(Huntsville, AL) – If you’ve been in Downtown Huntsville recently near Big Spring International Park, you’ve seen the ducks. They’re cute. They’re feather-y. They waddle. And two years ago, they inspired city and community leaders to create a scavenger hunt in their likeness. The Lucky Duck Scavenger Hunt, created, promoted and maintained by the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau, launched in 2013 with 12 bronze ducks hidden throughout Downtown Huntsville. Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) officials announced Sunday that the popular scavenger hunt has added two additional hidden ducks and updated the original clues.
(Huntsville, AL) – The Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), the organization responsible for promoting Huntsville/Madison County to attract leisure travelers and convention groups will be hosting a TweetChat with NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center on Thursday, October 1, starting at 1:00 p.m. CST and lasting until 2 p.m. to talk about Huntsville and Marshall Space Flight Center’s role in the real-life #JourneyToMars…and how visitors and non-Rocket Scientists alike can get involved.
(Huntsville, AL) – If you haven’t read Andy Weir’s New York Times bestselling book ‘The Martian’ or seen 20th Century Fox’s teaser trailers for the upcoming movie release, you might want to learn more before it hits theatres on October 2, because Huntsville, Alabama – Rocket City, USA - has a special tie-in that Huntsville/Madison
County Convention & Visitor Bureau (CVB) officials hope to relay to current and future visitors.
Forrest L. Wood Cup to bring estimated economic impact of 2 Million.
(Huntsville, AL) - The Forrest L. Wood (FLW) Cup presented by Walmart is the world championship of bass fishing, and event organizers announced today in Hot Springs, Arkansas, that they have selected Huntsville, Alabama, for their 2016 activities. For the first time ever, the FLW Cup will take place in the Rocket City August 4 -7, 2016, on Wheeler Lake. The event will launch from Ditto Landing.
Huntsville/Madison County CVB leader inducted into North Alabama Tourism Hall of Fame
President/CEO Judy Ryals honored for work promoting Rocket City
Huntsville/Madison County CVB wins big at Alabama Governor’s Conference
(Huntsville, AL) – Add two more accolades to the growing list of recognition and awards for Huntsville and Madison County, Alabama. Leaders from the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), the organization responsible for marketing the area as a visitor and meeting destination, received two honors – Best Alabama Themed Campaign and the Award of Excellence - this August from the Alabama Tourism Department and the Alabama Travel Council during the Alabama Governor’s Conference in Mobile, Alabama, August 1 - August 4, 2015.
(Huntsville, AL) – If you were in North Alabama the first week of September, you saw them. A hard-to-miss friendly bunch, Gold Wing motorcycle enthusiasts convened in the Rocket City for their largest event of the year - the 37th annual Wing Ding, September 3 – 6, 2015. While the group concluded their festivities more than a week ago, officials from the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau have just released details on the lasting impact of Wing Ding 37.
(Huntsville, AL) - Ten tasty days of Huntsville/Madison County restaurant deals. That's Huntsville Restaurant Week in a nutshell, and today the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) along with city and county officials unveiled all of the details for the fourth annual event. Taking place August 14-23, 2015, Huntsville Restaurant Week is the perfect time to discover local fare and revisit old favorites while enjoying discounted prices.
A full bar featuring vintage video arcade games, pinball machines and food from Anaheim Chili is on its way to downtown Huntsville.
A $20 million construction project that will double the size of Huntsville's Brahan Spring Park Natatorium is expected to get under way this fall.
Farm Burger (from Atlanta) and Urban Cookhouse (from Birmingham)
How about great food from some of the best food trucks in the country, with outdoor and air conditioned indoor seating. Plus bathrooms and pet friendly!
MONTGOMERY-Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday announced that Big Bob Gibson, Whitt's, Old Greenbrier, Gibson's, David Gibson's and Mary's Pit Bar-B-Que will be included in a newly created hall of fame to honor Alabama's love of barbecue. The Alabama Barbecue Hall of Fame will include 29 restaurants in Alabama that have been open for at least 50 years.
Crunkleton & Associates is excited to announce that The Pants Store will be joining the Twickenham Square shopping center in downtown Huntsville!
The Pants Store was originally founded by Mr. Taylor Gee in 1950, who started out as a pants jobber selling pants out of the trunk of his car. Every day he would climb into his Mercury and drive throughout the Southeast selling his pants to retailers.
(Huntsville, AL) - The Huntsville/Madison County Visitor Center® located in downtown Huntsville has been awarded the TripAdvisor "Certificate of Excellence" for "consistently receiving outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor.com."
Huntsville continues to be the fastest growing of the four large cities in Alabama. And in this latest report, it's the only one to grow at all since 2010.
Huntsville International Airport and the Huntsville-Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau unveiled new technology today aimed at boosting tourism in the Tennessee Valley. Huntsville continues to be the fastest growing of the four large cities in Alabama. And in this latest report, it's the only one to grow at all since 2010.
Huntsville, AL – The Arts Council and the City of Huntsville’s Department of Parks and Recreation announced the 2015 season for Concerts in the Park. The Concerts, which will be held for ten weeks every Monday evening, begin June 1 and conclude August 3.
The Village of Providence continued its expansion efforts Thursday with an official kickoff of Phase VIII, which will create 52 custom homes at the Huntsville neighborhood development.
NORMAL -- Beautiful Louis Crews Stadium is the site for this year's Southwestern Athletic Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
Free, guided historic walking tours to take place every Saturday in April Tours explore one of South's largest concentration of antebellum homes
Huntsville/Madison County CVB launches meeting-oriented Twitter account
@MeetHuntsville will tout Huntsville as unique, affordable convention host city
The next hotel built in downtown Huntsville is likely to be sleek and contemporary with about 150 rooms, city officials say.
Whole Foods Market will make its debut in Huntsville as early as late next year when it becomes the anchor tenant in a brand-new 100,000-square-foot shopping center on the northeast corner of Bob Wallace Avenue and Memorial Parkway.
State Parks to offer free camping February 8-12
Lodging Discount Also Available