Daytime: 8:30am - 3:30pm

Enchanted Garden of Lights: 5:00pm - 9/10:00pm

Atop Lookout Mountain
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Located atop Lookout Mountain in Georgia just six miles from downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee, Rock City Gardens is an enchanted 4,100-foot walking trail showcasing soaring rock formations, caves, and lush gardens. Nearly a half million people from all over the world visit this natural attraction each year.

Visit us during any season and you'll be amazed at the natural wonders of Rock City. Throughout the year, Rock City hosts several special events, enhancing the beauty and creating an atmosphere you can visit over and over again!


(Rock City is located in the Eastern Time Zone)

January 1 – January 2,  2021 8:30am – 3:30pm, daytime
5:00pm – 10:00pm, Enchanted Garden of Lights
January 3 – March 12,  2021 8:30am – 5:00pm
March 13 – May 27, 2021 8:30am – 6:00pm
May 28 – September 6, 2021 8:30am – 8:00pm
September 7 – November 6, 2021 8:30am – 6:00pm
November 7 – 18, 2021 8:30am – 5:00pm
November 19, 2021 – January 1, 2022
Rock City’s regular daytime tour is closed December 25
8:30am – 3:30pm (last admission time).
Guests can stay in gardens until 5:00pm
Enchanted Garden of Lights, November 19, 2021 ‐ January 1, 2022
The Enchanted Garden of Lights is closed December 24
5:00pm – 9:00pm (10:00pm select nights)
Cafe 7 at Rock City January – March
Fri – Sun, 11:00am – 4:00pm, Bar Service/Appetizers

April – Memorial Day
Thu – Sun, 11:00am – 4:00pm, Full Service Restaurant

Memorial Day – Labor Day
Thu – Sun, 11:00am – 4:00pm, Full Service Restaurant
Mon – Wed, 11:00am – 4:00pm, Bar Service/Appetizers

Labor Day – End of September
Sat – Sun, 11:00am – 4:00pm, Bar Service/Appetizers

Wed – Sun, 11:00am – 4:00pm,
Bar Service Only Wednesday – Fridays ; Counter Service with limited menu Saturdays – Sundays

Starbucks at Rock City  Monday – Tuesday, 6:30am – 11:00am
Wednesday – Thursday, 6:30am – 11:00am; 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Friday, 6:30am – 11:00am, 4:00pm – 10:00pm
Saturday – Sunday, 10:00am – 10:00pm


Rock City offers a variety of admission options based on the date and time of day you wish to visit. Below is a list of the different Rock City prices. Use the Ticket Details button to view the calendar and see available ticket options for your anticipated visit date.
Adult Child
(ages 3-12)
Rock City General Admission  $21.95 $12.95
Premium Day Admission $24.95 $13.95
Value Admission $16.95 $8.95
Premiere Event Admission $26.95 $14.95
Peak Event Admission $29.95 $15.95

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For less than the cost of 2 one-day admissions to Rock City Gardens, you could purchase an annual pass and come back all year – for free! Your Rock City Annual Pass also includes discounts on food and retail purchases, discounted or free admission to some of our Special Events and Blowing Springs Farm, and more! Full list of Special Offers/Discounts for Annual Passholders.

Annual Pass Ultimate VIP Annual Pass
Pricing if purchasing 1 – 3 Passes
Adult Pass  $45.00 $58.00
Child Pass (ages 3-12) $27.00 $35.00
Pricing if purchasing 4+ Passes
Adult Pass $39.00 $49.00
Child Pass (ages 3-12) $24.00 $30.00

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