It’s time to hop on into the Spring weekend… Easter always brings fun things to do to the Huntsville and North Alabama area, and this week is no EGGception!
We’ve listed several below, but now is a good time to check out our Spring Activity Guide – be sure to pay extra close attention to our list of Egg Hunts & Bunny Sightings.
We’ve also got a fantastic Spring Bucket list over on the 26 Things To Do In Huntsville This Spring with Kids – how many has your family crossed off their checklist?
Without further ado, let hop into the Huntsville Weekend Roundup!
Free & Cheap Events
FIRST Robotics Competition
Friday & Saturday
VBC South Hall | More Info
Join over 50 high school teams from Alabama and eleven other states as they bring students, teachers, mentors, sponsors and family members to showcase their creativity, determination, and enthusiasm. It’s as close to real-world engineering as a student can get and absolutely amazing to watch!
Free Guitar Class
Saturday from 1:00 – 2:30
Colors Fine Arts Center | More Info
If guitar is your thing (or if you just think it might be) join Colors Fine Arts Center this Saturday for a group class featuring advanced student demos, forming of smaller ensembles, and theory related to the guitar. All ages & experience levels welcome.
Help Other Peeps!
Saturday from 10 – Noon
Ford’s Chapel | More Info
Pay it forward with this Easter event. Enjoy a pancake breakfast with the Easter Bunny, help make hygiene and school supply kits for local kids in need, enjoy games, bouncy houses, and an Egg Hunt.
Community Egg Hunts
There are lots of great free egg hunts happening in Madison County this weekend. The problem is deciding which ones to attend!
- Daystar Church Egg Drop
- Joe Wheeler Community Egg Hunt
- Doggone Egg Hunt at Crosswinds
- Village of Providence Egg Roll
- Egg Hunt at Woolley Springs
- Egg Brunch & Scavenger Hunt
Worth the Money
Peter Cottontail Express
Saturday at 11AM, 1PM, 2PM, and 3PM
Cost: $20; Memories: PRICELESS
North AL Railroad Museum | More Info
Visit with Peter Cottontail and his helpers! All the youngsters will get a special treat from Peter Cottontail before the day is done. These leisurely Spring train rides last approximately forty minutes. Call (256) 851-NARM for more information.
Spring Celebration on the Farm
Saturday from 10AM – 6PM
4D Farm | More Info
A great way to end Spring Break! A fun-filled day of egg hunts, visiting with the Easter bunny, and lots of exciting farm activities. You can zoom down the 80ft slide, take a ride on the 250ft zip-line, and jump on the HUGE jumping pillow! Not to mention pet all the baby farm animals. See you on the farm!
Space Hoppin Space Bunny
Saturday from 9AM-5PM
U.S. Space & Rocket Center | More Info
You can help celebrate the launch of Astro-rabbit Marfusha, the first rabbit to travel into space. Marfusha was launched on July 2, 1959, onboard a Soviet R2 rocket, which reached a height of 212 kilometers (132 mi). Make and wear your own communication rabbit ears to make contact with Marfusha on her space journey!
More Great Egg Hunts!
Friday & Saturday
Not free, but these community egg hunts all offer something unique or special – be sure to bring your baskets and your cameras!
- Bunny Bonanza at Huntsville Botanical Garden
- Egg Hunt & Open Play at Pump It Up
- Glow-in-the-Dark Egg Hunt at Alexander’s Martial Arts
- Burritt’s Humpty Dumpty Eggstravaganza