This weekend marks the beginning of Split Spring Break Season for the Tennessee Valley – Madison City Schools start theirs, while Huntsville City and Madison County get to wait two weeks with Limestone County in-between. In typical Huntsville fashion there is A LOT going on. Lucky for you we listed our free/cheap favorites below!
A few important items of note:
- It’s not too late to register your kids for a Spring Break Camp.
- Check out these Spring Break deals for $6 or less.
- Keep our Event Calendar and Spring Activity Guide handy for even more kid’s events.
Free & Cheap
Spring Consignment Sales
Cost: FREE Admission, great deals!
Various locations | More Info
Spring means Consignment Season and there are several happening this weekend! Our favorite is the MOMS Mart Spring Sale that’s happening this Friday and Saturday, but you can check our whole list of Consignment Sales to shop others!
Board Game Night at FlyMo
Friday from 6-9 PM
Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment | More Info
Head up to the Flying Monkey with The Fam for some relaxed board gaming and socializing. Feel free to bring your own Board/Card games to share with others.
Get the Shivers
Friday & Saturday at 6:30 PM
Historic Lowry House | More Info
Adapted by Wayne Miller from the Grimm fairy tale, “The Story of a Boy Who Went Forth to Learn Fear,” SHIVERS is the whimsical and wacky journey through a child’s imagination.
Fly Fishing Day
Saturday from 9AM-3PM
Hays Nature Preserve | More Info
Your kids can get hands-on experience fly fishing with Operation Green Team! Learn about gear, how to cast, and how to tie a fly.
Hike to The Baths
Saturday at 9:00 AM
Cost: FREE, register online
Monte Sano Nature Preserve | More Info
Take a guided hike with the Land Trust of North AL! Learn about the history of the once-popular hotel, the railroad, and Tally-ho service that transported guests while enjoying the freshly sprung wildflowers and budding trees on the trail.
Family Fair at HMCPL
Saturday from 10AM-5PM
Downtown Huntsville Library | More Info
Meet local community organizations all focused on family and helping you! Special storytimes at 10 AM and 12 PM for all ages.
Saturday from 10AM – 2PM
The Country Day School | More Info
Come enjoy the day learning about diverse cultures and countries with performances, crafts, displays, exhibits, games, and food!
Sunday from 11AM – 2:30 PM
Cost: $5, kids under 7 are FREE
HCCNA Temple | More Info
The Huntsville India Association invites your family to Holi(aka Pagwah) – the festival that indicates the arrival of the Spring season in the Indian subcontinent. This tradition of playing with colors dates back to the 4th century. There will be song, dance, food, and color play outside.
Worth the Money
Hidden Ninja PNO
Friday from 6-9 PM
The Little Gym in Madison | More Info
These Parents’ Survival Nights out give you time to see a movie, catch up with friends or enjoy a meal while your kids get some quality time with instructors in a safe, fun, familiar place. For ages 3 to 12.
LEGO Bricks Breakfast
Saturday at 8:00 AM
Huntsville Botanical Garden | More Info
tart your day with a fun breakfast of donuts, sausage and a fresh fruit and yogurt station. Have your picture taken with LEGO Man and receive a LEGO pop. Beat the crowds and be the first to see the Giant LEGO Bricks at HBG!
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