Special Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve Meals

If spending days preparing large holiday meals adds extra stress to an already hectic schedule, then take a break this year to enjoy a variety of ready-made holiday meals. Get together with your family at one of Chattanooga’s attractions or delectable restaurants offering special holiday meals.

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We are updating this list as we receive information about events. Stay tuned for updates!


Tennessee Valley Railroad’s Christmas Dinner Train 

Dec. 12 & 18. 7 - 9 p.m.
Enjoy a four-course dining experience onboard a restored 1924 dining car this holiday season. The excursion trains will 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 the complete meal on a vintage dining car. 

Southern Belle Riverboat's Breakfast with Santa Cruise 

Dec. 18, 9:30 - 11 a.m.
Start the day with a pancake breakfast on the Southern Belle! Enjoy a visit with the man in the big red suit to find out if you’ve made the naughty or nice list this year. Reservations can be booked online or by phone. 

Southern Belle Riverboat's 'Tis the Season Lunch Cruise

Dec. 18, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Enjoy lunch while cruising down the Tennessee River. The menu includes a lunch of flat iron steak with grilled onions and smoked ketchup, lemon basil chicken, desserts, and more. Reservations can be booked online or by phone.

Check out more RESTAURANTS that have special hours leading up to/or are open on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year's Day.