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.

Huntsville Weekend Roundup January 21 – 23

There’s plenty to enjoy together this Huntsville Weekend! Explore music, enjoy a family game night, hunt for gnomes, and more.

Gnome hunt at Huntsville Botanical Garden is outdoor winter fun for everyone!

Visiting the Huntsville Botanical Garden in winter is just a little more adorable with the help of these hidden gnomes.

Hit the Road From Huntsville

So you’ve decided that this is the year you’ll stop banking all those vacation days and actually USE them. Here are our favorite ways to hit the road, explore the world, and spend time with your family.


Enjoy Family Fun at a Huntsville Havoc Game

The Huntsville Havoc games offer entertainment to fans of all ages with themed game nights, entertainment between periods, and more.

A young girl poses with a War Dawgs player after a game.

Get Loud for the North Alabama War Dawgs

The North Alabama War Dawgs is sure to be a slam dunk for a family fun night with an exciting game, halftime entertainment, and more.

fall leaves family

November events for kids and families in Huntsville

While there is plenty of HO!HO!Holiday fun to be had in Huntsville basically as soon as Halloween is over, there is also plenty of non-holiday related fun happening in November and we wanted to make sure it didn’t get lost in the tinsel. These events won’t feature Santa or reindeer but they do promise lots of family-friendly fun.

Grab Your Capes and Go on a Hero Hike for Veterans

The Hero Hike is a free guided hike at Blevins Gap Preserve to honor and support Veterans.

Frankenville, Alabama

Kid-Friendly Frights Await at Frankenville Family Fun Park

Families looking for a night of kid-friendly, Halloween-themed fun will enjoy the special spooks in store at Frankenville.

A man meticulously demonstrates his traditional trade at the Round Top Folk Festival.

Burritt’s New Round Top Folk Festival to Bring Art & Music to Life

The Round Top Folk Festival will combine music with an impressive line up of local artisans and craftspeople.

Huntsville Ballet Carnival of the Animals

Kids will love Huntsville Ballet’s “Carnival of the Animals”

Children and adults alike will enjoy this whimsical ballet set to the music of Camille Saint-Saens and performed by the Huntsville Ballet.