Memorial Day in Huntsville and Decatur

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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!