GoFest held at Chattanooga Zoo

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — Chattanooga’s 13th annual GoFest brings folks with all abilities together for a one day celebration at the Chattanooga Zoo.

The Zoo opened it’s doors Saturday morning allowing people to enter for free for the festival.

Many booths were set up with information on services offered in the area from Habitat for Humanity to Dream-League and Special Olympics.

There were also some vehicles set up for kids to get inside and check out, including a fire truck and some military vehicles.

Logistics coordinator Chris Brown says beyond all the fun stuff, the event is about living life without limitations.

“We have a population of people with disabilities and we wanted to make an event for people with disabilities and people without disabilities to let them know that we can all come to one event and have a good time and that is the main goal is breaking down barriers and the current, Mayor Berke’s office is – that’s what they want to do is break down barriers that prevent people in Chattanooga from living the life that they want to live,” Brown says.

The city and the Mayor’s Council on Disability put the event on.

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