Huntsville Weekend Roundup April 27-29

There’s a weekend full of fun ahead for families – it’s the 36th annual Panoply Arts Festival, a signature event in the Rocket City and one your kids will love! Knock on wood the weather will stay dry. There’s also plenty more to do throughout Huntsville and we’ve listed some options for you below.

Be sure to save the date for Good Day Kids Fest coming up on May 12th – this awesome event put on for kids, by kids is going to be MAGICAL this year!

Stay tuned to this site – we’re dropping our much-anticipated Summer Activity Guide very soon. You can go ahead and get a head start on summer plans using our handy Summer Camp Guide.

Free & Cheap

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Concerts On the Dock & Board Game Night

Friday from 6-9 PM
Cost: FREE, $5 parking
Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment | More Info

Solar Fleur performs at tonight’s CoD – it’s one of our favorite family concerts in town! Get the full lineup and our Parent Pro-Tips HERE. Plus, it’s Board Game Night in the Flying Monkey!

Community Yard Sales

Saturday Morning
Cost: Great deals!
Various locations

There are lots of neighborhood yard sales happening this weekend!

Kids & Kites Saturday

Saturday at 10:30 AM
Cost: FREE
Bessie K. Russell Library | More Info

In celebration of National Kite Month, head to the library for a fun-filled day of kite flying, face painting, spin art, and refreshments. All ages welcome!

Spring Hike at Blevins Gap

Saturday at 10:00 AM
Cost: FREE, donations accepted
Blevins Gap Preserve | More Info

This 4-hour hike is on the difficult side, but your guide will be on hand to help. Bring a sack lunch and be ready for a picnic with a view!

Homeschool Curriculum Show and Share

Saturday from 10AM – 2PM
Cost: FREE
Endeavor Church | More Info

Local moms will be presenting their homeschool curriculum and speaking in break-out sessions throughout the day on topics that will cover getting started all the way through the high school years. You can also utilize our Guide to get you oriented before you go.

Mad Scientist Balloon Race

Saturday from Noon – 10 PM
Cost: FREE admission
Rocket Republic | More Info

Come let out your inner Mad Scientist in support of The Riley Center and Autism Awareness Month. This family-friendly event will have experiments and balloon races for the kids and beer for the parents!

See Also

Spring Hike on Rainbow Mountain

Sunday from 2-5 PM
Cost: FREE, donations accepted
Rainbow Mountain Trail, Madison | More Info
Why is this hiking trail Trip Advisor’s number one best thing to do in Madison? Why not take the kids and find out?

Worth the Money

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Panoply Arts Festival

Friday – Sunday
Cost: $0-18
Big Spring Park | More Info

Each year Panoply Arts Festival brings three days of fun and entertainment to downtown Huntsville, sparking the imaginations of kids and kids-at-heart. Get our list of kid-friendly activities here, & be sure to stay for the fireworks!

“Raggedy Ann and Andy”

Friday – Sunday
Cost: $15
VBC Playhouse | More Info

Head to Looney Land with Fantasy Playhouse in this beloved Spring production of a classic story about two ragdolls, their beautiful French Babette, and their playroom friends.

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