Another school year has come and gone and we are so proud of all those kiddos for making it through another year – especially during a pandemic! If you’re looking to celebrate the victory this Huntsville weekend, we have some ideas for you! Check out some of our top picks below or view our full event calendar for even more options!
Check off Summer Fun
If you’re on the hunt for ways to fill those long summer days, we’ve got just the thing for you! Fight off Summer boredom and find new treasures in your own town with our 60 Things to Do This Summer checklist.
Huntsville Weekend Fun (at a safe distance)
As we do every week we’ve curated what we think are your best bets for finding a little family fun (and joy) this Huntsville weekend below, but be sure to check out our full calendar if you don’t see anything you like here.
Free & Cheap Activities
- FREE – Beat the heat at the season opening of Bridge Street Town Centre’s Pop Jet Opening. Details
- FREE – Learn how to love Mother Nature better during Eco Friendly Fridays. Details
- FREE – Join Madison County Kids & Kin and fight the Summer Slide this year. Details
- FREE – Take a trip to Brilliant for live music, children’s activities, and more during Coalfest. Details
- FREE – Check out the Alabama Jubilee and enjoy a hot air balloon ride. Details
- FREE – Roll out the yoga mat and start your Saturday relaxed at Yoga by the River. Details
- FREE – Support local farmers and shop the freshest produce at Madison City Farmers Market. Details
- FREE – Or check out one of these other local weekend Farmers Markets for produce, meats, and more. Details
- FREE – Stop to smell the flowers during Take a Hike with Mike at Joe Wheeler. Details
- FREE – Get creative with Crafts to Go from the Madison Public Library. Details
- FREE – Enjoy a day by the lake at the Smith Lake Memorial Day Festival. Details
- FREE – Shop area vendors at the Lowe Mill Outdoor Artist Market. Details
- FREE – Rise to the challenge and overcome the obstacles at the Rocket City Adventure Race. Details
- FREE – Enjoy kids activities, food, music & more at the We Love Our Youth & Families Fun Fest. Details
- FREE – Find all 12 clues with your kids on the Big Spring Park Scavenger Hunt for kids! Details
Worth the Money this Huntsville Weekend
- Enjoy classic fair foods, thrilling rides, and fun for the entire family at the Rocket City Fair. Details
- Catch Unknown Lyric at Burritt on the Mountain’s City Lights and Stars Concert Series. Details
- Learn about insect orders and anatomy during Cook Museum’s Insect Pinning Workshop. Details
- Navigate the craters on the moon and canyons on Mars at Cocktails & Cosmos: Intro to the Solar System. Details
- Check out the Space & Rocket Center’s newest exhibit Drones: Is the Sky the Limit. Details
- Follow the yellow brick road to Dream Theatre’s production of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Details
- Create your own nebula at the Summer STEAM in the Park series at the Space & Rocket Center! Details
- Explore Burritt on the Mountain and go on a real life treasure hunt on one of their GeoQuest courses. Details
So that’s what we know about. Did we miss something cool happening in the Huntsville area? Leave in the comments or send us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have a free/cheap family-friendly event you want added to our calendar feel free to submit anytime but keep in mind we have other jobs too so give us a few days heads up 🙂
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- Huntsville Botanical Garden Gets a Glow Up This Summer
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