The kids are on break, your family is in town and you're wondering how you're going to keep everyone pleased during the holidays. 

We have found several family-friendly events in the Tennessee Valley.

Chattanooga Zoo's Holiday Lights 

You can take a stroll at the Chattanooga Zoo's Holiday Lights event. You can visit with the animals and even watch them open their presents. This will be the last weekend you can see the hundreds of lights on display. 

Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for children and kids under the age of 2 are free. To learn more visit the Chattanooga Zoo's website. here.

Rock City's Enchanted Garden of Lights 

You can take a walk through Rock City Garden's winter wonderland. The event includes live music, holiday treats, and hot cocoa. You can take a trip to the Enchanted Garden from now until January 4. However, Rock City will be closed on December 24. 

The event is held from 4 p.m. until 9 p..m. on the days they are open. 

You can learn more about ticket prices here

Ruby Falls Underground Christmas 

Ruby Falls is hosting its sixth annual Christmas Underground. You can travel through a secret cavern passage, a sugar plum fairy village, discover an ice cave, and much more. 

Tickets are $16.95 per person for people above the age of 3. Children under the age of 2 are free. 

The event will take place from December 12 - 23.

  • Thursday, Friday and Sunday: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. 
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. 

To learn more, you can visit the website here.

Chattanooga Holiday Market 

This is the last weekend to enjoy the holiday market at the Chattanooga Convention Center. You can visit the market this Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free. 

  • Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Santa Claus will make an appearance from 12 p.m. - 3 p.m on both days. You can learn more at the Chattanooga Market's website here

Tivoli Theatre

You can enjoy the Nooga Nutcracker this Saturday, December 21. It's just one of many holiday-themed events at the Tivoli during the holiday season. 

You can check out all the events and ticket prices here

Ice on the Landing

Chattanooga’s only open-air holiday ice rink marks its 5th season this year. Ice on the Landing is open at the Choo Choo Gardens until January 21. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children 12 and under and include skate rentals as well as a minimum two-hour skate session.

You can learn more here