Huntsville Weekend Roundup April 20-22

A lovely weekend is in store for you and your family! We’ve listed all of our free and/or cheap things going on for kids and their families in Huntsville and North Alabama below.

Free & Cheap


NOTE: Call ahead to confirm events if it rains!

Operation KidSafe

All Weekend
Cost: FREE
Smith Infiniti of Huntsville | More Info

Parents can get their child’s fingerprints and safety document secured for free, as part of the national Operation KidSafe program.

Concerts On the Dock Start Back!

Friday from 6-9 PM
Cost: FREE, $5 parking
Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment | More Info

Winston Ramble kicks off the Spring CoD season of our favorite family concerts in town! Get the full lineup and our Parent Pro-Tips HERE.

March for Babies & Superhero Sprint

Saturday from 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Cost: FREE
Charger Park | More Info

Kids 10 and under some in costume and run in the Superhero Sprint and families can enjoy festival activities. It’s a cause near & dear to the parents here at Rocket City Mom. This is why.


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Madison Farmer’s Market Opening Day!

Saturday from 8AM – Noon
Cost: FREE admission
Hughes Road, Madison | More Info

I can almost taste those fresh strawberries… it’s the first day of the Spring season at this great market. Kid-friendly, pet-friendly, and produce-friendly!

Spring Craft Shows

Saturday
Cost: FREE admission
Various locations

There are a few choices for local arts & crafts shows this weekend!

Healthy Kids Day at the Y

Saturday from 9 AM – Noon
Cost: FREE
Hogan YMCA | Southeast YMCA

The event features make & take projects, games, demonstrations, kid-friendly exercise, first responders and children’s activities. Madison kids can also run in the Hogan Five Points of Life Kid’s Marathon.

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.

Cars, Trucks, and Things That Go

Saturday from 10AM – Noon
Cost: FREE
First Baptist Church Huntsville | More Info

A transportation lover’s DREAM… antique cars, trucks, tractors, emergency vehicles, boats, limousines and more! Kiddie Train Rides, Live Music, Food Trucks, and a 60-foot lift to get “up close” to the Cosmic Christ Mosaic tiles.

Drop In & Create Line Art

Saturday
Cost: FREE
Huntsville Museum of Art | More Info

HMA offers fun, interactive art-making activities for families with children ages 3 and up that will sure to spark your little one’s creativity!

Free Community Lunch

Saturday from Noon – 2PM
Cost: FREE
Academy for Learning | More Info

Kids against hunger is a youth led free monthly community lunch day for anyone that would like to eat. The idea is to feed those that are in need and at the same time bring together people from all walks of life.

Earth Day on the Mountain

Sunday from Noon – 5PM
Cost: FREE, $5 to park
Monte Sano State Park | More Info

Pack a picnic and enjoy the animal shows, live music, butterfly & bee exhibits, and hands-on demonstrations to celebrate Earth Day weekend!

Worth the Money


“Raggedy Ann and Andy”

Friday – Sunday
Cost: $15
VBC Playhouse | More Info

Head to Looney Land with Fantasy Playhouse in this beloved Spring production of a classic story about two ragdolls, their beautiful French Babette, and their playroom friends.

PNO at The Little Gym

Friday from 6-9 PM
Cost: $20-35
The Little Gym in Madison | More Info

Nab some QT with your significant other or just take a long bubble bath! The kids will be taken care of and will have tons of fun! Dinner included.

Build a Lunch + LEGO Batman

Saturday from 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Cost: $10-40
Huntsville Botanical Garden | More Info

Lunch + LEGO Batman movie + Huntsville Botanical Garden + building stations = a SUPER fun way to spend your Saturday! Family tickets are available to purchase online.

DISCLAIMER: We do our best at Rocket City Mom to provide accurate, useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from user submissions, press releases, local newspapers, signs around town and word of mouth. While we always try to confirm details before they are posted in the Huntsville Weekend Roundup, sometimes details change or we are given inaccurate information. Whenever possible we link our write-ups to the source in which our information came from and strongly urge you to confirm details before you go, especially when it comes to outdoor events and weather.