2015 Fall Activities for Families in Huntsville

Fall is finally in the air so pull your cardigans out of the closet, order up a pumpkin spice latte, and sit down with your planner because we’ve got a treat for you!

Along with the traditional pumpkin patches and hayrides, there are all kinds of unique and interesting ways to enjoy these wonderful weekends. Try taking a guided stroll through the local haunts or just enjoy the myriad Trunk or Treats that are a staple of this spooky season. Click any of the links below to see comprehensive lists of all the autumnal fun your family can handle!

See something we missed? We do our best to be thorough but there is a whole lot that is always happening in our fair city and we appreciate any help we can get in keeping up. Feel free to fill out our Event Form to have your family-friendly event added to our guide or email info@rocketcitymom.com.

Finally, if you do go out and enjoy some fun you found here we’d love it if you’d take a picture and post it on our Facebook page, tweet at us at @rocketcitymom or Instagram it and tag us! It really does make our day to see local families having fun.


For many in the area Fall is a favorite season and it’s not just the great weather, there are also all kinds of events happening this time of year. Whether you’re searching for a small town festival, a school carnival, or concerts to enjoy, you’ll find it here. The biggest problem for you is finding the time to do it all!


Whether you’re sticking close to North Alabama or traveling across the country during this year’s Fall Break, we’ve got some great resources for you to check out. In addition to lots of fun camps, we’ve got a great list of parent tested day trips, and plenty of fun right in your backyard just waiting to be discovered in our Huntsville Hidden Gems series.



A HUGE thanks to Lyon Family Farms for sponsoring Rocket City Mom’s 2015 Fall Activity Guide. We appreciate their support of our efforts to bring Tennessee Valley parents all the information they need to have fun with their families in one easy to find spot.

Lyon Family Farms is located in Taft, Tennessee (view map) just over the state line and opening day is September 19th. It’s family entertainment, country style with more than 150 acres of pumpkins plus a Cow Train, Corn Maze, Inflatable Slides, Baby Animal Petting Barn and much more! This year they are offering a Bounce Back Pass that allows September visitors to return in October for FREE! Details here.

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