We love Huntsville, AL. Some might even call us Huntsville cheerleaders. But we just can’t help it; we think Huntsville ROCKS!
ABC’s of Why We Love Huntsville, Alabama
Whether you’re a Huntsville native or just moved here, we think you’ll discover a new reason to love our city. Enjoy just a few of the reasons why we love Huntsville.
So much amazing craft beer, so little time.
C: Concerts in the Park
We love the free concerts in so many area parks, offered in so many areas of town.
D: Downtown Open Putt-Putt
E: Earlyworks Whistlestop Festival
BBQ, beer, and bands all for a great cause? We are in for this delicious fundraiser every year. Even though we lost on cornhole in the first round…
F: Farmers Markets
Local farmers and local foods are just two of the reasons we love our many area farmers markets.
From our plethora of rocket scientists to events like The Mad Scientist Ball, Huntsville embraces its geekiness. And we love it!
Do you realize we have over 120 miles of greenways and hiking trails in Huntsville? AND there are even trails a mere 1.5 miles from downtown? Shh! Don’t tell your friends. They may want to move here.
I: Ice Hockey
J: Johnny Stallings Art Program @ Merrimack Hall
K: Kickball League
Where adults can still have as much fun as little kids.
L: Live Comedy
Huntsville’s growing stand-up comedy scene gives you plenty to laugh at from the monthly Epic Comedy Hour shows to Homegrown Comedy at the Flying Monkey.
M: Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll
Mix and mingle with Huntsville most famous and infamous residents. Oh, did we mention they’re also dead?
N: Non-Profit Community
Where there is a need, you can be sure our non-profit community is working to fulfill it!
O: Outdoor Events
From movies in the park to food truck festivals to wine festivals, we love getting outdoors in the spring and summer.
Huntsville’s largest arts festival transforms downtown Huntsville into an arts wonderland for an entire weekend in April.
Q: Quigly & Meridian Entertainment Districts
Thank you to the Huntsville leadership for our downtown entertainment district hours and purple cups!
R: Rockets & Missiles
Oh, that boom and the shaking windows? That’s just testing on the arsenal. You get used to it.
S: Street Food Season
Never underestimate the power of a closed street and 25 food trucks.
With so many terrific local theater groups, it’s easy to get your fix of all things thespian.
U: U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Only at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center can you dine under a Saturn V rocket, watch a movie on a full-dome IMAX® Theater, check out 27 missiles and rockets, and train like an astronaut.
V: Von Braun Center
The place for blockbuster shows and concerts. A few shows we’re looking forward to in 2015: Disney on Ice Frozen, Peter and the Starcatcher, Celtic Woman 10th Anniversary Tour, Huntsville Symphony’s The Music of Michael Jackson.
W: Wine Festival
Huntsville First Annual Big Spring Crush was a hit, and we are already looking forward to Crush #2.
X: X-mas events
From the twinkling lights of The Tinsel Trail to the fa-la-la-la’s of holiday concerts, the Christmas season is packed with fun in Huntsville!
Y: YP Groups
Kinda… check out Harmony Park Safari! (C’mon guys, cut us some slack! Z is hard!)
We’ve told you what we love about the Rocket City; now we want to hear from YOU! What do YOU love about Huntsville? Tell us in the comments below!