It’s officially Fall, y’all! Of course, Fall in Huntsville still means bathing suits and shorts… but you can sip a pumpkin spice iced coffee if that makes you feel better. There’s SO much happening this Fall, we thought we’d issue a little contest…
Epic Weekend Roundup Challenge!
Tag us in your public photos on Instagram using #RCMEpicWeekend whenever you go to anything we list in the Weekend Roundup now through October 31st. Using that hashtag automatically enters you to win a fun prize! We love to see families spending time together and making memories – why not win something while you’re at it? We’ll draw a different winner every Monday through Halloween!
Free & Cheap
Fall Consignment Sale
Friday 9AM-6PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 11AM-5PM
Coat: FREE admission, bring $$ for deals!
Mustard Seed Consignment | More Info
Don’t miss this new seasonal whole-house consignment sale that features clothing, furniture, baby items, toys, furniture, costumes & more!
Concerts On the Dock
Friday at 6:00 PM
Cost: FREE, $5 to park
Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment | More Info
Chris Garrison and the Blackbirds perform tonight – grab your friends and your picnic suppers and head to our favorite concert venue in town.
Madison Farmer’s Market
Saturday from 8AM – Noon
Cost: FREE admission
1088 Hughes Rd, Madison | More Info
Peaches, tomatoes, eggs, milk, meat, flowers, artesian crafts, live music, and LOTS more fresh produce can be found at our favorite local farmer’s market. Can’t make it today? Find a market near you.
HOTC Dog Fair
Saturday from 9AM – 3PM
Cost: FREE, $10 to park
Monte Sano State Park | More Info
Hot diggity dog! This annual fido fest includes agility demonstrations, games, kid’s activities, and a microchipping clinic. You can even bring your dog!
Frontier Days Festival
Saturday from 9AM – 5PM
Downtown Eva, AL | More Info
This week-long festival culminates Saturday with a greased pig race, a craft show, a car show, a bake sale, parade, kid’s activities, and more!
Fall Festival in New Market
Cost: FREE – $5
Sharon Johnston Park | More Info
A zip line, bounce houses, slides, face painting, games, hay ride, foam house, escape room, pumpkin painting, train ride, food and much more can be found at this 2nd annual festival.
Free Car Seat Fittings & Checks
Saturday from 10AM – 2PM
Huntsville Medical Mall | More Info
In honor of Child Passenger Safety Week, get your child’s car seat installed or checked by a certified technician!
Community Fall Fest
Monrovia Community Center | More Info
Entertainment, fun, food, games, & giveaways are all a part of this annual festival open to the public.
Jazz in the Park
Sunday from 6-9PM
Big Spring Park, Huntsville | More Info
This annual concert series is every Sunday in September. Grab a lawn chair and enjoy a lovely evening with your family.
Worth the Dinero
Opening Weekend on the Farm!
Saturday – Nov. 3
Cost: FREE – $14
4D Farm | More Info
Have some good ole’ fashioned fun down on the farm! Get lost in the corn maze, pick a pumpkin, or enjoy an enormous amount of activities such as zip lining, tubing slide, low ropes course, pony rides, and much more!
Parent’s Night Out
Friday from 6-10 PM
Pump It Up | More Info
Drop the kiddos off for a fun night of bouncing ad pizza while you and your SO enjoy a much-needed Date Night. For kids potty trained and up.
Super Science Showcase
Saturday from 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Cost: FREE with membership, otherwise general admission
U.S. Space & Rocket Center | More Info
These STEM-focused series of short films produced by Emmy Award-winning producer and writer, Lee Fanning, will premier in the National Geographic Theater. Costumed characters from the films will also interact with guests throughout the event via hands-on activities, and cast members will be participating in poster signings and Q&As.
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