Huntsville Weekend Roundup June 29 – July 1

Happy weekend, Huntsville! Once again – like we’ve done over 350 times before – we’ve listed our favorite free/cheap things families can do together in one place below. Our mission here at RCM is to make parenting easier. Have we done that for you? We hope so because we’d rather you have more time to do the things you love best – like an extra bedtime story or a board game with your kids.

Make your plans now for the 4th of July with our list of celebrations & fireworks shows. And keep in mind there are even MORE awesome things to do over on our full Event Calendar!

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Free & Awesome Live Music

All Weekend
Cost: FREE
Various locations

Athens Kiddie Carnival Opens!

Thursday – Saturday from 6:30-930 PM
Cost: Rides are $.50 each
Athens Lions Club | More Info

A carnival just for kids? Yes, you heard us right and it is NOT TO BE MISSED. Seriously, read our review and you’ll be lining up!

Fun & Games on Friday

Friday from 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Max Luther Drive Community Center | More Info

Free kids activities for ages 8-14 – run some errands while your kids make new friends. Registration required.

Outdoor Movie Night

Friday at 8:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Madison Public Library | More Info

Bring your chairs & blankets to watch Kung Fu Panda at the library’s back patio. Popcorn is on the house, and picnics welcome.

Nab Some Fresh Produce

Saturday from 8AM – Noon
Cost: FREE admission, bring $ to shop
Madison Farmer’s Market | More Info

It’s blueberry & peach season in Alabama and you can get the freshest of both at the Madison Farmer’s Market! Grab all the things you need for your July 4th celebration.

Treasures Birth Hour

Saturday at 9:00 AM
Cost: FREE
Acorn Treasures | More Info

Connects with birth professionals in a casual yet informative setting. Regina Woodley will present, “You are a Mammal: What We Can Learn About Birth and Breastfeeding From the Animal Kingdom”.

Planetarium Show

Saturday at 7:30 PM
Cost: FREE – $5
VBAS Planetarium | More Info

Your family can do some star-gazing with the pros on top of the mountain. Tonight’s topic is the Science of “The Martian” movie. Read our review before you go!

Worth the Dinero


Celebrate the US at Ditto!

Sunday from 3PM – 10:30 PM
Cost: $15, kids 10 and under FREE
Ditto Landing | More Info

Live music by awesome local bands, food trucks, games, craft beer, and an evening fireworks show over the water are all included in this day-long celebration.

Myth & Magic Breakfast

Saturday at 8:30 AM
Cost: $7-10
Huntsville Botanical Garden | More Info

Unicorn Toast, Rainbow Fruit Skewers, Sausage and tasty pastries will be served at this epic breakfast! There will also be Gardens of Myth themed crafts and face painting for the kids. Read our review of this awesome exhibit at HBG!

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