Christmas In Chattanooga 2022


Updated 12/26/22  • Check Back Often • We Will be Updating the Page as the Info is Received

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Closed Tonight

Chattanooga Brewing Co. • Closed 12/24 – 12/27


Pizzeria Cortile • Closed 12/24 – 12/27


Events Tonight 

Cherry Street Tavern “The Nightmare After Christmas” Presented by The Undomesticators! • The Tuesday after Christmas • Featuring Live Music from The Undomesticators & Concrete Paradise • $10 Cover • 10:00 pm
Pruett’s Signal Mountain MarketMovie Night At Pruett’s Market – Santa Paws • Movie night is back for the holiday season! Stop by for a holiday/winter-themed movie during the end of November till the end of December. Grab a cup of hot cocoa, some snacks, and enjoy! See you then! • 5:30 pm

Drive Through Lights

Magic Of Lights• Presented by Chattanooga Parks and Outdoors at Summit Softball Complex • HERE’S 1 MILLION REASONS TO GET YOU IN THE SPIRIT! • We are so excited! Chattanooga Department of Parks and Outdoors is welcoming the first ever Magic of Lights drive thru holiday light experience at our state of the art Summit of Softball Complex! November 18th – January 1st • Check out the LIFE SIZED DINOSAURS of Prehistoric Christmas celebrating the season! • Our facility will turn from a world class softball experience to a family fun holiday treat! • Over 1 MILLION lights will be on display for families to drive through and enjoy! We will flip the switch on the evening of November the 18th at 5:30 pm • Chattanooga’s Summit Of Softball is located at 4900 La Collina Way just outside of Collegedale along Apison Pike, a few miles from I-75 • Daily From 5:30 – 10:00 pm • Get Tickets Here NOW OPEN


Nooga Lights at Chester Frost Park • Experience Chattanooga’s Drive-Thru Holiday Lighting Spectacular! • NoogaLights is Chattanooga’s newest holiday lighting event! A drive-thru lighting experience to be enjoyed by all ages, taking place nightly for six weeks in Chester Frost Park • Open nightly 7-days a week for six weeks, there are so many opportunities to enjoy the lights with friends and family • Experience a world-class holiday lights display from the comfort of your vehicle during this magical winter light experience on Dallas Island inside Chester Frost Park • Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 – 9:00 pm • Friday – Saturday: 5:30 – 10:00 pm • Closed on Christmas Day • More Info & Get Tickets Here  • NOW OPEN


Holiday Bar Pop Up’s 

No Hard Feelings Miracle on Broad Street • Christmas Pop Up Bar • The Ultimate Decorated Christmas Bar • Plenty of New & Holiday Oriented Drinks & Cocktails • NOW OPEN


Ice Skating, Family, & Kids Events

Ice on the LandingGlenn Miller Gardens: Enjoy outdoor ice skating under the open sky of the beautiful gardens at the Chattanooga Choo-Choo • Ice Skating For All Ages at Ice On The Landing In The Gardens at The Chattanooga Choo-Choo • Open November 18th – January 29th •
  • Hours: Tuesday – Thursday: 2:00 – 9:00 pm • Friday: 2:00 – 11:00 pm • Saturday: 11:00 – 11:00 pm • Sunday: Noon – 9:00 pm •
  • Winter Break Hours (December 19th – January 3rd) Monday – Wednesday: 11:00 – 9:00 pm • Thursday – Friday: 11:00 – 11:00 pm • Saturday: 10:00 – 11:00 pm • Sunday: Noon – 9:00 pm
  • Holiday Hours: Christmas Day: 4:00 – 10:00 pm • New Year’s Eve: 10:00 – Midnight • New Year’s Day: Noon – 9:00 pm • MLKing Day: 11:00 – 7:00 pm
  • Rates: Adults $12 Every Day • $10.00 Children (12 and under) Every Day • Skating fees include skate rentals (price remains the same if you provide your own skates)
  • Get Tickets & Reserve Your Spot HereNow Open


Rock City’s Enchanted Garden of Lights • Celebrate 28 years of holiday tradition at Rock City’s award-winning Enchanted Garden of Lights — where joy, wonder, and magic await! Warm your heart during this nighttime, family tradition as you walk through Rock City Gardens’ winter wonderland. Located a quick drive from downtown Chattanooga, this magical Christmas lights experience is one of Chattanooga’s memorable winter events • Take a stroll down the lighted Grand Corridor in Yule Town, experience the twinkle of icy lights in the Arctic Kingdom, and the Magic Forest comes alive to reveal exciting enchantments! Allow the wonder of the Heart of the Mountain, the Enchanted Garden of Lights all new realm, to thrill you • All guests must reserve an entry time in advance online. Tickets cannot be purchased upon arrival at the ticket desk. Annual Passholders do NOT need reservations • Nightly Starting November 18th – January 1st • Closed Christmas Eve • 4:30 – 9:00 pm (Extended till 10:00 pm on Fridays & Saturdays) • More Info & Tickets Here • Now Open


Northshore Chattanooga8th Annual Holiday Treasure Hunt • 23 Businesses, 23 Hidden Treasures, 23 Chances to Win 1 of 3 Awesome Gift Baskets! • Visit any or all of the 23 participating businesses on the NorthShore to pick up a game card. Then find the Hidden Treasure in each location’s window display, and match that item with the store on your game card • Each item you correctly find is an entry into the contest. You can turn in one item or all 23 treasures. The more you enter, the more chances you have to win one of three Gift Baskets • Contest runs November 17th through January 3rd with the winners announced on January 6th via NSMC Social Media post • Complete your card with your name and contact info, then turn it in at one of three NorthShore locations together with a cash donation to benefit the Northside Neighborhood House ~ $1 minimum, $5 suggested, $10 makes you twice as cool as everyone who donates $5! • Treasure Hunt Cards can be dropped off at Locals Only, Four Bridges Outfitters or Learning Express Toys • More Info & Get Your Treasure Hunt Map Here • Now Open


EPB Holiday Windows • A Chattanooga holiday tradition since the World War II era, EPB is set to unveil their Holiday Windows just before Thanksgiving Day • EPB is located at 10 West M.L.K. Boulevard in Chattanooga • EPB employees and STEM School Chattanooga students worked on creating this year’s display, which will be unveiled on Wednesday, November 23, one day before Thanksgiving • The windows will be open for public viewing Thanksgiving Day through January 6 • Visitors can park in EPB’s downtown garage, nearby lots or on-street, metered parking • Unveiled November 23rd – January 6th


Tennessee Aquarium “Holiday Under the Peaks” • Celebrate the season with a holiday visit to the Tennessee Aquarium! • Your adventure through a fun-filled underwater wonderland begins with holiday music and decor in the River Journey lobby. Look for seasonal surprises throughout your tour – including a light-bedecked tree twinkling in sync with the jolly jolts of an Electric Eel! • In keeping with beloved holiday tradition, The Polar Express 3D returns to the Tennessee Aquarium IMAX 3D Theater • Back for 2022 – Look for SCUBA Claus diving in the River Journey building on select Saturdays in December! • November 25 – December 31st • Closed Christmas Day • More Info & Tickets Here 


Tennessee Aquarium IMAX 3D TheaterPolar Express 3D • Experiencing this holiday tale on the giant six-story screen has become a family tradition for many. When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks upon a journey of self-discovery showing him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe. Audiences are drawn into this immersive film, grasping at falling snowflakes, ducking as the train screeches into their lap and feeling the howl of the steam whistle in surround sound • See Dates & Get Tickets Here 


Market • Christmas Trees • Pets

Humane Educational Society Whisker Wonderland • All December Long – Free Adoptions! • (excludes puppy adoptions) • Shelter Hours: Tuesday – Saturday from Noon – 5:00 pm & Sunday from Noon – 4:00 pm



Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum • NORTH POLE LIMITED CHRISTMAS TRAIN • As our most popular annual event, North Pole Limited train rides have been a family tradition since 1999. During the magical holiday season, trains take riders on an imaginary journey to the North Pole. Along the way, you’ll be treated to refreshments and storytelling while you write your own personal letter to Santa. As the North Pole Limited train gently rolls down the rails, a number of lighted displays can be seen outside. When you arrive at the North Pole, Santa will come on board for a special visit with all the passengers • More Info & Book Here


Tennessee Valley Railroad MuseumHOLIDAY CHRISTMAS LIGHTS TRAIN • The Holiday Lights Train Ride is a festive way to enjoy the holiday season starting after Christmas Day. The train ride takes you through a variety of light displays, from twinkling snowflakes to towering Christmas trees. You can also enjoy holiday music and hot cocoa during the ride. The Holiday Lights Train Ride is a great activity for families or groups of friends. It’s a fun and unique way to see the holiday lights and get into the spirit of the season. Breakdown of the 65-minute experience on the Holiday Christmas Lights Train includes 6-miles roundtrip, crossing four bridges, passing through pre-Civil War, horseshoe-shaped tunnel, and historic turntable demonstration. Come on ride the train! •  More Info & Book Here


Tennessee Valley Railroad MuseumCHRISTMAS TEA • Join us for a festive holiday tea room experience in Grand Junction Depot with a train ride to follow. All the tasty treats of the season combined into one offering. After your tea, enjoy a holiday train ride on board our vintage train all decked out for the season. Please note – this train ride is not the North Pole Limited. – 11:30 am tea with a train ride at 1:30 pm Each tea seating will be 75-minutes. The train ride to follow will be roughly 65-minutes. The total time of this experience is 2 hours and 30 minutes. This event will take place in the upstairs viewing room of Grand Junction Depot at 4119 Cromwell Road, Chattanooga, TN. A selection of delectable teas along with full high tea fare – savory and sweet items and our favorite part – freshly baked scones. Tickets are $55 per person and include the train ride. The private viewing area is $550 and caters to up to 8 people  •  More Info & Book Here


Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum SANTA’S HIWASSEE HOLIDAY • Santa’s Hiwassee Holiday Train is a round-trip one-hour and 15-minute ride along the beautiful Hiwassee River Gorge. Features of this ride include: writing a letter to Santa, a gingerbread cookie, chocolate milk, and a special visit from Santa! A keepsake boarding pass and holiday bell will be given to every passenger  More Info & Book Here


Tennessee Valley Railroad MuseumCHRISTMAS DINNER TRAIN CHATTANOOGA • Christmas Dinner train trip includes a four-course dining experience onboard restored dining and pullman cars. The excursion trains depart from Chattanooga’s Grand Junction Station, traveling at a leisurely pace through portions of urban East Chattanooga before reversing direction and returning to Grand Junction. The travel time is just right for a complete meal on a vintage dining car. Our Christmas Dinner Trains are one of our most popular excursions and for good reason! Our Dining Car Superintendent and his team of Dining Car Stewards and Chefs provide exceptional customer service and delicious food all prepared and served in historic dining cars. A meal on the Dinner Train is like stepping back in time and the perfect way to celebrate a special occasion! The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum is pleased to offer this unique opportunity for patrons to enjoy not only a rail excursion trip but also fine dining en route while the train travels along the rails. We encourage you to choose your entrée when booking your tickets. You may choose from true vintage dining in the Dining Car (four to a table) or Pullman Car Clover Colony (two per table for a slight premium charge)  More Info & Book Here

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