19 fall events in Huntsville you need to check out—camping, autumn decor + more

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Cheers to fall in Huntsville from Pamela and Barbara. (Lacey Spear / Hville Blast)

It’s been a hot summer, Huntsville, and we’re all ready to cool down with some fun fall events.

Whether you want to learn about autumn decorating, get the family together or level up your gardening skills, check out these awesome events.

Fall displays for the aesthetic ones

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Get ready to be inspired at the Huntsville Botanical Garden and take your fall decor up a notch. (Lacey Spear / Hville Blast)

If you’re like me, you’re ready to grab the pumpkins and get to decorating. Along with displaying autumn decor throughout the grounds, the Huntsville Botanical Garden is also hosting interactive fall decorating classes.

Open Daily:

  • Fall Displays: Signs of the season will grace the garden—asters, black-eyed Susans, perennials mums and more.
    • September-October
  • Historic Tractor and Wagon Photo Op: Check out the old 1949 Ford Tractor and wooden-wheel flatbed wagon—ideal for your autumn family photos.
    • September-October
  • Pumpkins in the Garden: Get ready to take all your autumn photos beside seasonal displays of locally-grown pumpkins.
    • October 1-31
  • Scarecrow Trail: The Huntsville Botanical Garden is brimming with personality in autumn, featuring scarecrows made by local community members.
    • September 2-October 31

One-time events:

  • Fall Floral Centerpiece Class: Make your own pumpkin centerpiece you can take home and learn about festive floral design.
    • October 14 | 10AM-12PM
  • Natural Fall Wreaths Class: Get in the know about what you can grow in your home landscape and create a natural autumn wreath for your home.
    • October 19 | 6-8PM

Fields trips, camping + more for the families

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The Huntsville Botanical Garden has fun events for the whole family. (Lacey Spear / Hville Blast)

There’s nothing more rewarding than watching your kids interact with the outdoors and learn valuable skills. Check out these fall events the whole family can enjoy together.

September

  • Family Campouts in the Garden: If you’re new to camping, this is the perfect event for you—enjoy a hot dog dinner, s’mores, bedtime stories and a guided night hike through the Garden
    • September 8-9 + October 13-14
  • Gardening with Kids—Nature Journals: Connect with the beautiful landscapes through nature journaling and guided observation walks.
    • September 9 | 10-11:30AM
  • Huntsville Symphony Orchestra: Get the family together and appreciate stunning music in the Garden Atrium.
    • September 21 | 10:30-11:30AM
  • Family Field Trips: The whole family can enjoy this fun event, full of STEM programs and hands-on activity stations.

October

Follow the Huntsville Botanical Garden on Facebook and Instagram to learn more about these awesome autumn events.

Fall plant sale, class + more for the nature enthusiasts

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Use the fall to grow your gardening skills at the Huntsville Botanical Garden. (Lacey Spear / Hville Blast)

Experience fall beauty at Huntsville Botanical Garden

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There’s no better place to enjoy autumn scenic views than at the Huntsville Botanical Garden. (Lacey Spear / Hville Blast)

Ready to have the best autumn in Huntsville? Check out the Huntsville Botanical Garden’s autumn calendar, plus make sure to follow them on Facebook and Instagram to stay in the loop.

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