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.

NOTE: Call ahead to confirm events if it’s raining! 

Free & Cheap


Biergarten Under the Rocket

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
Cost: FREE
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.


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Free Movie at Dublin Park

Friday at 6:00 PM
Cost: FREE
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.

Bunny Bonanza

Saturday at 10:00 AM
Cost: $5
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
Cost: FREE
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
Cost: FREE
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.


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Car Boot Sale

Saturday from Noon – 4 PM
Cost: FREE
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
Cost: FREE

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.

Worth the Money


Date Night at the Dome

Friday from 6-9 PM
Cost: $10-15
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!


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Peter Cottontail Express

Saturday at 10 AM, 11 AM, 1 PM, 2 PM, and 3 PM
Cost: $20
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
Cost: $15
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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