We’re in the home stretch now – only a few more days until school is out for summer all over Huntsville & Madison County! Why not celebrate by doing something fun with your family? We’ve listed some great free/cheap events below and there’s even more in our full Event Calendar.
And GUESS WHAT? The 2018 Summer Fun Guide is here and ready for you to start making your summer plans! Inside you’ll find:
- Free summer movies
- Free summer concerts
- Outdoor summer fun
- Indoor summer fun
- Waterparks & splashpads
- Festivals, carnivals, & fairs
- Local VBS programs
- … and MORE!
Free & Cheap
RCM Virtual Book Club
Thursday at 8:30 PM
Online | More Info
Always wanted to be in a book club but never have the time? Or maybe you’re an introvert who’s ore comfortable at home in your yoga pants. Put the kids to bed and join us online as we discuss The Couple Next Door.
Flipping Crazee Consignment
Huntsville | More Info
Maternity wear, kids & baby clothes, toys, furniture, and more can be found at this new consignment sale through May 28.
34th Annual Poke Salat Festival
Friday & Saturday
Arab, AL | More Info
The Festival centers around the dish “Poke Salat” which is cooked poke weed, a plant that grows wild in the region and features arts & crafts, kid’s activities, a pet parade, live music, and more!
3rd Fridays Downtown
Friday from 5-8 PM
Downtown Decatur | More Info
Join families in Decatur for the best block party in town. Live music and entertainment in the streets, a classic car show, artists, and games for children of all ages are all featured.
Singing On the Square
Friday from 6-8 PM
Limestone Co. Courthouse | More Info
This free concert series will feature Tina Swindell and the Valley Cats tonight. Bring your lawn chairs – the rain location for this event is the Vietnam Veterans of Veterans Post.
Party at the Library
Saturday from 8:30 – 11:00 AM
Madison Public Library | More Info
Kick off summer reading with a special performance by Nashville’s Farmer Jason at the Madison Public Library. This event includes a fun run, face painting, big trucks, cake and more!
Yoga By the River
Saturday from 9-10 AM
Hays Nature Preserve | More Info
Enjoy a relaxing, yet energizing morning of Yoga next to the gently flowing waters of the Flint River!
31st Annual Multicultural Indian Event
Saturday from 10AM-5PM
Danville | More Info
See Native American living history encampments, drum music, flute music, dancing, flint knapping, hide tanning, pottery making, basket weaving, fabric weaving, historical games, Sacred Way Indigenous Horse Preservation, live bluegrass & country music, and children’s activities.
North Precinct Block Party
Saturday from 11AM – 3PM
Alabama A&M University | More Info
Inflatables, free hot dogs, burgers, & pizza, and bike giveaways throughout the day? Your kids will love this annual HPD party!
Rosie’s Spring Festival
Saturday from 1-5 PM
Rosie’s Plaza | More Info
This 3rd annual festival features live music with Kozmic Mama, door prizes, free snow cones, face painting and food samples from your favorite restaurants.
Annual Car Show & Food Truck Rally
Saturday from 5-9 PM
Discovery Middle School | More Info
Classic & vintage cars, live music, and great food make this fun annual event a great time for your family!
Sunday at 2:00 PM
Madison Public Library | More Info
Meet in the YA room each month to enjoy a movie, crafts, and snacks.
Worth the Money
Rocket City Fair
Friday through May 28
Cost: FREE – $8
Joe Davis Stadium | More Info
Over 25 rides, two thrilling shows, a petting zoo, and… FUNNEL CAKES!
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