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Huntsville History Month

Throughout October

Celebrate the past, in the city that's building the future

Huntsville doesn’t just have space – it has history, as well. The birthplace of the U.S. space program, the beginning of Alabama's statehood, and home to stunning, historic Southern architecture, Huntsville's past has quite a story to tell. That history will be celebrated throughout the entire month of October as part of Huntsville History Month, a celebration of events that focus on Huntsville’s heritage.

Take aHistory Month badge step back in time through activities like Huntsville Ghost Walks, a Boos Cruise with the Rocket City Roverself-guided tours through Huntsville's historic districts, and much more.

Browse the entire list of Huntsville History Month events below and don't forget to share YOUR experiences on social media with the hashtag #HistoryHsv. 

As a bonus, 2021 will highlight specific pillars of Rocket City history. Follow along each week for a deeper dive into:

  • Space: October 4-8
  • Outdoors: October 11-15
  • Huntsville Visionaries: October 18-22
  • Art: October 25-29