Exhibits & Annual Events

Spend Your Labor Day in Huntsville/Madison County

Spend Your Labor Day in Huntsville/Madison County

  It’s 4:30 p.m. on a work day. Your eyes glance at the clock. You slowly gaze over the pile of work sitting on your desk; you sigh. Then – a ray of light. You see a date circled on your calendar. It appears to be a holiday. But, could it be? Yes, it could […]

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Take a Ride on Huntsville’s Breakfast Trolley Tour

Take a Ride on Huntsville’s Breakfast Trolley Tour

Take a Ride on Huntsville’s Breakfast Trolley Tour There are several ways you can hear some great stories about Huntsville and its history, but only one of them involves both a trolley AND a muffin. And, really, why would anyone NOT want to do that? The EarlyWorks Family of Museums offers a breakfast trolley tour […]

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A billion (or so) reasons to be in Huntsville, Alabama for July 4th weekend

A billion (or so) reasons to be in Huntsville, Alabama for July 4th weekend

  *Editor’s note: Dates, times, and other relevant event information has been updated in this blog to accurately reflect 2017 activities.   Ok. Ok. We don’t really have ONE BILLION reasons, but we have a lot of reasons we think you would have a blast (we can’t help the space puns) in Huntsville, Alabama for […]

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50 Things to do this Summer in Huntsville

50 Things to do this Summer in Huntsville

50 Things to do this Summer in Huntsville Summertime in the Rocket City is a magic, special time full of tasty food, outdoor adventures, stellar sights, and fun all the way around. Here are 50 events taking place in Huntsville to make your summer the most amazing one ever. Happy exploring! Biergarten; U.S. Space & […]

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10 Reasons to Attend Von Braun Center’s Family Fun Fest

10 Reasons to Attend Von Braun Center’s Family Fun Fest

Here at the Von Braun Center, one of our favorite phrases is “free admission”… who doesn’t love to hear those words? If you haven’t experienced the Von Braun Center’s Family Fun Festival and Expo, now is the time. We’ll give you ten reasons why: 1. Budget-friendly fun Have you ever packed the kids in the […]

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Visit Neighborhood Earth at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center

Visit Neighborhood Earth at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center

    Visit Neighborhood Earth at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Dearest fellow explorers and adventurers, Congratulations! You are standing in one of most amazing cites in the entire universe. In honor of this most glorious occasion, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center opened a brand new exhibit dedicated to exploration on the galactic […]

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April Activities in the Rocket City

April Activities in the Rocket City

Looking for fun, food, and festivities this April? You’re in luck! There’s always something new and exciting happening in the Rocket City. Get ready for a month packed with food trucks, craft beer, live music, and much more! We’ve got the scoop on where you can find the most fun this month in the city […]

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Paddle the Canal in Downtown Huntsville

Paddle the Canal in Downtown Huntsville

Paddle the Canal in Downtown Huntsville Are you familiar with dragon boat races? They are popular festivals centered around teams of people racing each other in colorfully decorated boats. Surrounding cities in North Alabama are especially known for their dragon boat festivals because of the rivers running through their downtown areas.  Downtown Huntsville doesn’t have […]

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Between Imagination and Invention: The Art of NASA in the Space Age

Between Imagination and Invention: The Art of NASA in the Space Age

  Where can imagination take us? As we all know by now, Huntsville is known for its rockets. What you may not know is that behind the scientists and innovators who take us to space, are artists who bring their imagination and vision to life on canvas.     More than 20 of those artists’ […]

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[VLOG]: The Galaxy of Lights

[VLOG]: The Galaxy of Lights

  The Galaxy of Lights at the Huntsville Botanical Gardens is a “can’t miss” event around the holidays, and it’s easy to see why! For a few weeks every year, larger-than-life light displays take over the gardens to delight all who walk or drive through. The tradition started in 1996, meaning this is the 21st […]

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