16 Can’t Miss Family-Friendly Events Happening in September

It’s 🍁 FALL Y’ALL 🍁 and with all the fall farms opening this month we know what many of you will be doing most weekends. Still, just in case pumpkin patches aren’t your thing, or you’re looking for something to do with the family after you’ve tackled the pillow bounce, we’ve rounded up 16 events to enjoy together this month and 9 are 100% FREE.  Better yet? Another 4 of those events are $10 or less. #KidsAreExpensive

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Festifall

Date/Time: starting September 2
Cost: Free – $17
Location: Huntsville Botanical Garden
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It’s harvest time, and nothing says FALL quite like Festifall at the Garden! The Garden's two-month celebration of the changing seasons features pumpkins, scarecrows, campouts, nature hikes, and more. As the air turns crisp and the leaves begin to change color, there’s no better place to connect with nature and enjoy the beauty of autumn.


Jazz in the Park

Date/Time: Sundays in September
Cost: Free
Location: Big Spring Park
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Every night of Jazz in the Park also includes food trucks, performing arts exhibitions and a Kids' Zone with face painting and bubbles!


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Reach out and Play Board Game Night

Time: September 7 @ 5:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Omega Center
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Come play the classic games you grew up with at this community board game event! All participants must be at least 12 years old. You must register to attend. When: September 7 | 5:30-7:30 PM For details and registration, please visit the event's website.


Concerts on the Dock

Date/Time: Fridays, September 8 – October 6
Cost: $10
Location: Lowe Mill
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Get ready for an electrifying musical journey that feeds the soul! Lowe Mill A&E's signature concert series, Concerts on the Dock, is back and better than ever, bringing you an unforgettable lineup of live music curated by the renowned Marcus Pope.


Merrimack Village Community Cleanup Day

Time: September 9 @ 8:00 AM
Cost: Free
Location: Merrimack Village
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The Merrimack Village Community Cleanup Day is Saturday, September 9 from 8am-11am! Just come out to Merrimack Village. There will be parking available at 3317 Clopton Street SW with additional parking on Cedar Avenue. All ages and experience levels welcome.


Fleet Feet Fall Fitness Festival

Time: September 9 @ 8:00 AM
Cost: Free
Location: Grissom High School
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Join for a free family fun day all about fitness! There will be a community fun run, kids run, and bike ride, followed by a day filled with free pop-up fitness classes from some of your favorite local fitness studios!


SUPERHERO Day (Athens)

Time: September 9 @ 10:00 AM
Cost: Free
Location: Big Spring Memorial Park (Athens)
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SUPERHERO Parade brings the SUPERHEROES in at 10:00 am followed by a Walking Parade with Community Heroes. Free fun all day with Carnival Rides, Bouncy Castles, Giant Inflatable Slides, Games, Activities, Sidewalk Chalk, Mini Train Rides and more.


Farm Market

Time: September 9 @ 10:00 AM
Cost: $10 – $12
Location: Haven Farms
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This is an all outdoor Farm Market adventure for the whole family! Join us for a day of vendor shopping, food trucks, and adorable animals! Included with admission: Petting Park, Live Music, Arts & Crafts, Face Painting, Bounce House, Play Park, Monster Slide, Tons of Photo-Ops & SO MUCH MORE!


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26th Annual Redstone MWR Oktoberfest

Date/Time: September 15-17
Cost: $15 – $25
Location: Redstone Gateway
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Redstone MWR is excited to bring back the Oktoberfest for its 26th year at the Redstone Arsenal Activity Field! This event is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!


Depot Day Festival (Hartselle)

Time: September 16 @ 8:00 AM
Cost: Free
Location: Downtown Hartselle
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The Depot Days Festival rolls into Hartselle September 16, bringing a day of family-friendly fun and entertainment to the historic depot and downtown area. Hosted by the Hartselle Area Chamber of Commerce and presented by Decatur Morgan Hospital, the free event is the city’s largest event and is a tribute to the railroad industry and its contribution to Hartselle and the North Alabama region.


Art on the Rocks (Gadsden)

Date/Time: September 16-17
Cost: $4 – $6
Location: Noccalula Falls Park and Campground
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Noccalula Falls Presents Art on the Rocks, a twice yearly event celebrating hand-crafted arts and crafts. Come stroll around the park and visit all of the vendors, each offering the most beautiful hand-made items around. You will see everything from paintings to pottery, carvings to candles , jewelry to Jellies; it’s all here!


Monte Sano Art Festival

Date/Time: September 16-17
Cost: $5 – $10
Location: Monte Sano State Park
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The Monte Sano Art Festival has been an exciting tradition for the North Alabama community for over two decades. Featuring the best local and regional artists representing an array of disciplines and techniques, the Monte Sano Art Festival is a treasure chest full of one-of-a-kind masterpieces.


UCP Huntsville 60th Celebration

Time: September 16 @ 11:00 AM
Cost: Free
Location: UCP Huntsville’s Outpatient Therapy Program
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Join UCP Huntsville to celebrate 60 years of serving our community! Current and former clients, client families, board members, staff, volunteers, supporters, and the entire community are invited to the free fall festival style celebration. Enjoy dance tunes hosted by Your Perfect Party, food trucks, festival games, accessible playground activities, photo fun, and more!


Dine & Donate: Huntsville College Preparatory School

Time: September 27 @ 4:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Farm Burger Huntsville
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Farm Burger has partnered up with Rocket City Mom to host monthly dine and donates for deserving non-profits they support. TThis month’s deserving organization is Huntsville College Preparatory School. Plan to have a lot of fun! 10% of ALL gross sales will be donated to help this organization.


P&L Board Game Night

Time: August 25 @ 4:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Piper & Leaf (Madison)
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Join Piper & Leaf for a Board Game Nights on the Last Fridays! There will be classic and new games, goodies, and drinks available while being open Late! Perfect for experienced AND new gamers.


Fall Pooch Parade

Time: September 30 @ 12:00 PM
Cost: Free – $17
Location: Huntsville Botanical Garden
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Ghosts and Ghouls aren’t the only ones up and about this Halloween season! Come see what’s got all the dogs barking for the Pooch Parade. Dress up your pup and come show off your tail-wagging friends.



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