Emily’s List of Weekend Activities – July 1, 2017
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — There’s a lot to do in Chattanooga, and in nearby cities this holiday weekend.
If you’re looking for a few laughs this weekend, look no further than Comedy Catch at the Chattanooga Choo Choo.
JB Ball is performing there tonight through Sunday night at 7:30.
Ball has appeared on MTV, Comedy Central, C-S, and at various comedy festivals.
You can head over to Atlanta tomorrow to jump start your Fourth of July celebrations.
The Georgia Aquarium is hosting Red, White and Brew, where you can enjoy unlimited beer, food, and live music, plus more than 500 aquatic species.
Admission costs benefit the aquarium’s Sponsored Education Admissions program, teacher development, and summer camps.
The event is from 6:30 to 10 tomorrow night, and is for guests 21 and over.
Six Flags Over Georgia is another option for patriotic fun through the fourth.
If you come to the theme park will a can of Coca-Cola, you’ll have access to select rides an hour before the park opens.
Six Flags will also have a fireworks show at dusk each night.
It’s offering special deals on tickets: https://www.sixflags.com/overgeorgia/special-events/july-4th-fest.
Chattanooga’s annual July 4th tradition is this Monday.
Head over to Coolidge Park to see a free concert by the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera.
They’ll perform patriotic music for Pops on the River, and a fireworks show will follow.
You can also watch the fireworks on the Southern Belle Riverboat cruise, as well.
Entertainment will start at 5:00 that afternoon.
Food and drinks will also be available.
And on July fourth, if you don’t want to stick around the Scenic City, Nashville is hosting the largest fireworks show in the country, with its free annual “Let Freedom Sing!” event.
Country singer Chris Young, along with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and other artists, will perform downtown.
The Nashville Symphony will perform afterward at the Ascend Amphitheater during the fireworks show.
The event also has inflatables and other kid friendly activities during the day.