Things to Do in Huntsville

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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.

summer activities in huntsville

60 Things To Do This Summer In Huntsville with Kids

How much fun can you cram into this summer? Our list of SIXTY things to do this summer in Huntsville with kids will help you make a plan!

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Firefly Hikes are glowing good fun at Huntsville Botanical Garden

Grab the kids and head to the Huntsville Botanical Garden for a firefly hike!

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Disc Golf Courses in Huntsville That Kids Can Play

Take the kids to play disc golf – it’s fun, played outside, great exercise, & provides the perfect opportunity to spend quality time with kids.

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Calling All Teachers – Get Ready for The Huntsville Educator Exchange!

Huntsville teachers won’t want to miss the 2021 Educator’s Exchange consignment sale!

How to Survive Regional Travel with Small Kids… Plus a Map from Huntsville!

Great tips on traveling with toddlers and preschoolers, plus a regional and Huntsville Area Play Map to help you plan roadtrip breaks and pit stops to their fullest. It’s not always the destination – the journey’s pretty great too!

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Summer Festivals, Fairs, and Carnivals in Huntsville and North Alabama

Fireworks, funnel cakes, and fun! That’s what summer is made of so make sure to soak it in.

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How to Have a Blast with Your Family at a Trash Pandas Game

If you’re planning on taking kids to a Trash Panda game, read this first!

Tuesdays On the Trail with the Land Trust are Back!

The North Alabama Land Trust’s “Tuesdays On the Trail” program is a wonderful way for even the busiest of families to spend some time together outdoors.

event poster for Night Blooms exhibit at the Huntsville Botanical Garden shows colorful light installations of flowers

Huntsville Botanical Garden Gets a Glow Up This Summer With ‘Night Blooms’

Night Blooms is a brand-new summer experience, unique to Huntsville!

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Summer Activities for Kids at the Space & Rocket Center

Want to spend summer in space? Check out these fun events for kids at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center this summer!