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Grand Opening Park Party: MILLER PARK
September 14 @ 12:00 AM - September 15 @ 12:00 AM
Miller Park Grand Opening is September 14
It’s here Chattanooga! The re-opening of Miller Park is set, and we’re celebrating with a day full of fun activities in this new public space. Along with the City of Chattanooga, join us for the official ribbon cutting ceremony at 11am with music, food trucks, and a retail market along with a myriad of performance artists (belly dancers, jugglers, fire troupe, aerialists) until 10pm.
The Power Players featuring Willie Kitchens (The Impressions), Amber Carrington (semi-finalist on The Voice) and Voices of THECREATIVEUNDERGROUND, Ogya World Music Band and Hive Theory will headline Friday night festivities at the grand opening of the newly renovated Miller Park.
The day-long event will begin at 11 a.m. with a ribbon cutting and remarks from Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke, EPB President & CEO David Wade, River City Company President Kim White, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee President & CEO J.D. Hickey, M.D., followed by music from Carlos Colon & His Tropical Swing Band and Hip Hop CHA on the EPB Community Stage.
In addition to the concerts, the opening will also feature several performance artists – Dollies of Fire Troupe, Veridian Bellydance of Movement Arts Collective, The Jugglers Assembly, aerialists and an interactive LED light installation by The Enterprise Center and CHA Art/Dev.
11 a.m.: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.: Carlos Colon & His Tropical Swing Band
12:45-2 p.m.: Hip Hop CHA
2:00 p.m.: Play in the Park begins with interactive lawn games
3:00 p.m.: Operation Get Active will be playing soccer with students of all ages on the lawn and the Creative Discovery Museum will host fun, interactive, & hands-on activities for families
3:45 p.m.: Storytime with Chattanooga Library and a visit from The Biblioburro, a mobile library, will visit from East Lake Language Arts
4:00 p.m.: Color your City with 800 Collective – Color Your City” is a series of artworks conceived by 800 Collective artists Josiah Golson and Mary Ann Twitty. For the “Play in the Park,” Josiah Golson will facilitate the creation of a piece in which Chattanoogans will help paint a work through a “paint by numbers” approach that expresses their ideas of the relationship between community and innovation.
6-8:00 p.m.: Miller Plaza Market opens
6:15 p.m.: Hive Theory (EPB Community Stage)
7:15 p.m.: Ogya World Music Band (Miller Plaza Stage)
8:30-10 p.m.: The Power Players feat. Voices of THECREATIVEUNDERGROUND, Willie Kitchens, Amber Carrington and more (EPB Community Stage)
The Miller Plaza Market will feature:
Good Fortune Soap & Spa
Locals Only Gifts
elea blake cosmetic studio
Lost Art Design
Fox & Fern
423 St. Francis
Southerly Flower Farm
The Cupcake Club Inc.
Savon Domingo Handmade Soap
The Art of Jaime Barks