The holiday season is kicking off this Huntsville Weekend with special markets, performances, and more! Not ready to celebrate yet? No worries, there’s plenty of regular fun to enjoy too! Find our top picks below or check out our full event calendar for even more family fun!
Have the Brightest Holiday Season Yet
When it comes to the holidays, the Rocket City has some incredible things to enjoy! Check out holiday plays, attractions, road trips, shopping tips, and more in our 2022 Holiday Happenings Guide.
Free & Cheap Family Fun
- Celebrate local veterans at the annual Huntsville Veterans Day Parade. Details
- Shop unique holiday gifts & decor at Josie’s Holiday Open House. Details
- Chill at with Cook Museum during their Winter Wonderland in the Courtyard. Details
- Load up the car and head to the Host of Christmas Past for festivities and fun. Details
- Get your wishlist to Santa early during Santa’s Wonderland at Cabela’s. Details
- Tap your toes during the Fall Happy Hour Music Series in downtown Athens. Details
- Explore, play, & have fun at the GrupoPLAY Bilingual Family Playgroup. Details
- Enjoy the live music, food trucks, and vendor shopping at Piper & Leaf’s Holiday Market. Details
- Make music & learn about sound during the Cigar Box Guitar Free Lessons. Details
- Head over to the library to enjoy a special Sunday Storytime. Details
- Knock out some holiday shopping at the Holiday Market at MidCity. Details
- Enjoy a horse drawn carriage ride through the snow at Dashing Through Downtown Boaz. Details
- JUST $2 – Get a jump on holiday shopping at the Gingerbread Marketplace. Details
Worth the Dinero this Huntsville Weekend
- Walk under a Galaxy of Lights during the Huntsville Botanical Garden’s walking nights. Details
- Take a much needed Parents Night Out while the kids hang with Rocket City Learning Center. Details
- Dive into the beloved & romantic story of Anastasia with Broadway Theatre League. Details
- Hang out with Ralphie & kick off the holidays during Theatre Huntsville’s A Christmas Story. Details
DISCLAIMER: We do our best to provide accurate, cuseful information about events and activities each Huntsville Weekend. This information is gathered from a variety of sources. While we always confirm details before they are posted, sometimes details change or we are given inaccurate information which is why every event listing includes a link to the source. We strongly urge you to confirm details before you go, especially when it comes to outdoor events and weather.
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