25 Things to Do This Christmas in Huntsville & North Alabama

Christmas in Huntsville and the holiday season comes around just once a year, and parents everywhere are looking for ways to make lasting memories with their kids and families. Behold – our annual Must List includes 25 ways to do just that!

How many can you check off before the end of 2019?

  1. Drive through the most spectacular light show in the Southeast.
  2. Hunt for Santa across Huntsville & North Alabama.
  3. Decorate cookies with Mrs. Claus in her NEW kitchen at Santa’s Village.
  4. Discover that giving is better than receiving.
  5. Pretend you’re at “Rocketfeller Center” and go Skating in Big Spring Park.
  6. Then pick out your favorite tree at the Tinsel Trail in Big Spring Park.
  7. Or channel your inner Griswold and cut down a tree at a local Christmas tree farm.
  8. Lift your voice and sing along (or just listen) at a Christmas holiday concert.
  9. Help haunt Scrooge at “A Christmas Carol“.
  10. Meet a spelunking Santa at Rickwood Caverns.
  11. Get your Fort Battle on at this one-of-a-kind retro arcade.
  12. Paint a gorgeous Christmas scene with your kiddo.
  13. Go light hunting with this local map of Christmas light displays.
  14. Sing with the Sanders Family in the Old Country Church.
  15. Find the perfect gift at a local holiday market then DON’T cook dinner.
  16. Explore some natural history and fun holiday kid’s crafts.
  17. Make a sparkly sequined snow globe ornament with your kids… or maybe this tree kids are allowed to play with.
  18. Everybody loves a Christmas parade – there are 13!
  19. Take a stroll down Madison’s Christmas Card Lane.
  20. Download the Explore Huntsville app for more holiday fun on the go!
  21. Take a break with one of these Winter Break camps.
  22. Shop local for your entire list!
  23. Get the only Space Camp discount of the year.
  24. Don’t shoot your eye out at this annual show.
  25. Take a ride on the North Pole Express or the Santa Train.


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