Rock City's Southern Blooms Festival

Celebrate the beauty of southern blooms during this premiere garden event!

May 12th & 13th, Saturday and Sunday (10am-5pm)

May 19th & 20th (Founder’s Day weekend – celebrating Rock City’s 85th anniversary!)

Come "See" Rock City in all of its spring glory as we celebrate and honor our original gardener, Frieda Utermoehlen Carter. Walk in Frieda's Footsteps and learn about the legacy and heritage of the gardens by our tour guides and Master Gardeners. Meet members of our horticulture team and be a part of planting the gardens. Kids of all ages can enjoy educational make-and-take activities and learn what it takes to make a garden grow! http://www.seerockcity.com/events/entry/southern-blooms-festival

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Latitude: 34.973643 Longitude: -85.350312 Elevation: 1641 ft
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Event Dates

5/12/2018 – 5/13/2018

Admission Fee (if any)

Child (ages 3-12)- $11.95 Adult- $19.95

Ages Festival is Appropriate For

All Ages

ADA Accessibility Notes

Partially ADA Accessible

Pet Friendly Notes

Pets must be on a leash

How to Get There

From Knoxville:

Take I-40 West until the I-40/I-75 split. Take I-75 South towards Chattanooga. At the I-75/I-24 split, take I-24 West towards Downtown Chattanooga. Get off at Exit 178, the Lookout Mountain/Market Street Exit. Go straight to the traffic light and turn left onto Broad Street. At the base of the mountain, turn left onto Tennessee Avenue and follow the signs to Rock City.

From Atlanta:

Take I-75 North all the way to Chattanooga. At the I-75/I-24 split, take I-24 West towards Downtown Chattanooga. Get off at Exit 178, the Lookout Mountain/Market Street Exit. Go straight to the traffic light and turn left onto Broad Street. At the base of the mountain, turn left onto Tennessee Avenue and follow the signs to Rock City.

From Birmingham:

Take I-59 North towards Chattanooga. At the I-59/I-24 split, take I-24 East towards Chattanooga. Get off at Exit 174, Lookout Valley. Turn right onto US Hwy 61/41 and remain on US 41 (Cummings Hwy) until you come to the intersection of Broad Street and Tennessee Avenue. Turn right onto Tennessee Avenue and follow the signs to Rock City.

From Nashville:

Take I-24 East towards Chattanooga. Get off at Exit 174, Lookout Valley. Turn right onto US Hwy 61/41 and remain on US 41 (Cummings Hwy) until you come to the intersection of Broad Street and Tennessee Avenue. Turn right onto Tennessee Avenue and follow the signs to Rock City. 

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