ChattaBOOga! - Where Thrilling Adventures Await
Chattanooga Transforms to ChattaBOOga!
In October, Chattanooga transforms into ChattaBOOga! The fun and frights to be had are not of the typical haunted city. For the bravest of souls, test your nerves with an intense haunted experience crawling with terrifying creatures, chilling ghost tours of Chattanooga’s most haunted spots or a race against time to stop a runaway train at an escape room. For more mild experiences, gather the family to enjoy trick-or-treating at the zoo or an aquarium visit on weird creatures with abilities and behaviors that seem stranger than any legend or myth. ChattaBOOga! offers thrilling, chilling adventures you can’t experience anywhere else.
Chattanooga Ghost Tours ($)
Nightly Tours Through November | Friday & Saturday From December to February
Named one of the “Top 10 Ghost Tours in the U.S.” by TripAdvisor and USA Today, Chattanooga Ghost Tours takes you on a chilling adventure to the city’s most haunted spots. Be prepared to open Pandora’s Box of apparitions and hear stories of the city’s restless dead during the Murder & Mayhem Tour. Special ghost hunt tours use the SLS Ghost Viewer, Ovilus X, and the new Poltercom. Don't forget to bring your camera as ghost orbs, mists & even fully formed figures occasionally appear in photos at some sites on the tour. Kids are welcome at parents own discretion. Reservations strongly recommended. Tours are rain or shine. Be sure to wander through the haunted steampunk theme gift shop!
Dread Hollow ($)
October – November 2021
The exact dates and themes are TBA. Dread Hollow was voted one of the top 5 “Fan Voted Must-See Haunts” in Tennessee in 2019, #1 fan-voted haunt in the nation on ScurryFace.com in 2018, and a Top 10 Must-See Haunt in Tennessee by TheScareFactor.com fans for the past three years. Not recommended for children under 12 years old. 321 Browns Ferry Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37419.
Tennessee Aquarium’s ODDtober: When Nature is Stranger than Fiction ($)
During ODDtober, the Tennessee Aquarium celebrates the weird and wonderful side of nature. Discover the strange abilities and behaviors of some of the planet’s most peculiar creatures on a self-guided QR code adventure and receive a special ODDtober sticker in the gift shop. Plus, don’t be SHOCKED if you see the Aquarium’s Electric Eel triggering strings of ghostly flickering jack-o’-lantern lights with his bioelectric discharges!
Chattanooga Zoo’s Boo in the Zoo ($)
Boo in the Zoo is a family-oriented Halloween celebration with some of the Chattanooga Zoo’s most lovable animals. Activities for children include photos with costumed characters, a scavenger hunt, animal enrichment activities, trick or treating, costume contest, games, haunted bounce house, ghost grab, Monster Smash, Mystery Maze, haunted hayrides, snacks and more. This non-scary Halloween event is sure to create lasting memories for the whole family!
Escape Experience Chattanooga ($)
Times and Dates Vary
Escape Experience in Chattanooga creates truly immersive experiences designed to stimulate your senses, pull at your emotions and place you in environments that are believable and above all fun. The breakout games look, feel and sound realistic. They create much more than just escape room games. They create Escape Experiences! Get in the Halloween spirit by trying the thrilling experiences like Runaway Train Transport, Inheritance Mystery Room and The Bunker.