Downtown Huntsville

Local Huntsville Coffee Shops: Part 2

Local Huntsville Coffee Shops: Part 2

Huntsville & Madison Coffee Crawl—Take Two! As the days get shorter and the temperatures drop, there are few things more comforting than warm, delicious coffee. Luckily, Huntsville has tons of places where locals and visitors can find top-notch roasts for the chilly months ahead! In 2016, we highlighted some of our favorite cozy spots for […]

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A-Z Holiday Shopping in Downtown Huntsville

A-Z Holiday Shopping in Downtown Huntsville

A-Z Holiday Shopping in Downtown Huntsville Are you looking for the perfect last-minute gift? Downtown Huntsville is bursting at the seams with unique and fun items. A- Alabama/Auburn elves from Santa’s Village at the Huntsville Depot It’s never too early to start training. B- Bully Sauce from The Pants Store Food is always a great […]

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Explore Downtown Huntsville’s Tinsel Trail

Explore Downtown Huntsville’s Tinsel Trail

Downtown Huntsville’s Tinsel Trail The Tinsel Trail is a display of live Christmas trees in Downtown Huntsville that is free to attend and open all hours during the holiday season. Big Spring Park East is full of creativity, wonder, and holiday spirit with 300 trees this November 23rd – January 5th! This is the 8th […]

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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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The Story Behind Huntsville’s Historic Weeden House

The Story Behind Huntsville’s Historic Weeden House

Weeden House Celebrates Bicentennial 2019 will not only mark the bicentennial of the state of Alabama, but also for Huntsville’s historic Weeden House.  Built in 1819, a visit to Alabama’s oldest house museum will transport you through time to antebellum life in Huntsville.  The house showcases exquisite nineteenth century antiques and furnishings.   Architecture such as […]

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Light up Rabbits Intrude upon Huntsville

Light up Rabbits Intrude upon Huntsville

The Rabbits are coming… The Rabbits are coming  Light up rabbits intrude upon Huntsville in October. They’ve cast their shadows over streets and parks from Australia to Singapore, Berlin to Denver…and NOW they’re invading Huntsville. You may find them whimsical or wacky, but one thing is certain, you won’t want to miss this towering public art […]

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Dynamite History of Downtown Huntsville’s Lewter Hardware

Dynamite History of Downtown Huntsville’s Lewter Hardware

Lewter Hardware For more than 90 years, Lewter Hardware has been a Huntsville, Alabama staple. Huntsville has some unique and enriching history. We also pride ourselves on preserving that history and sharing it with others. This is why Huntsville has a deep connection with the past, present, and future. One bit of history that I […]

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Huntsville’s Guide to the Historic Districts

Huntsville’s Guide to the Historic Districts

History through Homes History isn’t just found in museums and parks, but in the everyday workings of a city.  As Huntsville has grown and expanded since 1810, residential neighborhoods have grown and reflect the architectural and historical character of the time and the economic status and lifestyle of Huntsville’s residents.  But it’s not just history: […]

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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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Where to Watch Football in Huntsville

Where to Watch Football in Huntsville

Where to watch football in the Rocket City If you didn’t know, football is BIG in Alabama! (Don’t think you need that reminder, though.) People even plan their wedding days around football games! So, something this big should be appreciated in the best places around the Rocket City. Here’s your quick guide for where to […]

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