FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – , Thursday, November 17, 2022


Chattanooga's 2022 Trail of Lights Shines Brighter with New Holiday Offerings

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (Nov. 17, 2022) Break out the garland and jingle bells because the holiday season is here! Embrace the holiday season with your friends and family while exploring Chattanooga’s 2022 Holiday Trail of Lights, showcasing all the city’s fluorescent wonder and joyful experiences.  

The Holiday Trail of Lights features festive experiences with millions of twinkling lights throughout some of Chattanooga’s top attractions. Wander through Rock City’s brand-new Enchanted Garden of Lights realm, named the Heart of the Mountain; zip around the rink at Ice on the Landing; visit with live reindeer on the Riverfront; drive through holiday-themed light displays; and more. From Santa sightings and a winter wonderland to a Forest of Wishes and holiday cruises down the Tennessee River, Chattanooga offers an array of holiday entertainment for all.   

‘Tis the season to feel merry and bright with some of the most spirited Holiday Trail of Lights experiences:  

The holiday cheer doesn’t stop there. In addition to the Holiday Trail of Lights, visitors can indulge in delicious holiday meals prepared by local restaurants, enjoy a traditional theatrical performance, book seasonal vacation packages, and more.  

Chattanooga is centrally located in the Southeast at the intersections of I-75, I-24, and I-59, with an airport only 10 miles from downtown. Once in the city’s urban core, visitors can easily navigate, providing additional opportunities to see more holiday lights sprinkled throughout the Scenic City. 

Find all the ways to explore Chattanooga during the most wonderful time of the year at, and make the most of your visit with the complete list of holiday events and the Holiday Trail of Lights Interactive Map. 

Share your Holiday Trail of Lights experiences by using #VisitChatt for a chance to be featured on the @VisitChatt social media.  

About the Chattanooga Tourism Co. 

The Chattanooga Tourism Co. serves the community by using visitor-generated funds to inspire people to visit and connect them with authentic Chattanooga experiences. Visitor spending contributes to a quality of place, resident savings, thriving local businesses, job creation, capital investment, and public services including education and safety. The 700+ Tourism Co. partners represent a variety of industries including lodging, dining, food and beverage, attractions, manufacturing, finance, government, healthcare, retail, and more.  
MEDIA CONTACT: Hannah Hammon, Chattanooga Tourism Co. or 256-996-5788