Things to Do in Huntsville

Photo Credit: Huntsville Madison Co. Convention and Visitor’s Bureau

Looking for fun family-friendly activities in the Huntsville, AL and the surrounding area? You have come to the right place. Rocket City Mom was created for EXACTLY this purpose and, not to brag, but we think we’re pretty good at helping North Alabama families find things to do with their kids. Take a look around and see if you agree.

Enjoy your weekend with these Huntsville events.

Huntsville Weekend Roundup April 16 -18

It’s a busy Huntsville weekend and there’s plenty family fun options for all ages happening around the Rocket City.

Celebrate Environmental Education Week at the Huntsville Botanical Gardens with fun activities for kids.

Love the Planet During Environmental Education Week at the Huntsville Botanical Garden

Celebrate the planet with these kid-friendly activities during Environmental Education Week at the Huntsville Botanical Garden.

Colorful playground equipment at the Robert Shurney Legacy Center playground Huntsville AL

Check out the gorgeous new playground & park at the Shurney Legacy Center in North Huntsville!

There’s a new park and playground for North Huntsville families!

little boy standing in the water at the beach

8 Awesome Beach Hacks for Busy Families

Get some tried & true beach hacks from local parents! We’d love to hear your favorite tricks too.

A boy scales a rope bridge during his visit to Raptor Aerial Adventure Park.

Raptor Aerial Adventure Park Brings Fun to New Heights

Located in Decatur, Raptor Aerial Adventure Park offers aerial bridges and zipline courses that’s sure to excite the entire family.


Madison City Farmers Market opens for the Spring season

This truly local market opens April 10th & offers products that are grown or made in the Tennessee Valley.

waterfall at the rattlesnake saloon in alabama

Exploring Muscle Shoals, Alabama with Kids

Sheffield, Muscle Shoals, Tuscumbia and Florence – hit the road with your family for a gorgeous North Alabama road trip!

New Huntsville Ballet show “Peter and the Wolf” a family-friendly favorite

At their first live public performance in many months, Huntsville Ballet is planning to make up for lost time!

beach access in Gulf Shores Alabama

RCM’s Favorite Beaches for Kids & Families

Local moms share their favorite family-friendly beaches!


Huntsville Drag Brunch is family-friendly fun kids will love

Huntsville’s only drag brunch is a unique, kid-friendly brunch experience that welcomes every walk of life.