10 fun things to do this Thanksgiving weekend in Huntsville!
FREE 24th Annual Thanksgiving Day Hike
@ Land Trust Hikers Parking Lot, Thursday 11/23, 9 – noon
Appreciating the beauty of Monte Sano Nature Preserve with family and friends on Thanksgiving morning!
Skating in the Park
@ Huntsville Museum of Park, open Thanksgiving 11/23, 11 am – 10 pm
Get ready to lace up your skates at the Huntsville Museum of Art’s outdoor ice skating rink. Open on Thanksgiving Day 10 am – 10 pm. Admission applies.
Huntsville Havoc vs. Evansville Thundercats
@ VBC Propst Arena, Thursday 11/23, 7 pm
Thanksgiving day hockey game! It’s a Huntsville tradition.
Galaxy of Lights Driving Nights
@ Huntsville Botanical Garden, Opens Friday 11/24
See Santa soaring over a delightful winter village. Nursery rhyme characters dance and frolic among traditional scenes of the season. Galaxy of Lights is the perfect holiday treat for the young and young-at-heart.
FREE 8th Annual Tree Lighting Village of Providence
@ Village of Providence, Friday 11/24, 4:30 pm
Games, activities, and pictures with Santa free with a new unwrapped toy for Toys-for-Tots. Santa arrives at 4:30 pm via firetruck.
@ Constitution Village, Opens Friday 11/24, 6 pm
Huntsville’s magical holiday attraction created especially for families to enjoy the excitement and wonder of the holiday season. All ages will delight in visiting the Claus’ house, meeting Santa’s reindeer, the North Pole elves, and Santa!
FREE Tinsel Trail
@ Big Spring Park East, Opens Friday 11/24, 6:30 pm
See 300 beautifully lit and decorated trees in Big Spring Park during this annual Huntsville tradition.
FREE Holiday Market at Flying Monkey Arts
@ Lowe Mill A&E, Saturday 11/25, 10 am – 5 pm
Stroll through Flying Monkey Arts, second floor south, gypsy style market set up between the diverse and eclectic Flying Monkey Arts resident studios.
Small Business Saturday
Saturday, November 11/25
Support local businesses on Saturday for Small Business Saturday.
Museum Store Day & New Exhibits
@ Huntsville Museum of Art, Sunday 11/26, 12 – 5 pm
A special shopping experience, showcasing a broad assortment of highly curated, unique, gifts from the local community and around the world. After shopping, and with museum admission, visit one of the new exhibits like Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera or Cut Up/Cut Out.