We’re living for these apple slushie weekends here at my house, and this one looks fantastic! Huntsville area families have so many choices to get out and do something fun and we’ve listed our favorites for your consideration below. Of course, you can also browse our full Event Calendar if you need even more ideas. Be sure to download the free Explore Huntsville app to get all the best RCM info on the go.
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Free & Cheap
Big Kid’s Consignment Sale!
Thursday – Saturday
Cost: FREE admission
Trinity UMC, Huntsville | More Info
MOMs Mart is one of the biggest consignment sales of the year and full of awesome Fall bargains! Shop kid’s clothes, toys, furniture, costumes, and more – this is also the only sale hosted by a local non-profit support group.
Concerts On the Dock
Friday at 6:00 PM
Cost: FREE, $5 to park
Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment | More Info
It’s time for the Fall CoD series and Lady Lace performs tonight! Grab your friends and your picnics and head to our favorite concert venue.
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.
Old Fashioned Trade Day On the Square
Saturday from 8 AM – 5 PM
Huntsville Courthouse Square | More Info
Gather around the Courthouse Square to trade, barter, buy and sell with craftsmen, artists and food vendors.
Books, Balls, & Blocks
Saturday from 10:30 – 12:30
Somerville Library | More Info
A free, fun event for children ages 1 – 5 that provides early childhood development screening.
Hidden In Plain Sight
Saturday from Noon – 3 PM
Historic Lowry House | More Info
Learn more about Alabama’s connection to the Underground Railway during this special presentation and guided tour of one of Huntsville’s treasured historic sites.
Saturday from 1-6 PM
Cost: FREE, registration required
VBC South Hall | More Info
Kickz-N-Stickz is the nation’s first Sneaker Show and Video Game Tournament rolled into one giant, family fun expo. Kids gaming lounge featuring Nintendo Wii, bounce house, popcorn, and a coloring contest.
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
Parent’s Night out
Friday from 5:30 – 8:30 PM
The Matrix Gym | More Info
Need a Date Night? Or maybe just some much-needed You Time? Take the kids to a fun-filled night where they can bounce the night away while you get things done or just relax. Price includes pizza & drinks.
Butterfly Catch & Release
Saturday at 10:00 AM
Cost: General admission, plus $6.50
Huntsville Botanical Garden | More Info
HBG is a Monarch Watch-certified garden, and you can help tag & release over 200 monarchs butterflies into The Garden! Allow yourself some time to see this year’s Scarecrows while you’re there!
Sunday from 1-5 PM
U.S. Space & Rocket Center | More Info
On September 11th, our world changed in an instant. To show our appreciation to the First Responders, their families and our supportive community, the USSRC hosts a Labyrinth Walk each year.
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