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Christmas Underground

Celebrate Christmas in Chattanooga at Ruby Falls Christmas Underground and visit Santa at the North Pole! Travel a secret cavern passage to the North Pole and Joystone City to discover a glittering ice cave, Sugar Plum Fairy Village, Penguin Park, Polar Creek, sparkling geodes, and more.

Returning for its sixth year, Christmas Underground is named a 2019 Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society!

Digital photo with Santa and all activities are included with admission to Christmas Underground.

Save when you combine Christmas Underground with the Ruby Falls Classic Waterfall Tour!

New in 2019 

See the charming, snow-capped miniature replica of Ruby Falls Village and Joystone City. 

Stroll through Joystone City's Main Street with whimsical additions decked out in yuletide splendor.



Dates & Hours

Thursdays - Sundays Dec. 1 - 8 & Daily Dec. 12 - 23

THU, FRI, & SUN: 12pm - 8pm ~ SAT: 10am - 8pm
Christmas Underground tickets sell-out quickly. Buy online in advance for the greatest availability.

Pricing & Booking

$16.95 per person ages 3+

Admission includes digital photo with Santa, a keepsake geode and special surprises! 

Children 2 and under are free.  

Christmas Underground is a separately-ticketed special event

Add on the Classic Waterfall Tour for $15 per adult and $6 per child ages 3-12. 

Christmas Underground Event Highlights Include:

Magical Journey to the North Pole Personal Visit with Santa Includes Digital Photo Discover a Glittering Ice Cave Find and Crack a Keepsake Geode See Penguin Park and Polar Creek Joystone Express Miniature Village Explore Main St. in Joystone City Enjoy Christmas Lights and Displays