Huntsville Weekend Roundup June 21-23

Happy dance time, Huntsville – it’s the weekend! You know what that means… we get to list our favorite free/cheap things that families can do together. We also have a few things that are totally worth the money, not to mention even MORE in our full Event Calendar. And don’t forget to share your memories with us on Instagram using the tag #HsvSummerFun – you could win some cool stuff!

We put ALL THE SUMMER FUN in one place for you to make it easy throughout the week. Our 2019 Summer Fun Guide is full of movies, music, water parks, and more. And if you like to plan ahead, check out our list of local 4th of July Celebrations!

Click here to start making plans for the 4th!

Free & Cheap


Free & Awesome Live Music

All Weekend
Cost: FREE
Various locations

Very Hungry Caterpillar Party

Friday at 10:30 AM
Cost: FREE
Madison Library | More Info

Celebrate 50 years of Eric Carle’s classic children’s books with games, crafts, and more!


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Weekend Farm Fresh Markets

Saturday & Sunday
Cost: FREE admission

Madison Farmer’s Market – Saturday from 8AM – Noon
The Market at MidCity – Sunday from 2-6 PM

Party with Pollinators!

Saturday from 10 AM – 1 PM
Cost: FREE
Hays Nature Preserve | More Info

Enjoy free activities, including viewing an observation honey bee hive, a butterfly and caterpillar exhibit, butterfly walks, native plant garden exploration and more!

Movies Under the Stars

Friday from 8:00 PM
Cost: FREE

You and the kids can watch a free movie under the stars. Chairs & blankets encouraged. So are picnic suppers! Get there early to grab a good spot.
Arab’s Movies in the ParkOctober Sky – Friday at 8 PM
Madison LibraryCrazy Rich Asians – Friday at 8 PM

Whiz Kids Open Gym

Friday at 9:15 AM Saturday at 8:30 AM
Cost: $3-5
The Matrix Gym | More Info

A great way for children under age 6 to get some active gym time in the morning! Read our review before you go.
Ages 6-11 – Open Gym at 9:30 AM on Saturdays
Ages 12-8 – Open Gym at 11:00 AM on Saturdays


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Family Literacy Fun Day

Saturday from Noon – 4PM
Cost: FREE

Alabama A&M Agribition Center | More Info
Kids can celebrate literacy and earn PCREP dollars (play money) to purchase books at an on-site bookstore. There will also be rides, games, a water slide, carousel, and vendors to visit.

Family Summer Orchestra Concert

Sunday at 2:30 PM
Cost: FREE
Asbury Church | More Info

Bring the kids and step into the show with music from Disney and Broadway hits, plus sacred, classical, and folk selections.

Worth the Dinero


Astronomy for All: Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

Friday at 7:00 PM (doors open at 6:15 PM)
Cost: $10-15
INTUITIVE Planetarium | More Info

In this stellar event, you’ll learn about single and multi-star systems, the life cycle of stars, and how you can find them in the sky. Science, humor and an activity included. Get tickets online in advance!


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City Lights & Stars Concert

Friday at 7:30 PM
Cost: $10-15
Burritt On the Mountain | More Info

Listen to Huntsville’s In the Mood with all of the Rocket City laid out at your feet. The view at this special concert just cannot be beat. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and a picnic.

Roller Derby Double Header

Saturday from 4-9 PM
Cost: FREE – $15
Insanity Skate Park | More Info

See roller derby up close & personal while rooting for the Home Teams, the Dixie Derby Girls and the Rocket City Rebels!

Artistic Parent’s Night Out

Saturday from 5:30 – 8:30 PM
Cost: $35
Spirited Art | More Info

Kids ages 5 and up can enjoy pizza, painting, and games while parents enjoy a few hours to themselves!

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