Memorial Day Weekend is the kick-off to summer, and we’re here for it! Check out these fun events going on in Huntsville and Decatur.
Alabama Jubilee Hot Air Balloon Classic
The Alabama Jubilee Hot Air Balloon Classic is a must if you live anywhere near the Tennessee Valley area! Lots of hot air balloons invade Decatur and provide a magical experience at Point Mallard Park on Saturday and Sunday. For a full list of activities, check out Decatur Morgan County Tourism.
Point Mallard Water Park
Point Mallard Water Park opens for the season on Saturday, May 27! Grab your bathing suits, beach towels, and floaties and hit the water park for some refreshing fun all summer long!
Huntsville Botanical Garden
The Huntsville Botanical Garden invites U.S. service members and their immediate family (active duty & veterans) to visit on Memorial Day because Yulista is offering complimentary admission to enjoy the peaceful garden on Monday.
School’s out for summer, and Stovehouse has a line up of activities that are a great way to kick off the most laid-back season.
U.S. Space & Rocket Center
In the Discovery Theater at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center on Sunday, May 28 at 2pm, you can discover the story of how America’s first space station came to be. The discussion will explore the challenges and opportunities of launching an orbiting habitat and laboratory and the ingenuity required to see it through. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Skylab, America’s first space station, with free public events scheduled throughout the summer!
National Travel and Tourism Week has us thinking about road trips in north Alabama, so we put together some fun trips to take! Pick your area, and hit the road!
Birmingham Road Trip
Take a little road trip to Birmingham and visit some popular landmarks and eat some good food.
Decatur Road Trip
Decatur is a small town that has a lot going on! Check out the things we think make a great road trip in Decatur.
Huntsville Road Trip
Known as the Rocket City, Huntsville is a city that has taken off in the past few years! There’s art, music, culture, kid-friendly activities, craft breweries, and of course – rockets! Check out this out-of-the-world road trip.
Any reason is a good reason to eat Mexican food, so check out these delicious places to celebrate Cinco de Mayo!
Rosie’s Mexican Cantina
Named the “Best Mexican Restaurant in Huntsville,” Rosie’s Cantina is a fun and festive atmosphere for casual family dining in two locations in Huntsville. Serving honest, handmade Tex-Mex favorites, as well as innovative house specialties, Rosie’s atmosphere, is filled with unique works of art, antiques from Old Mexico, and upbeat music. Relax by our beautiful fountain surrounded by Mexican architecture. A full-service bar features Rosie’s famous Margarita Menu, an extensive collection of Mexican beers, tequilas, select wines, and martinis. Our Mambo Taxi is legendary! Locally owned and operated since 1995, Rosie’s is a Huntsville tradition. Join us and experience “Flavors Fantasticos!”
Buenavista Mexican Cantina
Buenavista Mexican Cantina is a local family-owned restaurant chain features authentic dishes and a festive atmosphere for its guests.
Buenavista Mexican Cantina has been a family-owned local restaurant chain and happily serving the North Alabama area for over 25 years. They started making their authentic blend of Mexican food in Scottsboro, Alabama. Now they have locations in Hampton Cove and Madison, Alabama.
Buenavista Mexican Cantinas offer a very friendly and family atmosphere at each of their locations. They want everyone to feel like family as soon as they walk in the door.
At Buenavista Mexican Cantina, their belief is that good food is finding that perfect balance between the way something looks and how it tastes. Their menus offer traditional Mexican fare like fajitas, burritos, quesadillas along with Buenavista specialties like Mexican Lasagna made with your choice of chicken or steak, and Cocktel De Camaron, which is Buenavista’s take on shrimp cocktail.
FELIZ CINCO DE MAYO, AMIGOS! • We hope you have a great time celebrating this holiday, and we hope you’ll continue celebrating with us on Sunday, May 7 during the 6th annual Birmingham Taco Fest, presented by @rubiolawfirm! Get your tickets now for $10 at from the link in our bio before the ticket price increases to $12 day of event at the gate! #BareHandsInc #BhamTacoFest
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FELIZ CINCO DE MAYO, AMIGOS! Continúe la celebración con nosotros el domingo, 7 de mayo, durante el 6th Festival Anual de Taco de Birmingham, presentado por @rubiolawfirm! ¡Consigue tus entradas ahora por $10 desde el enlace de nuestra biografía antes de que el precio del boleto aumente a $12 el día del evento en la puerta!
It’s not Cinco without a margarita. We are proud that the drinks we serve use only the highest quality, freshest ingredients. Stick to the classic and get it with Casamigos blanco tequila, Bauchant orange liqueur & house made agave sour. Want to get more wild? Try it with Casamigos reposado. Feeling feral? Try it with top shelf Casamigos anejo.