Not only does Huntsville, Alabama, have something to offer everyone, the city was instrumental in America winning the Space Race and continues to play a critical role in our effort to go further and explore deeper into outer space. But Huntsville shouldn’t just be our little secret, so here are a few things you need to know before planning your next event.
The Huntsville/Madison County CVB wants to make your experience in Huntsville all it can be. With so many things to do, so much meeting space and a multitude of exceptional accommodations, that’s easy to do. When you bring your next event to the Rocket City, you’ll find Huntsville’s offerings go above and beyond your expectations. Dine under the magnificence of the Saturn V rocket located at Earth’s largest space museum. Meet in the Von Braun Center, offering over 170,000 square feet of flexible meeting and exhibit space. Or, host your meeting in the heart of the country’s second largest research park at the Jackson Center. Take a break from business and escape to Bridge Street Town Centre, a European-themed outdoor shopping center featuring over 70 upscale shopping and dining options.
Whether your group is staying at the 295-suite Embassy Suites Hotel and Spa connected to the Von Braun Center in downtown Huntsville, the 210-room Westin in Bridge Street Town Centre or the Home2 Suites by Hilton, Huntsville has the space you’re looking for. County-wide, we’ve got over 6,500 hotel rooms to accommodate your needs—whatever they might be.
No matter where you stay or what your taste, you’ll quickly notice Huntsville has many dining options from which to choose. Home to over 550 restaurants, we’re betting Huntsville can satisfy the cravings of even your pickiest eater. Indulge yourself a little…or a lot… at nationally-renowned Chef James Boyce’s Cotton Row Restaurant in downtown Huntsville, which offers delectable twists on traditional southern dishes, or take a seat at Chef Cara Thompson’s Grille 29 located in the mixed-used, idyllic Village of Providence.
If meeting under the Saturn V isn’t quite what you’re looking for, Huntsville and Madison County’s wide array of other attractions offers meeting facilities for your special function. Enjoy the fresh air and breathtaking views of the Tennessee Valley at Burritt on the Mountain, a perfect fit for a smaller group looking for a more intimate setting. History aficionados will appreciate holding their event at the historic Weeden House, home to 19th century poet-artist Maria Howard Weeden in downtown Huntsville. Or, nature lovers can surround themselves in colorful outdoor scenery at the Huntsville Botanical Garden, featuring a majestic new Guest Center with event spaces that will exceed all of your modern meeting needs in stunning Southern architecture.
We know once you experience Huntsville and all its options, you’ll discover it’s a city full of adventure, history and inspiration, and we know you’ll want to keep coming back. We’ve got space for your next meeting. Let us show you what you’ve been missing!