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Chattanooga Market Kicks-off Its 24th Season This Weekend On The Southside

Festive market opening scene.

Chattanooga Market Kicks-off Its 24th Season This Weekend On The Southside

The residents of Chattanooga have something to look forward to during the weekend of April 27th and 28th, as the Chattanooga Market is set to begin its 24th season. For this year’s opening, the market hours are expanded to include both Saturday, from 10 am to 5 pm, and Sunday, from 11 am to 4 pm.

Where The Action Happens

The weekly event will take place at the First Horizon Pavilion, located in downtown Chattanooga on the Southside. This weekend, strawberries are on spotlight as what’s in season and the farms are more than ready to offer a basketful of this red, sweet and juicy favorite. Should you explore the market, you’ll discover various fresh finds that include herbs, flower bouquets, baked breads, sweet treats, and an array of artisan-made foods.

An Artisan’s Paradise

Continuously expanding is the market’s vibrant art scene. This year, expect an eclectic mix of fine art, jewellery, woodworks, and photography, with many new artists joining the roster. The Chattanooga Market brings a fresh reason to visit every Sunday as each week showcases a different theme. Early spring themes that fan favorites are looking forward to this year include the Strawberry Festival on May 5th, Mother’s Day with Acura of Chattanooga on May 12th, and the Street Food Festival on May 26th. Details of the full calendar of events are available on the Chattanooga Market’s official website.

Extended Market Hours Only For Opening Weekend

Do note that the extended market hours are exclusive for the Opening Weekend alone. After which, regular market hours will resume every Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm.

Live Weekend Music

To make the shopping experience more enjoyable, two local music acts will be performing at the Lodge Cast Iron Sizzle Stage. On Saturday, Sweet Georgia Sound will be entertaining shoppers with their lively performance. Then on Sunday, the New Grass Express will set the stage with their infectious tunes.

Additional Information

The Chattanooga Market’s opening weekend runs from Saturday, April 27th, from 10 am to 5 pm, and Sunday, April 28th, from 11 am to 4 pm. The venue, the First Horizon Pavilion, is to adhere to a ‘no pets’ policy, and the market will continue rain or shine.

According to HERE News Network sources, the Chattanooga Market is an anticipated event for locals and visitors alike, showcasing not only the city’s rich produce and artisanal goods but also the resilient and artistic spirit of the community.

As spring is the season of rebirth and new beginnings, it’s a perfect time to join in the celebration this Market season, whether you’re looking for fresh, local produce, handcrafted products, or simply to enjoy the ambiance of a vibrant and creative community. Mark your calendars and make your way to the Southside, where the local community comes to life at the Chattanooga Market.

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