Weekend Roundup April 7-9

Wow – you’ve weathered the storms and made it to the weekend! Why not celebrate by doing something fun with your kids? There’s definitely plenty in Huntsville and North Alabama to choose from, and if you don’t find anything below check out our full Event Calendar and you’re bound to find something awesome!

So let’s get to the Weekend Roundup!

Free & Cheap


Community Egg Hunts

Friday – Sunday
Cost: FREE
Various locations

All of these community egg hunts are open to the public. Get our full list of Egg Hunts & Bunny Sightings here!

Guided Hikes with the Land Trust

Saturday & Sunday
Cost: FREE, donations accepted
Monte Sano Nature Preserve | More Info

At 3.4 miles, this hike is a little more difficult – we recommend it for families that are experienced hikers or have older children. Discover some of Monte Sano Nature Preserves most traveled trails: Bluff Line, Wagon Trail, and Old Railroad Bed Trails with Bruce Martin. Wear closed toe shoes and bring water and sunscreen!

Sunday’s hike to see “The Coolest Rock” on Rainbow Mountain is at 2:00 PM at Madison’s Stoneway Trail. More info.

Spring School Carnivals

Saturday from 9AM – 2PM
Cost: FREE
Various locations

It’s Spring school carnival season, and several schools are hosting fun events for kids and families!

Kid Safe Seminars

Saturday at 9:00 AM and 11:30 AM
Cost: FREE
Alexander’s Martial Arts locations | More Info

Join us for a seminar designed to help kids learn to make safe choices. We address topics including: the red-yellow-green light of safety, appropriate stranger interaction, and more. Join us to learn more about empowering kids to make safe choices.

Guided Spring Walking Tour of Twickenham

Saturday at 10:00 AM
Cost: FREE
AL Constitution Village | More Info

Every spring, the Huntsville/Madison County CVB shows off our beautiful city 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. Kids and strollers welcome!

Good Day Kid’s Fest

Saturday from Noon – 4PM
Cost: FREE admission, $5 parking
Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment | More Info

This is THE place to be this Saturday! Rocket City Mom & Lowe Mill present the 10th annual Good Day Kid’s Fest, with headliners The Happy Racers performing! There will also be puppet shows, Nerf battles, face painting, drumline performances, tons of kid’s activities, vendors, food trucks, baby races, and inflatables to enjoy. Be sure to find the RCM tent and come say hello! It s guaranteed to be a GOOD DAY!

Preview Gym Class for Your Baby

Saturday from 12:30 – 1:15 PM
Cost: FREE
The Little Gym of Huntsville | More Info

This open house is for children who are 4-10 months old – we know what you’re thinking: “My baby can’t even crawl yet, so why should we got to a gym?” Well, there’s a lot going on inside those tiny heads. Everything that’s absorbed at this age lays the groundwork for overall functional development. Enroll for a class during the preview and receive 50% off the Bugs program.

Happy Birthday, Pints & Pixels!

Sunday from 11AM – 9PM
Cost: FREE admission, & free play!
Pints & Pixels | More Info

Help celebrate their 1 year anniversary! Free play all day and cupcakes for the first 300 food-purchasing customers. Hang out with Mario and Luigi too!

Sample Summer Camp at Cha-la-Kee

Sunday from 1-4 PM
Cost: FREE
Camp Cha-la-kee in Guntersville | More Info

A great way to sample some of this popular summer camp’s offerings for kids ages 7-14! Spend the afternoon exploring the 61 acres of the waterfront camp and trying out some of the activities they have for kids: canoeing, horseback riding, giant swing, high ropes teambuilding, 400ft zip line, archery, boating, tubing, swimming, arts & crafts, performance (drama), socials, “The Blob” water trampoline, and much, much more.

Worth the Money


Kick Off Earth Day Month

Saturday from 9AM – 5PM
Cost: $16-24 or free for members
U.S. Space & Rocket Center | More Info

Enjoy hands-on educational experiences about a variety of topics, from water conservation and composting to renewable energy sources and wildlife protection. There will be numerous green, sustainable and renewable exhibits along with plenty of fun activities for children of all ages.

Since you’re there already, be sure to drop in to Saturday Scientist program at 11:30!

Spring Farm Days with the Easter Bunny

Saturday from 10AM – 5PM
Cost: $8.95+tax | Under 2 is free
4D Farm | More Info

Head to the farm to enjoy all the fun farm activities, warmer weather, and an Easter Egg hunt – you’ll get to visit with the Easter bunny, too! Included in admission is the 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!

Go See a Show

Friday – Sunday
Cost: $5-25
Various venues

You are in for a treat this weekend if you love theatrical productions! The amount of talent these local theater students have will blow you away!

Huntsville Ballet Spring Repertory

Saturday & Sunday
Cost: $19-28
VBC Concert Hall | More Info

Grab your tutus and let’s go to the ballet! The Huntsville Ballet will perform George Balanchine’s Stars and Stripes Pas de Deux (1958), Billy the Kid (1938), George Balanchine’s Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux (1960), and more.

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