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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!

Fri., Aug. 14, 2015, 3:00PM – 9:00PM

Buckmasters Expo

Renaissance Montgomery Convention Center, 201 Tallapoosa St, Montgomery, AL 36104

Shop for hunting bargains from more than 300 exhibitors and vendors who are all a part of the biggest hunting sale ever!

Friday, July 1 to Friday, July 8 2016

First Sundays at One

dads and daughters saturday (d.a.d.s)

Harriott II: Scenic Lunch Cruise

Harriott II Dinner Cruise

Veg Out Montgomery

What's Cool this Weekend

Pub Run
June 30

Montgomery Buscuits vs. Mobile Baybears- Fireworks Celebration!
July 3

First Sundays at One
July 2

4th of July Picnic on the River
July 4

Harriott II 4th of July Fireworks Cruise
July 4

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.

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

The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) will host its annual Football Media Day on Wednesday, July 20 at the Doubletree by Hilton Montgomery Downtown (120 Madison Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36104). Head football coaches and two student-athletes from each team will be available to offer an up close and personal look on the upcoming 2016 football season.

June 24 The Shoppes at EastChase Announces Pies & Pints

June 13 Disney’s Beauty and the Beast: Extended due to Overwhelming Demand!

June 2 The 12 Most Beautifully Landscaped Governor’s Mansions: Alabama Governor's Mansion #9

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JET SKI CHAMPIONSHIP SPREE…the country’s best Watercross defenders competed here in Montgomery on the Alabama River for the title of U.S. Open of Watercross Champ.

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.

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.