October Bucket List

September 29, 2022

There are so many great events going on in Chattanooga in October that you are bound to find something that fits your interests. From traditional fall activities to unique festivals, to concert events, and more, there is something for everyone.

🔲 Experience true Japanese Tea Ceremony at Aki Matsuri - Japanese Fall Festival (Oct 1)

🔲 Bake healthy cinnamon rolls

🔲 Create a “movies-to-watch” list for this fall

🔲 Experience one of the world’s largest rowing regattas – Head of the Hooch (Oct 5-6)

🔲 Get a cup of fall in a mug with Cadence Coffee Company

🔲 Explore corners of the city with ChattaCLUEga Scavenger Hunt (Oct 7-17)

🔲 Enjoy house-made pasta at Tony's Pasta Shop & Trattoria on National Pasta Day (Oct 17)

🔲 Celebrate German culture during Rocktoberfest (Thu & Fri)

🔲 Go for a walk in the park and enjoy the rustle of the leaves

🔲 Have a spooktacular time with your kids by joining Monster Bash at Creative Discovery Museum (Oct 14-15) or join an adult-only Drink and Discover: Witch's Brew party (Oct 21)

🔲 Make breakfast of apple cider and donuts

🔲 Host a Harry Potter family viewing party with butter beer and candy

🔲 Celebrate National Pizza Month by eating the best pizza in town

🔲 Invent your own fall drink and give it a cool name

🔲 Tell scary stories on a full moon

🔲 Have fun at Chattanooga’s Burning Man alternative – Fire Up the Fields (Oct 22)

🔲 Make pumpkin pancakes

🔲 Stockpile dried fruits and nuts

🔲 Sample the unique tastes of Chattanooga’s best wings at Scenic City Wings (Oct 23)

🔲 Take pictures with fall-color leaves

🔲 Make a pine cone bird feeder

🔲 Celebrate Halloween with AquaScarium (Oct 28)

🔲 Roast pumpkin seeds

🔲 Call all of your witches and wizards for a ghoulish good time paddling down the Tennessee River at Witch & Warlock Paddle (Oct 29)

🔲 Go bobbing for apples

🔲 Go trick-or-treating on Halloween  (Oct 31)


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