Timed-entry tickets for Rock City can be purchased online. Reserve your visit at the link below.


Hours Of Operation:

8:30am - 6:00pm

Atop Lookout Mountain
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Upcoming Activities

In addition to our full calendar of seasonal events, enjoy these special activities in the gardens throughout the year.

Spring Break Safari

March 5 – April 11, 2021

Be a RockQuest Adventurer!

In partnership with the Chattanooga Tourism Company, Rock City is participating in this year’s Spring Break Safari. 

At Rock City, be a RockQuest Adventurer and fall in love with geology, featuring a special Geode Crush activity high atop Lookout Mountain!

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April 17, 18, 24, & 25

Join us at Rock City Gardens during this naturally fun outdoor premier event…learn how to use recycled materials for an innovative and fun make-and-take project, be mesmerized when Vines and Trees come to life with methodical movement, and see how Art and Nature enhance each other all while enjoying the great outdoors with your family during Earthdayz!

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Previous Seasonal Activities: 

MLK Jr Weekend

January 16 – 18, 2021

  • Make plans to visit Rock City to view our vignette and our art installation honoring Dr. Martin Luther King. Tickets to Rock City are timed – reserve your visit!
  • Cafe 7 will be offering counter service from 11am – 4pm daily serving sandwiches, craft beer, hot cocoa, and Dr. King’s favorite dessert Pecan Pie.

Valentine’s Day

February 11 – 15, 2021

Weekday Package ~ $44 ~ Valid February 11 & 12, 2021
Holiday Weekend Package ~ $49 ~ Valid February 13 – 15, 2021

Package includes tickets to Rock City, sparkling cider or wine from Cafe 7*, souvenir photo and fudge.

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*Cafe 7 is open from 11am – 4pm. Photographer available 10am – 4pm.

Shamrock City

March 13, 14, 20, & 21

Visit Rock City for Chattanooga’s premier St. Patrick’s Day event featuring Irish food, specialty beer from Chattanooga Brewing Company, pop-up Irish dancing performances, Suffolk sheep, a miniature Scottish Highland Cow, and fun for the whole family! You can even see the High Falls flowing green!

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ShamROCK Supper ‘N Show

March 13, 14, 20 & 21

New for 2021 during Shamrock City: An Exclusive Irish Concert at the Pavilion: The ShamROCK Supper ‘N Show is an add-on experience that will include an exclusive Irish menu and Irish Band performance.

*This is an add-on experience during Shamrock City, not included with regular admission. 

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