March kicks off the Spring season, and in typical Huntsville fashion there is A LOT going on. Lucky for you we listed our free/cheap favorite events this weekend below!
A few important items of note:
- It’s not too late to register your kids for a Spring Break Camp.
- Be sure to VOTE in our Family Favorite Awards HERE.
- Keep our Event Calendar and 2020 Spring Activity Guide handy for even more kid’s events.
Free & Cheap Events
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.
Kid Swap Consignment Sale
Open Gym Bounce Time
Saturday from 8:30 – 11:00 AM
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
– Ages 6 and under Open Gym – Saturday at 8:30 – 9:30 AM
– Kids 6-11 Open Gym time – Saturday from 9:30 – 11:00 AM
– Ages 12-18 Open Gym Time – Saturday at 11:00 AM
Cattyshack Open House
Friday from 3PM – 8PM
Cost: FREE, donations accepted
Lowe Mill A&E | More Info
Experience Huntsville’s new cat cafe for yourself during Lowe Mill’s open studio night!
Spring Craft Fair
Saturday from 9AM – 3PM
St. John’s Catholic Church | More Info
This craft fair with local vendors will benefit the North Alabama Foster Closet and include handmade items inspired by faith.
Free ACT Study Class
Saturday at 8:00 AM
Showers Center | More Info
Hit the books and get some great study tips at this ACT Prep Class. It’s a great chance to improve self confidence in ACT testing ability.
Blast Off Book Festival
Saturday at 10:30 AM
Madison Library | More Info
Grab your favorite lunch lady or young Jedi – NYT Bestselling author & illustrator, Jarrett Krosoczka, visits for a book signing and dynamic presentation for local families. Don’t miss it!
Community Kite Festival
Saturday from 11AM – 3PM
John Hunt Park | More Info
Bring a kite to this lovely annual Spring festival and enjoy live music, performances & demonstrations, food, face painting and more!
Sunday from 1-4 PM
Country Day School | More Info
Share an afternoon of food, performanceS, activities, talent, and fun and discover the beauty of our community’s diversity.
HYO Concert: “Africa”
Sunday at 3:00 PM
Asbury UMC | More Info
Young musicians in the Huntsville Youth Orchestra perform a series of concerts featuring music from, and inspired by, Africa.
Worth the Dinero in Huntsville
Planetarium Show: Alabama Spring Skies
Friday from 7-9 PM
INTUITIVE Planetarium at the USSRC | More Info
Learn about the spring night sky and the various objects that are visible at this time of year in this live and interactive presentation. Great for all ages!
Fire On the Mountain
Saturday from 10AM – 3PM
Cost: FREE for members, or $10-12 for general admission
Burritt On the Mountain | More Info
Historic cooks will transport you back to the 1800s with all of your senses as you see, hear, smell, and maybe even taste their work as they prepare recipes over open fires and cast-iron cook stove. The blacksmith will fire up his forge as well!
Roller Derby Double Header
Saturday from 4:30 – 9:00 PM
Cost: FREE – $15
Insanity Skate Park | More Info
Bring the whole family to a night of hard-hitting, super fast fun! Huntsville’s Dixie Derby Girls Roller Derby League faces off against the Montgomery Derby Girls, and the junior team, the Rocket City Rebels skate the opening bout.
More Huntsville Area Resources for Families…
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