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RiverRocks Outdoor Festival in Chattanooga, Tennessee

RiverRocks 10-Day Outdoor Festival in Chattanooga, Tennessee every October 

RiverRocks is a unique and distinctive outdoor festival celebrating the incomparable natural resources of the Tennessee Valley, the health benefits of an active, outdoor lifestyle and the activities they inspire as well as Chattanooga’s commitment to environmental stewardship and land conservation. A fun-filled, family-friendly event with activities including rock climbing, trail running, kayaking, rowing, cycling, off-road biking, hiking and hang gliding for both expert and novice competitors, as well as casual participants of all ages. The 10-day event also features entertainment such as live music, hot air balloons, river cruises and more. RiverRocks celebrates the majesty of the area's mountains, rivers and forests by holding many of the festival's events in some of the Tennessee Valley's unsurpassed parks and convervancies. These natural resources inspire the kind of outdoor activities that promote healthy lifestyles.

This year’s event will take place October 5th-14th at locations throughout Chattanooga, Tennessee and the surrounding region. Check out the website for a calendar of events, comprehensive event map and you can register today! 

River Events include: 

  • Rowing
  • Paddling
  • Canoe Jousting
  • Obstable Races 

Mountain Events include: 

  • Bouldering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Hang Gliding
  • Zipline 

Terrain Events include:

  • Trail Running
  • Hiking
  • Off-Road Biking
  • Cycling 

And many more events including: 

  • Hot Air Balloons
  • IMAX Film Fest
  • Kids Events
  • Live Music
  • Geocaching
  • Local Foods

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