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There’s plenty to do in Montgomery in 2018. 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., Apr. 27, 2018, 7:30PM – 11:00PM

The Concert for Peace and Justice

Riverwalk Stadium, 200 Coosa Street, Montgomery, AL 36104

EJI invites you to celebrate the opening of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice and the Legacy Museum at the Concert for Peace and Justice.

Tuesday, April 24 to Tuesday, May 1 2018

Harriott II: Blues Cruise

Cloverdale-Idlewild Spring Concert Series

Montgomery Biscuits vs. Mobile Baybears

Saturday Socials on the Harriott II

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures

What's Cool this Weekend

National Memorial for Peace and Justice and Legacy Museum Grand Opening
April 26

Montgomery Biscuits vs. Mobile Baybears
April 26 - 30

April 26 - May 6

The Concert for Peace and Justice
April 27

2018 Downtown YMCA Urban Challenge
April 28

Poetry Slam
April 28

Art Walk in Five Points
April 28

Veterans of Comedy
April 28

April 29

Growlers for Good
April 29

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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The Latest Press

Common Bond Brewers, Montgomery's first production brewer opens its doors Saturday, April 14 at 424 Bibb Street in downtown Montgomery in the former home of Lowe’s Auto Parts. Residents can finally satisfy their curiosity about the project and are invited to stop in and see the transformation that has taken place in the 72-year old building. Common Bond Brewers will be officially opening its doors

November 6 Montgomery Veterans Day Celebration

October 13 Hampstead Farm to Fork Invasion is Back!

October 2 Russian Grand Ballet presents Swan Lake at the Montgomery Performing Arts Centre

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WELCOMING VISITORS FOR NEARLY 500 YEARS! … Montgomery has lured travelers since 1540, when Hernando deSoto staked a Spanish flag on the banks of the Alabama River.

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

HOME OF FAMOUS BROTHERS’ FIRST FLYING SCHOOL … in 1910, the Wright Brothers brought their daring aviation deeds to Alabama’s capital city, establishing the nation’s first school for powered flight.