Rocket City Gamefest is a local Huntsville board gaming convention held on January 12-14, 2018 at the Huntsville Marriott. The Gamefest is family friendly and very affordable. Tournaments are held all weekend long and we have teachers available to help you learn new games. We provide a great lending library of over 420 games, we […]
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If you find yourself with a few days off from work leading up to Christmas, here are some fun & free things to do with your family in Huntsville!
Fall is a splendid time to enjoy a play, catch a concert, or watch a special show with your family! Below you’ll find our list of family-friendly performances taking place Fall of 2017. To get the full 411 about all that is happening in and around the Tennessee Valley this fall including information on Fall […]
What’s going on this weekend? How can you keep your kids occupied without breaking the bank? All of these questions will be answered inside the Huntsville Weekend Roundup!
Oh my goodness – get ready for an action-packed weekend in Huntsville! As we do every Thursday, we’ve listed our favorite free and/or cheap family-friendly events happening in town.
There is so much going on consistently in Huntsville and Madison County that we’re trying something new – we don’t want to be constrained with just picking five things each week! What you’ll find below are still all of our favorite free and/or cheap events to do with your family this weekend.
You might not believe this, but the Huntsville forecast is trending toward sunny and 55 degrees with 0% chance of rain on Saturday. We here at Rocket City Mom predict a 100% chance of Cabin Fever by then, so you’re going to need our list!
I just can’t believe that it’s the last weekend before Christmas. The holiday season seems to have flown by, and if you’re like me you still have lots to do. I hope our list of free, family-friendly fun will be helpful to you as you try to cram in ALL the holiday fun in Huntsville […]
If you’re a fan of music and movies, you’ll be pleased with the Weekend Roundup today – there’s lots of both to be had. Each Thursday we sort through the scores of Huntsville events and find the ones that are free, fun, and family-friendly. Spending quality time with the kiddos shouldn’t have to make your […]
Happy Thursday, Huntsville! If you’re reading this then you’ve almost made it to the weekend – WHY do short weeks after a holiday just feel longer? – and you’re probably looking for some fun to get into in the next few days. You can count on us to bring your our favorite picks for free […]
Congratulations – most of the schools in our area went back to school at least one day this week. You survived! Now reward yourself with some free family-friendly fun. We know you just bought a ton of school supplies and your wallet is sad – our Weekend Roundup below is here to help! Don’t forget […]
It’s hard to believe there’s only a few weeks left before school starts! It’s EXTRA important that you squeeze out every last drop of summer vacation, and we’re here to help. Below you’ll find our weekly list of free, fun, and family friendly events and activities in Huntsville and Madison County. Not included here but […]
As we mosey on into Spring Break it quiets down just a little around town. Fear not, we’ve got five (5) solid picks for FREE family fun and a couple bonus picks too. Plus, there is still more to do on our Event Calendar so be sure to check it as well. Procrastination got you down? It’s […]
This weekend has such a variety of things to do with your family in Huntsville – hikes, hockey, worms, music, and catapults! What more could you want? Each weekend we like to share with you our top picks for free, local family fun. But these aren’t all that’s happening in Huntsville – you’ll find even […]
Now that we’re all starting to thaw out, you might want to get the family out of the house this weekend for some free or inexpensive fun. Thankfully, you’ve got several choices from basketball to classical music to magic shows. Please keep in mind the events listed below aren’t all that’s happening in our area. […]
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Happy New Year, Huntsville! Technically, there are still a few more days of Christmas left, but I know most of us are busy sweeping up confetti, packing up the holiday decorations, and shopping the clearance sales this weekend. Most local schools are back in session Friday, and everyone seems to be in recovery mode, but […]
Ready or not, here it comes. We’re less than a week out from Christmas Day now, and I hope instead of spending every waking moment of your weekend at the mall, you can focus on the special moments with your family at some of these local free events. There’s still a little more time to […]
It’s another amazing weekend in the Rocket City! There are holiday events galore, and below we picked our favorites that are fun, family-friendly, and, most importantly, FREE. As always, be sure to check out our complete Event Calendar for tons of other things happening in Huntsville, Madison, and Madison County. And keeping our Holiday Happenings […]