There’s plenty to explore as a family this Huntsville Weekend! Enjoy a last taste of summer while supporting EarlyWork’s STEM programs at Whistlestop or find the tools to stay healthy at the Community Fun & Wellness Festival. If you don’t find something below, you can always check out our full Event Calendar for even more cool stuff.
Experience a Taste of the Rocket City
This weekend kicks off Huntsville Restaurant Week and there’s plenty of goodness to enjoy – even with picky eaters! Check out our article on how to enjoy restaurant week with kids here.
Huntsville Weekend Fun For Families
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.
Free & Cheap Activities
- FREE – Enjoy snow cones, music, and more at the Community Fun & Wellness Festival. Details
- Just $5 – Enjoy special pricing every Thursday at Earlyworks & the Huntsville Art Museum.
- FREE – Support arts and culture programming and enjoy some tunes at Let There Be Music In Madison. Details
- FREE – Take a stroll downtown during Friday Night Art Walks and shop local vendors. Details
- FREE – Celebrate Free Comic Book Day with the kids in Huntsville! Details
- FREE – Paint by Numbers with Arts Huntsville at the Showers Center. Details
- FREE – Grab a cuppa Joe and tour the National Children’s Advocacy Center during Coffee for Kids. Details
- FREE – Hang out with Tom & Jerry during Hope Church’s Community Movie Night. 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
- FREE – Get artsy and go on a “hidden” mural hunt around the Rocket City. Details
Worth the Money this Huntsville Weekend
- Discover science and nature at the Huntsville Botanical Garden during Seeds to Sprouts. Details
- Explore the bouncy, absorbent, and foamy world of polymer science at the Space & Rocket Center. Details
- Tap your toes to Calypso Vision during Burritt’s City Lights and Stars concert. Details
- Sample BBQ, enjoy live music, and support EarlyWork’s STEM programs at Whistlestop. Details
- Visit the Huntsville Botanical Garden for their breathtaking new exhibit, Night Blooms. Details
- Lace up those skates for an Indoor Skating Lesson at the Insanity Complex. 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 at Summer STEAM in the Park . Details
- Visit a local water park for some cool summer fun! 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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