Ruby Falls and the Lookout Mountain Attractions welcome IRONMAN to Chattanooga this weekend! During the IRONMAN race on Sunday, September 25, please expect rolling road closures that may impact your travel to Lookout Mountain. IRONMAN has published a Traffic Impact brochure highlighting these affected areas. 

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. 


Extended Cavern Experience

Select Dates

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

Ruby Falls Battle Below the Clouds

April 23, 2016

Ruby Falls' newest event - Battle Below the Clouds. This is 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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Ice Cream Days

June 6-19, 2016

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

March 12 and August 13, 2016

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

September 10 & 11, 2016

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

Oct 2016

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 2016

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, 2016

Ruby Falls celebrates 88 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 88 guests to tour on this day can take the tour for the original $2 entrance fee! 

Romance at Ruby

February 2017

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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