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There’s plenty to do in Montgomery in 2016. From local theatre, family-fun festivals, concerts and more, we're not afraid to go above and beyond this year. Book your trip today!

Sat., Aug. 27, 2016, 8:00AM – 4:00PM

Montgomery Dragon Boat Race & Festival

Riverfront Park, 355 Commerce Street, Montgomery, AL

This August marks the 7th anniversary of the Montgomery Dragon Boat Race and Festival, and it promises to be an exciting one!

Friday, August 26 to Friday, September 2 2016

Harriott II Getaway Cruise

Harriott II Dinner Cruise

Harriott II: Blues Cruise

Montgomery Biscuits vs. Birmingham Barons

Slow Flow Yoga at Old Alabama Town

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.

The River Region is quickly becoming known as the sports capital of Alabama and supporting this claim is the Multiplex, a brand-new 70,000 square-foot indoor multi-purpose facility on the edge of downtown Montgomery. This new unique facility can accommodate15 volleyball courts, six tennis courts, two soccer fields, 20 wrestling mats, and could host additional sporting events like gymnastics, beach volleyball, basketball, cheerleading, boxing, weightlifting, ultimate Frisbee and dance, along with baton and twirling clinics and sports camps.
Interest and participation in soccer are growing by leaps and bounds in the United States. Adding to the list of top-notch facilities for the sport is Montgomery’s new, state-of-the-art Emory Folmar YMCA Soccer Complex.

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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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It’s almost opening day and Brewbaker Motors is ready to help you gear up for the season. We are proud to be the exclusive automotive sponsor of the 23rd annual Buckmasters Expo.

July 19 Blues, Brews & BBQ Benefit for Make-A-Wish® Alabama

July 18 Enjoy Full Summer Bloom and A Taste of the Olympics

July 14 Montgomery Zoo Holds Contest to Name Pygmy Hippo Calf

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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.

HISTORY LIVES HERE … The First White House of the Confederacy was the home where Jefferson Davis and his family lived while he was President of the Confederacy. The home still contains some of Davis’ belongings from the 1800’s. The First White House still celebrates Davis’ birthday every year in June.

“UNFORGETTABLE” AFRICAN AMERICAN VOCALIST BORN HERE … Nat King Cole was born and raised in Montgomery.