Huntsville Weekend Roundup May 31 – June 2

Summer is in full swing in Huntsville! We know you’re looking for fun and free/cheap things to do with the kids and you’ve come to the right place.

If you haven’t already, go ahead and bookmark our Summer Fun Guide before you browse our weekend list. It’s everything a parent needs to survive the summer – water fun, free movies, festivals, camps & classes, live music, and more!

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Free & Cheap


Click on the orange More Info links below for even more event details & maps!

Free & Awesome Live Music This Weekend

All Weekend
Cost: FREE
Various locations

Madison Police Foundation Spring Carnival

Now – Saturday
Cost: $2 admission
Spencer Square Shopping Center | More Info

This annual Carnival will have rides, food, music & games for kids, teens, & adults of all ages. Proceeds from the Carnival benefits the Madison Police Foundation. Wristbands for unlimited rides available for $15-18.


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Grand Opening of Rita’s in Madison!

All Weekend
Cost: $1-2
Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard | More Info

Enjoy $1 Italian Ices and $2 Gelato to help celebrate the Rita’s grand opening. You might even win free Italian Ice for a YEAR!

Concerts On the Dock

Friday from 6-9 PM
Cost: FREE, $5 parking
Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment | More Info

Cicada Rhythm headline this CoD night at one of our favorite family concerts in town! Get the full lineup and our Parent Pro-Tips HERE.

Madison City Farmer’s Market

Saturday from 8AM – Noon
Cost: FREE admission
Hughes Road, Madison | More Info

You can almost taste those fresh veggies… Kid-friendly, pet-friendly, and produce-friendly!

Grand Re-Opening of Constitution Hall Park

Saturday from 10AM – 4PM
Cost: FREE
AL Constitution Hall Park | More Info

Enjoy a FREE fun filled history open house including tours of the NEW park, reenactments, demonstrations, music and hands-on activities for the whole family!


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Fishing Rodeo

Saturday from 8:30 – 10:30 AM
Cost: FREE
Brahan Spring Park | More Info

The North Lagoon will be stocked with catfish and different age groups will be eligible for prizes. There will also be tagged fish worth cash! Bring your own fishing equipment and bait. For kids ages 6-12 years old.

Learn to Row Day!

Saturday from 8 AM – Noon
Cost: FREE
Rocket City Rowing Club | More Info

Kids 11 and up can be introduced to the sport of rowing! The in-the-boat rowing experience in an “eight” with experienced coaches guiding you.

Summer Reading Kickoff Party

Saturday from 9AM – 2PM
Cost: FREE admission
Madison Public Library | More Info

Celebrate Summer Reading with this annual party full of relay races, kid’s activities, touch-a-truck, face painting, and a live reptile show!

Rocket City Championship Wrestling

Saturday from 7-10 PM
Cost: FREE – $8
RCCW Arena | More Info

Fans of professional wrestling will love this show with local flair! Action-packed, body slamming fun is in store – read our Parent Review before you go.

The Market at Mid-City

Sunday from 2-6 PM
Cost: FREE
The Camp | More Info

Huntsville’s newest weekend market for farmers, makers, and musicians.


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Worth the Money


Our Place in Space Planetarium Show

Friday at 7:00 PM
Cost: $10-15
INTUITIVE Planetarium | More Info

This live and interactive presentation explores the highlights of the solar system including the sun, planets, moons, and even your favorite dwarf planet. Great for all ages, audience participation encouraged! Read our Parent Review before you go.

Backpack Explorers

All Weekend
Cost: FREE – $12
Burritt On the Mountain | More Info

Choose from five fun adventures that will lead you on an awesome scavenger hunt on the mountain! Geared for kids ages 4-12, these literal backpacks will keep you coming back all summer.

City Lights & Stars at Burritt

Friday at 7:30 PM
Cost: $10-15
Burritt On the Mountain | More Info

Support local musicians while enjoying the iconic view of the city from the brand new cantilevered deck, “The View!” Beer and wine will be available for purchase as well as provisions from local food trucks. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and a picnic!

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DISCLAIMER: We do our best at Rocket City Mom to provide accurate, useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from user submissions, press releases, local newspapers, signs around town and word of mouth. While we always try to confirm details before they are posted in the Huntsville Weekend Roundup, sometimes details change or we are given inaccurate information. Whenever possible we link our write-ups to the source in which our information came from and strongly urge you to confirm details before you go, especially when it comes to outdoor events and weather.