Huntsville AL Outdoor Activities and Festivals Guide

A guide to outdoor activities and festivals in Huntsville AL.

100% Free Things to Do in Huntsville

100 percent Free Things to Do in Huntsville

Spending all of your money on summer music festivals is fun, but being broke afterwards is not. Save up for the next big concert, convention, or festival by trying these 100% FREE, and fun, things to do in Huntsville. Take in Nature Hike through the beautiful scenery, have a picnic or go fishing. Green Mountain […]

5 Things to do This Weekend – July 31

5 Things to do July 31

It’s Thursday… Here are our picks for 5 Things to do This Weekend!     Moonlight and Magnolias, presented by Alabama Creative Artists Theatre @ Alabama Creative Artists, Friday – Sunday, 7:30 pm evening shows and 3 pm Sunday matinee Hollywood, 1939, and mogul David O. Selznick has just shut down production on the most eagerly […]

The Best of Our Summer

Best of Our Summer

Though summer is technically here to stay a few more weeks, we all know that with the kids back in school things shift to “fall” mode. And that’s okay. To help you start to think about the transition, we wanted to sum up our summer. A best of, as it were. Enjoy! Best of Summer […]

5 Things to do This Weekend – July 17

5 Things to do July 17

It’s Thursday… Here are our picks for 5 Things to do This Weekend!     Free 2 Teach Crayon Bash @ The Lumberyard, Friday 7/17, 6 – 10 pm The 4th Annual Crayon Bash benefits Free 2 Teach, a volunteer-run free supply store so that teachers don’t have to spend as much of their own paychecks […]

11 Awesome Things to Add To Your End of Summer Bucket List

11 Awesome Things to Add To Your End of Summer Bucket List

Summer is already halfway over, but there is still plenty of time to enjoy all of the warm weather activities Huntsville has to offer. Here are some examples of End of Summer Bucket List items to cross off of your list. Sightseeing When it comes to beautiful sights, Huntsville does not disappoint. Ride a bike […]

5 Things to do This Weekend – July 10

5 things to do July 10

It’s Thursday… Here are our picks for 5 Things to do This Weekend!     Go See a Movie   FREE  Movies in the Park – The Princess Bride @ Big Spring Park, Friday 7/10, pre-show games start at 6 pm, movie at sundown Summer Movie Series: Pretty Woman @ U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Friday 7/10, 7:00  pm, […]

Cool Treats Face Off

Cool Treats Face Off

When you think of cool summer treats, what do you think of? Exactly! There are some wonderful options in Huntsville for satisfying a sweet tooth in the hot summer months! We wanted to think outside of the ice cream box and see what other cool treats might be worth a lick. Behold our Cool Treats […]

Road Trip: W C Handy Festival

W. C. Handy Festival The Must-do Event of the Summer

In 1982, the The Music Preservation Society of Muscle Shoals started a small community festival to help preserve the musical heritage of the Northwest Alabama region known as “The Shoals” (consisting of Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, Tuscumbia and Florence). The festival was named after Florence native William Christopher “W.C.” Handy, who is known throughout the world […]