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Huntsville Weekend Roundup August 6 – 8

Huntsville Weekend Roundup August 6 – 8

Huntsville weekend roundup

The first day of school is behind you now and that’s more than enough reason to celebrate with some family fun this Huntsville weekend! There’s plenty of options for your family to enjoy together. Make a splash at Aldersgate UMC’s Back to School Splash Bash, pick your own flowers at Isom’s, or enjoy a Parent’s Night Out at Matrix Gym. If you don’t find something below, you can always check out our full Event Calendar for even more cool stuff.

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Huntsville Weekend Fun For Families

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Every week we curate 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.

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Free & Cheap Activities

  • FREE – It’s Pick-Your-Own Flowers weekend at Isom’s Orchard. Details
  • FREE – Hunt for treasure at the Treasures of the World Rummage Sale. Details
  • FREE – Visit the World’s Longest Yard Sale and shop ’til you drop. Details
  • FREE – Pick your champion and enjoy a victory feast at Food Truck Vs. Food Trailers. Details
  • FREE – Stuff the Bus with the Morgan County Schools Foundation supply drive. Details
  • FREE – Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week with Huntsville Hospital during The Big Latch On. Details
  • FREE – Lend a hand during the Mae Jemison High School Community Cleanup Day. Details
  • FREE – Cuddle kittens and adopt a new family member with Feline Fanciers Cat Rescue. Details
  • FREE – Play games and crafts based on your favorite books at the Downtown Library. Details 
  • FREE – Check out the Back to School Splash Bash to celebrate a successful return to school. Details
  • FREE – Shop handmade merch during First Fridays in Downtown Florence. Details
  • FREE – Tap your toes during Singing on the Square in Athens. Details
  • FREE – Head downtown for the Big Spring Park Scavenger Hunt for kids! Details
  • FREE – The tomatoes are in at the Madison City Farmers Market. Details

Worth the Money this Huntsville Weekend

  • Enjoy at Parent’s Night Out while the kiddos jump at Matrix Gym. Details
  • Visit the Huntsville Botanical Garden for their breathtaking new exhibit, Night Blooms. Details
  • Head to Burritt On the Mountain for a fun weekend GeoQuest adventure. Details
  • Check out the Space & Rocket Center’s Drone exhibit & hands-on activities. Details
  • Build a plane and let learning soar during the Summer STEAM in the Park . Details
  • Visit a local water park for some cool summer fun! Details
  • The Cinemagic Theater in Athens is showing Shrek on the drive-in screen! 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 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 🙂


DISCLAIMER: We do our best at Rocket City Mom to provide accurate, useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from user submissions, press releases, local newspapers, signs around town and word of mouth. While we always try to confirm details before they are posted in the Huntsville Weekend Roundup, sometimes details change or we are given inaccurate information. Whenever possible we link our write-ups to the source in which our information came from and strongly urge you to confirm details before you go, especially when it comes to outdoor events and weather.


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