If Easter is your jam, you’re going to love this weekend in Huntsville! You’ve got your pick of community egg hunts and bunny sightings below, and there’s even more listed in our full Event Calendar and Spring Activity Guide!
You know the drill – get ready to plan your weekend full of free and/or cheap family fun in Huntsville and North Alabama!
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Flashlight Egg Hunt
Friday at 7:00 PM
Dublin Park | More Info
Grab a flashlight and a basket and get ready for a different sort of egg hunt. Kids ages 6-12 years old can head to soccer field 1 at Dublin Park – the hunt begins at dusk!
City of Madison Egg Hunt
Saturday from 9:30 – 10:30 AM
Dublin Park | More Info
Over 30,000 candy/toy filled eggs, prize eggs, and the Easter Bunny will be at this city sponsored egg hunt. Parking at Bob Jones High School – Shuttles will be provided starting at 9:00 am. Gates open at 9:30. There will be a special needs egg hunt at 1:30 PM.
Guided Spring Walking Tour
Saturday at 10:00 AM
Roundhouse in Downtown Madison | More Info
Every spring, the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau shows off beautiful Huntsville and Madison through its free walking tours. Tours are guided by local experts and focus on the historic districts of both cities. Wear comfortable shoes; walks last approximately one hour and are rain or shine.
Madison Kite Festival
Saturday from 10AM – 2PM
Dublin Park (not JCHS!) | More Info
It’s the rescheduled date for the 2nd Annual Madison City Kite Festival and The Second Annual Madison City Electric Vehicle Race. The Kite Festival will run from 10:00 am-2:00 pm with The Second Annual Madison City Electric Vehicle Race running from 8:00 am until 4:00pm. There will be lots of amazing opportunities for your family to experience such as: Kite Flying, children activities, entertainment, flight simulators, STEM demonstrations, vendors/ booths, and food trucks!
Egg Hunt in Hampton Cove
Saturday at 10:00 AM
Cove Church | More Info
Join Cove Church for our annual Easter Egg Hunt. Babies through children in 5th grade are invited to grab a basket and come out for games, a petting zoo, snacks and the main event: an egg hunt!
Community Egg Hunt
Saturday from 10 – Noon
Challenger Elementary | More Info
Free egg hunt, games, family picture booth, hot dogs, popcorn, snow cones and more.
Saturday from 10:30 – 12:30
Wall Highway Baptist Church | More Info
Age appropriate egg hunts for Birth – K and 1st – 4th Grades. Scavenger Hunt for 5th – 6th Grades. Bring lawn chairs and blankets! Candy, games, activities, DJ, music, and food trucks.
A Vintage Baseball Game
Saturday at 12:30 PM
Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment | More Info
he Huntsville Vintage Base Ball Club presents a new home team for Huntsville to root for – The Redcaps! Each match will be a reenactment played by the rules of 1864, with our ballists in era-appropriate uniforms, using era-appropriate equipment.
Rocket City Wrestling Match
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Disney’s “The Little Mermaid”
Thursday – Saturday
Cost: $10 – 18
Huntsville High School | More Info
In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. This beautiful love story for the ages is based on the classic Hans Christian Andersen story and animated film, Disney’s The Little Mermaid and performed by the talented young actors of Huntsville High Theatre Department.
Spring On the Farm
Friday & Saturday from 10AM – 5PM
Cost: $8.95, under two years old is free
4D Farm | More Info
Spend a day on the farm – visit with the Easter Bunny, hunt some eggs, and enjoy the Spring weather! Included in the admission is our huge jumping pillow, 80 ft slide, barn slide, cow train, barnyard ball zone, 250ft zipline, animals, two-story play barn, sand play area, swings, and more.
Parent’s Night Out
Take advantage of these Parent’s Night Out opportunities to prep your Easter baskets or have a Date Night with your significant other.
Saturday from 10:00 – Noon
Cost: $5 for members, garden admission plus $5 for non-members
Huntsville Botanical Garden | More Info
Easter at the Garden is delightful! 10,000 eggs stuffed with treats are scattered about the Garden – music, games, refreshments, face painting and activities will keep your little one busy. The Easter Bonnet Parade is always fun too! Bring your cameras for a great photo with the Easter Bunny.
Ride the Peter Cottontail Express!
Saturday at 10AM, 11AM, 1PM, 2PM, 3PM
North AL Railroad Museum | More Info
Visit with Peter Cottontail and his helpers before and during this forty minute train ride through the North Alabama countryside. All the youngsters will get a special treat from Peter Cottontail before the day is done. A perfect way to celebrate the season for little ones that love trains!
Baskets Full of Fun Easter Jubilee
Saturday from 11AM – 3PM
Burritt On the Mountain | More Info
Bring your basket and collect eggs and treats from the Easter Bunny and Burritt’s frontier friends. You can explore the barnyard, pan for gold, and enjoy the scenic Huntsville views.
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