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.
- 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 THREE awesome events!
Free & Cheap
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
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.
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
Cost: FREE admission
There are a few choices for local arts & crafts shows this weekend!
Healthy Kids Day at the Y
Saturday from 9 AM – Noon
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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