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There’s plenty to do in Montgomery in 2015. 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!

Thu., Mar. 19, 2015

Southeastern Livestock Exposition and Rodeo

Garrett Coliseum, 1555 Federal Dr, Montgomery, AL 36107

The 2015 SLE Rodeo returns to the Garrett Coliseum in Montgomery March 19-21.

Sunday, March 1 to Sunday, March 8 2015

First Sundays at One

Saturday Jam Sessions

After School Art II

Art Ed Central Teacher Workshops

Joe Thomas, Jr. 3rd Tuesday Guitar Pull Singer/Songwriters Night

What's Cool this Weekend

Tall Tales Outdoor Expo
February 27 - March 1

The Importance of Being Earnest
February 27 - March 1

Civil Heritage Trail Walking Tour
February 28

Mask Out Cancer Masquerade Ball
February 28

21st Annual Culinary Caper
March 1

The Slave Dwelling Project
March 1

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

Luke was recently invited to join the world famous Patti LaBelle at the "Dream Marches On" concert at Alabama State University Dunn-Oliver Acadome in Montgomery, AL on March 7th. LaBelle will be there to commemorate and honor the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery March. The commemoration and concert is sponsored by ASU, the City of Montgomery and the Montgomery County Commission. Ticke

February 12 Local, State, and Federal Agencies Partner to Provide Media Support

October 7 Patti LaBelle in Concert at ASU in March 2015

September 11 Inaugural River Region Hotel Olympic Showcased Montgomery’s Hidden Hospitality Heroes

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

ELVIS WAS HERE!… “The King of Rock and Roll,” aka Elvis Presley, once performed at the Garrett Coliseum in Montgomery. Garrett Coliseum is still the home of great musical performances, the Southeastern Livestock Exposition and Rodeo and the Alabama National Fair.

STAND AT DR. KING’S PULPIT… Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church was the ONLY church that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ever pastored.