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.
My love of spring knows no bounds. Filled with sunshine, flowers, and lots of time spent outside exploring this is a great season to enjoy here in the Rocket City. To that end, we’ve compiled a list of spring activities and family-friendly fun in Huntsville and North Alabama including the requisite Easter Egg Hunts, the […]
2017 Spring Break Camps in Huntsville and North Alabama.
CONGRATS TO OUR WINNER – APRIL H! Huntsville may be known as The Rocket City but locals know that along with a fantastic space program, we also have some pretty terrific arts programs. World class music, art, and performances can be found right here in North Alabama and The Huntsville Ballet Company’s 48th annual production of […]
Congrats to our winner – Leslie N! Each year the Alabama Youth Ballet Theatre produces two major performances, The Nutcracker: A Yuletide Ballet in December, and a Fairy Tale Ballet in the spring. Both have devoted followings among locals for 40 years! Which is why we’re so excited to announce that we’ll be giving away 4 tickets to the […]
Holiday breaks. They’re the best right? Right? So, I’m not the only one who has concerns about how I’m going to get everything done with little ones under foot the whole time? Awesome. Lucky for us, there are these things called winter break camps and they offer tons of great options for kids to have […]
A true Huntsville Holiday tradition you don’t want to miss, A Christmas Carol presented by Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theatre is giving one RCM family a special holiday treat!
There are two kinds of people in the world, the people who spend the days leading up to Christmas standing in line at the store and the people who shop in November and early December and spend their holidays enjoying their family. We all aspire to be that second type of person, right? Well, RCM is […]
If you’re trying to catch a glimpse of the jolly white headed man in the red suit, rumor has it he and his friends will be at these events. Many of these events are the perfect setting to get a picture with Santa and we recommend hitting up a couple in case your little ones […]