Showing posts by: Beth Ridgeway

Apollo Program memorabilia on display at Huntsville/Madison County Visitor Center

Apollo Program memorabilia on display at Huntsville/Madison County Visitor Center

Celebrating 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 launch and moon landing  2019 celebrations around the Apollo 11 50th anniversary are “blasting off” in the Rocket City, and the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) has joined in the festivities by offering a special Apollo display at the Huntsville/Madison County Visitor Center®️ in downtown Huntsville. The […]

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Huntsville is Home to Alabama’s Most Visited Attraction

Huntsville is Home to Alabama’s Most Visited Attraction

U.S. Space & Rocket Center We are excited to announce that the U.S. Space & Rocket Center was Alabama’s most visited paid tourism attraction in 2018. More than 849,000 people visited the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville last year. With the Apollo 50 celebrations in 2019, they hope to have more than one million […]

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Huntsville Events to Look Forward to in 2019

Huntsville Events to Look Forward to in 2019

Countdown to 2019 As we countdown to 2019, here are a few things we are excited about in the upcoming year! 2019 will be a huge year with Alabama’s Bicentennial and the Apollo 50th Celebrations. It would be a great time to visit Huntsville. As far as what the Huntsville Convention and Visitors Bureau has […]

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Top Blog Posts of 2018

Top Blog Posts of 2018

Recap of 2018 We went back and looked at which articles did the best during 2018. There is a theme of being in the know of what’s new or coming up. The Huntsville Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau had a fantastic year with our #iHeartHsv campaign, Huntsville Restaurant Week, and our first ever Huntsville […]

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Visit Historic Downtown Madison’s Christmas Card Lane

Visit Historic Downtown Madison’s Christmas Card Lane

Madison turns 150! The city of Madison is turning 150 in 2019! Their sesquicentennial celebrations have started and the city has events planned throughout the year!  A fantastic day in historic downtown Madison can be had by visiting during the holidays. A line of beautiful Christmas trees, local shop windows decked out, tasty restaurants and treats, […]

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Pay for Parking in Huntsville with Credit Card

Pay for Parking in Huntsville with Credit Card

Adopting New Technology In 2019, you won’t have to hunt for change anymore to pay for parking in downtown Huntsville. The City of Huntsville announced 400 parking spaces will be updated for easy pay by smartphone and credit card options. With the Passport App, users can Monitor their parking sessions Extend time remotely View payment […]

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Photos of Downtown Huntsville Halloween Decorations

Photos of Downtown Huntsville Halloween Decorations

Downtown Huntsville Halloween Decorations Every Halloween, people who live in Downtown Huntsville enjoy showing off their decorations. One woman, Nydia Martyak has lived at her home for 20 years. In 2015 she started posing skeletons in the front of her house. She rearranges them every few days with the help of her two children’s clothes […]

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Santa’s Village Finds New Home at Huntsville Historic Depot

Santa’s Village Finds New Home at Huntsville Historic Depot

Santa’s Village Finds a new Ho Ho Home! One of Huntsville’s favorite Christmas traditions, Santa’s Village will have a new home at the Huntsville Historic Depot. Opening November 23rd, guests will find all the magic of Santa’s Village from before with even more to explore! There will be more open spaces for kids to be […]

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Huntsville Celebrates History Month in October

Huntsville Celebrates History Month in October

October is Huntsville History Month Huntsville doesn’t just have space – it has history, as well. That history will be celebrated throughout the entire month of October as part of Huntsville History Month, a new campaign spearheaded by the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB). Through this initiative, the CVB has curated a digital, […]

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Disc Golf in Huntsville, Alabama

Disc Golf in Huntsville, Alabama

Disc Golf in the Rocket City The Huntsville / Madison / Madison County area will soon have 14 Disc Golf Courses. In fact, some of the oldest disc golf courses in the world are in Huntsville. Brahan Spring Park is the 2nd oldest disc golf course with Redstone Arsenal and University of Alabama Huntsville (UAH) […]

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