Happy Turkey Day Huntsville! Need something to do this holiday weekend after you’ve consumed all those delicious carbs and endured (we mean enjoyed) your relatives’ company?
Lucky for you, we’ve complied 10 fun things to do in Huntsville, Alabama, during this long Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
FREE 26th Annual Thanksgiving Day Hike
@Monte Sano Nature Preserve, Thursday 11/28/19, 3pm – 6pm
Be prepared for your Thanksgiving feast by starting the morning off with a Monte Sano hike lead by Land Trust volunteers and staff. We’ll start out at Bankhead and work our way down to Three Caves on the Alms House Trail.
Skating in the Park
@ Big Spring Park, Thursday 11/28/19 – 12/1, Hours Vary
Get ready to lace up your skates at the Huntsville Museum of Art’s outdoor ice skating rink. Admission applies.
Huntsville Havoc vs. Birmingham
@ VBC Propst Arena, Thursday 11/28/19, 7 pm
Havoc fans love a good weenie race, but this time, all small dogs are welcome for our first ever SMALL DOG RACES! Admission applies.
Galaxy of Lights Driving Nights
@ Huntsville Botanical Garden, Opens Friday 11/29/19
Drive through the Galaxy of Lights to see the sights. $20 – $25 per car up to 10 people.
FREE 10th Annual Tree Lighting Village of Providence
@ Village of Providence, Friday 11/29/19, 4 – 7 pm
Games, activities, and pictures with Santa free with a new unwrapped toy for Toys-for-Tots. Santa arrives at 4 pm, tree lighting at 6 pm.
Santa’s Village Opens
@ Huntsville Depot, Friday 11/29/19, 5 – 9 pm
See Santa’s Magic Garden light up The North Pole with twinkling lights and your favorite holiday songs! Snow shows, cookies, and musical entertainment all add to the fun at the Village Santa Calls Home!
FREE Tinsel Trail Lighting Celebration
@ Big Spring Park East, Friday 11/29/19, 6 pm
See 300 beautifully lit and decorated trees in Big Spring Park during this annual Huntsville tradition.
Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical
@ Mark C. Smith Concert Hall, Friday 11/29/19, 7 pm
Featuring an original story and score, dazzling sets and costumes, and wondrous moments that make even the most cynical believe, this momentous celebration of the season leaves spirits high and captivates all with the splendor of Christmas. Admission applies.
Small Business Saturday
Saturday, November 11/30/19
Support local businesses on Saturday for Small Business Saturday! #shoplocal
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FREE Iron Bowl Fun Run
@ Fleet Feet, Saturday 11/30/19, 9am
Alabama vs. Auburn, show your team spirit and join us at Fleet Feet for a free, fun run — 3 or 5 miles. All paces welcome!