In Partnership with the Southern Weekend

Weekend Rundown for July 19th thru 21st

Get out and enjoy all North Alabama has to offer this weekend.

Here are a few highlights!

Need a few more ideas for fun? Check out the full event calendar!

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Dancing in the Streets

Friday, 5pm -9pm

It turns out that you don’t need a time machine to travel to 1969. In fact, you can dance your way across the decades this Friday evening at Downtown Huntsville Inc.’s “Dancing In The Streets” event! Come join in as the city center transforms into a fun-filled celebration with free music, a stunning digital mapping display, “moon” ball launch, and many surprises.

Best of all, the event is family-friendly and FREE to the public—even pets are welcome to attend! Just grab your dancing shoes and head to 100 North Side Square where the fun will begin at 5 p.m. and last until 9 p.m.

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Summer Concert Series at Insanity

Saturday, 6pm-11:45pm

Grab your friends + partner + family + kids and join us for our first ever Insanity Complex Concert Series! Thirsty? Our bar will be open and we will serving up some delicious cocktails. Hungry? Stop by our Concessions stand and pick you up some tasty treats. Need some time away from the kiddos? Let your kids enjoy one of our 7 attractions while you relax with great music! Bring your own chairs if you’d like, but we will also have seating in our bleachers. Did we mention this Concert Series if FREE? Don’t miss out on this great event!! The Zooks take the stage at 6pm at Insanity Complex!

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Sounds of Summer Concert Series 2019

Saturday, 7pm

The Sounds of Summer Concert Series returns to S.R. Butler Green at Campus No. 805 for four dates in July and August! Come enjoy these FREE shows put on by Yellowhammer Brewing and Straight To Ale Brewing. Grab some food and drinks, and take advantage of the warm Summer weather!

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U.S. Space and Rocket Center’s Party of the Year

Saturday, 7pm

The U.S. Space and Rocket Center’s annual Rocket City Summer Fest Concert featuring Party of the Year is taking place July 20, 2019. Celebrate the anniversary of the day Neil Armstrong took his historic first step on the Moon at the Rocket City Summer Fest Concert at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. They are combining celebrations around the world to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission with a concert in the shadow of Huntsville’s iconic Saturn V replica. You and your family can sing and dance along to your favorite all-hits party band produced by The Black Jacket Symphony. Grab your ticket today at All proceeds support the U.S. Space and Rocket Center Education Foundation’s Space Camp scholarship fund. Enjoy a night with your family in view of the Saturn V moon rocket while listening to some of your favorite jams!

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Rockets on Parade

Sunday, 11am – 7pm

Have you spotted any of the miniature Space Launch System replicas displayed around town? In July 2019, the Rocket City will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s historic journey to the moon and look to the future of space exploration with a celebration of America’s Next Great Ship, NASA’s Space Launch System. Rockets on Parade is a way to note our city’s ongoing contributions to the American space program with designs specific to the Rocket City, the monumental achievements of the Apollo program, the future of space travel or through unique artistic expression. See how many you can find while exploring. View the Rockets On Parade at Belk Parkway Place Sunday July 21st 11:00am-7:00pm Enjoy refreshments and entertainment while shopping All U.S. Military and concert ticket holders redeem your 20%* coupon *limited exclusions Sunday, July 21st only. Displayis free.

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W.C. Handy Music Festival

All weekend

A ten-day-long series of primarily music events occurring in and around the Shoals which honors William Christopher “W.C.” Handy and the musical legacy of the “Hit Recording Capital of the World”. The talented musicians of the Muscle Shoals are among the very best. Come and experience the sound for yourself. Check the website for all the various events, dates and times.

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