When it comes to celebrating fall in the Tennessee Valley, locals know that the many area pumpkin patches and corn mazes hold the most bang for your hard earned family buck. Here you’ll find several that are within driving distance and each offers something just a little different but they are all a whole lot […]
Fun & free/cheap things to do in Huntsville for kids & families this weekend!
It’s officially May and if you’re like me you are SLAMMED with end of school year activities. Try to work in some quality family time this weekend with your kids! There’s plenty happening in Huntsville & North Alabama in the next few days and we listed our favorite free/cheap events below. Of course, there are […]
In this episode, Beth and Steph taco bout big events for kids May in Huntsville, give a red carpet recap, and sing a lot. (Like, A LOT.)
Check out all the fun ways to celebrate Easter in Huntsville!
Ready to frolic? There are so many spring events in Huntsville and North Alabama that we guarantee your family is going to be busy. Don’t see what you’re looking for on this list, be sure to check out our full 2018 Spring Activities Guide sponsored by the Heart of the Valley YMCA. There you’ll find a […]
Artsy Tots will introduce toddlers between the ages of 2 and 3 to art and to the museum through artful short stories, gallery play activities, and an art activity. The program helps with color recognition, fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination and more! Class fee is $5 members/$7 non-members (up to 2 adults/2 children). Fees are non-refundable. However, registration […]
Basically as soon as you have a child you are bombarded with decisions and responsibilities regarding your child’s education. Rocket City Mom’s Learning Expo is the answer to every question you might have.
You won’t even believe how much is happening in Huntsville & Madison County this weekend! So many things we’re issuing an #RCMEpicWeekend Challenge!
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 […]
Nothing quite says fall to us here at Rocket City Mom like a caramel apple, a little kettle corn, and a pumpkin carving contest or two. You’re sure to find all that and a whole lot more in this long list of area fall festivals, carnivals and special events. Do you know of one we […]
Planning Mother’s Day weekend fun has never been easier. We’ve got the 411 on all the local activities, events, and hotspots. #FreeFunMadeEasy
Vacation Bible School, or VBS as it is more commonly called around these parts, is a tradition for many local families. It’s also a wonderful way to keep the children busy while also filling up their little pitchers with the Good Word. Below is a list of offerings in Huntsville, Madison, and Madison County (just […]
The days of children being shoved out the door each day and left to entertain themselves all summer are long gone (yes, I am that old), but that doesn’t mean that today’s kids don’t have plenty of opportunities to spend quality time enjoying nature. Here we’ve listed some of the best ways to enjoy the beauty and wonder of an […]
Many of you have already planned your summer within an inch of its life, but we’d like to encourage you to take a few days to enjoy the simple pleasures of summer. Stroll down a fairway, ride the ferris wheel, enjoy a game of cornhole, or just soak up some tunes while eating your weight in […]
At some time during the summer, there will be a day (or many) when it’s rainy or just too hot to be outside. When that happens, here are several great INDOOR options for summer fun and many are free (or cheap) with special passes and programs just for the summer! Bowl for Free Plamore Lanes is once […]
Summer means long days and warm nights which makes it perfect for enjoying a little outdoor music. Lucky for us that Huntsville has lots of opportunities for your family to enjoy FREE music all summer long. Concerts in the Park Big Spring Park, Huntsville Mondays June 5 – August 7 | 6:30PM-8PM Click for Schedule FREE Arts Huntsville […]
If you are looking for a long list of free family fun happening this weekend in Huntsville you will NOT be disappointed! You’ve got it in spades – the hardest part will be trying to choose how much to do. We’ve even got lots of yummy Cinco de Mayo recipes you can serve up on […]
Looking for a way to get out of the house with the kids but stay in the air conditioning and not spend a fortune? Look no further than the free and cheap movies offered by various local theaters. Editor’s Note: We do our best to keep this list up to date but encourage you to […]
Don’t be shy about picking favorites! Share them with the world (or at least North AL) by voting in our 2017 Family Favorite Awards contest.