Exhibits & Annual Events

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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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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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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Attraction PRO Tips: Santa’s Village

Attraction PRO Tips: Santa’s Village

  ‘Tis the season! There’s tons shopping to do, festive lights around town to admire, copious amounts of tasty, tasty, food to consume, and of course, you have to lovingly place those traditional and sentimental decorations around your house in just the right spot. But wait, there’s still one more important task you absolutely must […]

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The Nutty Nutcracker: An Interview with Lily Flagg

The Nutty Nutcracker: An Interview with Lily Flagg

  It’s that time of year for the Huntsville Ballet Company to get everyone in the spirit for the holidays. This year, along with the traditional performances of The Nutcracker, the Ballet will be performing “The Nutty Nutcracker” to close this season’s shows. We’ve interviewed the guest star, Huntsville’s very own Lily Flagg, to give a […]

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Holiday Magic Pass

Holiday Magic Pass

Editor’s Note: This post has been updated to accurately reflect information for 2017. 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 in the Park Visit […]

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