Happy Thanksgivng! We’re so thankful for each and every one of our readers and all their support! The holiday season is officially kicking off this Huntsville Weekend, and there’s plenty to do with those holiday guests. 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
- Get in the holiday spirit at The Orion during their festive Winter Park events. Details
- Stop by to see the Rocket City Mom tree and admire the others at the Tinsel Trail. Details
- Walk among the trees & admire the displays at Arab’s Christmas in the Park. Details
- Step into the Wonderland at Cabella’s and get in a first visit with Santa for the season. Details
- Gather round the tallest German Christmas Pyramid in the U.S. for a special tree lighting. Details
- Enjoy a special Holiday Light Show at Bridge Street then get some holiday shopping done. Details
- Hang out with some of your favorite characters at the Magical Holiday Snow Globe. Details
- Have snow much fun at Bridge Street during the Friday Flurries by fountain. Details
- Celebrate Native American Indian Heritage Month with kids activities & more. Details
- Learn about music & sound during the Free Cigar Box Guitar Lessons. Details
- Enjoy the art at the Huntsville Museum of Art during their Community Free Day. Details
- Get in the holiday spirit with a Saturday Christmas Storytime at the library. Details
- Enjoy the festivities and take a cute photo during the Miracle at MidCity. Details
- Shop small & local this holiday season & help support our neighbors. Details
Worth the Dinero this Huntsville Weekend
- Walk under a Galaxy of Lights & enjoy hot cocoa during the Garden’s walking nights. Details
- Skate into the holiday season during Skating in the Park in downtown Huntsville. Details
- Enjoy the horse-drawn wagon rides and check out the lights at Christmas at the Grotto. Details
- Load up the car and head to the Winter Wonderland at Sportsman Lake Park. Details
- Stroll through Santa’s Village & feed the reindeer at Arab’s Historic Village. Details
- Learn about Helpful Honeybees during 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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