Calendar Event Full!
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!
Fri., Aug. 15, 2014
Visit beloved local spots or discover new favorites during this 10-day celebration focusing on the state’s diverse culinary offerings from barbecue joints to bistros.
Wednesday, August 20 to Wednesday, August 27 2014
What's Cool this Weekend
Alabama Restaurant Week
9th Annual AHSAA Champions Challenge Football Game
Harriott II Dinner Cruise
12th Annual Black Film Festival
Montgomery Dragon Boat Race & Festival
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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.
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.
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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.
MONTGOMERY’S STARRING ROLE … the majority of the hit film "Big Fish," starring Ewan McGregor and Albert Finney and the 1990 release, “The Long Walk Home” starring Sissy Spacek and Whoopi Goldberg, were filmed in Montgomery and the River Region.
HALF OF FAMOUS ‘70s POP DUEO LIVED HERE… Toni Tenille from The Captain and Tenille lived in Montgomery.