Holidays lights, visiting Santa, Christmas cheer, Hot Cocoa, Cookie Decorating, and Christmas Magic can be found all around Chattanooga during the winter season.
Rock City's Enchanted Garden of Lights
Nightly through January 4, 2020 (Closed Christmas Eve)
Discover the magic of the season with over a million dazzling lights at Rock City's 25th Annual Enchanted Garden of Lights. Step into this glittering fantasy-land where four unique realms of wonder await! Dance through a towering digital Christmas tree in the Magic Forest, meet costumed characters like Jack Frost and Inara the Ice Queen in the Arctic Kingdom. Enjoy live entertainment nightly in the North Pole Lodge, where kids of all ages can decorate gingerbread cookies with Mrs. Claus! Speaking of Claus...Share your Christmas list with Santa himself in the North Pole Village and enjoy specialty hot cocoa by a cozy fire pit overlooking the city lights below. You'll discover sweets, treats, and gifts for the elves on your list in Downtown Yule Town. See the Nativity Story come to life in lights on the North Pole Highway and delight in the traditional scenes throughout Yule Town. Around every sparkling corner in this winter wonderland you'll create warm memories with family and friends to treasure! Leashed pets welcome.
Ruby Falls Christmas Underground
Thursdays - Sundays, December 1-8 and Daily, December 12-23, 2019
Experience the wonder of Ruby Falls Christmas Underground on a magical, interactive journey to visit Santa! Travel a secret cavern passage to the North Pole where Santa's Joystone miners are preparing for the holidays. Discover a glittering ice cave, see Sugar Plum Fairy Village, and find your own sparkling geode on this heart-warming adventure! Located in the caverns of Ruby Falls, Christmas Underground allows guests to enjoy the nighttime magic throughout the day. New in 2019: Stroll through Joystone City's Main Street with whimsical additions decked out in holiday splendor, and watch the Joystone Express model train chug through the charming, snow-capped replica of Ruby Falls Village and Joystone City.
Chattanooga Convention and Visitor's Bureau Holiday Trail of Lights
The Holiday Trail of Lights features 12 major points of interest (including the Enchanted Garden of Lights and Christmas Underground) showcasing millions of twinkling lights at Chattanooga's top holiday attractions. Visitors will also get to enjoy a varied array of festivals, holiday events, delicious holiday meals, Santa sightings, shopping, and live music and entertainment scattered throughout the city.
Add special Christmas candies available to add to any reservation:
- Holiday Peppermint Truffles: $11.00
- Chocolate Santa (Dark/Milk Chocolate Assorted): $1.95