My goodness, what a weekend is in store for you! The weather is going to be gorgeous and summer is right around the corner.
In addition to spending some time with your family this weekend, be sure to set aside a moment to plan for it using our annual Summer Camp Guide (now with VBS info) along with our newly published 2017 Summer Fun Guide. Finally, remember that if you don’t find something you like below there are even more on our full Event Calendar
So let’s get to it – Huntsville Weekend Roundup is waiting for your family.
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Free Live Music for Families
Cost: FREE admission
If you’re looking for great live music to enjoy with your family there are plenty of chances to do that!
- Concerts on the Dock – Friday at 6:00 PM, Lowe Mill
- Summer Concerts in Athens – Friday at 5:30 PM, Limestone Co. Courthouse
- 3rd Fridays in Decatur – Friday at 5:30 PM, Downtown Decatur
- SoulStock – Friday & Saturday, Point Mallard Park
- Backyard Jams – Sunday from 5-9 PM, AM Booth’s Lumberyard
Annual Poke Salat Festival
Friday & Saturday
Downtown Arab | More Info
The excitement is building for the 33rd Annual Poke Salat Festival! The streets will be filled with Arts & Crafts, food trucks, and a children’s play area. There’s also a Pet Parade, a Corn Hole Tournament, fundraisers by community groups, information booths, retail vendors and more!
Battle for the Food Truck All Stars
Friday from 5-9 PM
Cost: FREE admission
Downtown Huntsville | More Info
13 Food Trucks have been through a rigorous selection process and are ready to battle head-to-head to provide Huntsville families the best Street Food money can buy!
Saturday from 7:30 AM – Noon
Sharon Johnston Park | More Info
This 35th annual event will delight your littlest fisherman! Registration begins at 7:30 AM for kids ages 5-15 years old. Bring your own bait, rod & reel or pole. There will be prized awarded throughout the day!
Read Around the Block Party
Saturday from 8-11 AM
Madison Public Library | More Info
Don’t miss the chance to participate in fun runs and relay races, touch big trucks, enjoy birthday cake, learn about animals, complete crafts, and, of course, sign up for Summer Reading. There will be special guests throughout the morning, and plenty of fun for the whole family!
Rocket City Hotwheelers Diecast Show
Saturday from 9AM – 2PM
Madison United Methodist Church | More Info
VROOM on over to this fun Hotwheels event! There will be lots of fun, food and prizes as well as lots of dealers to get your diecast fix at a really great deal. There will be Down-Hill Hot Wheels Racing on the large 50 foot track and raffles throughout the day. Bring some Hotwheels to swap & trade!
Crafts 4 Clean Water
Saturday from 9AM – 4PM
First Baptist Church of Meridianville | More Info
This fun event’s purpose is to help purchase water filtration systems for third world countries. In addition to vendors, there will also be a few food trucks, a children’s area, and live music provided by local talent.
Camelot Pool’s 3rd Annual Block Party
Saturday from Noon – 4PM
Camelot Recreation Association | More Info
If you’ve ever thought about joining a community pool this is the perfect opportunity to check it out first! There will be live music by Gary Gilbertson, food, games, swimming, prizes, shopping, developmental swim demos, and swim/dive team sign ups. Get all your family’s questions answered about the pool.
Rocket City Championship Wrestling
Saturday at 7:00 PM
Cosmos Fitness in Hazel Green | More Info
Rocket City Championship Wrestling returns with a action packed card! Read our Parent Review before you go and get ready for some WRASTLIN!
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Discover the Dinosaurs UNLEASHED
Saturday & Sunday
VBC Arena | More Info
Venture back to a time when the dinosaurs roamed the earth at the ALL NEW Discover the Dinosaurs UNLEASHED! Experience up-close encounters with a lifelike Stegosaurus, Velociraptor and the king T-Rex in this thrilling walk-through exhibit. Kids can also meet a baby dinosaur, take a spin in the Jurassic Jeeps on the Dino Raceway and visit the Kids Adventure Zone filled with themed bouncy houses, crafts, face painting and more. It’s family fun of prehistoric proportions!
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