Huntsville Weekend Roundup March 1-3

The trees are blooming, birds are chirping, and it won’t stop raining. Could it be that Spring has arrived early in Huntsville? One sure sign is all the fun things happening on the weekend for kids, and this one is no exception! We list our favorites below to make it easy for you to spend some QT with your family. Of course, you can always find even more things to do inside our full Event Calendar.

Your RCM To-Do List:

  • Browse our list of Spring Break Camps – hurry up and register because they fill up fast!
  • Nominate your Family Favorites for our annual RCM Family Favorite Awards.

 

Free & Cheap Weekend Fun



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Consignment & Community Sales

All Weekend, various times
Cost: FREE admission, great deals!
Various locations | More Info

Nab some awesome Spring clothes, furniture, toys, & more at these local consignment sales.
Little Lambs Consignment
Sweet Repeats
Trinity Marketplace
BCM Rummage Sale

Dr. Seuss Day

Friday & Saturday
Cost: FREE
Schoolcraft | More Info

Kids will love these Seuss-themed storytimes & crafts. Happy birthday to Theodor Geisel!
Schoolcraft Storytime – Friday at 10AM
Athens Library Storytime – Saturday at 10AM
Madison Library Storytime – Saturday at 10AM

Whiz Kids Open Gym Time for Kids

Friday & Saturday
Cost: $3-5
The Matrix Gym | More Info

What makes this particular Open Gym time for kids so dadgum awesome? We detail it all in our Parent Review. Bonus for keeping the Bigs and Littles separate in two jump sessions! #SafetyFirst
Kids 6 and under Open Gym – Friday at 9:15 AM and Saturday at 8:30 – 9:30 AM
Kids 6-11 Open Gym
Kids 12-18 Open Gym

First LEGO League

Saturday, all day
Cost: FREE to watch
Hampton Cove Middle School | More Info

Cheer on student teams as they design, build, program, and compete with LEGO Mindstorm Robotics. It’s STEMtastic!


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Go Fly a Kite!

Saturday from 11AM – 3PM
Cost: FREE
John Hunt Park | More Info

This annual Kite Festival is super fun – BYOK to the park and enjoy live music, face painting, food, and more!

Huntsville Mardi Gras Parade

Saturday at 4:30 PM
Cost: FREE
Downtown Huntsville | More Info

Beads, floats, music – what more can you ask for? Oh, and it’s family friendly! Plus, you’ll get to see the world-famous Cotton Candies Krew 🙂

Carnegie Carnival Weekend

All weekend, varies
Cost: mostly FREE
Decatur | More Info

It’s not just a parade, although it is that too, Mardi Gras is a whole weekend in Decatur. Find out how our friends to the south party their cares away and join in.

Worth the Money



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Art of Sustainable Science

Saturday from 9AM – 2PM
Cost: General Admission, members FREE
Huntsville Botanical Garden | More Info

The perfect union between science and art for students in grades K-12. You’ll be amazed and impressed to see the fnished projects on display at The Garden.

Parent’s Night Out

Friday Night
Cost: $25 and $15
The Matrix Gym

This is the only place in town that offers a PNO for kids of all ages. That’s pretty AWESOME.
Kid’s Night Out – 5:30 – 8:30 PM for ages 3-9
Friday Night Flip Out – 8:30 – 11:00 PM for ages 10-18

Fire On the Mountain

Saturday 10AM – 3PM
Cost: Members free, non-members general admission
Burritt On the Mountain | More Info

Blacksmiths will be firing up the forges and you can sample yummy hearth-cooking throughout the historic park. Be sure to check out the barnyard while you’re there!

Go See a Show!

Friday – Sunday
Cost: $5 – 25

We love a good kid-friendly show and there are two to choose from this weekend – but why choose? Go see both!

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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.