Chattanooga Paddlefest is an organized, recreational people-powered paddle event to celebrate Chattanooga as a cohort river town of the Tennessee RiverLine Partnership. In addition to Paddlefest, the Summer Skate Splashdown will occur at the waterfront, allowing skateboards and bmx bikes to launch into the river. Riverfront Nights will conclude the evening with a full concert and concessions at Ross’Landing.
The Tennessee RiverLine, North America’s next great regional trail system, flows through Chattanooga’s vibrant downtown. The event welcomes kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddleboards to paddle a 5.4 mile stretch of the Tennessee River, from TN Riverpark to Ross’ Landing. Coordination with local rental companies provides additional opportunity to participate or bring your own personal paddle craft. Shuttles are provided to assist with parking logistics prior to the event start.
11:00 am – 1:00 pm — Shuttles running from Ross’ Landing to TN Riverpark (no shuttle after the event)
1:00pm – 5:30pm — Community Paddle on Tennessee River from TN Riverpark to Ross’ Landing (approximately 4.5 miles)
3:30pm – 5:30pm — Skater Splashdown at Ross’ Landing
5:00pm – 7:00pm — Dinner at your favorite area restaurant
7:00pm – 10:00pm — Riverfront Nights Concert Series at Ross’ Landing
Disclaimer: The accuracy of the information above depends on the information provided by organizers and third parties.