Huntsville Living
5K Rocket Run

This is a 5K run around the grounds of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Space Camp and Aviation Challenge. Registration fee is required for participants. 

November 30, 2013
Time: 8 AM
Phone (256) 722-5625

Delta Zeta Marketplace

More than 150 exhibitors offer hand-crafted items, specialty foods & gifts. This event is held at the Von Braun Center and requires paid admission.

October 25 - October 27, 2013
Times: Fri. - Sat. 9 AM - 6 PM
          Sun. Noon - 5 PM


The Dog Ball

Sponsored by the Greater Huntsville Humane Society, the annual Dog Ball is a fund raising event. Normally held at the VBC in February, this event includes a silent auction, live auction, and of course a parade of dogs! For more information on the dog ball, click here.

Farmer's Markets:

Bailey Cove Farmer's Market at St. Thomas
12200 Bailey Cove Rd
Huntsville, AL 35803

Every Saturday, June - September
8 AM - Noon

Farmer's Market at Latham UMC
109 Weatherly Rd
Huntsville, Al 35802

Every Tuesday from May - September
3 PM - 7 PM

Green Street Market at Nativity
208 Eustis Ave
Huntsville, AL 35801

Every Thursday, May - September
3 PM - 6 PM

Huntsville Ghost Walk

Hear stories of Huntsville's creepier side!
This event held at Harrison Brothers Hardware on the downtown courthouse square. Paid admission is required.

October 25-26, 2013
Time: 6 PM

Krispy Kreme Challenge (Race)

Sponsored by the United Cerebral Palsy, this race is held in early to mid November. Participants run 2 miles through downtown Huntsville to the Krispy Kreme in north Huntsville, eat a dozen donuts, then race 2 miles back to the finish line within one hour. 


Louis Crews Classic & Hall of Fame Game

Attention football fans! Alabama A&M University hosts the Louis Crews Classic which is the annual meeting between the Bulldogs and Grambling State University. This rivalry game takes place each September In Huntsville, it is held in the Louis Crews Stadium at Alabama A&M University. 

For more information and game schedules, please click here .


NEACA Craft Shows

NEACA has the art of craft shows down to a science! There are three shows annually, Spring, Fall and Christmas, which are held at the Von Braun Center. No fuss, just 250 craftsmen with teddy bears, dolls, doll furniture, pottery, toys, jewelry, clothes, room decor, kitchen accessories and much more!

Spring show held in March, Fall show held in September
Christmas show 2013: Dec. 6-8. 
For more information and 2014 dates when available, click here .


Rocket City Marathon

The Rocket City Marathon is a 26 mile, 385 yard footrace through Huntsville, AL which has been a fixture in north Alabama for over 35 years. The course includes 2 hills over 35 feet within a downtown loop, five miles south to a 14 mile southern loop, then a return north.
The marathon takes place in mid-December with registration usually opening in late May.
The 2013 Marathon will be held on Saturday, December 14th. 

Click HERE for more information.


Skating in the Park

Enjoy Huntsville's first outdoor skating rink! This 50x70 ft rink is located directly behind the Huntsville Museum of Art in Big Spring Park. Light concessions and restrooms are also available.

November 21 - January 5, 2013
Monday – Thursday: 2 – 10 p.m.
Friday: 2 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 12 a.m.
Sunday: 12 – 8 p.m.
$10.00 per person skating fee
$3.00 skate rental fee

Super Retriever Series

Sponsored by the Huntsville Sports Commission, the Super Retriever Series is a four-day event which tests the skills of hunting dogs. The event is held in Jones Valley, early in November each year.

Von Braun Center

Huntsville's civic center is the location of many indoor events. Ranging from concerts and theatre to sporting events and arts and crafts shows, there is always something on the Von Braun Center events calendar!

Photograph at left courtesy of Madhu Goundla

U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Educational events, exhibits, and movies are regularly scheduled at the Space & Rocket Center. Programs are available for the very young to the very not so young! Click here for a listing of Space & Rocket Center events .

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