Chattanooga's Trail Of Lights Shines Brighter With New Holiday Offerings

  • Thursday, November 17, 2022

Chattanooga's 2022 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.   

Here are some of the Holiday Trail of Lights experiences:  

New Event Offerings: Heart of the Mountain realm, Christmas Market, and dinner in Santa’s Workshop & Kitchen at Rock City’s Enchanted Garden of Lights  

Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum’s North Pole Limited & Holiday Train Excursions

Creative Discovery Museum’s Gingerbread Workshops

NEW Event: The Chattanooga Zoo’s Asian Lantern Festival 

Ice On the Landing at The Chattanooga Choo Choo

Forest of Wishes at Ruby Falls

NEW Event: Magic of Lights at the Summit of Softball Complex 

Tennessee Aquarium’s Holidays Under the Peaks 

NEW Event: NoogaLights at Chester Frost Park  

In addition to the Holiday Trail of Lights, visitors can indulge in holiday meals prepared by local restaurants, enjoy a traditional theatrical performance, book seasonal vacation packages, and more.  

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.  

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