Huntsville Weekend Roundup May 14-16
We’re coming up on another Huntsville Weekend and we’ve rounded up some family fun to enjoy together! From a dance workout in the park to a history lesson on the Scottsboro Boys, there’s something for everyone. Find some of our top weekend picks below or browse our event calendar for even more fun.
If you do choose to go out please remember your mask. Covid & vaccination rates for North Alabama are beginning to head in the right direction, but we must stay vigilant and keep vaccination rates up. Schedule yours here.
Outdoor Fun for Everyone.
There is so much to enjoy about summer: hikes, bike rides, splash pad visits, camping trips, and so much more! If you’re looking to plan an epic summer, we’ve got you covered. From horseback riding to disc golf, there’s something to keep everyone entertained. Check out our Outdoor Play Guide to kick off your best summer yet!
Huntsville Weekend Fun (at a safe distance)
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As we do every week we’ve curated what we think are your best bets for finding a little family fun (and joy) this Huntsville weekend below, but be sure to check out our full calendar if you don’t see anything you like here.
Free & Cheap Activities
- FREE – Support local farmers and shop the freshest produce at Madison City Farmers Market. Details
- FREE – Or check out one of these other local weekend Farmers Markets for produce, meats, and more. Details
- FREE – Learn about Positive Parenting with Madison County Kids & Kin in New Hope. Details
- FREE – Take a stroll downtown to browse local vendors at the Friday Night Art Walk. Details
- FREE – While you’re there make your own hand-printed shirt during Downtown Huntsville Ink. Details
- FREE – Get creative with Crafts to Go from the Madison Public Library. Details
- FREE – Pretend you’re a polar bear… Huntsville City Splashpads are now open! Details
- FREE – Stretch out by the Flint during Yoga by the River at Hays Nature Preserve. Details
- FREE – Enjoy a car show, parade, arts & crafts, food trucks, and more at the Arley Day Festival. Details
- FREE – Go on a treasure hunt at the Senior Center Spring Marketplace. Details
- FREE – Dance the day away during Free Dance Day at Project Dance. Details
- FREE – Shop area vendors at the Lowe Mill Outdoor Artist Market. Details
- FREE – Find all 12 clues with your kids on the Big Spring Park Scavenger Hunt for kids! Details
- FREE – Start the week off relaxed doing some Yoga at the Camp. Details
- FREE – Rock out with ToY ShoP and enjoy food and fun at Stovehouse. Details
Worth the Money
- Enjoy magic & a little fairy dust at HBG during Fantasy Playhouse‘s production of Tinker Bell. Details
- Let the kids play at Up a Creek while you enjoy a Parent’s Night Out. Details
- Learn the True Story of the Scottsboro Boys at Burritt on the Mountain. Details
- …and stick around to venture through one of four GeoQuest courses. Details
- Create your own nebula at the Summer STEAM in the Park series at the Space & Rocket Center! Details
- Drink a pint for a great cause: new playground expansion at Kids Kingdom! Details
- Enjoy a puuuurfect yoga session with a donation to Feline Fanciers during Kitten Yoga fundraiser. Details
- See real cowboys at the Limestone Sheriff’s Rodeo in Athens. Details
- Catch the Trash Panda‘s opening weekend and let the kids run the bases afterwards. Details
So that’s what we know about. Did we miss something cool happening in the Huntsville area? Leave in the comments or send us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have a free/cheap family-friendly event you want added to our calendar feel free to submit anytime but keep in mind we have other jobs too so give us a few days heads up 🙂
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