Huntsville Weekend Roundup September 17 – 19

A boy in a blue shirt holds a warty orange pumpkin in front of a pumpkin patch.

We’re another week closer to the official start of Fall, and there’s plenty of ways to get a head start this Huntsville Weekend. Pick your own pumpkin or get lost in a corn maze at the opening weekend at Hidden Rivers Farm. Or get ready for Fall weather without breaking the bank at MOMsMart Fall Consignment Sale. If you don’t find something below, you can always check out our full Event Calendar for even more cool stuff.

2021 Fall Activity Guide

Your ultimate guide to the best Fall ever is here! Pumpkin patches, Fall festivals, concerts and more – all gathered in one place for you! Check out the 2021 Fall Activity Guide to start planning a magical season the entire family will enjoy. We’re also starting to gather events for our Halloween Fun list – be sure we include yours by emailing us!

Click here to see the whole Fall Activity Guide!

Huntsville Weekend Fun For Families

Click here to see the weather this weekend

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 – Shop the Fall fashions for less at MOMsMart Consignment Sale. Details
  • FREE – Join the battle at Food Trucks VS. Food Trailers in Big Spring Park. Details
  • FREE – Boogie to hip hop, cardio, and more at Dancing for Diversity. Details
  • FREE – Watch Soul during Fall Fridays Movies in the Park. Details
  • FREE – Grab something yummy from a farmer at the Madison City Farmers Market. Details
  • FREE – Browse some of the region’s finest artists at the Monte Sano Art Festival. Details
  • FREE – Bring Fido to DHI’s Downtown Dog Day at Dogspot Park. Details
  • FREE – Join Operation Green Team and lend a helping hand for National Clean Up Day. Details
  • FREE – Get crafty and browse unique handmade items at the NEACA Fall Craft Show. Details
  • FREE – Check out the family-friendly rodeo or the beauty pageant for Eva Frontier Days. Details
  • FREE – Shop local vendors and enjoy kid’s rides at Hartselle’s Depot Days. Details
  • FREE – Enjoy live music and food trucks at the County Line Concert Series. Details
  • FREE – Visit Fort Payne for live music and more at Boom Days Heritage Celebration. Details
  • FREE – Play games and crafts based on popular book characters during If You Were In. Details
  • FREE – Relax by the Flint during Operation Green Team’s Yoga by the River. Details
  • FREE – Head downtown for the Big Spring Park Scavenger Hunt for kids! Details
  • FREE – Enjoy an out-of-this-world hunt for Huntsville’s Space Murals. Details

Worth the Money this Huntsville Weekend

  • Pick the best pumpkin from the patch during Hidden Rivers Farm Opening Weekend. Details
  • Learn how to cast a line at the Learn to Fish Family Workshop. Details
  • Have a Huntsville staycation for less with the new Rocket City Kids Pass. Details
  • Let the tweens and teens flip over Matrix Gym’s Friday Night Flip Out. Details
  • Stroll through the Scarecrow Trail at HBG’s Festifall Celebration. Details
  • Explore Alabama’s awesome ecosystems during Cook Museum’s Science on the Spot. Details
  • Enjoy an Intro to Astronomy at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center’s INTUITIVE Planetarium. Details
  • Visit the Huntsville Botanical Garden for their magical exhibit, Night Blooms. 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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