New Year’s Eve in Chattanooga for Kids 2012

News Year’s Eve 2012 in Chattanooga for Kids The clock is ticking. How is it already time to ring in 2013? Check out our list of top spots to spend New Year’s Eve with your littles. Creative Discovery Museum – New Year’s at Noon 321 Chestnut Street Chattanooga, TN 37402 423.756.2738 Website   10am to 4pm Family New Year’s Eve party at Creative Discovery Museum. Come celebrate the clock striking twelve (noon) on New Year’s Eve.  This is always a {Read More}


Christmas Eve in Chattanooga 2012

Below is our list of Chattanooga attractions that are open on Christmas Eve.  Click here to see a list of Christmas Eve services for Monday evening.      Attractions: Chattanooga Horse Trams Horse drawn carriage tours of downtown Running 3pm-9pm Christmas Eve Loading/Unloading at The Chattanooga Choo Choo 1400 Market St Chattanooga, TN 37402 or TN Aquarium 1 Broad Street Chattanooga, TN 37402 Phone: 423.265.6544 Website   Chattanooga Zoo 9am – 5pm 301 N Holtzclaw Ave  Chattanooga, TN 37404 423.697.1322 Website {Read More}

Christmas Eve in Chattanooga – Worship Services 2012

Below you will find a list of Christmas Eve worship services for the Chattanooga area. A list of Chattanooga attractions that are open on Christmas Eve may be found by clicking here.   4th Annual Chattanooga Christmas Eve Celebration Hosted by Brainerd Baptist Church Chattanooga Convention Center 5pm 1150 Carter Street Chattanooga, TN 37402 Website   Abba’s House Traditions, a Christmas Eve Communion Service 5pm 5208 Hixson Pike Hixson, TN 37343 423.877.6462 Website   Ascension Lutheran Church Candlelight Service 7pm {Read More}

The Chattalittle Elf Visits the Choo Choo

All aboard! Our Chattalittle Elf couldn’t tour Chattanooga and miss this landmark. As you can see, he enjoyed the iconic Chattanooga Choo Choo engine.   There are several kid friendly events going on at the Choo Choo this month.   Kids can enjoy both the Elf Workshop and Santa Photo Sessions. Dates and times can be found on our Chattalittle Calendar.   There are also hotel packages available that include other holiday activities around town.   The Little Details: Address: {Read More}

The Chattalittle Elf’s Chattanooga Adventures

It just didn’t seem right. We only have our elf in town for a few weeks and there are only so many things to see in our house. He was also getting a little agitated. So, we decided to take our elf off the shelf and let him see our incredible city. See our first stop tomorrow.

Christkindlmarkt at St. Marks Church 2012

There was so much going on today in Chattanooga it was hard to choose which events to visit. Our first stop was to the Christkindlmarkt (Kris-kin-dill-mart) at St. Marks in the NorthShore Community. This is the first annual Christkindlmarkt which is a holiday market in the tradition of those held throughout Germany & Austria during the Christmas season. At the market, you will find several local artisans selling everything from handmade crafts, children’s clothes, pottery, and lots of holiday specialty {Read More}

Santa at the Knitting Mill in Chattanooga

We made it to Thanksgiving before having a visit with Santa. This week we could wait no longer and decided it was time to go on a Santa Search. There are some obvious choices where we might find the jolly one, but we decided when in Chattanooga you go to Chattanooga’s Santa. We found him at The Knitting Mill in the NorthShore which was a perfect setting for our visit. This was a great visit for several reasons. The Chattanooga Santa has {Read More}

Creative Discovery Museum Winter Wonders

KJ and I had the opportunity to visit the Creative Discovery Museum to see their newest exhibit, Winter Wonders. The Creative Discovery Museum is always one of our favorite Chattanooga attractions. When I am asked by those visiting town where to take the kids, it is always tops on my list. Add a winter theme that helps kick off the holiday season and it only gets better. KJ’s favorites in the new exhibit were the “sock” ice-skating rink and the {Read More}

24th Annual Holiday Gingerbread Shoppe

The Holiday Gingerbread Shoppe is going on now through tomorrow afternoon at Christ United Methodist Church in East Brainerd. At this year’s event you can find one of the largest selections of Holiday crafts in the area. Over 30 local crafters and artisans are featured there. While the pictures above are more focused on the beautiful holiday ornaments and décor, there are also many vendors displaying lovely coasters, mosaics, and decor for every day. Before going into the actual shop, {Read More}

Riverview Holiday Hoopla 2012

Riverview Holiday Hoopla 2012 November 1st-3rd I have set a goal to try to share as many holiday post as I can. I found out about Holiday Hoopla a little late so I decided to go research it for myself this morning. This may have been a mistake. Shop after shop of incredible décor, gifts, and clothing made it difficult to stay focused. Below are some of the great things happening at The Shops at Riverview’s Holiday Hoopla. The Clay {Read More}

Chattanooga Kid-Friendly Halloween Activities 2012

Bradley Square Mall Halloween Fall Festival 6pm – 8pm 200 Sgt. Paul Huff Parkway NW Cleveland, TN Website Trick or treat at participating stores!   Chattanooga Fire Department Halloween Open House 6pm – 8pm Kids can talk to the firefighters, look at the fire engines, and get candy, while supplies last. This event will be held in the nineteen fire stations that are in the Chattanooga city limits.   Cleveland Main Street 25th Annual Halloweeen Block Party 5pm – 10pm {Read More}