When it comes to celebrating fall in the Tennessee Valley, locals know that the many area pumpkin patches and corn mazes are where the fun is at!
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
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 […]
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.
There’s an education expo coming to town this weekend. Some parents are reading this and already getting out their calendars and marking the date. Bravo. We can’t wait to see you. We also get that those two words alone “education” and “expo” don’t excite every parent and maybe you need a little more of a […]
CONGRATS TO OUR WINNER – SUSAN MELVIN! He’s the “most famous reindeer of all” and he’s headed straight to Huntsville this holiday season! “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” is a musical stage adaptation of CBS’s highest rated Christmas special of all time and it’s sure to be a hit with parents (and kids) throughout the Tennessee […]
Congratulations! You have just found the definitive guide to family-friendly holiday fun in Huntsville, Madison, and Madison County (and sometimes even further). For the fourth year in a row, Rocket City Mom has worked tirelessly to collect all the details on all the holiday fun so you can simply sit back and start marking up […]
For more holiday fun including all the places to hear holiday music, catch Santa, watch holiday plays, cavort with holiday cheerfulness and just plain get in the holiday spirit visit the main page of our comprehensive 2016 Holiday Happenings Guide sponsored by Covenant Classical Schools and Daycares. The holiday season is a wonderful time of year […]
When the weather gets cold children get restless. Listed here are seasonal events that let you stretch your legs and shake the sillies out. Run! Jump! Laugh! and Play! this holiday season. For more holiday fun including all the places to hear music, catch Santa, watch holiday plays, cavort with holiday cheerfulness and just plain […]
Family-friendly Halloween parties and events throughout Huntsville, Madison, and Madison County in 2016.
If you’re looking for things to do in Huntsville with your kids this summer, look no further. Need a summer camp? Check out our 2016 Summer Camp Guide for all kinds of kid-friendly structured summer fun. Looking for children’s activities that are a little less structured and also fun, cheap, and often free? You’ve come to the […]
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 […]
Chances are if you’re reading this right now there’s still a giant bag of Halloween candy somewhere in your house. But the Huntsville Weekend Roundup can help you burn off some candy calories.
Looking for the man in the red suit this holiday season? We can help!
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.
If you’re staying in town for Fall Break and you’ve forgone the myriad camps, you *might* at some point during the week be looking for some fun outside of your homestead. Likewise, you’re probably wanting to find activities that won’t bust the bank. Just in case, we’ve put together several great options that are all $6 or […]
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 […]