5 ugly sweater shindigs happening in Huntsville this year

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It’s sweater season—ugly sweaters, that is. (Sarah Gronberg / Hville Blast)

Sweater weather has arrived—in all its forms (including ugly).

Huntsville’s getting in the spirit with these five events that pay tribute to the iconic ugly holiday sweater. So, pull out your favorite, ugliest sweater and throw it on. Who knows? You might even win some cash if you do.

Ugly Sweaters on the Tinsel Trail

The American Institute for Aeronautics & Astronautics (AIAA) Greater Huntsville Section is putting on an event combining two holiday traditions—ugly sweaters and the Huntsville Tinsel Trail! They’ll meet at Beezr before heading over to the trail for a stroll, pictures and to pick the winner of the ugly sweater contest.

Ugly Sweater Networking Social

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Networking in ugly sweaters? Sounds like a good idea to me. (Studio 53 / Facebook)

Think your sweater can win? Take your shot at this networking social with a $100 cash prize to the best sweater while enjoying live music, food and vendors!

Ugly Sweater Christmas Paint Party at Designbyhart

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They’re right, this could get ugly. (Designbyhart / Facebook)

This all-ages event is going to be a festive one, with holiday pottery painting, food, music and more! Grab a friend and your ugliest sweater, and head over to Lowe Mill on December 17.

Christmas in Huntsvegas at Straight to Ale

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Anything with “Huntsvegas” in it is bound to be a good time. (Straight to Ale / Facebook)

Straight to Ale always has some unique events going on during the holiday season. This year, they’re hosting Christmas in Huntsvegas, where the sweaters will be ugly and the music will be festive. It’s a Brews to Benefit event for Thrive Alabama!

Ugly Sweater Night with Huntsville Havoc

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Stay warm in your favorite ugly sweater. (Huntsville Havoc / Facebook)

There will be a competition, and not just between the Havoc and the Thunderbolts. Wear your best (AKA ugliest) sweater for a chance to win their ugly sweater contest on December 23!

BONUS: Looking for some not-so-ugly items to add to your wardrobe? Check out these 5 boutiques for sweater weather in Huntsville.

So, where are you wearing your ugly sweater this year? Let us know by tagging us on social media @hvilleblast or by using our hashtag #hvilleblast.

Sarah Gronberg
Sarah Gronberg
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