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Weekend Roundup June 30 – July 4

Happy weekend, Huntsville – and happy birthday, USA!

There is no shortage of things to do to celebrate in-between your barbecues and family gatherings. Before you plan your 4th of July menu, be sure to hit up the closest Farmer’s Market near you – fresh watermelons, peaches and blueberries are plentiful!

By the way – how are you doing on your Summer Bucket List? See how many things you’ve already crossed off before school starts back!

4th of JULY
Where will you celebrate the 4th?

Free & Cheap Events

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Madison Gazebo Concert

Thursday from 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Cost: FREE
Downtown Madison | More Info

This summer concert in Madison is a best-kept secret and not as crowded as most, making it a great event with kids. Tonight even more so – Rocket City Mom will be there a few children’s activities at the concert! LEGO Duplo blocks, hoola hoops, bubbles, and Lincoln Logs. Come by and say hello!


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Spirit of America Festival

Friday – Monday
Cost: FREE admission
Point Mallard Park | More Info

Festival goers will be entertained with an incredible lineup of live music, carnival rides, children’s activities, and more with the fun beginning on July 1st and culminating with a spectacular fireworks show and a free concert on the night of July 4th.

Home Depot Workshop

Saturday from 9:00 – Noon
Cost: FREE, online registration required
Home Depot locations | More Info

These hands-on workshops designed for children ages 5-12. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills, tool safety and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. Today’s project is building a miniature Ice Age bowling game.

Be a Cool Bouncer

Saturday at 9:30 and 11:00 AM
Cost: $5
The Matrix Gym | More Info

Take the kids to burn off some energy in sweet, sweet air conditioning. Jump into foam pits, bounce on trampolines, and run in open spaces. Read our full review before you go!

Athens Kiddie Carnival

Thursday – Saturday
Cost: Rides are 50 cents each
Athens Lion’s Club Kiddie Carnival | More Info

A carnival just for kids? Yes, you heard us right and it is NOT TO BE MISSED. Seriously, read our review and you’ll be lining up. Tokens to ride are just $.50 each and all monies go to local charities.

See Also

Go See a Movie

Friday and Monday
Cost: FREE to $1

There are two opportunities to catch a free or cheap flick this weekend!
1st Friday Flicks in Decatur – Friday at 8PM; showing “Inside Out”
Cinemark Monaco – Monday at 10AM; showing “Home”


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Independence Day Events

Monday, all day
Cost: Mostly FREE
Various locations

There are several celebrations to choose from in North Alabama – take a look at our list with all the details!

Worth the Money

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1776 Musical

Friday & Saturday
Cost: $13-16
Princess Theater | More Info

This Tony Award-winning musical brings to life historical figures like John and Abigail Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin as they discussed declaring independence in the weeks leading up to July 4, 1776

City Lights & Stars

Friday at 7:30 PM
Cost: $10-12
Burritt On the Mountain | More Info

The reggae sounds of KUSH will be heard from the mountaintop this weekend! Bring a picnic or grab a bite from a food truck. It’s a great view!

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