Haunted Huntsville tours, Whistlestop + 19 other September events in Huntsville you need to know about

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Don’t miss this year’s Monte Sano Arts Festival. (Arts Huntsville / Facebook)

August has almost slipped away—Do you feel the chill in the air? Nah, I don’t either, but it’s fun to pretend.

Cool weather may be several weeks away, but we’ve got 21 September events in Huntsville you need to know about stat—no matter what the temperature is. Read on for all the details.

BONUS: Don’t miss these 9 Oktoberfest celebrations happening in Huntsville next month.

1. Biergarten

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Lederhosen not required. (U.S. Space & Rocket Center / Facebook)

Kick off the month the right way with German food in the shadow of Saturn V.

2. Jazz in the Park

Jazz in the Park is back! Head to Big Spring Park every Sunday to hear some of the area’s finest musicians.

3. Boos Cruise

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Boos + booze. (Rocket City Rover / Facebook)

Jump on the Rocket City Rover for a Haunted Huntsville tour, complete with stops for libations from your favorite downtown bars.

4. Whistlestop Festival

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BBQ is better with friends. (Whistlestop Festival / Facebook)

Whistlestop Weekend is almost here! We can’t wait for great barbecue + more, including tasting events, a family fun zone and some friendly competition.

5. 9th Annual Alabama Women in Jazz Festival

Celebrate some of Alabama’s most talented women and hear some great music while you’re at it.

6. Monte Sano Art Festival

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Local art + amazing views. (Arts Huntsville / Facebook)

One of Huntsville’s premier arts experiences is back! Don’t miss this year’s Monte Sano Arts Festival. FYI: The festival is free, but park admission is $5/attendee or $10/vehicle.

BONUS: Here’s everything you need to know about Monte Sano Mountain.

7. Garden Soiree at the Botanical Garden

Fine dining from Chef James Boyce (who you know from Cotton Row + other local favorites) and an opportunity to support one of Huntsville’s most beautiful spots—does it get better than this?

8. Taylor Swift Night at Mars Music Hall

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I don’t wanna dance if I’m not dancin’ with you, fellow Huntsville Swifties. (Taylor Swift Party / Facebook)

September 16 feels like the perfect night…to dance the night away with your fellow Huntsville Swifties! After last night’s announcement, I’m even more convinced that I’ve got to make it to Taylor Swift Night at Mars Music Hall.

9. Whose Live Anyway

Head to the VBC for a night of improv comedy you won’t forget.

10. Fall NEACA Craft Show

See some of the best of what Huntsville artists have to offer, from handmade wares to food and more.

11. Scarecrow Trail Night Hikes

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Nothing too spooky here. (Huntsville Botanical Garden / Facebook)

Who doesn’t love the Scarecrow Trail at the Botanical Garden? See it in a different light this fall with night hikes in September and October

12. All Ages Metal + Punk Night at Lowe Mill

Get a taste of the Huntsville metal + punk scene at Lowe Mill’s all ages metal + punk night.

13. Beginner Scuba Class

Scuba in Huntsville? You heard that right. Southeastern Divers Inc. hosts beginner classes every month—give it a try!

14. Moon Dance 2022

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What a magical spot. (Land Trust of North Alabama / Facebook)

Support the Land Trust of North Alabama by dancing the night away at Three Caves.

15. Babypalooza

The Babypalooza Baby + Maternity Expo is happening next month! Head over for workshops on all things motherhood.

16. 2nd Annual MidCity Wiffle Ball Classic

Get a team together now to take on the 2nd Annual MidCity Wiffle Ball Classic next month. Email cody@octohospitality.com to register your team—and get to practicing!

17. Huntsville Women in Music Festival

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See Seeking Babylon + other Huntsville favs. (Seeking Babylon / Facebook)

This September, more than 30 venues will host shows highlighting 30+ of Huntsville’s most musical women, culminating in a free celebration at the Orion Amphitheater. Stay tuned for the full lineup.

  • When: Thursday, September 15-Sunday, September 18
  • Where: Multiple venues; TBA
  • RSVP

18. Crush Wine + Food Festival

Foodies + winos, this event was made for you. Get ready for a week of great food and wine all over town, culminating in an all-day fest at Big Spring Park.

19. Bard in the Yard: A Modern Take on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night

Catch Alabama A&M’s Shakespeare Troupe’s fresh take on the Bard’s Twelfth Night at the Orion’s Artist Meadow. Plus, it’s totally free!

20. Viral Beer Release Party ft. Antoine Dodson

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This poster is really worth a thousand words… (Straight to Ale / Facebook)

Straight to Ale is celebrating two of Huntsville’s most viral online moments with two brand new beers and a huge party. You’ll find Struttin’ That Ale + Run n’ Tell That American Lager at the party, plus a guest appearance from Antoine Dodson.

Brush up on your Huntsville history + watch the videos that inspired these two beers now: Struttin’ That Ale (Content Warning: Adult Language) | Run n’ Tell That

21. The Huntsville Flea

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Lovers of vinyl + vintage, unite. (The Huntsville Flea / Facebook)

Find all of Huntsville’s coolest shops and dealers in one spot for the Huntsville Flea, a market where you’ll find everything from vintage clothing to vinyl records.

What event are you hitting up this September? Let us know by tagging @hvilleblast and using #hvilleblast on social media.

Emily Phillips
Emily Phillips
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