A sweet respite from the heat that was August… that is our hope for September.
September is one of our all-time favorite months to live in Huntsville. And to enjoy the amazing weather we hope to experience, there are OVER 21 events that you must check out.
Go September, Go!
1. Scarecrow Trail @ Huntsville Botanical Garden
Opens September 1
Scarecrows, Hay-bales, Sorghum Maze, Weekend Hayrides and more. Included in garden admission.
2. Concerts on the Dock @ Lowe Mill
September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Great line-up of bands for this fall outdoor concert series. Read more about Concerts on the Dock here.
The Color Run returns to Huntsville for the 3rd year in support of Arts Huntsville.
September 10, 17, 24
Enjoy a relaxing, yet energizing, morning of Yoga beside the gentle flowing waters of the Flint River in Hays Nature Preserve. Bring your Yoga mat or a towel and dress comfortably.
5. 11th Annual Caribbean Day in the Park @ Stoner Field Park
The Caribbean Association of North Alabama Inc (CANA) will host the largest North Alabama Family Fun Day to introduce the public to the Caribbean culture, cuisine and lifestyle in a family-friendly environment.
6. Jazz in the Park @ Big Spring Park
September 4, 11, 18, 25
The City of Huntsville’s Office of Multicultural Affairs and Magic City Smooth Jazz will team up to present a free jazz concert series each Sunday in September at Big Springs Park from 6 – 9 pm.
7. Fido’s After 5 @ Huntsville Botanical Garden
September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Four-legged friends are welcome in the Garden each Thursday evening, 5 pm – dusk. Garden membership or admission is required for humans. Dog admission is $1.00 each or get a season Paw Pass for $5; dogs must be on a leash.
8. Community Conversations: Anne Byrn @ Downtown Huntsville Library
Anne Byrn is the bestselling author of The Cake Mix Doctor. She will talk about her book, American Cake, at 2 pm. The ticket price of $25 per person includes a sample of two of the cakes featured in the book.
9. The Game’s Afoot (Or: Holmes for the Holidays) presented by Theatre Huntsville
September 9 – 17
The danger and hilarity are non-stop in this glittering whodunit set during the Christmas holidays. Tickets start at $16.
10.1st Annual Great OUTDOOR Expo @ Ditto Landing
Displays from all facets of outdoor experiences – Hunting, Fishing, Camping, RVing, Boating, Cycling, Watersports, Outdoor Live, and more from 10am – 6pm.
11. MY HERO: Contemporary Art & Superhero Action @ Huntsville Museum of Art
Opens September 11
My Hero presents a rich array of work by over 50 international artists, including painting, illustration, photography, sculpture, mixed media and video, that celebrates and re-envisions the lives of iconic superheroes. Included in museum admission.
September 15 – 18
Redstone Arsenal Family and MWR Oktoberfest, features carnival games, festhalle, biergarten and sports pavilion. Tickets $13-$16.
Street food, music and fun. Location to be determined.
14. Fauré Requiem presented by the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra
The 62nd Season opens with guest Artists: Tiffany Bostic-Brown, Terrance Brown, and Huntsville Community Chorus. Tickets start at $25.
September 17 – 18
Featuring more than 140 of the region’s finest artists in an array of wonderful media, local food trucks and musicians throughout the park. The art festival is free, but there is a $5 parking fee that goes to benefit the State Park.
A signature fundraiser for the Land Trust, this event features a silent auction with special rain barrels, dinner, dancing and fun. Tickets $70/member & $80/non-member.
17. Blues with a View @ Burritt on the Mountain
Microwave Dave and the Nukes, Wine, Craft beer, food trucks and S’mores. Tickets are $25.
18. Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live! @ U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Free admission with a Museum Day pass.
September 24 – 25
Thrive Alabama is excited to present David Moberg’s murder mystery “Fanfare to Murder”for four performances. Tickets are $40 – $55.
Huntsville’s only wine festival, includes music, food and more. Tickets are $50.
21. Yoga with Live Music presented by the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra
Yoga instructor Casey Patterson, Gregory Vajda, and HSO musicians lead you in music and movement in Lowe Mill’s spacious and inviting North Floor Gallery. Grab your yoga mat and bring a friend. Tickets are $20.