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There’s plenty to do in Montgomery in 2014. From regional triathlons, family-fun festivals, quidditch matches and more, we're not afraid to go above and beyond this year.  Book your trip today!

Sat., Sep. 6, 2014, 9:00AM – 12:00PM

Color Vibe 5k Run

Montgomery Motorsports Park, 2600 N. Belt Drive, Montgomery, AL 36110

Experience the most vibrant 5k of all time! Grab your friends and family and join us as we blast you with music, fun and COLOR while you run/walk our course.

Monday, September 1 to Monday, September 8 2014

Saturday Jam Sessions

Tales for Tots

Architreats 2014: Food for Thought

After School Art II

Art Ed Central Teacher Workshops

Sports We’re at the top of our game!

Montgomery is becoming one of the South’s hottest sports tickets. National sporting event planners are taking notice of Montgomery as a fun, energetic destination for a wide variety of sporting events. With our brand new, top-of-the-line sports facilities, team-friendly hotels, fun activities and an active vibe all throughout the city, Montgomery is the perfect city to host your next high-octane sporting event.

This brand new 90,000 square foot indoor sports facility is adjacent to Cramton Bowl. The main floor is approximately 70,000 square feet with a seating capacity of 4,000. The lower level is approximately 20,000 square feet. Admission varies. Call for schedule.
This new facility includes eight lit soccer fields along with two stadium fields.

PRESS. Have I got a story for you!

In Montgomery, we know a little something about great stories since we’ve been producing headline news since the 1800s! The Montgomery Convention & Visitor Bureau can help media plan and create compelling stories with information about everything hot and newsworthy, fact sheets, press releases and statistics. Plus a comprehensive media library filled with incredible images to support your article. So call us! And you’ll see that we have a history of great angles for future stories.

The Latest Press

Frequent fliers know the struggle of juggling a printed boarding pass, photo ID, and all of their bags as they approach the check in counter, security check point and at the gate to board. A new service from Delta Air Lines at The Montgomery Regional Airport now simplifies the boarding experience.

April 28 YMCA of Greater Montgomery Seeking Stories from the Community; Awarding Prizes

April 2 Alabama Prepares For 50th Anniversary Of Selma To Montgomery Voting Rights March

January 9 The Alabama Shakespeare Festival’s 11th annual ASF ARMCHAIR AUCTION Returns on Saturday, January 25

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Cool Story Ideas

EARLY TEXT MESSAGE THAT CHANGED THE COUNTRY? … on April 11, 1861, President of the Confederacy Jefferson Davis issued the telegraph containing the orders to fire on Fort Sumter. That message was sent from the Winter Building on Dexter Avenue, thus beginning the War Between the States.

STAND IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF AN AMERICAN CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER … in 1965, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ended the Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights March at the Capitol steps just one block away from the only church and pulpit that he ever ministered from.

THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT STARTED MOVING RIGHT HERE! … on December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man on a city bus in a move that sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, which paved the way for the Civil Rights Movement.