Arts & Entertainment District

New and Coming Soon to Huntsville

Huntsville is growing, and with that growth comes even more options for visitors. From new restaurants and hotels, to entertainment and mixed-use developments, the list of reasons to plan your trip to the Rocket City just keeps getting longer! Bonus: check out our list of New and Coming Soon Restaurants for a deeper dive into what's new to Huntsville's dining scene.

Downtown-Night-1
Downtown Huntsville
Downtown-Night-1

Downtown Huntsville:

New Bars and Eateries:

The Camp Ariel Shot
MidCity
The Camp Ariel Shot

MidCity Huntsville 

Features:

AC Hotel photo
CityCentre at Big Spring
AC Hotel photo

CityCentre at Big Spring 

Visitors now get a stellar view of Big Spring International Park by staying at the new AC Hotel. The new 120-room hotel is within walking distance of the Von Braun Center, downtown restaurants, shopping, and events.

 Features:

  • Alabama's only AC Hotel with 120 rooms
  • Rooftop bar and restaurant - BarVista
  • Eclipse Studio Living
  • 3,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space
  • Artisanal food hall (coming 2021)
Rocket City Trash Panda Toyota Field
Town Madison
Rocket City Trash Panda Toyota Field

Town Madison 

Features:

Stovehouse
Stovehouse
Stovehouse

Stovehouse 

Features:

Expansions and Updates

Von Braun Center

Mars Music Hall

  • The addition of a new ballroom/multi-purpose space of 35,000 sq. ft. that will include an outdoor terrace
  • Renovation of the existing North Hall
  • The addition of 14,000 sq. ft. of breakout meeting space
  • New pre-function/lobby of 15,000 sq. ft.
  • New concourse that will seamlessly connect the existing South Hall concourse and the Embassy Suites hotel
  • Extension of the existing concourse leading from the Concert Hall and Arena to the newly constructed facilities
  • The addition of a new full-service kitchen

John Hunt Park

A world-class cross country course and sand volleyball venue with a pavilion personify the ambitious plan to revitalize and expand the facilities at John Hunt Park. Also added to the park, or in the works: new soccer and lacrosse fields, a disc golf course, a 15-acre festival site, walking and cycling paths, renovations of the Wilcoxon Ice Complex and a dramatic transformation for Joe W. Davis Stadium into a multi-use complex for high school football, soccer, lacrosse and other events.

New Hotels

Other new hotels announced for Huntsville/Madison County

Events
$5 After 5
Jan 20

Enjoy $5 admission every Thursday from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the...

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Celebrate the Artemis Mission to the Moon
Jan 20

The Rocket City eagerly awaits the launch of Artemis I as the next...

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Encounters: Dean Mitchell
Jan 20

The engaging works of this master watercolorist from Tampa, FL encompass...

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Live Local Music
Jan 20

Almost any night of the week, local and regional musicians are performing...

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Looking at the Collection: Works on Paper
Jan 20

One of the Museum’s best kept secrets is its collection of works on paper,...

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