Special Holiday Accommodations Packages and Meals
Extend your Chattanooga Holiday Adventure for even more fun. With so much to do on the Holiday Trail of Lights, you will need a few days to immerse yourself in the magic. Several Chattanooga hotels offer special holiday packages that include overnight accommodations and tickets to attractions.
Holiday Meals that Make You Feel Right at Home
If spending days preparing holiday meals adds extra stress to an already hectic schedule, take a break and indulge in a variety of delicious holiday meals. Best part – you do not have to clean up! Spend more time with your family as you share memories over handcrafted culinary delights from Chattanooga’s welcoming restaurants.
Step back in time and enjoy a two-hour, four-course dining experience prepared and served onboard restored train cars. (Nov. 18-Dec. 28)
Get rid of the old and welcome in the new year aboard a restored 1924 dining car for a two-hour, four-course unique train excursion. (Dec. 31)
Enjoy Thanksgiving dinner on the Tennessee River with live music and a buffet-style dinner complete with all the trimmings. After dinner, board the Southern Belle Riverboat for a one-hour sightseeing cruise. (Nov. 24)
In addition to the Holiday Trail of Lights, winter in Chattanooga features an array of festivals, holiday events, Santa sightings, shopping, live music, and entertainment scattered throughout the city.
NOV.-JAN. Holiday Trail of Lights
NOV. 18-JAN. 28 Ice on the Landing
NOV. 18-JAN. 1 Rock City Gardens’ Enchanted Garden of Lights
NOV. 18-DEC. 23 Tennessee Valley Railroad’s North Pole Limited Christmas Train
NOV. 18-DEC. 28 Tennessee Valley Railroad’s Christmas Dinner Train
NOV.-DEC. Creative Discovery Museum’s Gingerbread Workshops
DEC. 2-3 Creative Discovery Museum’s PJs with Santa
DEC. 2-17 Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!)
DEC. 3-18, weekends Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum’s Santa’s Hiwassee Holiday Train
DEC. 3-18, weekends Chattanooga Holiday Market
DEC. 9-18 Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: The Musical
DEC. 11 Chattanooga Holiday Market’s Lodge Cast Iron Bake-Off
DEC. 3-18 Tennessee Valley Railroad’ Santa’s Hiwassee Holiday Train
DEC. 26-JAN. 8 Tennessee Valley Railroad’s Holiday Christmas Lights Train
More holiday events and restaurants open for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Days will be announced soon. Check VisitChattanooga.com/Winter for the most updated information.
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