While there is plenty of HO!HO!Holiday fun to be had in Huntsville basically as soon as Halloween is over, there is also plenty of non-holiday related fun happening in November and we wanted to make sure it didn’t get lost in the tinsel. These events won’t feature Santa or reindeer but they do promise lots of family-friendly fun.
Events in Huntsville this November
Round Top Folk Festival
There's a fall festival happening on the mountain and you don't want to miss it! Kickoff the festival on Friday with an evening of stellar music with Microwave Dave and The Nukes and then return Saturday to check out a wide assortment of local artisans and craftspeople as they display and demonstrate traditional skills and…
6th Annual Rods & Wheels Cruise-In
Time: November 6, 2021 @ 9:00 AM
The 6th Annual Rods and Wheels Cruise-In near the Kingston Pavilion at Ditto Landing. Live music starts at 10AM, and guests can enjoy the car show, food trucks, kid's activities, and fishing! Make plans to attend this family FUN event! Date/Time: November 6 | 9 AM - 2 PM Cost: FREE admission, registration is $20…
Unclaimed Baggage 40th Annual Ski Sale
Time: November 6, 2021 @ 8:00 AM
Unclaimed Baggage is hosting its 40th annual Ski Sale on Saturday, November 6. This sale will feature nearly 9,000 pieces of name-brand winter accessories at up to 80 percent off retail price which makes it the perfect time to stock up for winter weather. Shoppers will be greeted with a live DJ, balloon arches, disco balls, a dance floor, and interactive games throughout the day.
Time: November 6, 2021 @ 9:00 AM
Join Black Kids Adventures, Land Trust of Alabama, and Thrive Alabama for a beautiful trail hike at Certain Trail at Blevins Gap Nature Preserve in Huntsville led by Will ‘Akuna’ Robinson, a combat veteran and Merrell-sponsored athlete who became the first African American man to complete the Triple Crown of hiking. Children are encouraged to wear capes to honor the heroes in their lives.
Artemis on the Square
Time: November 6, 2021 @ 11:00 AM
Patterned after the successful NASA in the Park and NASA on the Square events, Artemis on the Square will be a free event featuring fun and interactive experiences for the community to enjoy that are centered around the entire Artemis program.
Sounds of the Stadium
Time: November 9, 2021 @ 7:00 PM
Cost: $9 – $10
The award-winning James Clement Marching Band presents its annual show inside the comfort of the JCHS auditorium. Enjoy fan favorite stands tunes along with the football halftime show "Journey." The Liberty Marching Band will also perform. The James Clemens Competition Band wraps the show with its competition performance of "Like Water."
Huntsville Veteran’s Day Parade
Time: November 11, 2021 @ 9:00 AM
Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle and the Redstone-Huntsville Chapter of the Association of the United States Army will honor the courageous men and women of the armed forces at the annual Huntsville/Madison County Veterans Day Parade in downtown Huntsville. This year’s parade will honor those who have fought for our country and defended our freedom, led by Mayor Battle and local veterans. The parade’s theme is “Honoring All Who Served.”
Tweed Ride HSV
Time: November 13, 2021 @ 11:00 AM
You are invited on a dapper social cycle through historic Huntsville. Don your best fall finery for a dapper social cycle through historic Huntsville. This leisurely ride, covering roughly eight miles, is family friendly, with several long stops for rest and refreshment. Afternoon tea will be a picnic in the park. You can bring your own picnic, order a catered box, or purchase from one of the fantastic restaurants surrounding the green.
Turnip & Joletta’s Family Game Night
Time: November 13, 2021 @ 7:00 PM
Our crazy friends, Turnip & Joletta, will bring you a variety of different fun games that will be great for all ages! Come and be entertained and have a chance to win prizes! Rated G.
Fall Education Fair
Time: November 14, 2021 @ 2:00 PM
Spend some time with the Land Trust at Chapman Mountain Nature Preserve for an afternoon of fun, educational opportunities for all ages! Explore the outdoor world with a variety of activities including: rock climbing demo, cave crawling simulation, foraging display, live animal presentations (including snakes and raptors), microscope observations, survival skills hike offered at 2 pm or 3pm, eco-crafts and more!
Schoolhouse Rock Live!
Time: November 17, 2021 @ 7:00 PM
Broadway Theatre League invites you to join them for this free family show on Wednesday, November 17 at 7PM. Be sure to reserve your tickets soon as they will go fast. Academic subjects will never seem boring again when Schoolhouse Rock Live! explodes onto the stage with the songs you love updated for a whole new generation! Recommended for all ages.
Exotic Pet Expo
Time: November 20, 2021 @ 9:00 AM
The exotic pet expo is back in Huntsville! Kids of all ages will enjoy checking out these unique creatures and learning a little more about them at the same time. There will be face painting, mini pigs, sugar gliders, hedgehogs, finches, various species of parrots, geckos, various species of snakes, tarantulas, scorpions, frogs, dry goods, frozen feeders, feeder insects, supplies, and much much more! Kids 12 and under are free.
One Table Huntsville
Time: November 22, 2021 @ 11:30 AM
The Village of Promise invites you to join them as they host One Table Huntsville, a FREE city-wide Thanksgiving meal at Big Spring Park in downtown Huntsville. Their goal is to bring people together from all walks of life across our city and give thanks together creating unity and celebrating diversity. The meal will be catered and we will also be offering a vegan option!
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