Huntsville Weekend Roundup December 4-6
WHOA. There’s a huge weekend ahead in the Tennessee Valley! Our full Event Calendar has even more activities happening in Huntsville and beyond this weekend if you don’t see anything below that suits your fancy. Just be smart – don’t forget your mask and hand sanitizer if you choose to go out.
Keep all this holiday joy at your fingertips with the free Explore Huntsville app. It’s got:
- All the places you’ll find Santa in Huntsville
- Tree Lightings & Parades
- Special Holiday Events
- Christmas Music
- Holiday Shows & Performances
- Christmas Tree Farms
- Winter Break Camps for Kids
- Holiday Markets & Craft Fairs
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Huntsville Weekend Fun (at a safe distance)
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As we do every week we’ve curated what we think are your best bets for finding a little family fun (and joy) this Huntsville weekend below, but be sure to check out our full calendar if you don’t see anything you like here.
- It’s Candlelight Christmas (Friday & Saturday only!) at Burritt On the Mountain. Details
- All aboard the North Star Limited and the Santa Train at the North AL Railroad Museum! Details
- Galaxy of Lights Driving Nights continues this weekend – get your tickets in advance! Details
- Head over to see the new Rocket City Spectacular light show at Toyota Field. Details
- Spend the afternoon or evening at Skating In the Park downtown. Details
- The Holiday NEACA Craft Show is at the VBC Friday-Sunday. Details
- See a free Holiday Laser Light Show at Bridge Street Friday-Sunday . Details
- Visit with your favorite characters at Bridge Street’s Magical Holiday Snow Globe on Fridays. Details
- Fantasy Playhouse performs A Christmas Carol in a truly unique way this weekend. Details
- Get some shopping done while the kids are at Parent’s Night Out. Details
- A Christmas Fireworks Spectacular has replaced the Huntsville Christmas Parade on Friday. Details
- The Cullman Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting is also this Friday. Details
- While you’re there, stop by Christmas in the Grotto. Details
- Take the kids Christmas Light Hunting with our handy list & map! Details
- Arts Huntsville’s Holiday Art Marketplace is on Saturday. Details
- It’s also Yule Y’all time at Lowe Mill on Saturday! Details
- Downtown Huntsville is having a Super Saturday Sidewalk Sale. Details
- The Geeky Holiday Market is still going on Saturday too. Details
- We love all these ways to Shop Small & Local for your list this year. Details
- It’s the 33rd year for this Drive-Thru Living Nativity. Details
- Make the Journey to the Manger at First Baptist Huntsville. Details
- How the Grinch Stole Christmas is showing drive-in style for free. Details
- “Christmas in Toyland” is the theme of the Monroeville Parade this Saturday. Details
- Decatur’s Princess Theater performs The Best Christmas Pagaent Ever. Details
- Scottsboro celebrates the season with their annual Jingle Bell Square. Details
- Saturday is also the Night Before Christmas celebration in Guntersville. Details
- The Hartselle Holiday Market is happening this Saturday! Details
- Plan out a socially distant Holiday Cookie Exchange with friends. Details
- Covenant Church is having an outdoor Holiday Market on Sunday. Details
- Pick up some goodies at Sunday’s Greene Street Holiday Market. Details
- Cove Church is having an old-fashioned Community Tree Lighting Sunday. Details
Find Your Local Holiday Scene!
Every Night through December 31
No matter what corner of North Alabama you live, you can find free seasonal fun every night that includes gorgeous lit trees or festive decorations! Lights typically come on at dusk.
- Huntsville Tinsel Trail – Big Spring Park, Huntsville (Can you find the RCM Tree?)
- Christmas Card Lane & Polar Express on Main – Downtown Madison
- North Poll Stroll – Downtown Athens
- Enchanted Forest – Decatur
- Christmas in the Park – Arab Historic Village
- Ardmore Tinsel Trail – Downtown Ardmore
So that’s what we know about. Did we miss something cool happening in the Huntsville area? Leave in the comments or send us a note at email@example.com. If you have a free/cheap family-friendly event you want added to our calendar feel free to submit anytime but keep in mind we have other jobs too so give us a few days heads up 🙂
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