Events

  Florence protests remain peaceful for a second night in a row

Protesters and counter-protesters in Florence were busy for the second night in a row to voice their concerns on the future of the confederate statue standing outside the Lauderdale County Courty House.

  Tennessee Aquarium now back open

  Trash Pandas hosting block party at Toyota Field

  Residents react to VBC being closed during pandemic

  Happy Mother’s Day from all of us at WAFF 48!

  Downtown Decatur’s “3rd Friday” event happening online

  North Alabama native and NFL player Rudy Ford gives back during pandemic

Continued Coverage

  Eighth Annual Community Kite Festival returning to Huntsville

  HudsonAlpha to host Women in STEM event

  Come one, come all! The Venardos Circus is in town!

  Mardi Gras celebration happening this weekend in Rocket City!

  “Sons of the American Revolution” work to honor Founding Fathers

  Cook Museum to host special amphibian day

  31st Annual Dog Ball happening at VBC

31st Annual Dog Ball happening at VBC

  Midwest Invitational Rodeo coming to North Alabama

Midwest Invitational Rodeo coming to North Alabama

Registration for Scale Back Alabama Open

Scale Back Alabama is a state wide initiative to help reduce obesity in Alabama. Registration is open now, and as long as you meet your goal you will be entered into a random drawing to win a cash prize!

  “12 Workouts of Christmas” raises money for local charity

You can join the workouts by donating!

  Sensory Inclusive Santa: a photo op for kids with special needs

  Huntsville Christmas Parade celebrates the diversity of Huntsville

  Nursing home hosts Thanksgiving celebration for residents

  Lights Up event happening at Bridge Street Town Centre

  Huntsville Animal Shelter open house has holiday fun and furry friends

  Flint Crossing Outdoors offers free store item to food drive participants

  Christmas kickoff events happening this weekend in Tennessee Valley

Christmas kickoff events happening this weekend in Tennessee Valley

Strut your Mutt in Huntsville

Valley Sole is hosting its inaugural “Strut Your Mutt” event this Saturday.

  Details for 2019 Veterans Day Parade

Details on 2019 Veterans Day Parade

2019 Veterans Day Parade

The 2019 Huntsville-Madison County Veterans Day Parade is set for Monday, November 11.

  Inaugural 5k Run Against Violence looks to raise money for those affected

This is the first year for the 5K Run Against Violence in the Tennessee Valley.

  Mr. Peanut visits Rocket City!

Mr. Peanut visits Rocket City!

  Rocket City Adventure Race

Rocket City Adventure Race

  Bridge Street Town Centre hosts first annual fall festival

Bridge Street Town Centre hosts first annual fall festival

  Annual makers market today in downtown Huntsville

Makers market coming to downtown Huntsville

  Zumbathon to raise money for breast cancer fighters

Zumbathon to raise money for breast cancer fighters

  Details on packet pickup for Liz Hurley Ribbon Run

Details on packet pickup for Liz Hurley Ribbon Run

  Out of Darkness Community Walk

Out of Darkness Community Walk

  Matilda comes to North Alabama

Matilda the Musical brings together a crew of almost 100 people from around North Alabama

Boaz Harvest Festival to celebrate the season with crafts, music and food

The 55th Boaz Annual Harvest Festival will kickoff on Friday, October 4.

  Chili cook-off to benefit veterans

Chili cook-off to benefit veterans

  Restaurants from across the valley come together for Taste of Huntsville

Taste of Huntsville

  Go Yoga Week is September 22-29

Go Yoga Week is now through September 29.

  Pour It Pink event to benefit Liz Hurley Ribbon Run

Pour It Pink event to benefit Liz Hurley Ribbon Run

  Annual Pumpkin Blast Competition

Annual Pumpkin Blast Competition

  Redstone Arsenal celebrates 24th annual Oktoberfest

Redstone Arsenal celebrates 24th annual Oktoberfest

  Rocket City Weather Fest at UAH

UAH hosts Rocket City Weather Fest

  Project Playground letting kids design where they want to have fun

Project Playground gives children the opportunity to design their own playground.

  Muscle Shoals rock concert to benefit local charities

Rock concert to benefit local charities

  Boaz hosts grand opening for city park

Boaz hosts grand opening for city park

18th annual John Memorial Golf classic benefits mentoring and education programs

This is a classic 100 Black Men hold every year in honor of John Riche.

Drive-By Truckers to play Decatur in September

According to our news partners at the Athens News Courier, the Drive-By Truckers will perform two back-to-back shows at the Princess Theatre in Decatur in September, according to a press release.

  Local instructor explains the health benefits of doing yoga

Brito says that yoga is about trying to find balance in your life, especially if you have multiple activities you’re having to juggle. She adds that it’s a good way to relax and get good energy flowing through your body.

  Steve-O performing comedy show in Huntsville

Actor and comedian Steve-O is in Huntsville May 3-4 to perform at Stand Up Live.

Day of Prayer events set for Thursday

Ministers from numerous churches will speak during the events, which are at Wilson Park in Florence and the Colbert County Courthouse in Tuscumbia.

Huntsville road closures leading up to Panoply 2019

In preparation for the annual Panoply of the Arts Festival, the Huntsville Police Department will be closing several streets around Big Spring International Park in Downtown Huntsville.

National Children’s Advocacy Center looking for local superheroes

National Children’s Advocacy Center Looking For Local Superheroes

APOLLO 11 German-American Heritage Lecture Series

In celebration of the Apollo 11 moon landing 50 years ago, this lecture series will feature those who lived and worked it.

Calhoun Community College to host FAME Information and Recruiting Sessions in Decatur and Huntsville

The Alabama FAME Advanced Manufacturing Technology (AMT) program incorporates an Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS) in Advance Manufacturing and two years of paid industry experience.

The PBR Bull Bash comes to Rainsville

Saddle up and make your way down to the Northeast Alabama Agri Business Center in Rainsville, Alabama for the PBR Bull Bash.

  Ridesharing efforts underway as Cecil Ashburn shutdown approaches

The corridor will soon be closed for widening and a local group is collaborating ridesharing options.

Sippin Cider Festival: Annual event returns Dec. 8

Set for 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, the eighth annual event offers an evening of roasting marshmallows, special activities for children, visits with Santa, door-prize giveaways and, of course, plenty of cider prepared by downtown merchants.

Marvel Universe is coming to the VBC

Marvel fans, assemble for this live, action-packed, legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. Spider-Man, the Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy join forces with Doctor Strange, master of the mystic arts, in a race against time to recover the Wand of Watoomb before it falls into Loki’

Huntsville Veterans Day Parade canceled due to inclement weather

For people who have already bought tickets (or otherwise personally invited) to the Veterans Breakfast to honor our Blue Star and Gold Star families, the Breakfast WILL CONTINUE AS PLANNED at the Roundhouse Depot on Monday morning.

Huntsville Sports Commission hosts Super Retriever Championship in Jones Valley

The public is encouraged to come and try jumping their own dog on Friday, November 2 through Sunday, November 4 during the Fun Jump category. Then get ready for some great competitive action in the finals.

Convoy of Hope touches lives in Limestone County

The Saturday event provided free groceries, shoes, haircuts, family portraits and job and medical services to individuals suffering from poverty, disease and hunger.

Lyons HR to hold a job fair in Decatur on October 29th

Lyons HR is hosting a job fair for skilled laborers Monday, October 29 from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m at their office in Decatur.

Tickets for Alabama Youth Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ now available

You can reserve your seats for a December performance of the ‘Nutcracker’ in Huntsville.

  2018 Toys for Tots registration opened

Toys for Tots registration for the 2018 holiday season is happening now.

Fall for the Arts this October

Arts Huntsville is helping to showcase all the Valley has to offer during the month of October.

Victoria Jones to release new song at the Little Orange Fish Foundation’s fundraiser

On Thursday, October 18 Jones alongside comedian Mike James, and artist Lamont Landers will share their talents at Little Orange Fish’s: Feelings are Real-Expressions in Laughter, a fundraiser to support mental health education and awareness in North Alabama.

Calhoun Community College Career Services to Host Fall Job Fair

The Career Services department at Calhoun Community College will host its free Fall Job Fair on Thursday, October 18, 2018, from 10 am -1 pm in the Sparkman Building, located on the college’s Huntsville campus.

  Decatur 911 operator battling breast cancer gets big surprise

A Decatur 911 operator learned Friday that sometimes a simple act of human kindness can be the best medicine.

  Movers for Mutts Wish List

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Huntsville is proud to organize its 1st annual Movers for Mutts collection drive.

Recreation centers offer open house family night

Seven of the City of Huntsville recreation centers are opening their doors this week to provide a look of what they offer throughout the week in a two hour period of time.

Boo at the Zoo is coming

Make your Halloween plans all month long in October with the Birmingham Zoo! Prepare for over the top fun during our 27th annual Boo at the Zoo presented by Wells Fargo. Watch as the Zoo transforms into a destination of spooky attractions, themed rides and carnival games for 18 nights!

Calhoun to host ribbon-cutting event for new shelter for College’s Pre-Apprentice Lineworker Program

The Workforce Solutions department at Calhoun Community College will host a ribbon-cutting event this Friday.

Halloween Super Bash at Noccalula Falls Park

This family-friendly event will offer fun interactive games, inflatables, balloons with Big Sam, bobbing for apples, a pumpkin toss, food vendors, and much more! The first 1,000 to enter the Halloween Bash will receive free trick-or-treat candy, so be sure to come early.

Hartselle’s 38th Annual Depot Days Festival this weekend

The Depot Days Festival rolls into Hartselle September 15, 2018, bringing a day of free family-friendly fun and entertainment to the historic depot and downtown area.

  ’It’s a day that changed our world’: Huntsville mayor speaks at UAH 9/11 remembrance event

Ahead of the historic day in our country, the organization wanted to honor the lives lost. They say it was especially important to make sure the impact of the tragedy is not forgotten.

Madison’s downtown block party

Celebrate Madison's downtown improvements this Friday from 5-7 pm.

48th Annual St. William Seafood Festival being held in Guntersville

St. William Catholic Church in Guntersville will be hosting the 48th Annual Seafood Festival on Saturday.

Buying VBC event tickets on a budget

Many of Huntsville's biggest events happen at the Von Braun Center and ticket prices can be expensive. Find out how to save some cash with a few tips.

Weekend Events Happening January 27-29th

It's MLK weekend so there's plenty to do in Huntsville if you're staying in town during your three-day holiday weekend.