13 December events in Huntsville that will get you in the holiday spirit

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Spend December at these Rocket City favorites. Photo via Rocket City Trash Pandas Facebook

Whether you’re interested in ice skating, light shows or some festive theater—we’ve got you covered. Read on for 13 of our favorite December events in Huntsville.

1. Rocket City Christmas Light Show

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Check out these lights. Photo via Rocket City Trash Pandas Facebook

Just because it’s the off season doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of reasons to go to Toyota Field.

2. Skating in the Park

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Bring the whole family. Photo via Emily Kent for The Bama Buzz

Do you like to ice skate? If so, this is the event for you.

3. Miracle at MidCity

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Have you been yet? Photo via The Camp Facebook

This is what I am looking forward to most this December. The Camp is completely transformed into a winter wonderland. You’ll have to see it to believe it.

4. Downtown Huntsville Tinsel Trail

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I’m sure the trees look even better at night. Photo via Emily Kent for The Bama Buzz

I’ve taken a stroll through Tinsel Trail. Trust me, all the trees are looking festive.

5. Madison Station Polar Express Christmas on Main Tree Trail

If you can’t make it to the tree lighting on December 2, no need to worry! The trees will be on display until January 3.

6. Galaxy of Lights

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I’m dying to go. Photo via Huntsville Botanical Garden Facebook

A spectacular, must-see light show. Did I mention Huntsville Botanical Garden is up for USA Today’s 10Best garden holiday lights? They need your vote!

7. A Christmas Carol

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What’s your favorite holiday play? Photo via Von Braun Center

I love a good Christmas play!

8. NEACA Christmas Craft Show

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This is perfect for any holiday gifts. Photo via NEACA Christmas Craft Show

I went to a NEACA Craft Show earlier this year. I will be back for more.

9. Huntsville Christmas Parade

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Will I see you there? Photo via huntsville.org

This year’s theme? Back in Action—favorite Christmas movies.

10. City of Madison Christmas Parade

You can expect all things to do with the magic of Christmas—it’s this year’s theme.

11. A Holiday Celebration with The Huntsville Concert Band

What could be better than a free holiday concert?

12. Winter Solstice Market

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What’s not to love about Lowe Mill? Photo via Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment Facebook

Still shopping for gifts? Pick up something made by a local artist.

13. Christmas Pajama Run

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Lace up those sneaks, Huntsville! Photo via Fleet Feet Facebook

Have you ever run a 5k in your pj’s? Me neither!

Looking for Santa in Huntsville this December? We’ve got you covered there, too.

Huntsville, what December events did we miss? Tag us on social @thebamabuzz and let us know or email emily@thebamabuzz.com.

Emily Kent
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