Who is ready for some Luck ‘O the Irish to rub off? We here at RCM are itchin’ for Spring and it’s *kinda* here so let’s celebrate with another fun-filled family weekend. Lucky for you we listed our free/cheap things to do in Huntsville this weekend below!
A few important items of note:
- It’s still not too late to register your kids for a Spring Break Camp. #procrastinatorsunite
- Check out these Spring Break deals for $8 or less.
- Be sure to VOTE in our Family Favorite Awards HERE.
- Keep our Event Calendar and 2019 Spring Activity Guide handy for even more kid’s events.
Free & Cheap
Take a Kid-Friendly Hike
North AL Trails | More Info
We’ve found five family-friendly hiking trails that your kiddos will love to do this weekend – it’s going to be perfect weather after Friday’s rain!
Giant Spring Craft Show
Friday – Sunday
VBC South Hall | More Info
The annual NEACA is this weekend – over 100 local artists and crafters selling their wares, just in time for Easter!
Whiz Kids Open Gym Time for Kids
Friday & Saturday
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
– Kids 6-11 Open Gym
– Kids 12-18 Open Gym
Friday at 10:00 AM
Hays Nature Preserve | More Info
Kids will enjoy story time with beloved books followed by a themed nature activity. Today it’s all about kites!
Saturday at 9:00 AM
Cost: $5 for HBG members
Huntsville Botanical Garden | More Info
Shamrock hunts with prizes, green snacks, face painting, and photos with Stumpy the Leprechaun are just a few fun things you’ll do at this shindig.
Drop In & Create!
Huntsville St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Saturday at 11:30 AM
Downtown Huntsville | More Info
Grab something green to wear and head downtown for this family-friendly parade! Rain or shine. There’s also a St. Paddy’s Party that is kid & dog friendly afterward!
Rocket City Wrestling
Worth the Money
MonsterJam Returns to Huntsville
Thursday – Sunday
VBC Arena | More Info
Kiddos who love big trucks will be in paradise – this family-friendly touring show is back and full of rip-roaring action!
Purchase tickets online here.
Date Night In the Dome… with Childcare!
Friday at 6:30 PM
Cost: $10-15 each
U.S. Space & Rocket Center | More Info
Parents can experience a unique date night in the new INTUITIVE Planetarium (you really must see it – it’s awesome!), while kids are having fun in the Spark!Lab.
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