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Economic Impact

Travel and tourism provide a significant boost to the Huntsville/Madison County economy, and we are proud to support the local hospitality industry and provide a better quality of life for both our residents and visitors.

2020 economic impact

 

2020 Travel & Tourism Economic Impact Report

According to the latest report from the Alabama Tourism Department, travel and tourism to Huntsville/Madison County remained stable in 2020, despite a slight decline due to the pandemic. Over the past year, Madison County brought in 2.8 million visitors, representing roughly $1.2 billion in economic impact. Additionally, each household in Madison County saves a total of $700 in taxes as a result of travel expenditures, and the industry supports over 14,700 jobs in the area.

For more information and to see past economic impact reports, visit the Alabama Tourism Department's website at http://tourism.alabama.gov/reports/

 

Events
25th Annual OKTOBERFEST - postponed
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Historic Redstone Arsenal takes on a European flavor as the activity field...

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9/11 and Beyond: Photographs from the Associated Press
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On the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, this exhibition looks back at...

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Ballpark Tours
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Come get a behind-the-scenes look at beautiful Toyota Field! For just $10...

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County Line Road Concert Series
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September 19 Good Vibe Tribe September 26 CALYPSO VISION

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Downtown Walking Tours
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Choose from a number of tours to learn more about Huntsville's history....

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