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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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A Newbie’s Guide to a Huntsville Havoc Hockey Game

A Newbie’s Guide to a Huntsville Havoc Hockey Game

Havoc Hockey in Huntsville As college football season dies down, a new season is just getting underway in the Rocket City:  Huntsville Havoc hockey. Boasting a rink at the Von Braun Center, the Minor Professional Hockey League team with a season that stretches from October through April has called Huntsville home for more than 15 […]

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New Meeting Spaces in Huntsville for 2019

New Meeting Spaces in Huntsville for 2019

How do you hold a meeting in the Rocket City? You “plan-it!” As the City of Huntsville continues to grow—adding new restaurants, hotels, businesses, and more—so does its popularity when it comes to hosting major conferences and events. This year, Huntsville has expanded its list of event venues in order to accommodate the growing demand […]

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Apollo Program memorabilia on display at Huntsville/Madison County Visitor Center

Apollo Program memorabilia on display at Huntsville/Madison County Visitor Center

Celebrating 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 launch and moon landing  2019 celebrations around the Apollo 11 50th anniversary are “blasting off” in the Rocket City, and the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) has joined in the festivities by offering a special Apollo display at the Huntsville/Madison County Visitor Center®️ in downtown Huntsville. The […]

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Try Curling in Huntsville, Alabama

Try Curling in Huntsville, Alabama

You Need to Try Curling in Huntsville Did you know you could give curling a try in the Rocket City? In a city that sees very little ice and snow in the winter months, it’s a question that sounds, well, silly. Thanks to the folks at the Huntsville IcePlex though, it’s an activity locals and […]

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Coming Soon to Huntsville: New Spaces & Places in 2019

Coming Soon to Huntsville: New Spaces & Places in 2019

New Spaces & Places in 2019 If you thought 2018 was a year of growth for the Huntsville/Madison area, you are in for an unbelievable 2019. Several projects will be opening next year including new hotels, swanky restaurants, activity centers, and the city’s first outdoor food garden complete with a wine cube and rooftop bar. […]

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Rocket City Classic brings Christmas “Tide”ings and Joy

Rocket City Classic brings Christmas “Tide”ings and Joy

Huntsville’s Classic Tradition It’s becoming as much as holiday tradition as the Huntsville Christmas Parade, the Tinsel Trail, the Galaxy of Lights and ice-skating in the park. For the third straight year, the Rocket City Classic brings the University of Alabama basketball team into Huntsville and the Propst Arena at the Von Braun Center. Call […]

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Pay for Parking in Huntsville with Credit Card

Pay for Parking in Huntsville with Credit Card

Adopting New Technology In 2019, you won’t have to hunt for change anymore to pay for parking in downtown Huntsville. The City of Huntsville announced 400 parking spaces will be updated for easy pay by smartphone and credit card options. With the Passport App, users can Monitor their parking sessions Extend time remotely View payment […]

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Huntsville’s World Class Aquatic Facility

Huntsville’s World Class Aquatic Facility

Huntsville Aquatics Center It isn’t all hype and bluster when Chris O’Neil calls the Huntsville Aquatics Center “a world-class aquatic facility.” He knows of what he speaks. O’Neil, the City of Huntsville’s Facilities Construction Manager, happens to be one of the most decorated swimmers in Huntsville history. He’s traveled the globe to compete. A four-time […]

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