Huntsville AL Outdoor Activities and Festivals Guide

A guide to outdoor activities and festivals in Huntsville AL.

LeRoy Pope & the Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll 2014

Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll 2014

LeRoy “Father of Huntsville” Pope was one of Huntsville’s earliest settlers and gained his nickname through his leadership in developing Huntsville, Madison County, and North Alabama. He was a judge, land owner, farmer, developer, and businessman whose imprint on Huntsville is still seen to this day. Once a year, LeRoy “Father of Huntsville” Pope, along […]

5 Things to do This Weekend – September 26

5 Things to do September 26

It’s Thursday… Here are our picks for 5 Things to do This Weekend!   Madame Butterfly presented by Ars Nova @ VBC Playhouse, Friday at 7:30 pm & Sunday at 2:30 pm Family, fortune, and honor—the geisha Cio-Cio San forsakes them all for the callous American naval officer who calls her his “bride.” Puccini’s Madama Butterfly features […]

12 Fun, Free things to do in October in Huntsville

Free things to do in October in Huntsville

Fun and Free. Two things that don’t always go in the same sentence.  But we want to make sure that you know that Huntsville has plenty to offer- and they don’t always come with a hefty price tag. So, here’s our guide to 12 Fun, Free things to do in October in Huntsville, Alabama. 1. Concerts on the […]

13 Things to do in Huntsville This Fall

13 Things to do in Huntsville this Fall

You thought summer was packed with things to do?  Well, the weather is cooling down and our calendar is heating up!  Here’s a guide to 13 things to do in Huntsville this fall, and a bunch of them are FREE! 1. Scarecrow Trail @ Huntsville Botanical Garden  “Once Upon A Time” is the theme for the […]

5 Things to do This Weekend – September 19

5 Things to do September 19

It’s Thursday… Here are our picks for 5 Things to do This Weekend!   FREE  Street Food Gathering @ Church Street at Big Spring Park, Friday, 6 – 9 pm Over 20 food trucks, including several new ones, will be participating in this food truck rally. 45 Surprise will be playing music and Little Bit’s Vintage fashion […]

5 Things to do This Weekend – September 12

5 Things to do September 12

It’s Thursday… Here are our picks for 5 Things to do This Weekend!   Oktoberfest @ Redstone Arsenal Activity Field, Thursday – Sunday Oktoberfest is one of Redstone Arsenal’s largest events that is open to the public. Oktoberfest has rides, fun and activities for ALL ages, not to mention some of the finest German Beers and scrumptious German […]

One COLORFUL Day!

one colorful day september 27

Back in August, we had one HOT weekend full of fun events. Let me tell you right now…September will NOT be outdone! I’m dubbing Saturday, September 27, 2014 “One Colorful Day”, and that’s not just because of Huntsville’s first Color Run. It’s because all of these events seem to be bright, fun and kinda epic! […]

Road Trip: Dismals Canyon – Alabama’s Last Secret Hiding Place

Dismals Canyon

I bet you didn’t know that one of the most well-preserved pieces of nature in Alabama is just down the road near the Franklin County town of Phil Campbell. It is a small nature conservatory known as Dismals Canyon. The attraction’s website describes the preservation of the 85-acre park: “Your visit is a step back […]

5 Things to do This Weekend – September 5

5 Things to do September 5

It’s Thursday… Here are our picks for 5 Things to do This Weekend!   Concert on the Dock – The Banditos @ Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment, Friday, 6 pm Concerts on the Dock is a free eclectic Friday night concert series. It is a family & pet friendly, so bring your dog leashes, lawn chairs, dancing shoes &  hula hoops. […]

Scarecrow Trail 2014 Made Simple

Scarecrow Trail 2014

“Once Upon a Time” is the theme to Scarecrow Trail 2014 at Huntsville Botanical Garden. The scarecrows, all made by local businesses, organizations or individuals, are amazing and represent everything from Peter Pan to Frozen. A fall favorite event, we went by today to get a peek at the crows and share some of our favorites […]