Special Events

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. 

Ruby Falls Battle Below The Clouds

Ruby Falls Battle Below the Clouds

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Ruby Falls' newest event - Battle Below the Clouds. This is an amateur BBQ contest benefitting 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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Ice Cream Festival

June 1 - 14, 2015

I scream, You Scream, We all scream for Ice Cream! Enjoy a selection of Mayfield’s finest ice cream with flavors of the day, free sampling, and a Cavern Scavenger Hunt for children!

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Foto at the Falls

Saturday, August 15, 2015

An exciting event for those who love photography. Join us for a tour designed exclusively for photographers.

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*Additional dates available for parties of 8 or more. 

Football at the Falls

Saturdays in September

Ruby Falls invites football fans to enjoy the big game after a tour of the attraction. Football at the Falls includes large high definition TVs that will feature the days football action on the deck at Ruby Falls.

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Haunted Cavern

September 26 - October 31, 2015

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

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

Ruby Falls Christmas Underground

December 1- 23, 2015 

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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Discovery Day

December 30, 2015

Ruby Falls celebrates 87 years since its discovery in 1928. Every visitor at Ruby Falls on December 30th will receive a flyer with fun cave facts and a vintage style postcard to celebrate the occasion. The first 87 guests to tour on this day can take the tour for the original $2 entrance fee! 

Romance at Ruby

February 2016

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

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