sandwich, you'll find everything from soups and sandwiches to wraps, hot dogs, potato salad, and coleslaw in their food truck. Order the Greg's Special with turkey, pimento, cheese, and jalapeno and add a Frito Pie to have the ultimate lunch break.

  6. Clumpies Ice Cream Co. – Ice Cream, Frozen Treats
    Of course, you can skip dinner completely and head right for dessert at Clumpies Ice Cream Co. This handcrafted ice cream shop has been a Tennessee favorite since 1999, and now they're taking their sweet treats to the streets. The Clumpies Ice Cream Co. food truck is ready to sweeten up your night with one of their amazing ice cream sandwiches, sundaes, or traditional scoops. We suggest trying the Firecracker, a Clumpies original, which loads pop rocks onto a few scoops of their Tutti Frutti ice cream.
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August
4

Parks in Chattanooga

Whether you're paging through a well-worn hard copy with notes in the margins or pulling up the latest release on your smartphone, there's still nothing like finding a quiet, peaceful place to enjoy your favorite books. National Book Lovers Day, which takes place every year on August 9th, is the perfect opportunity to celebrate your love of reading, and our real estate agents are happy to report that there are plenty of great places around Chattanooga to enjoy a day of reading outdoors. Get to know 5 beautiful local spots, with our guide to some of the best parks for reading near Chattanooga.

  1. Coolidge Park – 150 River St., Chattanooga, TN 37402

    Located downtown with easy access from Chattanooga homes for sale, you'll find that Coolidge Park has everything you need for a relaxing day of reading or an afternoon of family fun. Coolidge Park is home to a lovingly restored historic carousel, with hand-carved animals created by a team of local artisans. There's tons of open space in the park so that you can find a quiet place to read, along with a host of activities and a busy schedule of special events to enjoy when you're done reading.

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July
13

Chattanooga Farmers Markets

Are you tired of the same old freezer food? Freshen up your plate with local produce from Chattanooga area farmers markets! Farmers markets across the region are opening back up to the public, and our real estate agents are excited to fill our pantries with the wonderful taste of Tennessee. If you're ready to get back to healthy eating, we suggest stopping by one of these fantastic farmers markets full of locally grown foods!

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July
20

Chattanooga Ice CreamThere's nothing quite like a delicious scoop of ice cream on a hot summer day.

Our real estate agents agree it's one of the best and tastiest ways to cool off! Luckily, Chattanooga has many ice cream shops serving scoops of all your favorite flavors. Here's the run-down of the top local ice cream stores you'll want to visit. 

  1. The Ice Cream Show: 105 Walnut St., Chattanooga, TN 37403
    Located in downtown Chattanooga near the Hunter Art Museum, The Ice Cream Show is a must-visit location for locals and tourists alike. Your delicious treat will start with a base of custom-blended ice cream or frozen yogurt. The magic happens when you choose from over 40 fresh ingredients to create one of 17,000 possible combinations! 
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June
1

Chattanooga Donuts

It's almost time to celebrate one of the sweetest days of the year, and National Donut Day holds special significance due to its unique origin. The holiday, held on the first Friday of every June, also celebrates the Salvation Army volunteers who served donuts to soldiers during World War I. As our real estate agents are happy to report, there's no shortage of Chattanooga donut shops where you can enjoy a tasty treat this year. Celebrate National Donut Day in style, with our guide to four great local bakeries in Chattanooga where you can find delicious donuts.

  1. Koch's Bakery – 1900 Broad St., Chattanooga, TN 37408
    With a reputation for baking excellence that stretches back more than 70 years in Chattanooga, Koch's Bakery is a true Scenic City classic. Everything at Koch's Bakery is made from scratch, using old-fashioned family recipes and fresh ingredients. Donuts are baked fresh every day, and this is the perfect place if you're looking for a true, old-fashioned donut. Koch's Bakery also offers a diverse menu of cakes, danish, cookies, pies, and so much more to satisfy your sweet tooth throughout the year.
  2. Julie Darling Donuts – 121 Frazier Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37415
    When you're searching for sweet treats close to Chattanooga homes for sale, it's tough to top the delicious selection at Julie Darling Donuts. Locally owned and operated, Julie Darling Donuts was founded in 2009 and quickly grew into one of Chattanooga's favorite places to enjoy a fresh donut. With classic recipes and a constant commitment to quality, Julie Darling Donuts offers a little bit of everything. They also partner with Chattanooga coffee company Mad Priest Coffee to provide fresh, local coffee to go with all of your favorite treats.

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May
12

Kids Activities

"There's nothing to do!" How many times a day do you hear that refrain from your kids? TV and online activities are fine in small doses, but they shouldn't be a constant source of entertainment.

Our real estate agents share some of their favorite screen-free ways to entertain their kids. You might even find a new activity you enjoy!

  1. Solve Puzzles
    The word "puzzles" covers a wide variety of formats. Jigsaw puzzles, crosswords, and sudoku are just a few of the available types, offering something for everyone's particular interests. As a bonus, puzzles are great tools for teaching logic and problem-solving skills.

  2. Learn to Cook
    Now that families have more opportunities to share mealtimes, why not go the next step and prepare the meals together? Start by having the kids assist with basic tasks like measuring ingredients and work your way up based on their aptitude.

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May
4

Foster a Pet Chattanooga

A random act of kindness has the power to change lives, and our real estate agents believe that kindness is a gift that we can give no matter the time or place. Now more than ever, it's important that we all take a moment to share kindness with our families, friends, and neighbors. Here are five easy ways you can spread kindness in Chattanooga right now!

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April
27

Working From Home Chattanooga

Whether you are a seasoned telecommuter or recently mandated to work from home, staying productive is essential. Every day, you may find a blurred line between your work commitments and your personal life. Managing a balance between the two is critical to achieving your goals. While everyone has a different approach to working at home, our agents have found the following tips are effective in helping you stay productive while working from home.

  1. Create a Work Space 
    Convert an extra room into a home office. If you are preparing to expand your living space, check out the wide variety of Chattanooga homes for sale with a spare bedroom to transform into a home office. Set up a desk and make a functioning office space. When your space is limited, try to use a small computer desk or a folding table in a corner for a workspace. Do not forget when setting up your office or work area to purchase a comfortable chair. Designating a space for your work helps you stay focused and productive.  

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April
20

Donate Masks in Chattanooga

Running out of ways to occupy your time? Cloth face masks are so easy to make that you can work on them while binging Netflix. Here are instructions for sewing a simple face mask along with a list of places around Chattanooga homes for sale that are accepting donations.

How to Make a Cloth Face Mask

  1. Cut two 10-inch by 6-inch rectangles from a piece of tightly-woven cotton fabric. High thread-count pillowcases, flannel pajamas, and dish towels are good sources of materials. Vacuum cleaner bags and HEPA furnace filters will also work. 

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March
2

Chattanooga Bookstores

Dr. Seuss is one doctor kids of all ages want to visit. It's only appropriate that Dr. Seuss's birthday has been designated as Read Across America Day. Join our real estate agents in celebrating on Monday, March 2, with a visit to one of these wonderful bookstores and libraries around Chattanooga.

  1. Star Line Books - 1467 Market St., Suite 106, Chattanooga, TN 37402
    While retail shopping continues to move to big-box and online stores, Star Line Books proudly remains the only independent bookstore near Chattanooga homes for sale. The shop's name is a tribute to Star Lowe, its founder, and owner, as well as the historic Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel across the street. In addition to carrying a great selection of literature, poetry, and non-fiction titles, Star Line Books hosts book launches and signings, author readings, and other enjoyable literary events. Hours are 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

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January
20

Chocolate Cake in Chattanooga

Are you ready to enjoy the sweetest holiday of the year? Every year on January 27, cake lovers around the country celebrate National Chocolate Cake Day, and there are a ton of great local bakeries around Chattanooga where you can find the perfect treat for this special day.

Whether you're looking for a classic recipe or something you've never tried before, Chattanooga has a bakery that's sure to satisfy your craving. Our real estate agents have all the delicious details on where to celebrate National Chocolate Cake Day in Chattanooga this year.

  • Chatta-Cakes Bakery – 5143 Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN 37343
    Searching for something sweet close to Hixson homes for sale? Head to Chatta-Cakes Bakery, where you can pick up a custom cake or grab one of the many delicious items on the daily menu. The menu features full-size chocolate cakes, along with mini-cakes, cookies, cupcakes, and chocolate-covered confections, all prepared by hand.

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January
6

Hobbies in Chattanooga

2020 is finally here, and our real estate agents encourage you to make a resolution to get engaged with a new hobby. From art and dance lessons to health and wellness classes, here are five hobbies to try out in Chattanooga that'll keep you busy all year long!

  1. Art Creations — 201 Frasier Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37405
    Unleash your creative side at Art Creations. They've got all of the arts and graphic supplies you need to create and frame your work. If you'd like to hone your skill or learn new techniques, sign up for their art classes or workshops throughout the year. Get your kids involved in one of Art Creations' summer camps or grab your friends for a private paint party!

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December
3

Chattanooga Holiday Events

The holiday season is a time to make special memories with your family and friends. Our REALTORS® love the exciting festivities that bring joy to Chattanooga each year. Here are a few of the most anticipated family-friendly events that'll brighten up your holiday season!

  1. 2nd Annual Chattanooga Home for the Holidays Expo — Chattanooga Convention Center 1 Carter Plaza, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402 | Dec 15
    Looking for the perfect gift for the special people in your life? Then head down to the convention center for the 2nd Annual Chattanooga Home for the Holidays Expo. Nearly 50 unique vendors will bring out their finest inventory to help you shop for a few last-minute gifts. This event is free to attend, so be sure to save a few hours for gift-hunting after viewing a few Chattanooga homes for sale.

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September
23

3 Sisters Bluegrass Festival Artists

Ladies and gentlemen of Chattanooga — are you ready for two days of bluegrass? The 3 Sisters Bluegrass Festival heads to Ross' Landing this October for this FREE family-friendly event! Join our REALTORS® Friday the 4th and Saturday the 5th as we hang out and listen to fantastic bluegrass bands, including:

  • Mandolin Orange
    Hailing from North Carolina, Andrew Marlin, and Emily Frantz are a talented duo delivering intimate performances even when playing to a packed house. Earlier this year, Mandolin Orange released perhaps their most personal album to date, Tides of a Teardrop. Having traveled the globe, Mandolin Orange is ready to share their craft with Chattanooga.

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September
10

Fall Festivals Chattanooga

Calling Chattanooga home means that you'll always have another fun, local festival coming up on the calendar, and the fall season is certainly no exception. There are festivals planned around harvest time, events packed with local culture, and plenty of opportunities to explore all of the excitement that Chattanooga has to offer. Pleasant weather makes fall a great time to enjoy the outdoors, and spend time with your favorite people at local events. Our REALTORS® are ready for fall fun, and we've got the details on five great festivals coming to Chattanooga this fall.

  1. Chattanooga Oktoberfest, 1801 Carter St., Chattanooga, TN 37408 - October 13 
    Chattanooga homes for sale 
    make it easy to reach all of the fantastic festivals and events on our list, including Chattanooga Oktoberfest which takes place at the First Tennessee Pavilion. Visit Chattanooga's longest-running Oktoberfest event for a full weekend of great food, local brews, and German traditions. The festival features traditional German dining, more than 99 different craft brews, and live music throughout the weekend. This is a family-friendly Oktoberfest event, with attractions and fun for all ages.

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August
26

Chattanooga September Music Events
The Scenic City is a great place to spend time outdoors, but that's not the only thing that makes Chattanooga such a vibrant place to call home. Our city is also one of the best spots in the region for live music, with a schedule of shows that spans the whole calendar. September is certainly no exception, with a ton of great festivals and shows to enjoy in the city. From bluegrass to soul, Chattanooga has it all. Our real estate agents have the details on some of the biggest live music shows coming to Chattanooga this September.

  1. Classic Soul Music - Convention Center, 1150 Carter St., Chattanooga, TN 37402 - September 7
    Settle in for the sweet sounds of soul music at Classic Soul Music LIVE!, with performances from David Anthony and Chattanooga native Tonee Valentine. Start your evening with some laughs with comedian John Q. as the opening act, then get ready to sing along and dance your heart out with a full night of soulful hits.

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July
22

Chattanooga Girlfriends Day

There are few better ways to celebrate National Girlfriends' Day than planning a fun adventure with your best friends. Whether you're in the area looking at Chattanooga homes for sale or you're lucky enough to already live here, you'll find there's no shortage of great things to do during a girls' weekend. 

To help make sure you enjoy every minute of your time together, our real estate agents have created a list of six spots you'll want to include in your weekend itinerary. 

  1. The Flying Squirrel - 55 Johnson St., Chattanooga, TN 37408
    Whether you're kicking off your Sunday with an amazing bottomless brunch or grabbing a cocktail after your day of adventures, you'll definitely want to make a stop (or two) at The Flying Squirrel. This trendy restaurant and bar has a cool vibe, an eclectic menu, and plenty of outdoor seating. Stop by for a craft beer or specialty cocktail or stick around and enjoy a delicious meal. 

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July
8

Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park

Are you searching for a place that offers family fun for all ages, close to home in Chattanooga? Just across the TN-GA state line, you'll find one of our region's favorite destinations for summer fun, with rides, a water park, and so much more. Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park, also known as Lake Winnie, has been a local favorite for nearly a century. Whether you're looking for thrill rides, a perfect place to let young children have the time of their lives, or anything in between, you'll have it at Lake Winnie. Our real estate agents love Chattanooga fun, and we're excited to tell you all about what you will find at Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park.

Location: 1730 Lakeview Dr., Rossville, GA 30741
Season: Open Every Day June 12 – August 7, Select Dates in May, September, and October
Admission: Purchase Tickets Online or at the Gate

  • Family Fun at Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park
    Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park is a place for all ages, with a selection of attractions that will appeal to every member of the family. From fun kiddie rides to non-stop thrills, Lake Winnie has it all. The park offers extended hours while school is out in the summer, perfect for a full day of fun close to home. Purchase a season pass to visit anytime, or grab affordable single-day tickets when you arrive.

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June
10

Chattanooga Restaurant Outside Dining

8 Chattanooga Restaurants with Outdoor Seating

Our REALTORS® love the view here in Chattanooga, and we think you will, too!

The beauty of Chattanooga homes for sale is made even better by the wonderful scenery you can find outdoors. No matter whether you're exploring the heart of the city or walking along the river, Chattanooga combines remarkable natural beauty with its cityscape.

Not surprising that many of the top restaurants in the area offer plenty of outdoor seating for guests. That's especially true of the restaurants that happen to be located on the Riverwalk, the centerpiece of the dining and shopping scene in Chattanooga.

If you're looking for a spot on the patio, don't overlook these options:

  1. Boathouse Rotisserie & Raw Bar – 1459 Riverside Drive Chattanooga, TN 37406
    Boathouse Rotisserie & Raw Bar is one of the best places around for riverside dining. Right on the river, in fact, in a choice location on the historic Riverwalk, it serves up delicacies from the wood-fired grill. It's also one of the busiest oyster bars in the entire United States. The view is great even indoors, but don't forget the outdoor covered patio.
  2. Tony's Pasta Shop & Trattoria – 212 High Street, Chattanooga, TN 37403
    Tony's Pasta Shop & Trattoria is, as the name suggests, the #1 place in town for hand-made Sicilian dishes. Served in a relaxing and casual setting alongside a full selection of fine wines, the food will tempt your taste buds while your eyes delight to the view. The patio puts you right out in front of a gorgeous stretch of the Tennessee River.

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April
29

Chattanooga Fishing Spots
Chattanooga comes by its nickname, "The Scenic City" justly.  Its natural beauty accented by a diverse collection of lakes, creeks, ponds, rivers, and other waterways makes it a great spot for anglers of all types. Whether you love fly fishing, hitting the water in your boat, or casting your line from a sunlit fishing pier, you'll find no shortage of fabulous fishing spots throughout the Chattanooga area. Best of all, many of the city's fishing spots are free to visit, and all you need is a Tennessee fishing license. Our REALTORS® have the details on six favorite fishing spots spread around the Chattanooga area.

  1. Chickamauga Dam Fishing Piers – 4631 Amnicola Hwy, Chattanooga 37406
    Chattanooga homes for sale are located just a few miles from the Chickamauga Dam, one of the city's favorite fishing spots. The park at Chickamauga Dam features boat ramps, along with a variety of fishing piers where you can drop a line in the water. At this fishing spot, you'll find a few types of bass perfect for sport fishing, along with a variety of other local species.

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May
20

Chattanooga Whiskey Thief
If you are shopping Chattanooga homes for sale with the intention of becoming a new resident of our vibrant city, getting a feel for the local nightlife is likely to be on your priority list. If so, The Whiskey Thief is a great place to start. Located in Downtown Chattanooga, this elegant and lively area hot spot is the Edwin Hotel's rooftop bar and offers a taste of city nightlife that you won't soon forget.

About The Whiskey Thief at the Edwin

Here's a little bit on the home of the Whiskey Thief; The Edwin Hotel. The Edwin is Chattanooga's newest boutique hotel, tastefully opulent and, as its manager says, "quintessentially Chattanooga, created by and for Chattanoogans." This lovely hotel is very focused on showcasing the culture of the local area, its walls lined with the work of local artists and its kitchens filled with foods from local farmers. Local coffee roasters provide their wares to The Edwin, and they serve craft beers and whiskey from local producers.

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April
15

Chattanooga Food Bank
Helping end hunger in Chattanooga is a cause most anyone can get behind, whether they are already residents of the area or are in town shopping Chattanooga homes for sale. HullaBOWLoo is a wonderful way to support that cause – and have a great time while doing so. So just what exactly is this event, and why should you make a point of being there?

About HullaBOWLoo

HullaBOWLoo is the Chattanooga Area Food Bank's signature fundraising event and has become an annual tradition in the area. Patrons of this event help fill the bowls of people facing hunger, aiding the Chattanooga Area Food Bank as they work to end hunger and promote better nutrition throughout the region. Not only is it an opportunity to lend a helping hand to hungry children, seniors, and families in the 20 counties this food bank serves, it is also a great way to meet new neighbors, make local connections, sample the area's best cuisine, have lots of fun and get a feel for the Chattanooga area community.

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April
1

Chattanooga 4 Bridges Arts Festival

Ladies and gentlemen, Chattanooga's favorite arts festival is coming back to town! Our REALTORS® are excited to attend the 4 Bridges Arts Festival once again. The Association for Visual Arts created Chattanooga's premier outdoor cultural event in 2000, and it's been a popular yearly celebration ever since. We invite you to bring your family and friends out to what is sure to be another stunning showcase of visual arts from around the country!

19th Annual 4 Bridges Arts Festival

Where: The First Tennessee Pavilion - 1826 Reggie White Blvd., Chattanooga, TN 37408
When: April 12 – 14, 2019

Purchase Your Ticket for the Preview Party

Friday, April 12 | 6:30 PM – 10 PM

Kick off 4BAF 2019 by attending the Preview Party. An evening of gourmet hors d'oeuvres, signature cocktails and wines await you as other art fans from all parts of Tennessee join you in celebrating the visual arts. This lovely party offers a perfect place for guests to mingle and discuss their favorite exhibits from years prior. If you're interested in attending, be sure to purchase your ticket before supplies run out.

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March
4

Hiking Mullens Cove Chattanooga
Chattanooga is quickly gaining a reputation as one of America's best cities for outdoor adventure. A lot of the folks we meet looking at Chattanooga homes for sale ask us about the best local parks, trails, mountain bike paths, and rock climbing adventures, so we thought we'd take a moment to highlight one of our favorite trails in the area: Mullens Cove Loop. 

Adventure Awaits in Chattanooga

The Mullens Cove Loop meanders through the picturesque landscape of Prentice Cooper State Forest, a wild 25,000-acre slice of paradise just 10 miles from Chattanooga. The forest overlooks the rugged Tennessee River Gorge and provides habitat for a wide range of native plant and animal life, as well as a limitless potential for recreation.

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January
28

Chattanooga Antique Shops
Are you searching for the perfect gift for that special someone, or a unique treasure to display in your home? Whether you love shopping for antiques, hunting for vintage items, or simply browsing through treasures you won't find anywhere else, visiting Chattanooga's many antique shops is a great way to spend a day. Every shop offers something unique, both in terms of atmosphere and selection. Did we mention that there are a ton of antique and vintage shops located throughout the city? Our REALTORS® are here to help you start shopping, with our guide to five of the best antique and vintage shops in the Chattanooga area.

Shop for Hidden Gems and Unique Treasures

  1. The Refindery on McCallie – 1300 McCallie Ave., Chattanooga
    Established in 2015, The Refindery on McCallie has quickly become one of Chattanooga's favorite spots to hunt for special finds. This popular antique and vintage store offers a wide variety of items, from Persian rugs to small, unique gifts perfect for any occasion. Enjoy a large, well-organized store, with a friendly staff and more than enough great finds to keep you browsing for hours.

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December
17

Chattanooga Area Activities - Fletcher Bright Realty

Our REALTORS® know all about Chattanooga neighborhoods and what makes them great places to live. Of course, you'll want to know where all the fun is in your new neighborhood, too. The winters here in Chattanooga are pretty mild, which means you still have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. But don't worry if the weather does get colder, or you would rather stay indoors, there's still plenty to do. Here are some of the best ideas to keep you busy this winter.

  1. Head Under Water - Tennessee Aquarium, 1 Broad Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402
    The nationally acclaimed Tennessee Aquarium features two buildings of river and ocean habitats with plants and animals native to the area and from all over the world. Connect with nature, watch the penguins and river otters, or learn about your favorite fish. The variety of animals and activities mean there's fun for everyone. While you're there don't forget to check out the IMAX theater.

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December
3

Bluff View Art District Lights

If you love the glitz and glitter of extravagant holiday displays, you're in luck. Chattanooga is famous for its "Holiday Trail of Lights" featuring 12 points of interest that are sure to take your breath away.

There's so much to do; you'll want to take a break from touring Chattanooga homes for sale so that you can enjoy a few days of festivities. This guide to each of the stops will help you can make the most of this incredible event. 

  1. Christmas Experience on the Bluff : Bluff View Art District, 11 East 2nd St., Chattanooga
    The Bluff View Art District is a popular destination year-round, but during the holidays they take it to a whole new level. Located on a bluff overlooking the Tennessee River, thousands of lights turn this area into a stunning winter wonderland. The Candy Cane Lane, Elf Adventures, and the Grand Christmas Tree in the Mezzo are sure to delight viewers of all ages. 

  2. Rock City's Enchanted Garden of Lights: 1400 Patten Road, Lookout Mountain
    Travel high up into Lookout Mountain to experience Rock City's Enchanted Garden of Lights. Choose one of four themed trails and experience a one-of-a-kind walk-through Christmas trees. After you've soaked in this magical winter wonderland featuring over a million twinkling lights, you'll have a chance to enjoy some hot cocoa, take photos with Santa, and decorate gingerbread cookies.

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November
13

Chattanooga Places to See Santa
Chattanooga locals will soon be able to look forward to the lights, sounds, and joys of the Christmas and Holiday seasons. Have you been searching for Chattanooga homes for sale, but need a break? If so, our local area has plenty on offer—much of it featuring appearances of the jolly old elf himself.

At Fletcher Bright Realty our REALTORS® are confident that you'll find the city and its surroundings just as charming and lovable as we do. Make a list of these Holiday hot spots—and be sure to check it twice!

  1. Santa's Workshop - Hamilton Place Mall - 2100 Hamilton Place Boulevard, Chattanooga, TN
    Santa and his team of joyous elves will be visiting this once upon a time largest mall in Tennessee, offering opportunities for photo packages and exclusive holiday items available to the young and young-hearted members of your family. Drop by for a photo opportunity, or stay and shop around, but either way, this trip is an excellent way to start the season.

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November
6

Chattanooga Restaurants for Thanksgiving
With the holidays right around the corner, it's time to count our blessings and start planning some festive family fun.

If you're taking a break from exploring the many Chattanooga homes for sale so you and your family can enjoy Thanksgiving together, the thought of spending the day slaving away in the kitchen may not excite you. Don't worry, we've got you covered. Our REALTORS® have gathered a list of some of their favorite Chattanooga restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner.

  1. The Chattanoogan - 1201 Broad St., Chattanooga, TN 37402
    Located in the heart of downtown Chattanooga, the Chattanoogan Hotel is an excellent choice for your Thanksgiving celebration. Take in the gorgeous views of Lookout Mountain while enjoying a unique and tasty feast in the beautifully decorated ballroom. Dinner will be served from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. 
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October
22

Chattanooga Head of the Hooch Regatta

Chattanooga homes for sale are some of the most desirable anywhere in the United States, and our REALTORS® have the inside track when you're eager to find the one you want.

How do you know when you've found the right community for you? Most people say there's a certain special something that helps them feel like they've finally come home.

It might be a combination of world-class amenities, convenience, leading employers or the best schools. Chattanooga has all of these things and many more, besides.

Thanks to its unique culture and location, you'll also find plenty of features that you wouldn't expect elsewhere. The beautiful and scenic Tennessee River winding hundreds of miles over the landscape is one thing that's remarkable about our city. It provides incredible recreational and athletic activities other places can only imagine.

One of those is the annual Head of the Hooch rowing regatta held right in Chattanooga.

It's perhaps the favorite here at Fletcher Bright Realty – and if you happen to be around to look at homes in the area, you shouldn't pass up the chance to see it for yourself.

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October
16

Chattanooga Family Fun Aquascarium
If you've been spending all of your free time looking for the perfect home, why stop on trick-or-treat night? As you and your children wander door-to-door looking for ghoulish treats and ghostly fun, you're bound to get a view of Chattanooga homes for sale. You can even wear a costume if you like.  

If trick-or-treat househunting sounds too scary for you, our REALTORS® have a better idea. Let us arrange a not-so-creepy tour of the homes you love. Afterward, you and your family can begin your Halloween weekend with Aquascarium. It's just one of the events during the monthlong ODDtober celebration at Tennessee Aquarium. 

Aquascarium | Tennessee Aquarium

Friday, October 26, 2018

Aquascarium offers Halloween fun for everyone. It's a great alternative to wandering the streets and knocking on doors for questionable treats. The evening was designed to provide spooky fun... but not too spooky. It's kid-friendly enough for your youngest little ones. All you have to do is put on your costume, show up, and enjoy the Halloween excitement.

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October
9

Chattanooga Boo in the Zoo
Halloween is just around the corner, and if you're looking for a way to scare up some family-friendly fun for the season, we have the perfect solution. Join in the fun on October 19, 20, 26, and 27, 2018 at the Chattanooga Zoo for their annual fright-free event. Our REALTORS® are certain that your entire family will enjoy the activities at Boo in the Zoo, and will leave with memories that will last a lifetime. Mark your calendar, and get ready to experience the zoo like never before.

A Unique Halloween Experience in a Safe Environment

A fun and different type of Halloween event, Boo in the Zoo offers a safe and exciting atmosphere that everyone can enjoy, and it can be a fun addition or alternative to your regular fall festivities. Imagine an evening of enjoying all the great exhibits at the Chattanooga Zoo with the added bonus of seasonally themed activities.

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October
2

Chattanooga Seven Bridges Marathon
Going for a walk or run on the scenic streets of Chattanooga is a favorite pastime for many local residents because there is always something beautiful, historic, or interesting to see around the next corner. The 7 Bridges Marathon held each fall in Chattanooga, allows you to see the city from a truly unique perspective. The marathon winds past local landmarks, passes over scenic bridges throughout the city, and features nearly constant views of the Tennessee River. Our REALTORS® have the key details on this year's edition of the 7 Bridges Marathon in Chattanooga.

Experience the Scenic City at The 7 Bridges Marathon

The Event: The 7 Bridges Marathon

Race Date/Times: Sunday, October 21, 2018

  • 7 Bridges Marathon/Relay 7:00 am
  • Desmond Doss Memorial Four Bridges Half Marathon/Relay 7:30 am
  • 5K Race 7:45 am
  • The PM Pediatrics Family Fun Run 10:00 am

Starting Location: Coolidge Park on Tremont Street, by the Blue Rhino Statue

A Run to Suit Every Participant

The 7 Bridges Marathon includes a full-length, 26.2-mile marathon course, which travels across bridges throughout the city. If you haven't been training for a marathon, there are still plenty of great races to enjoy. The 4 Bridges Half Marathon features a 13.1-mile course with scenic views throughout, and there will be a 5k walk/run starting shortly after the longer races. There's even a 1k "Family Fun" run that kicks off at 10:00 am, which makes for a perfect family outing on a pleasant Sunday morning.

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September
25

Rock City Fairyland Caverns
When you're house hunting, your property search should not start and stop with a house.  Your search should include gathering information about the city where you're planning to live--including all the things to do in that community.

When you're relocating to Chattanooga, make sure to contact us at Fletcher Bright Realty. Our REALTORS® know where to find the best Lookout Mountain homes for sale as well as the best things to do in and around Chattanooga. Let's start by taking a close-up look at a favorite spot of our locals:  Rock City Gardens and the Fairyland Caverns.

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September
18

3 Sisters Bluegrass Festival 2018
It's almost time to put a bow on another great summer in Chattanooga and turn our attention to one of the city's most beloved special events. The 3 Sisters Bluegrass Festival, which is dear to the hearts of our REALTORS® and nearly every member of our Fletcher Bright team, returns to Chattanooga on the first weekend of October. As always, the 3 Sisters Bluegrass Festival is a free event for all, bringing some of the biggest names in bluegrass music to the stage in Chattanooga. Prepare for this year's event with our guide to the 2018 edition of the 3 Sisters Bluegrass Festival in Chattanooga, TN.

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August
28

Big River Grille
Big River Grille and Brewing Works
has been a favorite of Chattanooga locals for over 20 years. As soon as you step inside, the reason is apparent. The restaurant offers a variety of delicious menu items, as well as fresh-brewed beers and entertainment options. The original downtown restaurant became so popular that a second location opened in Hamilton Place, and a third in Florida's Disney world.

If you're a local looking for a unique spin on classic American food or a visitor after a break from touring Chattanooga homes for sale, Big River Grille and Brewing Works has just what you need.

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August
20

Lula Land Trust
Even a brief look at Chattanooga homes for sale reveals one of the biggest attractions in our city – the great outdoors. It's a rare house in Chattanooga that's more than a stone's throw from a lake, stream, bike path or hiking trail. One of the best places to explore in the area is Lula Lake Land Trust, which sits less than 20 minutes from the heart of Downtown Chattanooga.

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August
14

Lookout Mountain Hang Gliding
Yes, it's summertime in Chattanooga, which means it's prime time to get out there and experience the outdoors. Our REALTORS® get asked all the time what it is that makes Chattanooga a special place to live, and there are a lot of ways to answer that question, but our city's natural resources rank at the top of the list. To understand why we love living in Chattanooga, you need to look no farther than Lookout Mountain. 

Overlooking Chattanooga just minutes from Downtown, Lookout Mountain offers expansive, panoramic views across the Tennessee River, the city of Chattanooga, and the rolling mountains beyond. Lookout Mountain is home to Lookout Mountain Flight Park and Resort.

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July
16

Chattanooga Back Inn Cafe
When you're looking at Chattanooga homes for sale , you'll probably want to know all about the great places in the neighborhood to go for a night out or an excellent meal. Chattanooga is full of fun and unique ways to spend your evenings. If you're in the mood for a romantic dinner out, try the Back Inn Café. One of Chattanooga's premier dining establishments, you're sure to have a night to remember. 

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July
3

Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park
Find your way to Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park, and experience a world of fun and thrills in the heart of summertime. Our REALTORS® know that you're anxious to find that special place among the many Chattanooga homes for sale, and we are dedicated to seeing your dreams come true. Take a short break from the house hunt and a short drive to nearby Rossville, GA where you'll discover all the excitement of one of our favorite local attractions. 

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June
12

Chattanooga Summer Camps for Kids
Many families take summer camps and other after-school activities into account when looking at Chattanooga homes for sale. The local area is home to some of Tennessee's most highly regarded schools – but even the best students can't spend all their time in class.

When warm weather rolls around and it's time to break free for a while, a summer camp is a wonderful decision. Kids get the chance to meet new friends, learn useful skills, and develop their appreciation for the great outdoors.

Let's shed some light on the subject with some of the best summer camps in Chattanooga:

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May
30

Chattanooga Riverbend Festival 2018
Chattanooga homes for sale
are some of the most attractive in the region. Not only do buyers have all kinds of great opportunities in the local housing market, they can also enjoy the fact that Chattanooga is an outstanding center of music, art, and culture.

As one of the biggest cities in Tennessee, it's no surprise that Chattanooga has produced – and been visited by – some of the top stars in genres like country western and bluegrass. In fact, it is #4 by population behind only Nashville, Memphis, and Knoxville.

Plenty of big names have gotten their start in Chattanooga before taking their act national on the big stages in Nashville. One of the reasons this happens so frequently is thanks to Chattanooga's culture of music festivals. Open-air musical performances are always happening somewhere!

The Riverbend Festival is one of the best musical festivals in the country.

It's held in Chattanooga every year, and it's coming this June 8.

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June
1

Chattanooga TN Fixer-Upper

Chattanooga homes for sale come in all shapes and sizes, and Our REALTORS® are happy to introduce you. From stately Tudor homes to modern marvels, Tennessee's fourth-largest city has them all. That includes diamonds in the rough: The fixer-uppers.

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May
7

Chattanooga Family Fun: A Little Horsin' Around at Coolidge Park 

Coolidge Park Carousel

Looking for a fun and refreshing way to spend the day in the Chattanooga area? Take a break while checking out Chattanooga homes for sale, and come discover all that Coolidge Park has to offer, including a wonderfully restored, antique carousel to be enjoyed by kids and those who are kids at heart. Our REALTORS® live and work in Chattanooga and are the area experts when it comes to everything that makes living in Chattanooga special.  The antique carousel in Coolidge Park tops our list.

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April
30

Exploring Chattanooga From Lookout Mountain

Point Park Lookout MountainThe Chattanooga area is rich with history, and an outing to Point Park located on Lookout Mountain is a perfect way to travel back in time to discover more about the heritage that helped shape the region and our country. Whether you're a local, a tourist, or someone considering finding your ideal residence among the various Lookout Mountain homes for sale, a visit to Point Park will leave you with an appreciation of the natural beauty of the area and a bit of a history lesson.

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April
23

Chattanooga Sculpture Fields Montague Park

Our real estate agents don't just work in Chattanooga, they also love living and enjoying all of our great attractions.  One such attraction is the family-friendly Sculpture Fields at Montague Park. Located on the south side of Chattanooga, the multi-acre park attracts visitors from near and far while presenting the enrichment of an art museum in a tranquil, open-air setting.

Chattanooga Home to Over 35 Sculptures from World-Renowned Artists

At the Sculpture Fields, you'll find an impressive collection of large-scale sculptures placed throughout this 33-acre park. The work of artists from all over the world is celebrated here in a wide array of subject matters for the public to appreciate and enjoy. Among the must-see art is one the newest installations, The Least Amount of Space, an almost 7-foot tall piece crafted by artist Jason Kimes. Each piece is a unique and expressive display worthy of contemplation and admiration.

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April
19

Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel

As the fourth largest city in Tennessee, Chattanooga is one of the South's premier destinations for travel and relocation. New residents and visitors alike are attracted to our fair city if for no other reason than its variety of things to do. 

If you are relocating to Chattanooga, our REALTORS® have a long list of Chattanooga homes for sale to show you in addition to well-known attractions like the historic Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel.

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April
11

Songbirds Guitar Museum
If you have a passion for music and music history, you'll love our Songbirds Guitar Museum located in the world-famous Chattanooga Choo Choo complex. Songbirds is more than your traditional museum. It's a piece of modern music history--well, about 1,700 pieces of it to be precise--as well as a concert venue, the perfect place to hold your next event, and overall the experience of a lifetime.

If all of this strikes a chord with you, you're in good company. The New York Times has included Songbirds in their Top 52 Places to Go in 2018, USA Today ranked Songbirds #8 as a Best New Attraction, and Thrillist.com listed Songbirds as One of the Top 15 Coolest Things in US Cities in 2017. Our real estate agents are thrilled when new residents come to Chattanooga to look for a home and ask about local things to do and see. See why Songbirds Guitar Museum will top your list of favorite things to see when you make Chattanooga your home.

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March
21

Chattanooga Three Sisters Performers
Chattanooga has a long history of being one of America's great cities for live music. In addition to offering incredible music venues like the Revelry Room and JJ's Bohemia, Chattanooga hosts a wide range of fun musical events year-round. Some only come around once a year, but others can be enjoyed anytime you want. So if you're music lover looking for Chattanooga homes for sale, be sure not to miss out on these great music experiences.  

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February
28

2018 Chattanooga Marathon
Chattanooga—there may be no better city in America to run, hike, bike, climb and do just about anything else you can think of in the great outdoors. If you're looking for Chattanooga homes for sale, you probably already know this. What you might not be aware of is that one the great outdoor events of the year in Chattanooga is right around the corner: The Erlanger Chattanooga Marathon.

Now in its third year, the Chattanooga Marathon is presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, and offers a great opportunity to build community, get to know Chattanooga, and learn why it's known as the "Scenic City."

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February
14

Chattanooga High Point Climbing & fitness
One of the things our REALTORS® love the most about Chattanooga, TN is that it's one of the best cities in America to pursue an active, adventurous lifestyle. Surrounded by rugged mountains and sandstone cliffs, Chattanooga is gaining a reputation as America's new rock climbing capital.

Unfortunately, most of us simply don't have the time to take off on mountain adventures every day (much as we might like to). That's why we're lucky to have places right in the heart of the city where we can go climbing any time. At High Point Climbing and Fitness, you can hit the slopes any day of the week without leaving the city limits.

Chattanooga Climbing

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December
27

Chattanooga New Year's Eve
We're about to close the books on another great year in Chattanooga, but there's still plenty of time left to squeeze a few more memories out of 2017. As always, New Year's Eve will be a big night in the city, and Chattanooga homes for sale put you in the best position to enjoy all of the excitement. There are events geared toward every member of the family, and a party to suit every taste. Our REALTORS® have the details on some of the most exciting events coming to Chattanooga for New Year's Eve 2017.

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December
11

Chattanooga Restaurant - STIR
Chattanooga is an innovative, artistic, and unique city, so it's no surprise that one of our city's most popular restaurants exemplifies those same core qualities. If you've been feeling a "stir" in Chattanooga lately, you're certainly not alone.

STIR is one of the city's premier dining destinations, and as the name implies it is also a great place to enjoy a craft cocktail. Show up for delicious, light food and cheap cocktails during happy hour, or enjoy a full meal in a beautiful, historic location. Our REALTORS® love getting out to explore the flavors of Chattanooga, and we've got all the juicy details on what to expect from an evening at STIR.

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December
4

Lookout Mountain-Rock-City-Lights
High above Chattanooga, at the top of scenic Lookout Mountain, you will find a spectacular holiday display unlike any other. Rock City's Enchanted Garden of Lights is now entering its 23rd holiday season, and this year's display will be bigger and better than ever before. 

Now, you can choose your own path through the Enchanted Gardens, and create your own adventure through the gorgeous holiday scenery. This is one holiday event that you certainly won't want to miss, and our Chattanooga REALTORS® have the inside scoop on what to expect from this year's Enchanted Garden of Lights.

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November
27

Ruby Falls Castle
Ever wonder what it would be like to travel through a secret passageway, and emerge in a spectacular holiday wonderland? Every year, the team at Ruby Falls transforms the caverns into an underground ode to everything that makes the holidays in Chattanooga, TN so special. Ruby Falls Christmas Underground is one of the most popular events in the city, and one more reason why Chattanooga homes for sale are so hot during the holidays. Our REALTORS® have all of the details about this one-of-a-kind holiday event. 

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November
20

Chattanooga Tennessee Aquarium Holiday Peaks
Ever wonder how Santa would handle the holidays if he had to deliver presents under the sea? Find out at the Tennessee Aquarium during Holidays Under the Peaks! Every holiday season, the Tennessee Aquarium transforms into a winter wonderland with special holiday events, fun activities, loads to learn, and festivities for the whole family to enjoy. The fun is in full force and continues through to the end of the year. Our REALTORS® are here to share all the fun details of Holidays Under the Peaks at the Tennessee Aquarium.

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November
13

Chattanooga Families Celebrate Christmas with a Train Ride on the North Pole Limited

Chattanooga North Pole Limited Train
It's almost time for another Tennessee Christmas and local Chattanoogans are preparing for a holiday season filled with festivals, delicious dining, visits with Santa, shopping and live music and entertainment.

However, if this is your first holiday season living in Chattanooga, you may not know which attractions to take in first. So, our REALTORS® have made a list—and, yes we've checked it twice—of all those things that make a Chattanooga Christmas so very nice.  Let's get started with a magical journey to the North Pole.

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November
2

Chattanooga Dining - Tupelo Honey Cafe
One of the first perks you'll notice when you move to Chattanooga, Tennessee is that there are so many great places in the city to grab a meal, enjoy a drink, and share a conversation with friends.      

The Tupelo Honey Cafe continues that long tradition of excellent dining with a traditional, Southern menu, an inviting atmosphere, friendly service, and a fully stocked bar with a creative menu of craft cocktails. Our Chattanooga REALTORS® love exploring all that the city has to offer, and we've got a full report on one of Chattanooga's most delicious dining destinations.

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October
23

Chattanooga Tennessee Aquarium Cruise
One of the things we Chattanoogans look forward to all year long is the arrival of fall. As the leaves turn, there is a joy to be found in a side of nature that many people throughout the country never even get to glimpse. 

Chattanooga's fall colors are so breathtaking that it has given rise to a tradition of fall color cruises. These cruises give you the unique chance to witness the fall foliage as you cruise one of Tennessee's beautiful waterways – including the legendary Tennessee River itself.

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October
9

Alleia Restaurant for Something Truly Special

Chattanooga - Alleia Restaurant
If you're relocating to Chattanooga, you probably 
have questions about some of the best places in town to dine, shop or grab a cocktail. Since Fletcher Bright Realty is located in Chattanooga, we can attest our community is booming with dining options from local, off the beaten path spots to exceptional, fine dining experiences.

When it comes to great restaurants, Chattanooga's residents are absolutely spoiled for choice. It's hard to pick a favorite, but if you're just getting acquainted with Chattanooga's vibrant culinary scene, there's no better place to start than Alleia Restaurant.

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September
27

3 Sisters Bluegrass Festival 2017
Bluegrass, great food, family fun, and a celebration of all things Chattanooga make our community a special place to call home. Our Chattanooga REALTORS® are very excited to tell you about one of our favorite local events, which holds a special place in the hearts of the Fletcher Bright team. The 3 Sisters Bluegrass Festival returns to Chattanooga, TN on October 6, 2017, and features free fun for every member of the family. The biggest names in bluegrass grace our stages every year, and this year's festival is set to be bigger and better than ever.

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September
18

Chattanooga Fall Festivals
Homes in Chattanooga
have easy access to art galleries, parks, unique shopping experiences, and seasonal celebrations. As real estate agents in Chattanooga, we know that the excitement stretches beyond the city limits.  Rock City Rocktoberfest and Blowing Springs Farm Fall Festival are two local favorites. Both offer a renewed sense of excitement as the seasons change. 

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August
3

Where Arts and Community Come Together

High above the historic streets of Chattanooga, you'll find Signal Mountain--a community loaded with culture, outdoor fun, and stunning views of the scenery below. 

Signal Mountain Arts Community Center
Throughout the year, Signal Mountain residents enjoy visiting Mountain Arts Community Center, founded in 1999 at the former Signal Mountain Elementary School. Today, MACC is a hub of the community, where residents can go to enjoy fun classes, special events, and activities geared toward every age-group.

Signal Mountain Arts Community Center Class

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June
26

Chattanooga July 4 events

Fourth of July is almost here and it's high time to start planning for a night loaded with pyrotechnic fun. Several communities across Chattanooga will be offering fireworks display once again each with its own unique setting and viewing experience. Whether you are looking for a tranquil vantage point or a big community event, our real estate agents have done the research and we've got plenty of suggestions for where to take in the many fireworks shows that Chattanooga has to offer.

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June
19

Chickamauga &  Chattanooga Militari Park
Our team of real estate agents is committed to not only finding your perfect home, but providing a helpful guide to Chattanooga fun and festivities that your entire family will love. When you're looking for things to do in the Chattanooga area, be sure to check out Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park.

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June
12

Riverbend Festival
Whether you're new to Chattanooga, a long-time resident or just stopping by for a visit, the Riverbend Festival is one Chattanooga event that you definitely won't want to miss. It runs every year around the start of the summer, and this year's festival is going to be bigger and better than ever. That's because this year marks the 35th anniversary of the first Riverbend Festival, which started small and grew into the beloved event that we enjoy today. Our real estate agents have done the research and we've got all the details on what to expect from this year's Riverbend Festival in Chattanooga, TN.

Riverbend Festival Chattanooga

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June
8

Take a Summertime Cruise on Chattanooga's Southern Belle

Chattanooga's Southern Belle Riverboat

As summer arrives in Chattanooga, residents of all ages and backgrounds are flocking to bodies of water for seasonal fun. One of our favorite summer pastimes takes place on the Tennessee River too, but it won't get you wet. Instead, it will transport you back in time to the 1800's, when southerners dined, danced, and took in the views aboard elegant, multi-story riverboats. The Southern Belle Riverboat, our #1 pick for summer date nights, is one of the best ways to see Chattanooga and the scenic river that winds through it.

Southern Belle Riverboat

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May
1

Family Fun at Chattanooga's Tennessee Aquarium & Aquarium Plaza

Take the Kids to the Tennessee Aquarium

If you're relocating to Chattanooga with your children, one of the first local attractions for you to visit is the Tennessee Aquarium. Regularly rated as one of the top in the state, the Tennessee Aquarium and the activities around Aquarium Plaza are some of the best in the area. This is a must-see local attraction and our Chattanooga REALTORS® wanted to make sure you didn't miss it.

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April
3

Downtown Chattanooga's Coolidge Park: the Perfect Place for Horsing Around

Chattanooga Coolidge Park

Coolidge Park, located on Chattanooga's Northshore waterfront, has long been known as a place for "Horsing Around" in the city's downtown area.  Kids--of all ages--can be seen playing in the park's interactive water fountain, chasing each other across the Walnut Street Pedestrian Bridge (the world's largest pedestrian bridge) or taking a ride on the 100-year old, Dentzel carousel located in Coolidge Park.

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