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Chattanooga Events

Explore the fascinating world of railroading in Chattanooga with our special events and experiences. Our Chattanooga Events tag brings together all the must-see train-related activities hosted by the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. From scenic steam engine train rides through picturesque landscapes to captivating journeys to historic Civil War towns, we offer something for everyone. Learn about the rich railroad history of the region, enjoy unique dining experiences on board, and immerse yourself in educational and fun-filled events that celebrate our railway heritage. Whether you’re a train enthusiast, a history buff, or just looking for a unique way to spend the day, our Chattanooga Events have something to thrill and delight you. Keep an eye on this tag to stay updated on the latest happenings and special rides, and join us in celebrating the timeless charm and significance of Chattanooga’s railroads.

Dinner in the Depot: A Unique Dining Experience

A Culinary Experience: Dinner in the Depot Event As the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) gears up for our much-anticipated “Dinner in the Depot,” we’re proud to blend a culinary experience with the charm of railroading heritage. Our guests will not only indulge in the opulence of the bygone era of rail travel but also…

Santa’s Magical Holiday at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum

Get Ready for a Magical Holiday Experience with Santa at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum! The holiday season is upon us, and there’s no better way to kickstart the festivities than with a visit to see Santa Claus himself! The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum is delighted to invite you and your family to an enchanting…

Special Railroad Exhibit & North Pole Limited at Tennessee Valley!

Discover the Enchantment of Trains: Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum’s New Exhibit Embark on a captivating journey into the heart of railroad history at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum’s special exhibit, opening this week! Nestled in the Chattanooga area, the museum transforms into a hub of historical wonders, showcasing a magnificent collection of railroad artifacts. Marvel…

Summerville Steam Special: Final Autumn Ride Tickets on Sale!

Summerville Steam Special: Final Autumn Ride Tickets on Sale! As the crispness of fall settles over the Tennessee Valley, the Summerville Steam Special prepares to bid adieu to the 2023 season. This final weekend is not just a train ride; it’s a celebration of autumn’s canvas, a vibrant farewell painted in nature’s most exquisite colors….

Experience Festive High Tea at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum

A Memorable Day at The Homefront Tearoom at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Today was a day like no other at The Homefront Tearoom, nestled within the historic Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. We were graced with the presence of some truly special guests, making the atmosphere even more vibrant and heartwarming. What caught everyone’s attention were…

Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum at Chattanooga Tourism Summit 2023

Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum at Chattanooga Tourism Summit 2023 Chattanooga, the scenic city, is gearing up for the highly anticipated Chattanooga Tourism Summit 2023. As an integral part of the Chattanooga tourism landscape, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum is proud to be one of the prestigious partners for this event. The summit is set to…

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September 13, 2023

Founder’s Day Train Extravaganza: A Day of Vintage Rides & Memories 🚂🎉

Saturday, September 9: Founder’s Day is here Founder’s Day is here – with as many train options as possible – running a double schedule of the Missionary Ridge Local alternating 4501 and 630, special double headed 5pm Missionary Ridge Local, Evening Ridge Runner featuring live music and beverage upgrade, nighttime photo shoot and The Homefront…

Last Call for the Evening Ridge Runner Rides This Season!

As the sun casts its golden hue over the horizon and the cool evening breeze sweeps in, there’s no better way to embrace the beauty of a Chattanooga sunset than aboard the Evening Ridge Runner. This year has been a whirlwind of excitement and adventures for everyone who’s hopped aboard, and as the season draws…

Celebrate the Season at Grand Junction Depot: Exclusive Holiday Tea Room Experience with Delectable Treats!

We invite you to a delightful and festive holiday tea room experience at Grand Junction Depot. Join us in celebrating the season with all the tasty treats you adore, all combined into one unforgettable offering! Christmas Tea Here’s what awaits you: Location: Upstairs viewing room of Grand Junction Depot at 4119 Cromwell Road, Chattanooga, TN….

Delight in Friday Afternoon Tea at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum: Book Now!

Hello, tea enthusiasts and rail history buffs! We’re beyond excited to announce the addition of a special event in our calendar that combines these two passions – our brand-new Friday Tea at 11:00 am at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum! Experience an exceptional afternoon of elegance and tradition in our Homefront Tea Room, savoring delicious…