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Big Spring Park Scavenger Hunt

Big Spring Park 420 Church St NW, Huntsville

We know parents are always looking for ways to get their family out of the house and enjoy something fun together (that's the entire reason we exist!) and during a global pandemic finding that fun got a lot harder. That's why we created the Big Spring Park Scavenger Hunt. We teamed up with a fabulous…

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Science of Guinness World Records

U.S. Space & Rocket Center 1 Tranquility Base, Huntsville

Discover the world’s great record holders and what it took to cement their names in the history books at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center’s latest traveling exhibition, The Science of Guinness World Records. From the world’s longest moustache (14 feet!), to the most drum beats in 60 seconds (over 2,100 beats … or 35…

$17 – $25
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Letters to Santa

Bridge Street 340 Bridge Street, Huntsville

Looking for a direct connection to the North Pole? Drop your holiday wish list in Santa’s Mailbox in front of the Bridge Street management office, near Red Robin. Santa’s helpers will collect these letters and ensure a personalized letter from Santa himself! No postage required, just remember to include a return address.

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Christmas In the Park in Arab

Arab Historic Village 224 City Park Dr., Arab

Every year on the day after Thanksgiving, Arab City Park is transformed into Christmas in the Park, a festive and over-the-top display of magic. Brought to you by the City of Arab and Arab Parks & Recreation, Christmas in the Park is one of the most magical displays of holiday splendor you’ll find anywhere in the State. Thousands will travel to Arab just to stroll through this enchanting wonderland! Walking through the park to see the trees & decor is free. Each Friday & Saturday before Christmas, Santa will be at the park for $6 visits, kids under 2 years old are free.

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Santa at Cabela’s

Cabela's Huntsville 7090 Cabela Drive, Huntsville

Santa will return to Cabela's Huntsville for photos nearly every day until Christmas! It's free to see Santa and get a 4x6 photo and free digital download to share on social media, while other photo packages are available for purchase.

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Santa at Parkway Place Mall

Parkway Place Mall 2801 Memorial Parkway South, Huntsville

Great news: The big guy WILL be coming to Parkway Place Mall for the 2021 holiday season! Santa will arrive on  November 19 and remain through Christmas Eve to hear Christmas wishes and take socially distanced pictures with children. Visit free, photo packages vary in price.

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Community Free Day at Huntsville Museum of Art

Huntsville Museum of Art 300 Church St SW, Huntsville

Enjoy free admission to the Huntsville Museum of Art on closing day of "9/11 and Beyond: Photographs from The Associated Press," thanks to presenting sponsor, PNC Bank.

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Visit Santa at Bridge Street

Bridge Street Town Centre 365 The Bridge Street, Huntsville

Santa will be at Bridge Street throughout the season spreading holiday magic and taking photos in the open-air environment, near the giant Christmas tree. Be sure to mail your letter while you're there!

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Skating in the Park

HMA- West Patio, Big Spring Park 300 Church Street, Huntsville

Skating in the Park returns! Get ready to lace up your skates at Huntsville’s first outdoor ice skating rink — our very own version of “Rocket-fella” Center. Following the grand opening on November 19, the rink will remain open until Monday, January 17. Find Skating in the Park on social media for the latest event updates and weather-related closings or delays.

$5 – $15

Music of the Spheres

U.S. Space & Rocket Center 1 Tranquility Base, Huntsville

Internationally recognized violinist Itamar Zorman will perform the works of Johann Sebastian Bach, Eugene Ysaye, Philip Glass and Missy Mazzoli set to stunning visuals on the planetarium dome.

$45

Chanukah Celebration at Bridge Street

Bridge Street Town Centre 365 The Bridge Street, Huntsville

Chabad of Huntsville is hosting a 2021 Chanukah celebration at Bridge Street and you are invited! Come join in our holiday celebrations. We will light the first candle on a giant menorah together with special guests and entertainment. This year's lighting is going to take place outside the Apple Store and will feature music, street performers, and kids’ crafts, as well as foods, such as latkes (potato pancakes) and fresh donuts.

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Rocket City Christmas Light Show

Toyota Field - Rocket City Trash Pandas 319 Contec Rd, Madison

Hundreds of thousands of lights will be on display for all to safely enjoy this holiday season. Guests can drive through the magical safari themed light show, where visitors will be able to simply tune into their vehicle’s radio and experience a spectacular synchronization of music and lights. Following the light show, wander into the Winter Wonderland for a whole host of holiday activities! This will include huts for hot chocolate plus cookie and ornament decorating, fire pits to make s’mores and character visits.

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Tinsel Trail

Big Spring Park 420 Church St NW, Huntsville

A local favorite, Huntsville's Tinsel Trail is a display of live Christmas trees in Downtown Huntsville during the month of December. An anticipated 300 will trees decorate Big Spring Park for the holiday season. The Tinsel Trail is open to the public daily until midnight. Trees are lit from dusk until midnight each night.

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Galaxy of Lights: Walking Nights

Huntsville Botanical Garden 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue, Huntsville

Celebrate the 26-year tradition that is Galaxy of Lights. Explore 2.5 miles of magnificent light displays weaving together holiday themes, classic characters, and scenes from our natural world.

$7 – $15
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