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Top 10 Things Going on this Summer in Huntsville

Categories: Uncategorized | Posted: July 8, 2021

 

If you’re a resident of Huntsville, Alabama or surrounding areas, you already know that there is never a lack of things to do. Since most of the COVID-19 protocols have been lifted and we’re able to get back to social events, there are so many events happening in the area this summer that you don’t want to miss.

Huntsville Concerts in The Park

Concerts in The Park take place every Monday during the summer. It’s a free event hosted by Arts Huntsville and Huntsville Park & Recreation. The event takes place in downtown Huntsville on the Huntsville Museum of Art’s outdoor stage from 6:30-8:30pm. The public is encouraged to bring their own seating and your furry friends (on a leash) are also welcome! Get out and enjoy a Monday night filled with great music.

MELT’s Summer Block Party

On Saturday, July 24th from 4-9pm MELT in downtown Huntsville is hosting a summer block party to celebrate their 2 year anniversary. There will be 20+ vendors, live music, great food, drinks and giveaways! Did we mention this event is free to the public? Come out and celebrate!

Live Music At The Camp

If you’re a fan of live music, then visit The Camp located in Midcity one weekend during the summer. Every weekend they host a variety of different musicians and genres that you can enjoy for free. Kick back and enjoy delicious food and drinks, while listening to the talented artists play.

Butterfly Release at Huntsville Botanical Gardens

If you haven’t visited Huntsville Botanical Gardens for their butterfly release event, you’re missing out. For all of the nature lovers, this is a great event to take part in this summer. There are two events that still have tickets available, one on July 10th and the other on August 14th starting at 10am or 11am. Experience the safe release of butterflies into the Purdy Butterfly House. Learn more about the event here.

Space Camp in Huntsville

The Space Camp hosted by U.S. Space & Rocket Center has been an ongoing event every summer for a while now. It is a great opportunity to get your children ages 9-14 involved in the space industry. It takes place from Sunday, August 8th, to Friday, August 13th. Let your child experience this awesome learning opportunity and a chance to meet some new friends! Learn more about Space Camp here.

Taste of Huntsville

This event is a dining experience with over 50 restaurants and vendors participating. You can sample food and drinks and the vendors will be participating for awards in presentation and taste. All proceeds go towards the United Cerebral Palsy of Huntsville & Tennessee Valley and Huntsville Community Drumline. The event takes place on September 15th from 5:30-8pm at The Von Braun Center. Get out and grab a ‘taste of Huntsville’.

Party Bus Brewery Crawl

On Friday, July 23rd, LUXE Events is hosting a Brews Summer: Party Bus Brewery Crawl. You’ll have the chance to visit local breweries and other spots around town. The event begins at 8pm and you’ll enjoy craft beer, live music and other entertainment. Tickets are selling fast, so purchase yours while they’re still available!

Scavenger Hunt Smash Up

The third annual Scooter for Hooters and Topless for Tatas Scavenger Hunt Poker Run will take place on Saturday, August 21st from 8am-3pm. All proceeds go to benefit Huntsville Hospital Patient Assistance for patients that need assistance with everyday living expenses. There will be two separate scavenger hunts – one for motorcycles and one for off-road jeeps. Learn more about tickets and this event here.

Outdoor Market at Lowe Mills

Every Saturday from 11am-4pm Lowe Mills ARTS & Entertainment hosts an outdoor market with local vendors. Admission is free to the public, and you’ll have a chance to shop and purchase local artists and makers products. This is a great event happening all summer long, so be sure to make a visit one weekend before October.

The Market At Midcity

Every Sunday from 1-5pm, The Camp at Midcity hosts local farmers, musicians, artists, makers and more. Admission is free to the public, and you have the chance to shop small and support local vendors in the area. If you enjoy farmers markets, this event is for you. It’s a great way to spend your Sunday’s this summer.

Kelly Ruh

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