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On With The Countdown For Chattanooga’s New Year's Eve

Part of Chattanooga New Year’s Eve 2024 banner.
City of Chattanooga

Christmas is around the corner - and beyond that corner, New Year’s Eve and the arrival of 2024.

On Sunday, December 31st, the City of Chattanooga and the local music nonprofit SoundCorps host the city’s official New Year’s Eve celebration - starting at 8 PM - at the intersection of Broad St. and Aquarium Way.

Jonathan Susman is director of special events for the City of Chattanooga - and Stratton Tingle is executive director of SoundCorps.

Full banner for Chattanooga New Year’s Eve 2024
City of Chattanooga

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