Exhibits & Annual Events

See the Stars with INTUITIVE® Planetarium at U.S. Space & Rocket Center

See the Stars with INTUITIVE® Planetarium at U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Star Gaze at INTUITIVE® Planetarium If you look out at the stars in the night sky, astronomers will point out, you’re looking at the past. Light from distant stars takes years to reach Earth, so we’re seeing them as they were all those years ago. If, however, you look at the stars at the INTUITIVE® Planetarium […]

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Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day in Huntsville

Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day in Huntsville

St. Paddy’s Fun All Day Long on the 16th Whether you are Irish, or just Irish for a day, Huntsville has your back for celebrating the Feast of St. Patrick.  The Feast is officially on the 17th, of course, but the big celebration in Rocket City happens on Saturday. Early Risers March 16th, Keegan’s Public […]

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Where to Celebrate Pi Day in Huntsville

Where to Celebrate Pi Day in Huntsville

  Mathematic geeks rejoice, the Rocket City has plenty to do on March 14th, otherwise known as Pi Day! We’ve rounded out 3.14 events (ok maybe a few more) for you to enjoy in Huntsville for π Day! Pi Day Celebration – Lowe Mill A&E Come join us in celebration of the beauty and wonder of […]

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Experience “The Wild” at the Huntsville Botanical Garden Chinese Lantern Festival

Experience “The Wild” at the Huntsville Botanical Garden Chinese Lantern Festival

Huntsville Botanical Garden’s Biggest Exhibit *Written by guest blogger Melissa Riley, Vice President of Guest Experience at the Huntsville Botanical Garden Our Chinese Lantern Festival is one of the most exciting things we’ve done in my 15 years at the Huntsville Botanical Garden. We can’t wait to share this festival of culture and art with our community! […]

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Where to find Alabama Bicentennial Items in Huntsville

Where to find Alabama Bicentennial Items in Huntsville

Shop the Bicentennial Happy birthday, dear Alabama! 200 looks good on you! 2019 is a special year here in Alabama as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of Alabama’s statehood. Since we know you will want to celebrate in style, here are a few places to score some Alabama Bicentennial swag!   Alabama Constitution Hall Park/EarlyWorks […]

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Celebrate Black History Month in Huntsville

Celebrate Black History Month in Huntsville

Dynamic Days of Diversity: 2019 Black History Month Events in the Huntsville Area February marks a month of endless exhibits of excellence! Serving as Black History Month, February presents phenomenal opportunities for education, entertainment, and engagement. Furthermore, it exists as an integral vehicle of awareness and transformation. During Black History Month, we are able to […]

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Join the Global Launch Challenge for the Apollo 50 Celebration

Join the Global Launch Challenge for the Apollo 50 Celebration

Huntsville’s Challenge to You Join the celebration around the world and launch your rocket with Space Camp’s Global Rocket Launch Challenge on July 16, 2019! Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama, is sponsoring a Global Rocket Launch, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, across the planet. The launch coincides exactly with the 50th anniversary of the launch of […]

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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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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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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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