You can’t get much better than a long weekend with three holidays thrown in the mix. Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day, enjoying your day off on President’s Day or rounding up the weekend with Mardi Gras, there’s something going on for you! Check out our full event calendar for a complete list of activities happening this weekend, or browse some of our top picks below.
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Huntsville Weekend Fun (at a safe distance)
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.
- FREE – Join us online for our Virtual Learning Expo and find out all the Rocket City has to offer. Details
- FREE – Get ready for your little one with Huntsville Hospital’s Online Breastfeeding Class. Details
- Take flight with the Huntsville Botanical Garden’s Great Backyard Bird Count. Details
- Take the pups on a stroll during Dog Days at the Garden. Details
- Build your own Mars Rover during the IDEAS Lab at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. Details
- Celebrate Black History at Burritt on the Mountain with live performances and activities. Details
- Be an Aquarist for a Day at Cook Museum and enjoy animal feedings and more. Details
- Cheer on the home team during a UAH Chargers home hockey game. Details
- Celebrate Mardi Gras with the a drive-thru Carnegie Carnival Parade. Details
- FREE – Enjoy a virtual story time with Fantasy Playhouse. Details
- FREE – Enjoy a kid-friendly taste of New Orleans during Mardi Gras at MidCity. Details
- FREE- Families can receive fresh food boxes during Farmers to Families. Details
- FREE – Get the Kids in the Kitchen during the YMCA’s free cooking class. Details
- Go on a hunt for the best local King Cake… just watch out for that baby! Details
- FREE – Enjoy these easy Valentine’s themed crafts with your littles. Details
- FREE – Make these fun and healthy Valentine’s Day Snacks. Details
- FREE – Make mom or dad a Valentine waffle breakfast! Here’s how.
- FREE – Learn to Play Lacrosse with the Madison Lacrosse Club. Details
- FREE – Learn to Play Lacrosse with the Huntsville Lacrosse Club. Details
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 🙂
- Rocket City Kids Explain Valentine’s Day
- Youth Sports Directory
- Climb to New Heights at Johnson Legacy Center
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.
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