Weekend Rundown: May 17th – 19th

The TN Valley Events You Should Know About!

The TN Valley Events You Should Know About!

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Rocket City Fair

25+ carnival rides from spectacular to kiddie rides, there is plenty to do for all ages. Bring your family and friends to have a blast with 11 days of exciting shows and rides!

CARNIVAL RIDES. GAMES. THRILL SHOWS. PETTING ZOO. DELICIOUS FAIR FOOD. Prepare to be amazed with our incredible entertainment:

-Jason D’Vaude: One-Man Circus Sensation!

-The Aguiar Family Circus & Thrill Show

-Eudora Farms ‘Animals From Around The World’ Exhibit

All of these shows and attractions are provided free to fair-goers with paid admission, courtesy of the Rocket City Fair.

Tons of GREAT fair food!

Funnel Cakes, Corn Dogs, BBQ, Cotton Candy, Fresh Squeezed Lemonade, Candied Apples, and MORE


· Handbill Days (every day except Tues/Thurs) – Fairgoers who bring in a Rocket City Fair handbill (found in dozens of retailers city and county-wide) will receive $5 off a wristband for unlimited rides!

· 2 Dollar Tuesday (May 21) – Bring in an item for donation to a local animal shelter – a can or bag of pet food, a leash, or a pet toy – to receive admission for $2 and $15 unlimited ride wristbands! (1 item per person for the discount)

Location: 3125 Leeman Ferry Road Southwest, Huntsville, AL 35801

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Food Truck All Stars

Food Truck Season in Downtown Huntsville is back! The Food Truck All-Stars 2019 presented by valleymls.com features two amazing food-centric events every month. The All Stars are coming better than ever this year with top-notch ingredients, delicious and creative menus, and superb customer service!

Date: May 17, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location: Church Street – Big Spring Park 

Heads-N-Tails Crawfish Boil

The 9th Annual Heads-N-Tails Crawfish Boil presented by Mercedes-Benz of Huntsville & Landers McLarty Nissan Huntsville is back! This event is FREE TO ATTEND and is a family-friendly event with face painting, inflatables, an arcade, and other free activities to entertain the kids! Crawfish and other Cajun food will be available for purchase! We will also have craft beer tastings and your favorite beverages available for purchase! And what crawfish boil would be complete without Zydeco music?! So we are bringing Louisiana vibes to you with live zydeco music by Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble from 5pm to 8pm!

Date: May 18, 2019

Time: 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location: Von Braun Center Playhouse

ARTS Alive!

The festival takes place in Wilson Park and at Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts and features quality national, regional and local artists and crafters. Admission is free so bring the family and stroll through the park as you meet artists, find one-of-a-kind treasures to add to your collection, and enjoy good food. The festival showcases artists specializing in painting, stained glass, jewelry, sculpture, pottery, fiber art, woodwork, photography, and much more. Arts Alive T-shirts and posters will be available for purchase in the park.

Date: May 18 -19, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Location: Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts