Huntsville Weekend Roundup October 15 -17

Another Huntsville Weekend is here and there’s lots of family fun to enjoy together! Grab your golden ticket and join Charlie Bucket and Fantasy Playhouse at the chocolate factory. Or get ready for Halloween with a drive-thru trunk or treating event and a showing of The Nightmare Before Christmas.  If you don’t find something below, you can always check out our full Event Calendar for even more cool stuff!

2021 Halloween Haunts and Spooky Season Fun 

Halloween is just around the corner and we’ve rounded up all the fun for your spooky season over in our Fall Fun Guide. Find the best places for Trick or Treating or Trunk or Treating, check out some Halloween special events, and enjoy some costume inspiration. Be sure to tell your friends about this list!

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Huntsville Weekend Fun For Families

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Free & Cheap Activities

  • FREE – Jam to Daniel “Jose” Carr at Lowe Mill’s Fall Concerts on the Dock. Details
  • FREE – Obsess over the Fall Plant Sale at HBG and pick up a few new plants. Details
  • FREE – Join the TEARS Foundation in honoring all the babies lost too soon. Details
  • FREE – Raise awareness for foster care at the Bros, Bows, & Boos Fall festival. Details
  • FREE – Decorate the sidewalks outside Cook Museum during Chalk-A-Thon. Details
  • FREE – Visit the brand new South Huntsville Library & their kid’s section! Details
  • FREE – Make some yummy pumpkin treats with your kids. Details
  • FREE – Draw a good time at the Chalktoberfest event at Bridge Street. Details
  • FREE – Catch a showing of Our Town by UAH Theatre. Details
  • FREE – Go stargazing at the International Observe the Moon Night Virtual Party. Details
  • FREE – Enjoy a drive-thru trick or treat event at Parker Chapel UMC. Details
  • FREE – Support adults with special needs at the Next Step Farms Benefit Golf Tournament. Details
  • FREE – Catch a showing of The Nightmare Before Christmas at Fall Fridays Movies in the Park. Details
  • FREE – Shop Athens Kids Mart to find new looks for less as the seasons change. Details
  • FREE – Watch the Witches Ride through Hampton Cove & collect some candy! Details
  • FREE – Head downtown for the Big Spring Park Scavenger Hunt for kids! Details
  • FREE – Strategize your Trick-or-Treat Plan for Halloween weekend. Details

Worth the Money this Huntsville Weekend

  • Board the Punkin’ Pickin’ Extravaganza for an unforgettable train ride to the pumpkin patch. Details
  • Enjoy the nostalgia of the center ring with Venardos Circus at MidCity. Details
  • Secure your golden ticket to Fantasy Playhouse’s Charlie & The Chocolate Factory. Details
  • Discover the world’s great record holders at the Space & Rocket Center’s new exhibit. Details
  • Race the .12k at the Rocket City Microthon & support Merrimack Hall art classes. Details
  • Take a History Hike at Burritt on the Mountain and enjoy the Fall foliage. Details
  • Check out the River Clay Fine Arts Festival and browse original works of art. Details
  • Join Huntsville Moms Demand Action for the Out of Darkness Walk. Details
  • Get ready for spooky season and go on a Huntsville Ghost Walk. Details
  • Visit Lyon Family Farms to pick a pumpkin and watch some fireworks. Details
  • Ride the kiddie coaster at 4D Farms before picking your pumpkin. Details
  • Get lost in the 6-acre corn maze at Hidden River Farm. Details
  • Have a Huntsville staycation for less $$$ with the new Rocket City Kids Pass. Details
  • Stroll through the Scarecrow Trail at HBG’s Festifall Celebration. Details


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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