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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!

What's Cool this Weekend

Broadway Under the Stars
September 11

South Specific Art Exhibition at Triumph & Disaster Art Gallery
September 11-12

7th Annual River Region Open Car & Truck Show
September 13

Saturday Jam Sessions at Old Alabama Town
September 13

Harriott II Getaway Cruise
September 13

Montgomery Gospel Praise Awards
September 14

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.

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The Latest Press

The first annual River Region Hotel Olympic Games were played Tuesday, September 9, 2014 on the field at Cramton Bowl. The games, which included Water Waiter Relay, Toilet Paper Toss, Broom Race, Tabletop Tango, Housekeeping Cart Quick-load Race, Buffer Pad Toss, Laundry Cart Race, Bed Making Contest and a Bellhop Race, tested the speed, agility and attention to detail that these hospitality profe

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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MONTGOMERY’S MOST FAMOUS SOCIETY GIRL … While on military duty in Montgomery in 1918, F. Scott Fitzgerald fell in love and eventually married Zelda Sayre, a Montgomery socialite who helped inspire many of his most famous works.

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.

EXPLORE ALABAMA’S HISTORY…Montgomery is home to the oldest state-funded archives in the nation. The Alabama Department of Archives and History highlights the state’s genealogical history, is home to Grandma’s attic where the kids can dress up in period clothing and has recently opened a new wing called “The Land of Alabamians.”