Huntsville Easter Weekend Roundup April 19-21
A lovely Easter weekend is in store for you and your family! Egg hunts, bunny sightings, festivals and much more are all listed below. FYI: we specialize in free and/or cheap things going on for kids and their families in Huntsville and North Alabama.
- There are even MORE fun things to do on our full Event Calendar
- Use our Summer Camp Guide to plan out your summer
- Check our Giveaway Page to win tickets to awesome events!
NOTE: Call ahead to confirm events if it’s raining!
Free & Cheap
Thursday from 4:30 – 7:30 PM
Cost: FREE admission, $$ for dinner
USSRC Davidson Center | More Info
Why not kick off your weekend early and listen to German oompah tunes underneath a giant rocket? This truly Huntsville experience benefit local charities and is kid & dog friendly.
Great American Cleanup & Plant Giveaway
Friday from 11AM – 1PM
Huntsville City Hall | More Info
Free vegetable plants & refreshments (while they last) hosted by Operation Green Team in honor of Earth Day weekend.
Concerts On the Dock Start Back!
Friday from 6-9 PM
Cost: FREE, $5 parking
Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment | More Info
The Quantaphonics kick off the Spring CoD season of our favorite family concerts in town! Get the full lineup and our Parent Pro-Tips HERE.
Free Movie at Dublin Park
Friday at 6:00 PM
Dublin Park Gym | More Info
This free INDOOR movie series kicks off with Peter Rabbit – bring your chairs & blankets.
Madison City Farmer’s Market
Saturday from 8AM – Noon
Cost: FREE admission
Hughes Road, Madison | More Info
You can almost taste those fresh strawberries… Kid-friendly, pet-friendly, and produce-friendly!
Paddle the Canal Festival
Saturday from 8 AM – 4 PM
Cost: FREE to watch!
Big Spring Park | More Info
Cheer on your favorite team and enjoy the festival atmosphere, live music, and food trucks at this fun DHI event.
Saturday at 10:00 AM
Huntsville Botanical Garden| More Info
This members-only event is reason enough to join HBG and a fantastic Easter party just for kids!
Earth Day at Hays
Saturday from 10AM – 2PM
Hays Nature Preserve | More Info
It’s one of our favorite Spring events – don’t miss Operation Green Team’s annual & awesome Earth Day celebration with kids activities, butterfly releases, fun hiking trails, and hands-on exhibits.
Historic Madison Walking Tour
Saturday at 10:00 AM
Constitution Hall Park | More Info
Learn a little local history and enjoy the fresh air with these walking tours led by a knowledgeable guide. Plus they’re stroller friendly! Get the full Spring schedule here.
Car Boot Sale
Saturday from Noon – 4 PM
Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment | More Info
There are some funky finds at this rummage sale inspired by the Brits.
Rocket City Championship Wrestling
Saturday at 7 PM
Cost: FREE – $8
RCW Arena | More Info
Watch pro wrestlers do their thing in a family-friendly environment. Read this Parent Review before you go!
Community Easter Egg Hunts!
All Weekend, various times
Grab your bonnet & basket and join your friends at these local egg hunts! Get a full list of all the egg hunts we know about HERE.
- Egg Hunt at the Main Library – Friday at 10 AM
- Helicopter Egg Drop – Saturday from 9-11 AM
- New Market Egg Drop – Saturday from 10AM – 2PM
- Eggstravaganza & Kite Festival in Madison – Saturday at 10 AM
- Egg Hunt at the Main Library – Saturday at 10 AM
- Triana Egg Hunt – Saturday at 10 AM
- Easter Egg Hunt at MFBC – Saturday at 10 AM
- Hunt for Eggs at Movement Church – Saturday from 1-3 PM
- Special Needs Eggstravaganza – Saturday from 1:30 – 4PM
- Community Egg Hunt at NHB – Saturday from 2-4 PM
- Egg Hunt in Hazel Green – Saturday from 2-4 PM
- Children’s Easter Celebration – Saturday from 2-4 PM
- Dinosaur Egg Hunt – Saturday from 2-5 PM
Worth the Money
Friday from 6-9 PM
U.S. Space & Rocket Center | More Info
Parents can have a much-needed Date Night at this fantastic evening at the INTUITIVE Planetarium, while the kids enjoy activities at the on-site childcare!
Peter Cottontail Express
Saturday at 10 AM, 11 AM, 1 PM, 2 PM, and 3 PM
North AL Railroad Museum | More Info
Create a new Easter Bunny tradition at this scenic spring train ride through the countryside. Read this Parent Review before you go!
DIY Date Night
Friday at 6:00 PM
Cost: $65 per couple
Hammer & Stain | More Info
Get hands-on with your sweetie… working on a customizable Stain & Paint project together. #clever
Easter Jubilee & Egg Stroll
Saturday from 11AM – 3PM
Cost: General admission, or free for members
Burritt On the Mountain| More Info
Enjoy Easter the old-fashioned way on the mountain at this fun and easy Egg Stroll. Yes, the Bunny will be there too!
“Ramona Quimby” Presented by Fantasy Playhouse
Friday at 7PM, Saturday & Sunday at 1:30 PM and 5 PM
VBC Playhouse | More Info
Be transported to Klickitat Street and meet the Quimbys! This beloved book by Beverly Cleary is brought to the stage in a way your family will love.
“The Wild” Chinese Lantern Festival
Now – May 19
Cost: Daytime Free for members, general admission for non-members
Evening festival admission $8-24
Huntsville Botanical Garden | More Info
This breath-taking new exhibit at HBG is visually stunning. Enjoy glowing lanterns, Chinese arts & crafts, shadow puppets, and kung fu demonstrations throughout the Garden. Purchase advance tickets online here and save time!
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