James and Kim’s Weekend Bright Spots

James and Kim’s Weekend Bright Spots


The Nutcracker
Chattanooga Ballet and the CSO are presenting the “The Nutcracker” — the classic fantasy ballet of Clara and her Nutcracker Prince, who battle a Mouse King and journey through the Land of Sweets with the Sugar Plum Fairy — in four performances Dec. 13-15. Tivoli $18-$64


Holiday Lights at the Zoo
Come see the Chattanooga Zoo transformed into a magical winter wonderland! Visit the animals and watch them open their gifts, get your picture taken with Santa Claus, play holiday games and make crafts, and enjoy the beauty of the Zoo covered in lights at our annual Holiday Lights event! $12 Adults $8 children


Chickamauga Christmas in the Streets
Friday night Movies in the streets “The Grinch” Free 6pm
Saturday: Christmas in the Streets Block Party 2pm-6pm. Vendors, Games, Music and more Parade starts at 6:30pm and as a special bonus the Hallmark movie “ The Farmer and the Belle” will be filming additional scenes at the parade. Free


PJ’s & Polar Express 3D in IMAX at Tennessee Aquarium
Head inside under the Tennessee Aquarium’s lighted candy cane peaks for some holiday fun. The Polar Express 3D returns to the Tennessee Aquarium IMAX 3D Theater this season with the always-popular PJs and Polar Express screening happening on Dec. 14 and 15.


Chattanooga Convention Center
Saturdays and Sundays in December: The Holiday Market features more than 200 vendors selling handmade original works perfect for the gift-giving season. Shoppers enjoy the festive environment with holiday music, tasty samplings, and artisan finds.


423 Fest

Welcome to the 423 Festival, a free and family friendly event, on Dec. 14, 2019 at Miller Park. Join us for live music throughout the day performed by local artists and over 50 local vendors. What a great opportunity to shop leisurely for the holidays while enjoying a day out with the family!


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