Our surrounding mountains provide breath-taking views, the air is crisp and refreshing and there is a treasure trove of Thanksgiving events to enjoy.
This week brings an ideal opportunity to slow down and spend time with those who matter most to you.
So today, I’m going to share with you some upcoming Thanksgiving holiday events in Chattanooga that you and your family can enjoy together!
Check Out These Upcoming Chattanooga Thanksgiving Events
15th Annual Grateful Gobbler Walk: Participants will gather at Coolidge Park at 8 a.m. This fun event benefits the new Shelter for Homeless Families, located on site at the Community Kitchen on 11th Street in Chattanooga. Cost to participate is $25 for walkers/runners over 13 years old and $10 for ages 12 and under.
- When: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 27
- Where: Coolidge Park
- More Information: Call 423-847-5844
Thanksgiving at Ruth’s Chris: Enjoy an award-winning dinner without ever having to lift a finger. Menu options include steak house salad, Louisiana seafood gumbo, sliced oven-roasted turkey, homemade gravy, cornbread-herb stuffing, cranberry relish, garlic mashed potatoes and a dessert duo pairing of pumpkin cheesecake with vanilla ice cream. Reservations are strongly encouraged.
- When: 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
- Where: Ruth’s Chris Steak House, inside Embassy Suites
- More information: Visit http://ruthschris.net/thanksgiving/
Thanksgiving Dinner Cruise: Thanksgiving on a boat? Why not! This dinner cruise features hand-carved smoked ham, sage roasted turkey breast, cornbread dressing, sweet potato casserole and more. Boarding starts at 10:30 a.m.
- When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 27
- Where: Southern Belle Riverboat
- More Information: Call 423 266-4488
Rock City Gardens’ Enchanted Garden of Lights: Check out this award-winning display of hundreds of thousands of lights and more than 30 holiday scenes. Additional activities include gingerbread cookie decorating, hot cocoa, holiday music and even dinner with Santa during the month of December.
- When: 6 to 9 p.m. nightly, now through Jan. 3
- Where: 1400 Patten Road, Lookout Mountain, GA
- More Information: Call 706.820.2531
Ice on the Landing: Enjoy this temporary ice rink on the Chattanooga Green with your entire family, starting on Friday, Nov. 28. The rink is a 50-feet by 70-feet open-air version of Rockefeller Center and promises a great time for everyone!
- When: Nov. 28 to Jan. 4
- Where: Chattanooga Green
- More Information: Call 423.645.8237
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Don’t these sound like great events? If you end up attending one of them, let us know what you think!
Happy Thanksgiving, and until next time,