Happy Weekend, Huntsville! It’s a quieter weekend as the Tennessee Valley prepares for the influx of holiday activities later in the month. BUT – there’s still plenty to do as you can see from our list below, just be smart – don’t forget your mask and hand sanitizer!
Check our HUGE Holiday Happenings Guide so you don’t miss something important. Our full Event Calendar also has more activities happening in Huntsville this weekend is you don’t see anything below that suits your fancy. Be sure to download the free Explore Huntsville app to get all the best RCM info on the go.
Huntsville Weekend Fun (at a safe distance)
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.
- Squee! Galaxy of Lights Walking Nights start this weekend! Details
- Be the first to see the new Rocket City Spectacular light show at Toyota Field. Details
- Get into the holiday spirit at Fayetteville’s free Host of Christmas Past. Details
- Go on a gorgeous Fall Foliage Hike with your family. Details
- … Then do this awesome Leaf Rubbing Craft with your kids! Details
- Create some awesome 3D art at the Huntsville Art Museum’s free Create Saturday. Details
- There are lots of local Holiday Markets kicking off the gifting season this weekend. Details
- Enjoy a free Fall Nature Education Fair on Chapman Mountain with the Land Trust. Details
- Hop over to the Cook Museum for their frogalicious Science On the Spot. Details
- The Madison Library is giving out free kid’s crafts to go this weekend. Details
- Fuel up in the IDEAS Lab at the Space & Rocket Center, open Friday & Saturday. Details
- Play with cool toys & the new water table at Earlyworks Museum. Details
- Hunt for snowmen and be rewarded with treats at the South Huntsville Cookie Crunch. Details
- Support The Arts and watch some Drive-In Cabaret thanks to IMP Huntsville. Details
- Grab some fresh Fall produce at various weekend Farmers Markets. Details
- Help out at this Community Coat Drive and bring those outgrown coats & hats! 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 email@example.com. 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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