It’s a quieter weekend in Huntsville, and to be honest, we all need some time to relax and recover from the sugar rush. Has the Halloween Switch Witch visited your house yet? Are you already trying to figure out what to do with all that candy? But there are still a few free and cheap things going on in Huntsville your kids will love if you want to get out of the house and have some fun!
Free & Cheap
John Hunt Park | More Info
This replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall will be on display Nov. 1-4 – it’s a great opportunity to start meaningful discussions with your family before Veteran’s Day.
Saturday at 10:30 AM
Madison Public Library | More Info
Perfect for parents who work during the week but still want to take their little ones to Library Storytime! This is a great weekend tradition to start.
Kid’s DIY Workshop
Saturday from 9AM – Noon
Home Depot locations | More Info
A hands-on workshop where you and your child can build a custom wooden Helicopter for Veteran’s Day.
3-D Printing Fair
Saturday from Noon – 5PM
Madison Public Library | More Info
Your family can learn about 3D printing, see what others have made, and put together your own creations!
Rocket City Championship Wrestling Match
Saturday at 7:00 PM
Cost: FREE – $8
Cosmos Fitness in Hazel Green | More Info
Rocket City Championship Wrestling returns with a action packed card! Read the Rocket City Mom parent review right here, and settle in for some kid-friendly fun in the ring. You could even win tickets here.
Rocket City Adventure Race
Sunday from 2-4 PM
Big Spring Park | More Info
Is your family adventurous? Partners team up to take on the 17 activity stations challenging not only physical pursuits but also mental puzzles. Best of all, this event is free and family-friendly!
Worth the Dinero
Friday – Sunday
Cost: $8 Daily, $5 Seniors, and kids under 18 free
VBC South Hall | More Info
If marking early shopping off your list is a must, this popular local shopping event is definitely one to attend! Attendees can enjoy Christmas special events and children’s activities while shopping from more than 100 specialty merchants from 9 states.
Market Shopping Hours:
Friday, November 2 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday, November 3 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, November 5 noon – 5 p.m.
Parent’s Night Out
Friday from 5:30 – 8:30 PM
The Matrix Gym | More Info
A great opportunity to snag some quality time with your significant other (or just yourself!) while your kids are well cared for, fed, and having fun. They also have a Friday Night Flip Out from 8:30pm-11pm for 10-18 year olds for only $15!
Rocket City NerdCon
Saturday & Sunday
Cost: FREE – $20
Huntsville Public Library | More Info
A celebration of all things nerdy – if your fanaticism for pop culture, comic books, movies, TV, books, games, collectibles, crafting, cosplay, LARPing, etc. borders on obsessively nerdy, this is the place for your family!
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