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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Huntsville Iceplex | More Info
Don’t miss this opportunity to meet and skate with your favorite Huntsville hockey players!
A Christmas Story
Friday – Sunday
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
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.
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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