Chattanooga Craft Beer Festival | See You in 2015

  • Rules & FAQ

    We would like to thank all of our guests, breweries, sponsors, and volunteers from making the 2014 CCBF the best one yet! Both Rhizome Productions and Terminal Brewhouse look forward to seeing you again in 2015, Cheers!


    • This is a 21 and up event only, no exceptions!
    • NO Weapons of any kind.
    • NO illegal substances.
    • Smoking is only permitted in a designated area, which will be noted on the festival map. Please do not smoke anywhere else.
    • NO Bags or Backpacks (small purses and camera bags allowed).
    • No outside food or beverage. Drinking water will be provided.
    • Please help us show the community that we are responsible by being aware of your alcohol consumption and do NOT drive while intoxicated. See our Directions page for buses, taxis and other transportation info. All attendees, staff members, and volunteers’ actions before, during, and after the event will affect the future of the Chattanooga Craft Beer Festival. That being said, we look forward to a great festival and having you all be part of this awesome event!


    Frequently Asked Questions

    What are the hours of the festival and when is it?
    May 10, 2014-Gates open at 12pm and we will begin scanning tickets at 11am. Event ends at 5pm.

    What does the festival Cost?
    $50, which includes entry to the festival, 5 ounce glass belgian taster, drinking water, parking, and samples of all beers.

    Will there be designated driver tickets?
    Yes, they will be $15 and you still must be 21+. You will not receive a tasting glass. However snacks, soda or coffee will be provided.

    Do you have to be over the age of 21 to attend?
    Yes, no exceptions all ID`s will be checked at the gate. Please don’t bother to buy a ticket if you are not 21.

    Are children allowed at the event?
    Sorry, no children. Call the babysitter in advance!

    Are pets allowed at the event?
    As much as we love our dogs, cats, goats, and fish, please leave them at home.

    What happens if it rains or snows?
    The show must go on. Rain, snow or shine, no refunds.

    Will there be food at the event?
    Yes, food will be sold by many local food trucks and restaurants.

    Will there be bathrooms at the event?
    Yes,hand wash stations too.

    Will there be an pre party?
    There will, come hang out with all of us at Terminal Brewhouse on Friday May 9th starting at 630pm!

    Will there be an after party?
    You bet, join us back at Terminal Brewhouse after the festival for half price appetizers, must have a printed festival ticket or wristband, limit on per person.

    How can I volunteer at the event?
     Those of you that volunteered in 2013 will be emailed in advance, if you are new and want to volunteer please CLICK HERE to email our volunteer team and include your first name, last name, email, and shirt size (you must be 21+)

    How can I submit a media request?
    Media requests must be submitted BEFORE the festival and an article or blog post must be made to promote the on sale date of the event, email your requests to the address below.

    How can I contact the festival organizers?
    Please send any and all questions, concerns, vending requests, or sponsorship requests to Thank You!




  • Food
    Terminal Brewhouse Food Pairing 

    We are excited to announce a new concept for this years CCBF, which will give our guests an opportunity to experience beer and food pairings within the festival for a single price.   For $75 guests will gain access to both the festival and Terminal Brewhouse Food Pairing area, where they will experience multiple pairings curated by the good folks at Terminal. The pairing area will be in action from 1-3pm and will include unlimited small plates of food expertly prepared by Terminal Brewhouse and few other of our foodie friends in town.  Many more details to come, but be advised this area is limited to 100 guests.  

    -Dry Hopped Mind Meld India Brown Ale from the Firkin with Beast +Barrel Peach Habanero Ribs

    -Monk’s Wages Belgian Pale Ale with Terminal Brewhouse Buffaloaf (Bison Meatloaf)

    -Malachi dry hopped Red Ale with Hair of the Dog Pub Immigrant Sliders

    -Magnum PA- IPA Beef Jerky -Salad – Cabbage, Arugula, pickled onions, flank steak, guacamole

    -Chattanooga Brewing Company-Two Taverns Pale Ale paired with beer marinated brats served on Bluff View Bakery pretzel rolls, topped with kraut and stone ground mustard

    2014 Food Vendor Lineup 


  • Directions & Travel

    The Chattanooga Craft Beer Festival will be held in the First Tennessee Pavilion just across the street from Finley Stadium.

    1829 Carter Street, 37408

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    Parking in and around the venue will be free, but please on drive if you must and plan to have a Designated Driver.

    We encourage all guests to create a plan to get home or to their next destination safely after the festival.  We offer Designated Driver tickets for anyone willing to come an enjoy the festival without the consumption of beer.  Alternatively we suggest that you consider calling a cab or taking advantage of the cab stand that will be setup in front of the venue start at 4pm.  Look for the Nation Taxi cars when you exit the venue, or call them in advance at 423-987-9918.

    Also consider taking advantage of this: You can park and ride CARTA’s Free Electric Shuttles in parking garages on Frazier Avenue on the Northshore and at the Chattanooga Choo Choo on the Southside. Parking fees apply. Visit to learn more.
    We have partnered with the Staybridge Suites in Downtown Chattanooga.  This hotel is just a short walk to the festival site.  You can visit them online here or call them at (423) 267-0900 for reservations.  Mention you are attending the Chattanooga Craft Beer Festival for an exclusive rate.

  • Breweries

    We would like to thank all the amazing breweries that will participate in the Chattanooga Craft Beer Festival .  Stay tuned as our lineup will be growing everyday!

    Tennessee Breweries



  • Sponsors

    We would like to graciously thank all of our sponsors for helping make this years event possible.


  • Music

    We are excited to welcome new music to the 2014 CCBF.

    Soul Mechanic brings a progressive rock sound with influences from all across the board. We’ll keep you groovin’ for an entire set with an innovative soul sound, heavy on the bass and light on the heart. Our main focus is having a good time with our crowd, dancin’ the night away along with them.


  • Charity

    As with all Rhizome Productions events we like to give back to the local communities that we host events in.  To date, we have donated over $200,000 to various charitable organizations.

    Interested in Volunteering?  Those of you that volunteered in 2013 will be emailed in advance, if you are new and want to volunteer please CLICK HERE to email our volunteer team and include your first name, last name, email, and shirt size (you must be 21+)

    Chattanooga Market (501c3)

    Tennessee Breast Cancer Coalition

    The Tennessee Breast Cancer Coalition, established in 1995, is a grassroots organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals undergoing treatment for breast cancer. Our mission is to be the foremost advocate and provider for Tennesseans facing breast cancer through individual assistance, education, and legislative action.”