Exhibits & Annual Events

Experience the Taste of Huntsville

Experience the Taste of Huntsville

*This blog has been updated to reflect 2018 information* Experience the Taste of Huntsville Each year, the Huntsville-Madison County Hospitality Association hosts the Taste of Huntsville, an event with good food for a good cause! This year’s  theme is “Tailgate with the Taste of Huntsville.” This year, funds raised through this event will benefit the […]

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Madison Street Festival

Madison Street Festival

Madison Street Festival Madison, Alabama’s, largest event is the Madison Street Festival. It happens each year the first Saturday in October in Madison’s historic old town district.  Admission is free to this family-friendly event.     The Festival kicks off at 9 am with parade from Insanity Skate Park to Madison Elementary School.  Park for […]

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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 2018 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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10 Reasons to Attend Von Braun Center’s Family Fun Fest

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

10 Reasons to Attend Von Braun Center’s Family Fun Fest in 2018 We all love those feel good moments, don’t we? They’re even better when you can have fun while supporting a great cause. If you haven’t experienced the Von Braun Center’s Family Fun Festival and Expo, now is the time. We’ll give you ten […]

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[VLOG]: The Galaxy of Lights

[VLOG]: The Galaxy of Lights

  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. The tradition started in 1996, meaning this is the 21st annual Galaxy […]

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Huntsville Holiday Magic Pass

Huntsville Holiday Magic Pass

Editor’s Note: This post has been updated to accurately reflect information for 2018. Huntsville Holiday Magic Pass It’s once again time for the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Holiday Magic Pass! This is my favorite way to save on holiday events around Huntsville. This year the holiday pass includes discounts to seven attractions: Skating […]

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Four Reasons to Run the Rocket City Marathon

Four Reasons to Run the Rocket City Marathon

  Four Reasons to Run the Rocket City Marathon The Rocket City Marathon is, like any marathon, 26.2 miles. Or, to put it in “Rocket City” context, 381 Saturn V moon rockets laid end to end. Four miles farther than the Apollo 17 crew drove on the moon. It’s 0.0001 percent of the distance to […]

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Where to Have Halloween Fun in Huntsville

Where to Have Halloween Fun in Huntsville

Where to Have Halloween Fun in Huntsville Pumpkin carving contests, hayrides, costume parties—Huntsville has everything you need to have a spooktacular Halloween. Several venues will be hosting events that bring together the community to celebrate fun, fall and family traditions. And the fun isn’t just for kids! You’ll be sure to find something frighteningly entertaining, […]

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