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There’s plenty to do in Montgomery in 2017. 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. 26, 2017, 8:00AM – 4:00PM

Montgomery Dragon Boat Race & Festival

Riverfront Park, 355 Commerce Street, Montgomery, AL

This August marks the 8th anniversary of the Montgomery Dragon Boat Race and Festival, and it promises to be an exciting one!

Monday, August 21 to Monday, August 28 2017

Harriott II Dinner Cruise

Harriott II: Blues Cruise

Montgomery Biscuits vs. Tennessee Smokies

Slow Flow Yoga at Old Alabama Town

Farmers Market at The Shoppes at Eastchase

What's Cool this Weekend

Film at the Museum: How to Steal a Million
August 17

Beer and Yoga
August 17

Buckmasters Expo 2017
August 18 - 20

Manicures, Massages, & Merriment
August 18

EatMGM Meetup
August 19

Zumba Class
August 19

Craig Morgan
August 19

Capri Cultural Film Festival
August 20

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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BASEBALL AND BISCUITS… The Montgomery Biscuits, the AA team behind the Tampa Bay Rays, play at Riverwalk Stadium in downtown Montgomery. The stadium has been among the top 25 coolest minor league baseball stadiums in the country. And the stadium is listed on Man vs. Food for the top 5 baseball stadium foods in the U.S. – the chicken biscuit with Alaga Syrup.

“LEND ME YOUR EARS”…The Alabama Shakespeare Festival is among the top ten largest Shakespeare theatre’s in the world. Its’ location, Blount Cultural Park, is home to many festivals and events such as the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra’s Broadway Under the Stars and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts’ Flimp Festival.

THANK GOD I’M A “MONTGOMERY BOY”… John Denver was an "Army Brat" whose family was stationed in Montgomery during his teen years.