Special Events


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Lantern Tours

Fridays (not available Jan, Oct, Dec, or select dates in Sep)

Experience Ruby Falls in a new light, as limited size tours and one of our top guides tour the Ruby Falls Cavern with only lanterns to light the pathway.

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*Additional dates available for parties of 8 or more.

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Extended Cavern Experience

Offered once a month March - December, 2017

Come and experience this new, extended specialty tour of Ruby Falls. Each tour will allow extra time to explore the cave and waterfall, and plenty of time for photos.

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Ruby Falls Battle Below the Clouds

April 29, 2017

An amateur BBQ contest benefiting the kids of Lana’s Love. Sign up to compete today and see who’s the best backyard cooker in the Chattanooga area.

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Haunted Cavern

Coming October 2017

Nightmares return to Lookout Mountain as Ruby Falls hosts the annual Haunted Cavern. This intense event takes place both above and below ground and is considered one of the area’s best haunted attractions. And remember…once you’re underground, no one can hear you scream.

Ruby Falls Haunted Cavern was voted one of the Top 10 Haunted Houses by Rand-McNally

*This is an adult event with blood, violence, and gore. Not recommended for children ages 10 & under.

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Ruby Falls Christmas Underground

Coming December 2017

While mining for rubies at Ruby Falls, an underground passage was uncovered that leads to the North Pole! Visit Santa in the Ruby Falls mines and see how he and his elves mine for Joystone - the special stone that represents the spirit of Christmas!

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Discover Day

Coming December 30, 2017

Ruby Falls will celebrate 89 years since its discovery in 1928. Surprises will be in store for each visitor to celebrate the occasion.


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Romance at Ruby

Coming February 2018

Specialized nighttime lantern tour for Valentine’s Day. This tour features the story or Leo and Ruby Lambert and includes the cavern by lamplight, souvenir gift, and photo.

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