Veteran’s Day Weekend Roundup November 10-12

Happy Weekend, Huntsville! It’s Veteran’s Day and we hope you’ll spend some time with your family finding ways to thank and celebrate our country’s veterans. We’ve put together some fun ideas for kids to do before the Huntsville Veteran’s Day Parade.

There are also several holiday events going on this season to help you get into the Christmas Spirit! Be sure to check our HUGE Holiday Happenings Guide so you don’t miss something important! Our full Event Calendar also has more activities happening in Huntsville this weekend is you don’t see anything below that suits your fancy.

Finally, check in with our Giveaways for the Holidays that we host every year for our most devoted RCM Readers. You’ll be glad you did!

Click the orange “More Info” below for details about events you want to know more about!

Free & Cheap


Fayetteville’s Host of Christmas Past

Friday – Sunday
Cost: FREE
Downtown Fayetville | More Info

25th Annual #1 People’s Choice Event that features food, entertainment, and activities for a fun-filled weekend. Kids zone, live entertainment, craft shows, and so much more.

Veteran’s Day Open Play

Friday from 10-3 and 4-6
Cost: $1 for kids of Vets, $10 regular admission
Pump It Up | More Info

School’s out & kids can jump out their wiggles! There is a special for families who have served and continue to serve our country.

Family Movie Night

Friday at 6:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Monrovia Public Library | More Info

Watch Cars 3 on the library’s big screen – light refreshments provided.

Santa Arrives at the Mall

Saturday at 9:00 AM
Cost: FREE
Parkway Place Mall | More Info

Keep the kids in their Christmas PJ’s, and head to the mall for a morning of fun holiday activities like face painting, milk & cookies & stories.

Epic Christmas Market

Saturday from 10 AM – 5 PM
Cost: FREE
Limestone County Event Center | More Info

A variety of vendors, ranging from clothes, crafts, gifts, food, home goods, furniture, and more will help you find the perfect gift.

Veteran’s Day Parade

Saturday at 11:00 AM
Cost: FREE
Downtown Huntsville | More Info

Come out to honor local veterans – the parade program starts at the Veterans Memorial Park. The cannon fires and the Parade starts at ~ 11:11 AM so be sure to arrive early for a good spot.

Worth the Money


Galaxy of Lights Walking Nights

All Weekend
Cost: $3-7
Huntsville Botanical Garden | More Info

One of the top holiday attractions in the South opens their Walking Nights this weekend.

Skate with the Havoc at Huntsville Iceplex

Sunday from 2-4 PM
Cost: $5-9
Huntsville Iceplex | More Info

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet and skate with your favorite Huntsville hockey players!

A Christmas Story

Friday – Sunday
Cost: $16-18
VBC Playhouse | More Info

Watch Ralphie and his family work through leg lamps, school bullies, bunny pajamas and more in Theatre Huntsville’s rendition of a holiday classic.

Mommy & Me Nutcracker Tea

Saturday at 10:00 AM
Cost: $10
Alabama Youth Ballet | More Info

Enjoy delicious treats, make a keepsake craft, meet the ballet dancers and hear the story of The Nutcracker at this interactive holiday event.

Les Miserables

November 7-12
Cost: Starts at $25
VBC Concert Hall | More Info

Dream a dream with your theatre-loving teen – Broadway Theatre League has brought Les Mis to Huntsville!

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