Posts tagged with: Historic Huntsville Depot

Santa’s Village Finds New Home at Huntsville Historic Depot

Santa’s Village Finds New Home at Huntsville Historic Depot

Santa’s Village Finds a new Ho Ho Home! One of Huntsville’s favorite Christmas traditions, Santa’s Village will have a new home at the Huntsville Historic Depot. Opening November 23rd, guests will find all the magic of Santa’s Village from before with even more to explore! There will be more open spaces for kids to be […]

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Celebrating Alabama’s Big Birthday – The Bicentennial

Celebrating Alabama’s Big Birthday – The Bicentennial

Party Like It’s 1819! There are birthdays, and then there are big birthdays, the kind you plan ahead for – like the ones that have zeroes at the end.  And then there are really big birthdays, like the ones that have two zeroes on the end. Alabama’s gearing up for a really big birthday next […]

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Don’t Drop the Ball on Your New Year’s Eve Plans in Huntsville

Don’t Drop the Ball on Your New Year’s Eve Plans in Huntsville

New Year’s Eve in Huntsville In a short time from now you’ll be cheering “Happy New Year!” With New Year’s Eve right around the corner, you don’t want to drop the ball (corny, we know…but hopefully you love us for that) on making plans. You might be wondering what, if anything, would be open the evening before […]

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Celebrate Veterans Day in Huntsville

Celebrate Veterans Day in Huntsville

Celebrate Veterans Day in Huntsville Huntsville loves to celebrate our military community as we are home to the U.S. Army’s Redstone Arsenal and we have a strong military heritage. The community has many Veterans Day activities celebrating all of those who have served in the U.S. military. Free Admission to Attractions Veterans and their families […]

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Haunted Huntsville

Haunted Huntsville

Haunted Huntsville It was, perhaps, Vincent Price who said it best, in Michael Jackson’s immortal Thriller: “Darkness falls across the land The midnight hour is close at hand Creatures crawl in search of blood To terrorize y’all’s neighborhood” Halloween is approaching, and you certainly wouldn’t want to be found without the soul for getting down […]

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How To: Explore 230 Years of Huntsville History in One Visit

How To: Explore 230 Years of Huntsville History in One Visit

How To: Explore 230 Years of Huntsville History in One Visit Have you ever wished that you could travel through more than two centuries, visiting Huntsville, Alabama, at various points in its past and future, only to realize that time machines haven’t been invented yet? Sure, we all have! But I bring good news, resident […]

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5 Steps to Achieving the Huntsville Dream Wedding

5 Steps to Achieving the Huntsville Dream Wedding

  ATTENTION ALL BRIDES-TO-BE! THIS IS NOT A DRILL! I REPEAT, THIS IS NOT A DRILL! MAN YOUR BATTLE STATIONS, WEDDING SEASON IS HERE! So you’ve got THE PERFECT ring on your finger and naturally, you want your wedding to be at a spot just as perfect. Which means you picked Huntsville, of course. So […]

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Seven Shots To Start Your Huntsville Scrapbook

Seven Shots To Start Your Huntsville Scrapbook

  If you go to Paris, you take a picture of the Eiffel Tower. If you go to New York, you snapshot the Statue of Liberty. In Rome, the Colosseum.  In Cawker City, Kansas, the biggest ball of twine. But what about Huntsville? What do you take a picture of when you come here? Well, the rocket, […]

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Rails to Rockets: 3 must-visit locations in Huntsville/Madison County for train enthusiasts

Rails to Rockets: 3 must-visit locations in Huntsville/Madison County for train enthusiasts

If the first stop you make while exploring a new city is to see what sort of train or railroad history they have to offer, then you are in luck. Your trip to the Rocket City will have several offerings for those fascinated by the rails. We’ve compiled a list of 3 locations, each unique […]

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To-Do List: WhistleStop Bar-B-Que Weekend

To-Do List: WhistleStop Bar-B-Que Weekend

2018 WhistleStop Festival Debating whether or not you should check out Huntsville’s 18th annual WhistleStop Bar-B-Que Weekend at the Huntsville Historic Depot on May 4th and 5th? Let’s take an in-depth look at just some of the many reasons why you should add this festival to your to-do list: 1) Meat 2) Music   Are you […]

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