Who’s ready for a fun-filled weekend in Huntsville? As always, we listed our favorite things to do with your family below. Just be smart – don’t forget your mask and hand sanitizer if you choose to go out. 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.
Check our HUGE Holiday Happenings Guide so you don’t miss something important! It’s got:
- All the places you’ll find Santa in Huntsville
- Tree Lightings & Parades
- Special Holiday Events
- Christmas Music
- Holiday Shows & Performances
- Christmas Tree Farms
- Winter Break Camps for Kids
- Holiday Markets & Craft Fairs
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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.
- Spend the afternoon or evening at Skating In the Park downtown. Details
- Galaxy of Lights Driving Nights start this weekend – get your tickets in advance! Details
- Then head over to see the new Rocket City Spectacular light show at Toyota Field. Details
- See a free Holiday Laser Light Show at Bridge Street. Details
- Plan out a socially distant Holiday Cookie Exchange with friends. Details
- Then go visit with your favorite characters at Bridge Street’s Magical Holiday Snow Globe. Details
- Look for the RCM Tree at the Huntsville Tinsel Trail opening on Friday. Details
- Fantasy Playhouse performs A Christmas Carol in a truly unique way this weekend. Details
- Prep your Small Business Saturday plan with our tips on how to #ShopLocal. Details
- Arab’s kicks off Christmas in the Park with a tree lighting. Details
- Learn about the Christmas Star at the INTUITIVE Planetarium on Friday. Details
- Spend some time in nature with other Forest Friends at Bethel Springs Preserve. Details
- Science On the Spot will feature elk & caribou at Cook Museum. Details
- Athens invites you to their North Pole Stroll starting this weekend. Details
- Go on a gorgeous Fall Foliage Hike with your family. Details
- Polar Express Christmas on Main starts in downtown Madison on Monday! 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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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.
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