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Ruby Falls Battle Below the Clouds

Festival Event

Ages Festival is Appropriate For

All Ages

Amateur grillers and smokers are invited to compete for bragging rights as the best backyard cooks in Chattanooga in the annual Ruby Falls Battle Below the Clouds amateur BBQ cook off. Independent judges select the winning teams for Best Pulled Pork, Best Ribs, and Grand Champion. Test your grill skills while enjoying live bluegrass music, BBQ, prizes, and giveaways.

This event raises funds to provide fun, year-round activities for kids with pediatric cancer and their families through the Lana’s Love Foundation.

How to Get There

FROM DOWNTOWN CHATTANOOGA

  • Travel South on Broad Street US-11 S away from Downtown Chattanooga
  • Proceed to the railroad underpass. Broad Street becomes Cummings Hwy (Highway 41)
  • Continue on Cummings Hwy (Hwy 41) about 0.5 mile
  • Take the ramp on the left side of the highway labeled Ruby Falls (Scenic Hwy)
  • Ruby Falls is ahead on the Right

FROM GEORGIA I-75 NORTH

  • Take I-75 North to Chattanooga.
  • Near Chattanooga take the I-24 West split (Exit 2 on left)
  • Continue on I-24 West toward Downtown Chattanooga (6.4 miles)
  • Take exit #178-US 27 North toward “Downtown/Lookout Mountain/Market Street”
  • Stay right and take the second exit on the right "Lookout Mountain – South Market Street"
  • Immediately stay left on the Lookout Mountain Ramp off the exit
  • Proceed straight through the next two stop streets to the traffic light at Broad Street
  • Turn Left (south) on Broad Street US-11 S
  • Proceed to the railroad underpass. Broad Street becomes Cummings Hwy (Highway 41)
  • Continue on Cummings Hwy (Hwy 41) about 0.5 mile
  • Take the ramp on the left side of the highway labeled Ruby Falls (Scenic Hwy)
  • Ruby Falls is ahead on the Right

FROM KNOXVILLE I-75 SOUTH

  • Take I-75 South to Chattanooga.
  • Near Chattanooga take the I-24 West split (Exit 2)
  • Continue on I-24 West toward Downtown Chattanooga (6.4 miles).
  • Take exit #178-US 27 North toward “Downtown/Lookout Mountain/Market Street”
  • Stay right and take the second exit on the right "Lookout Mountain – South Market Street"
  • Immediately stay left on the Lookout Mountain Ramp off the exit
  • Proceed straight through the next two stop streets to the traffic light at Broad Street
  • Turn Left (south) on Broad Street US-11 S
  • Proceed to the railroad underpass. Broad Street becomes Cummings Hwy (Highway 41)
  • Continue on Cummings Hwy (Hwy 41) about 0.5 mile
  • Take the ramp on the left side of the highway labeled Ruby Falls (Scenic Hwy)
  • Ruby Falls is ahead on the Right

FROM ALABAMA I-59 NORTH

  • Take I-59 North.
  • I-59 will end at I-24
  • Merge with I-24 East
  • Continue on I-24 East to Chattanooga
  • Take Exit #174 “Lookout Valley US 11 Lookout Mountain”
  • Turn right on Cummings Hwy (Hwy 41) Continue 2.5 miles
  • Take Right onto Alford Hill Drive
  • At the stop sign take a left onto Old Wauhachie Pike
  • Continue to the next stop sign and take a right onto Scenic Highway
  • Ruby Falls is ahead on the Right

FROM NASHVILLE I-24 EAST

  • Take I-24 East to Chattanooga
  • Take Exit #174 “Lookout Valley US 11 Lookout Mountain”
  • Turn right on Cummings Hwy (Hwy 41) Continue 2.5 miles
  • Take Right onto Alford Hill Drive
  • At the stop sign take a left onto Old Wauhachie Pike
  • Continue to the next stop sign and take a right onto Scenic Hwy
  • Ruby Falls is ahead on the Right