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Fall Festivals, Carnivals and Special Events in Huntsville and North Alabama

Fall Festivals, Carnivals and Special Events in Huntsville and North Alabama

Nothing quite says Fall to us here at Rocket City Mom like a caramel apple, a little kettle corn, and a pumpkin carving contest or two. There’s plenty to be found using this list of Fall festivals, carnivals and special events happening all around the Tennessee Valley this Fall.  Who knows, you might discover a brand new autumnal favorite to go with that pumpkin spice latte!

Do you know of one we missed? We’d love to add it, just send us a note at info@rocketcitymom.com and be sure to include the information listed here (e.g. Date/Time, Cost, URL, Location).

To get the full 411 about all that is happening in and around the Tennessee Valley this fall including information on Fall Break Camps, Trick/Trunk or Treating options, Halloween Parties, and more head over to the 2021 Fall Activity Guide. Then be sure to share the scoop with your friends so you’ll see familiar faces when you are out and about this fall season.

Looking for early fall fun? You’ll find it here. Weekends in September can be hot, hot, hot or come with a slight chill but they always come with fun!

Festifall at Huntville Botanical Garden

This two-month celebration of the changing seasons features pumpkins, scarecrows, campouts, nature hikes, and more. Family favorites including the Scarecrow Trail, Family Campouts in the Garden, and Festifall Break Camps are all back. 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.

Scarecrow Trail: September 4 – October 31
Pumpkins: October 1-31
Mum Displays: September – October
Historic Tractor and Wagon Photo Op: September – October
Raptor Show: October 7
Scarecrow Trail Night Hikes: October 8 & October 22
Family Campouts in the Garden: October 1 & October 15
Festifall Break Camp: October 4-8 | More Info

Date/Time: September & October
Cost: varies
Location: Huntsville Botanical Garden (map)
Website: Website

 

September Friday Night Art Walk

Photo credit Downtown Huntsville

Enjoy the oncoming Fall weather by strolling, shopping and sipping around the Square Downtown at the final Friday Night Art Walks in September & October. There are dozens of vendors with a wide variety of arts and crafts as well as live music. The event takes place during open entertainment district hours, so adults, feel free to stroll with your favorite beverage while shopping and enjoying local art.

Date/Time: September 10 & October 8 | 5PM-8PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Downtown Huntsville (map)
More Info: Website

 

Slide Out of Summer at Ditto

Let’s Slide Out of Summer! Giant slip & slides, food trucks, volleyball, and fun times! Bring your water blasters & water toys too! Kids under 5 slide free with a paying parent. All participants must sign a waiver to slide – minors under 18 must have a parents signature on waiver. (Print the waiver and bring it with you.)

Date/Time: September 11, 10AM-4PM | September 12, Noon-4PM
Cost: $5 wristband per day
Location: Ditto Landing (map)
More Info: Website | Facebook

 

Science On the Spot Saturdays

Every Saturday in September, Cook Museum of Natural science is hosting an up-close, hands-on demonstration. Helpful honey bees, magnetic marvels, hummingbirds, cool cranes, awesome alligators, and Alabama ecosystems will all be featured in a kid-friendly way at the museum!

Date/Time: Saturdays in September at 12:30 PM; Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25
Cost: FREE to members, regular admission to nonmembers
Location: Cook Museum of Natural Science, Decatur (map)
More Info: Website | Facebook

 

Eli’s Block Party & Superhero Day

Dust off your cape for the 8th annual Superhero Day! Enjoy free kids’ activities hosted by local businesses and groups, food trucks, rented rides and inflatables, DJ entertainment, and SUPERHEROES! A gang of about 30-40 Heroes comes out for this event. Our Real Heroes section features law enforcement, military, fire, farmers, utility linemen, and this year we will feature real heroes from the First Responders community in recognition of their service for 9/11. The Superhero Parade starts at 10:30 AM, with more events throughout the day.

Date/Time: September 11 from 10 AM – 4 PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Big Spring Park, Athens (map)
More Info: Website | Facebook

 

September Movies In the Park

Movies in the Park returns for Fall Fridays! Movies in the Park will be hosted at Constitution Hall Park every Friday night in September. Each night will have themed entertainment prior to the movie showing. Plus, a themed food vendor will be at each showing! Make sure to bring your own blanket and chairs, and come out to enjoy these Fall Friday Nights! RSVP to their Facebook Event Page to get updates on entertainment and food vendors!

Date/Time: September 10, 17, & 24 at 6:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Constitution Hall Park (map)
More Info: Website | Facebook

 

Monte Sano Art Festival

monte sano art festival

The Monte Sano Art Festival has been an enjoyed tradition in Huntsville, Alabama for two decades. Enjoy more than 150 of the region’s finest artists in an array of wonderful media, plus local food trucks and musicians throughout the park.

Date/Time: September 18, 9AM-5PM | September 19, from 9AM-4PM
Cost: Festival is FREE to attend but State Park charges $10 parking, $5 for walk-in
Location: Monte Sano State Park (map)
More Info: Website | Facebook

 

NEACA Fall Craft Show

The NEACA Fall Craft Show features over 100 crafters with items ranging from jewelry, pottery, home decor, outdoor decor, dolls, clothing, kitchen accessories, children’s items, food and much more.

Date/Time: Sept. 18-19, 9AM-6PM | Sept. 20, 12PM-5PM
Cost: FREE (parking cost is generally $5-10)
Location: Von Braun Center South Hall (map)
More InfoWebsite | Facebook

 

Dancing for Diversity

Healthy Huntsville participants dancing at Campus 805

Experience a different dance instructor every 15 minutes to include Zumba, cardio hip hop, salsa, line dance and more! Open to all skill levels and family friendly! This is a free dance fitness event to promote health and diversity!

Date/Time: September 17 | 5:30 PM-8:30PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Campus 805 (map)
More Info: Facebook

National Clean Up Day with Operation Green Team

Join Operation Green Team at Friendship Baptist Church to participate in National Cleanup Day. Trash bags, litter sticks, and safety vests will be provided. Just wear clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. All ages and experience levels are welcome.
Contact (256) 532-5326 for more information and any questions about the cleanup. Social distancing and sanitization protocols will be followed. Face Covers are required. Reusable face masks will be given to those who need it.

Date/Time: September 18, 9AM-11AM
Cost: FREE
Location: Friendship Baptist Church (map)
Website: Facebook

 

Trail of Tears Motorcycle Ride

Motorcyclists from across the southeast will come together September 18 for a scenic ride across north Alabama to honor Native American Indians that once traveled through the region. Now in its 28th year, the Trail of Tears Commemorative Motorcycle Ride travels from Bridgeport in the northeastern part of Alabama to the northwestern town of Waterloo. Riders are expected to hit the streets of the Huntsville and Madison City areas between 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM, so please plan a little extra time to get to your morning soccer game or Saturday afternoon events.

Date/Time: September 18, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Cities of Huntsville & Madison
Website: Route Info | Facebook Event

 

Art On the Rocks

Art On The Rocks is a handmade-only arts and crafts show at Noccalula Falls Park with over 60 vendors. General park admission applies and season passes will be accepted. Find more information at noccalulafallspark.com.

Date/Time: September 25-26, 2021, 10 AM – 5 PM
Cost: $6 for adults and $4 for seniors/military/kids
Location: Noccalula Falls Park, Gadsden (map)
More Info: Facebook

 

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Your family can play putt putt on this unique, urban course with 13 holes over the 10-day period for FREE September 23rd to October 3rd! This is a great open air, outdoor event that the community can enjoy at their leisure throughout each day in beautiful downtown Huntsville. BYO putter if you can – there is a limited number of putters & balls.

Date/Time: September 23 through October 3
Cost: FREE
Location: Downtown Huntsville (map)
More Info: Website

 

Eva Frontier Days

eva frontier days

This annual event is a week long and culminates with an arts and craft show, food vendors and an antique tractor and car show. Additional activities include a parade at 11 a.m., live entertainment at 12:30 and 2 p.m. featuring David Davis and the Warrior River Boys and a pig-calling contest at 3 p.m. The day wraps up at the ball fields with the frog-jumping contest at 4 p.m. followed by the greased pig chase at 5 p.m.

Date/Time: September 25 from 9AM-7PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Downtown Eva, AL (map)
More Info: Website | Facebook

TEARS Foundation Rock & Walk

TEARS Foundation fundraiser

The heart of the Rock and Walk is to let bereaved families know they are not alone. The TEARS Foundation strives to build awareness about pregnancy and infant loss by bringing the community together to support these families. As we rock in chairs or walk laps together, we honor the children whose names appear on butterflies lining the path and are reminded that we can find hope.

Date/Time: September 25 from 10AM-1PM
Cost: FREE to attend, $10 to participate
Location: Monte Sano State Park, Huntsville (map)
More Info: Register here

 

Lowe Mill Comic Con

Better late than never! The 2021 Lowe Mill Comic Con features great guests, comics, collectables, live music and cosplay all within the same halls that our studio artists call home. Friday you can visit the Dragon Maid Cafe from 2 PM until closing time and then join us on the East Lawn for the blazing sounds of Bit Brigade live in concert at 7 PM. This band accompanies a speed gamer with an arrangement of the actual NES game soundtrack in real time. Local Con legends Of Heroes Might will support playing anime theme song favorites. Saturday you can shop the day away, meet all the featured guests and cap it all off with a Cosplay Showcase at 5 PM.

Date/Time: September 24-25 from 11AM – 7PM
Cost: $10 parking
Location: Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment (map)
More Info: Website | Facebook

 

Pioneer Family Fun Day in New Market

Games, bouncy houses, barrel train, crafts, a hay ride, vendors, food trucks and more! All proceeds go to the Pioneer Village in the park.

Date/Time: September 25 from 10AM-4PM
Cost: $5, kids under 5 years old free
Location: Sharon Johnston Park, New Market (map)
More Info: Facebook

Inaugural Color Spray Fest at Hidden Rivers Farm

Come get colorful! Bring friends and family out for a day of color! Make sure to wear white, bring eye protection and be ready for a great time! We will have a special area just for you and others to get sprayed with washable paint! Once you enter the area, you will get 30min to play! Day passes are $8/person, 2 and under are free.

Date/Time: September 25 and 26 | 10AM-7PM
Cost: $8 (FREE for kids 2 and under)
Location: Hidden Rivers Farm, Hartselle (map)
More InfoFacebook

 

Touch-a-Truck in Decatur

A hands on opportunity for children to PLAY, CLIMB, EXPLORE, and TOUCH trucks, emergency response vehicles, heavy machinery and other equipment. Meet and interact with equipment operators, drivers and first responders.

Date/Time: September 25 10AM-2PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Ascend Performance Materials, Decatur (map)
More InfoFacebook

When October arrives you know it’s time to pull out the Halloween decorations, grab a few extra bags of candy at the store (for the kids, of course) and wrap yourself in your favorite sweater! #CantGetHereSoonEnough

 

Cullman Oktoberfest

Cullman Oktoberfest

Cullman’s German heritage comes to life with a Southern Style during this annual week-long festival. Enjoy traditional German music, authentic German food, dancing, carriage rides, beer and wine, a classic car show, arts & crafts, guided walking tours, shopping, music and so much more.

Date/Time: September 30 – October 2
Cost: Most events are FREE
Location: Downtown Cullman (map)
More InfoWebsite | Facebook

 

57th Annual Boaz Harvest Festival

The 57th Annual Harvest Festival celebrates the wonderful fall season and all that makes the Boaz Area great. The two-day celebration will include food, arts & crafts vendors, entertainment, Miss Harvest Festival Pageant, a corn hole competition, pumpkin decorating contest, classic car show, cosplay, and more.

Date/Time: October 1 from 8AM – 8PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Downtown Boaz (map)
More Info: Website

 

Food Drive at Hidden Rivers Farm

Bring 5 cans and get 4 free animal feedings or a free small pumpkin at the farm. Canned items will be donated to local food banks!

Date/Time: October 1 | 3-7 PM
Cost: $8 (FREE for kids 2 and under)
Location: Hidden Rivers Farm, Hartselle (map)
More InfoFacebook

 

Free Guided Fall Walking Tours

Enjoy an hour or so walking by some of Alabama’s most beautiful antebellum mansions in Huntsville. Local guides will share stories about the homes’ owners as well as recognizing each site’s distinctive style. Wear comfortable shoes & dress according to the weather forecast – we’ll walk rain or shine as long as it isn’t stormy.

Date/Time: October 2 and October 9 | 10:00 AM
Cost: FREE, and stroller-friendly!
Location: Historic Five Points & Old Town District, Huntsville AL
More InfoWebsite

 

October Movies In the Park

Movies in the Park returns for Fall Fridays! Movies in the Park will be hosted at Constitution Hall Park every Friday night in September. Each night will have themed entertainment prior to the movie showing. Plus, a themed food vendor will be at each showing! Make sure to bring your own blanket and chairs, and come out to enjoy these Fall Friday Nights! RSVP to their Facebook Event Page to get updates on entertainment and food vendors!

Date/Time: October 1, 8, 15, 22 at 6:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Constitution Hall Park (map)
More Info: Website | Facebook

 

Rocket City Hot Wheeler’s 2021 Fall Diecast Show

Bring the whole family to this huge annual diecast show! There will be lots of fun, food, and prizes as well as lots of dealers to get your diecast fix at a really great deal, plus there are raffles throughout the day. See rare and limited edition Hot Wheels and brands as well as amazing customs – vintage and modern Hot Wheels, Matchbox, Greenlight, Johnny Lightning, M2, Corgi, and more!

Date/Time: October 2 from 9AM – 2PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Jaycee’s Building & Fairgrounds, Huntsville (map)
More InfoFacebook Event

 

Owens Cross Roads City Celebration

If you live in Owens Crossroads, Alabama, get ready because the Town is now a CITY! Join us Saturday Oct. 2 from 3-7pm as we celebrate with food trucks, live music and fun for the whole family at the OCRR-Owens Cross Roads Recreation located at 2965 Old Hwy 431.

Date/Time: Saturday, October 2 from 3-7 PM
Cost: FREE
Location: OXR Recreation Center (map)
More InfoFacebook

 

3rd Annual Alabama Honey Festival

The 3rd Annual Alabama Honey Festival is happening in Hampton Cove! Hosted this year by Artisans Cove, A&M University Small Farms Research, Auburn Bees, Sweet Grown Alabama, MCBA, JCBA and Under Clover Apiaries, this well attended annual festival includes specialty vendors, food trucks and will feature honeybees behind a viewing area. Want to talk bees? Come relax and chat at our DCA with beekeepers. They have plenty of stories to tell… it’s not just for drones! This family friendly event is free but parking and bathroom facilities are extremely limited. Please plan appropriately. Educational programs will feature honeybees behind viewing glass, beekeepers, specialty vendors, food demos and food trucks.

Date/Time: October 3 from 1-5 PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Artisans Cove, OXR (map)
More InfoFacebook Event

 

Venardos Circus Returns to MidCity Huntsville!

Venardos Circus performer

Back by popular demand! Created by former Ringling Bros. Ringmaster Kevin Venardos, the Venardos Circus wraps world-class animal-free circus acts into a Broadway Musical-style format dubbed “The American Circus with the heart of a Broadway Show.” With only two weeks in town, the shows are expected to completely sell out online. Guests can expect to be transported back in time to the center ring of a centuries-old tradition, but one that has been reinvented for the next generation. With an amazing assortment of aerialists, acrobats, juggling, balancing, comedy, daredevilry, magic, musical production, and MUCH more, this unique Circus experience will truly delight Adults and Kids of all ages.

Date/Time: October 6-17, 2021
Cost: Starts at $16.50 – $26.50
Location: MidCity District, Huntsville (map)
More Info: Website | Facebook Events

Raptor Show at Huntville Botanical Garden

The Southeastern Raptor Center from the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine is bringing their popular show back to the Garden during Fall Break. This all-ages program is a great opportunity to experience live raptors up-close while learning about their natural history and vital ecological roles.

Date/Time: October 7 at 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM
Cost: FREE for HBG Members, regular admission for nonmembers
Location: Huntsville Botanical Garden (map)
Website: Website

 

Annual HBG Plant Show

Save the dates for our annual Fall Plant Sale! Did you know the fall is the best time to plant trees, shrubs, and perennials in your garden? The season brings a mix of warm soil and cool air for grass, and the moisture helps trees and shrubs establish their root system. Here’s your chance to purchase what you need for your autumn planting!

Date/Time: October 7-9 and October 15-16 from 8 AM-3 PM
Cost: Open to the public
Location: Huntsville Botanical Garden (map)
Website: Website

 

October Friday Night Art Walk

Photo credit Downtown Huntsville

Enjoy the oncoming Fall weather by strolling, shopping and sipping around the Square Downtown at the final Friday Night Art Walks in September & October. There are dozens of vendors with a wide variety of arts and crafts as well as live music. The event takes place during open entertainment district hours, so adults, feel free to stroll with your favorite beverage while shopping and enjoying local art.

Date/Time: October 8 | 5PM-8PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Downtown Huntsville (map)
More Info: Website

 

Lake City Fallfest


Family fun including outdoor vendor market, live music, food trucks, fave painting, inflatable, train ride, pumpkin bowling, pumpkin patch, rock wall climbing, costume contest, pie eating contest, hay ride, and more!

Date/Time: October 8 & 9 from 10 AM – 6 PM
Cost: FREE (some activities for a fee)
Location: Downtown Guntersville (map)
Website: Facebook

 

History Hike at Burritt

Hikers explore a trail during Burritt's Spring Break events.

Head up the mountain for a fun day of history, hiking, and beautiful fall color as you explore the trails at Burritt on the Mountain. Start with a quick tour of our Historic Park, zip by Dr. Burritt’s Mansion, then head out on the trail to find the hidden history there. Discover stories of coal mining, wandering goats, electrification, and even a Civil War skirmish, all right here in our mountain woods. This moderate-difficulty hike will last approximately 1.5 to 2 hours and will travel on the Rock Bluff Trail, Discovery Trail, and Big Cove Turnpike Trail.

Date/Time: October 16 | 10 AM and 1 PM
Cost: Regular Burritt admission rates or FREE to Burritt members
Location: Burritt On the Mountain (map)
More Info: Website | Facebook

 

Chalktoberfest

Bridge Street invites Huntsville to its first annual “Chalktoberfest” chalk art festival! The event area will be located around the Belk Courtyard and property wide. This will be a fun, socially distant event.  There will be family entertainment and a chance for you to cast your vote for your favorite chalk art creation!

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Date/Time: October 16 | 11AM-2PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Bridge Street Town Center (map)
Website: Website

 

River Clay Festival in Decatur


The River Clay Fine Arts Festival artist market features artists from all over the country selling their creations. Come spend a day in beautiful downtown Decatur shopping for art. In addition, patrons and festival goers will enjoy live music, children’s activities, student art exhibits, chalk art, food trucks and more!
Date/Time: October 16-17, 2021
Cost: FREE
Location: Downtown Decatur, AL (map)
Website: Website

 

Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll – CANCELED

characters in HUntsville's Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll

The Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll is one of the largest living history strolls in the nation, with over 75 costumed characters, traditional music, special exhibits, an expanded antique auto display, and student scavenger hunts. Not all are buried in Maple Hill, but they are essential in accurately reflecting the history of Huntsville. Some of the music will accompany character portrayals. Sponsored by the Huntsville Pilgrimage Association, this event is free; donations received are designated for repair and preservation of the walls and tombstones of this historic municipal cemetery.

Date/Time: October 17 | 1:30 – 4:30 PM; as of 9/15 this event has been canceled due to Covid.
Cost: FREE, donations accepted
Location: Maple Hill Cemetery (map)
Website: Website | Facebook

 

Athens Storytelling Festival

Athens storytelling festival

Some of the nation’s most highly acclaimed storytellers will make their way to Athens in October for the city’s annual celebration of storytelling, tall tales, and readings. Now in its fifteenth year, the Athens Storytelling Festival is back as a live and in-person event. Spend a crisp fall weekend listening to stories of adventure and excitement, in a place where memories and magic are captured and spun into tales that make you laugh and cry. Hear stories that tell of a time that used to be. Glimpse into the past and live the imaginary. Learn more about your parents, your children, yourself. Discover all this and more at the annual Athens Storytelling Festival.

Date/Time: October 18 – 23
Cost: $15-40
Location: Athens State University (map)
More Info: Website

 

Swing for the CUP

The Swing for the CUP Scramble golf tournament is a fundraising event to support Phase II of the Cove Universal Playground in southwest Madison county. The tournament will be open to adults and children of all ages and abilities. Our goal for the tournament is to raise funds which will support the purchase of an inclusive zip line at the playground. All proceeds will go directly toward the purchase of playground equipment.

Date/Time: October 22 at 8:00 AM
Cost: FREE to observe, $100 to participate
Location: Robert Trent Jones Golf Course (map)
More Info: Register | Facebook | More info

 

Railyard BBQ & Music Festival

The Inaugural Railyard BBQ Brawl and Music Festival is coming to Historic Downtown Madison AL. This first year event is unlike anything to happen in downtown in its storied history. Two days of BBQ cooking fun and entertainment, culminating with four musical performances headlined by Country Music Star Rodney Atkins. Come early and let the kiddos play, get your spot in the field marked with your favorite blanket and chairs, and enjoy the smells coming from the 50 cooking teams all trying to be #1 at this KCBS Sanctioned BBQ Brawl. You don’t want to miss this great Fall event!


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Date/Time: October 23 from 11AM – 9PM
Cost: $35
Location: Downtown Madison (map)
More Info: View WebsiteFacebook

Microwave Dave Day

The Inaugural Railyard BBQ Brawl and Music Festival is coming to Historic Downtown Madison AL. This first year event is unlike anything to happen in downtown in its storied history. Two days of BBQ cooking fun and entertainment, culminating with four musical performances headlined by Country Music Star Rodney Atkins. Come early and let the kiddos play, get your spot in the field marked with your favorite blanket and chairs, and enjoy the smells coming from the 50 cooking teams all trying to be #1 at this KCBS Sanctioned BBQ Brawl. You don’t want to miss this great Fall event!

Date/Time: October 23 from 11AM – 9PM
Cost: $35
Location: Downtown Madison (map)
More Info: View WebsiteFacebook

2021 Pumpkin Destruction Day

Join the annual Tate Farms smashing day for the most fun you’ll ever have on a farm! Great for all ages, this event provides all-day entertainment and tons of food, activities, and excitement. Attractions include the Monster Truck “Smashing Show” with cars and pumpkins, a special pumpkin explosion show, a hot air balloon pumpkin drop, small child area, Pumpkin Smash Zone area, and the Tate Farms Pumpkin Cannon. There will be a great fireworks display to end the evening along with all the farm’s normal fall family fun activities!

Date/Time: October 30 | 9AM-7PM
Cost: $20 for ages 2 and up
Location: Tate Farms (map)
More Info: Website

 

Fall Carnival & Trunk or Treat in Ardmore

Join the Studio H Dance Company in Ardmore for a family-friendly fall carnival! Enjoy a moon bounce, Kona ice, food, vendors, trunk or treat, games, and a Thriller Dance Contest.

Date/Time: October 30 | 4-8PM
Cost: Armbands – Presale $10 each ($35 family pack); At the gate $15 each ($55 family pack)
Location: Ardmore Town Park (map)
More Info: Facebook

 

Melt’s Annual Fall Festival

Come down to the patio at Melt downtown for some free fall family fun, including live music, pumpkin painting, face painting, balloon making, and scrumptious snacks with a costume party to top it off!

Date/Time: October 30 | 2-4 PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Melt Huntsville (map)
More Info: Facebook

 

Fall Color Special Train Ride

flier for Fall Color Special North Alabama Railroad Museum in Huntsville Alabama NARM

The annual Fall Color Special train ride is sure to bring a smile to young and old alike, as our large windows create the perfect picture frame for the colors of autumn. Bring your camera as we travel along five miles of track in search of colorful trees and falling leaves.

Date/Time: October 30 & November 6 | 10AM & 2PM
Cost: $10-$250
Location: North Alabama Railroad Museum (map)
Website: WebsiteFacebook

 

5th Annual Bernard Blues and BBQ

3rd Annual Bernard Blues and BBQ

Visit the Saint Bernard preparatory School over Halloween weekend for two days of shopping handmade arts and crafts, enjoying great live music, and plenty of delicious barbecue! No pets, please.

Date/Time: October 30 and 31 | 9AM-5PM (Sat) & 9AM-4PM (Sun)
Cost: $5
Location: Saint Bernard Preparatory School (map)
More Info: Tickets | Website

 

Fall Festival in Ardmore

Food, Games, Candy, Bounce Houses, Prizes, and More. The community is invited!

Date/Time: October 30 from 1-3 PM
Cost: FREE
Location: The Harvest Church (map)
Website: WebsiteFacebook

 

Huntsville Science Festival

Huntsville Science Festival

Hands-on STEAM activities for kids, an awesome lineup of guest speakers, free science kits while they last, demonstrations, prizes, and SPACE DINOSAURS are all part of this 2nd annual festival.

Date/Time: October 30 from 10 AM – 6 PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Von Braun Center (map)
Website: WebsiteFacebook

Thanksgiving and Christmas are just around the corner and it is THE BEST time of year to go for a hike, visit a park, or just spend time outside which is why these November events are so much fun!

 

Round Top Folk Festival @ Burritt

There’s a fall festival happening on the mountain and you don’t want to miss it! Kickoff the festival on Friday with an evening of stellar music with Microwave Dave and The Nukes and then return Saturday to check out a wide assortment of local artisans and craftspeople as they display and demonstrate traditional skills and crafts. Have a toe-tapping good time as you enjoy a variety of music groups that will be playing in the historic park and church throughout the day.

Pricing: Public Weekend Pass: $35, includes $25 concert and discounted Saturday Admission. Public Child Weekend Pass: $18, include $10 concert & $8 Child admission. Child Concert Ticket: $10 Ages 3-12. Saturday Day Pass Regular Admission Rates apply: $12/$8/$10 (Adults/Children 3+/Seniors & Military). Limited tickets available. Advanced Friday concert tickets required. Advanced Saturday Day Passes encouraged, but not required. Tickets may be purchased at the gate, if available.

Date/Time: Nov. 5 at 6PM | Nov. 6 at 10AM-4PM
Cost: Varies (see description)
Location: Burritt on the Mountain (map)
Website: Website

6th Annual Rods & Wheels Cruise-In

The 6th Annual Rods and Wheels Cruise-In near the Kingston Pavilion at Ditto Landing. Live music starts at 10AM, and guests can enjoy the car show, food trucks, kid’s activities, and fishing! Make plans to attend this family FUN event!

Date/Time: November 6 | 9 AM – 2 PM
Cost: FREE admission, registration is $20 per vehicle
Location: Ditto Landing (map)
Website: WebsiteFacebook

 

Tour de Ville

Tour de Ville is a festive event centered on a leisurely bike ride around Historic Downtown Huntsville. Riders will enjoy several noteworthy and historic “rest stops” along the route, and the post-ride celebration will feature live music, pizza, craft beer, and a bike obstacle course with fun races and games for kids and adults. This unique fundraiser will benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Alabama.

Date/Time: November 6, 9:00 AM
Cost: $5-$30
Location: Campus No. 805 (map)
More InfoWebsite | Facebook

 

Fall Color Special Train Ride

flier for Fall Color Special North Alabama Railroad Museum in Huntsville Alabama NARM

The annual Fall Color Special train ride is sure to bring a smile to young and old alike, as our large windows create the perfect picture frame for the colors of autumn. Bring your camera as we travel along five miles of track in search of colorful trees and falling leaves.

Date/Time: November 6 | 10AM & 2PM
Cost: $10-$250
Location: North Alabama Railroad Museum (map)
Website: WebsiteFacebook

 

Bob Jones Band Car Show and Food Truck Rally

Please come out to the 3rd Annual Bob Jones Car Show & Food Truck Rally! Last year’s event saw 90 registered cars. Drop by and enjoy pop-up tents, crafts and vendors, food trucks, and an evening car show with custom handmade winner’s trophies representing instruments of the band. Winners are selected by the band kids, and 100% of proceeds benefit the band! A special band performance will close out the evening.

Date/Time: November 13 | 3PM-7PM
Cost: FREE for spectators; $20 car show entry
Location: Madison City Stadium (map)
More InfoWebsite


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