Huntsville holiday favorites are back!

Some of the most popular holiday festivities are back in the Rocket City.

Posted: Nov 23, 2017 10:20 AM

If you are looking for a way to get some exercise and enjoy holiday traditions with family and friends, some annual holiday favorites are back!

Starting Friday, Tinsel Trail officially opens in Downtown Huntsville. Trees decorated by local businesses and non-profits line the area of Big Spring Park East. The 300 trees will be officially lit at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The trees will be up until January 2, 2018. It is free to come out and stoll the trail. 

Santa will return to Constitution Village on Gates Avenue Friday. Santa's Village will open with a parade at 5 p.m. After that there will be a lot of fun for kids inside the village. Admission is $5 per person and includes a visit with Santa himself. All proceeds benefit EarlyWorks Children's Museum. 

Skating in the Park is already open, but there are special hours for Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Skaters can lace up and take to the ice Thursday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday the rink is open from 11 a.m. to midnight. Admission is $10 for ages 10 and up, kids ages 9 and under are $5, and you can rent skates for $5. 

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