If you’re in the holiday spirit, you’re in luck this Huntsville Weekend! From holiday light shows to Skating in the Park and more, there’s something for everyone! 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
- Light up the holidays & say hi to Santa at the Bridge Street Tree Lighting. Details
- Have a sweet weekend skating & visiting Santa during Athen’s A Christmas in Candyland. Details
- Make the holidays special for children worldwide by donating to Operation Christmas Child. Details
- Help Feed the City and spend some quality family time giving back this holiday season. Details
- Enjoy a storytime with an adoptable pup during Fables with Furry Friends at the Three Tails ReSale. Details
- Shop handmade goods & treats at the Advent Market at Summit Crossing Community Church. Details
- Get ready for Thanksgiving & cross off holiday shopping at the Arab Christmas Extravaganza. Details
- Shop from local artists and makers at the Kris Kringle Artist Market at Discovery Middle. Details
- Dive into a good book and catch a Saturday Storytime at a library branch near you. Details
- Tap your toes to the live music at the Fall Happy Hour Music Series in Downtown Athens. Details
- Load up the car & head to Christmas in the Country to shop from over 80+ vendors. Details
- Enjoy a docent-led tour of the Episcopal Church of the Nativity in downtown Huntsville. Details
- Give thanks & celebrate diversity at the Interfaith Thanksgiving Service. Details
- Just $5 – Enjoy a Family Game Night at Shenanigans with Turnip & Joletta. Details
- Just $5 – Shop all things anime & manga during the Huntsville Anime Day. Details
- Just $10 – Hop aboard the Christmas train at the Winter Wonderland Christmas Display. Details
Worth the Dinero this Huntsville Weekend
- Skate into the holiday season with fireworks at Skating in the Park’s opening day. Details
- Walk under a Galaxy of Lights & grab a cup of hot cocoa at the Huntsville Botanical Garden. Details
- Join Ralphie & Theatre Huntsville for a special production of A Christmas Story. Details
- Get rid of cabin fever by jumping around during Whiz Kids at Matrix Gym. Details
- Learn about Spider Superpowers! at Cook Museum’s Science on the Spot. 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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