CHATTANOOGA, TN – March 12, 2019 – Collegedale Market is now open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Collegedale. The Chattanooga River Market opens again for the spring season beginning 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 16 on the Tennessee Aquarium Plaza. The Chattanooga Market will open April 27-28 at the First Tennessee Pavilion.
Collegedale Market - OPEN NOW Sundays 11am-4pm
Located in picturesque Collegedale, The Commons is an indoor, urban barn setting that features farmers and artists 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Sunday. Families can also enjoy the adjoining walking/biking trail along with the Imagination Station playground.
Market themes each week include an upcoming St. Patrick's Day celebration on March 17, complete with Irish inspired beers. The following weekend patrons can enjoy samples of their favorites treats for free at Little Debbie Day March 24. Starting in Mary, Produce & Pickers begins 4-6 p.m. every Wednesday afternoon.
Chattanooga River Market
Every Saturday morning, the Chattanooga River Market will begin with a free 10 a.m. yoga class hosted by Maggie White and Community Yoga Collective on the waterfront of the Tennessee Aquarium Plaza. Visitors will be able to stroll among dozens of local and region vendors selling photography, home and beauty products, handmade clothing and other forms of arts and crafts. This market is centrally located to tourist destinations. Live music fills the Plaza on Saturdays with Butch Ross performing 12:30-3 p.m. Saturday, March 16.
The 19th annual Chattanooga Market will open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 27 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 28 at the First Tennessee Pavilion, bringing back a Sunday tradition for patrons across the region.
Nearly 200 vendors will set up, making this market the region's largest producer-only arts and crafts and farmers' market. Visitors will find hand-crafted artistry, seasonal produce and live entertainment every Sunday on the EPB stage. Live music will be performed by Sweet Georgia Sound at 12:30-3 p.m. April 27. Martin Rodriguez will perform 12:30 p.m. and Courtney Daly and The Daly Grind will perform 2 p.m. April 28.
There will be a new theme every Sunday, including traditional favorites like the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera on May 5 and the annual Mother's Day Celebration on May 12. Cook-offs and food events will be a focus like the Lodge Cast Iron Cook-off and Springer Mountain Farms Scenic City Wings. The season winds down in November with the final weekends in December held at the Chattanooga Convention Center for the Holiday Market.
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