Calendar Event Full!
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!
Sat., Aug. 23, 2014, 8:00AM – 4:00PM
Riverfront Park, 355 Commerce Street, Montgomery, AL
This August marks the 5th anniversary of the Montgomery Dragon Boat Race and Festival, and it promises to be an exciting one!
Friday, August 22 to Friday, August 29 2014
What's Cool this Weekend
Alabama Restaurant Week
9th Annual AHSAA Champions Challenge Football Game
Harriott II Dinner Cruise
12th Annual Black Film Festival
Montgomery Dragon Boat Race & Festival
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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.
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PADDLES UP!…the Montgomery Dragon Boat Festival was the first in Alabama and is now the largest Dragon Boat Festival east of the Mississippi and one of the largest attended festivals in the River Region.
FLOATING FUN…Montgomery’s Riverboat, the Harriott II, offers cruises for the whole family from dinner cruises to an afternoon blues cruise, even themed cruises for holidays.
CULTIVATING A SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE…Hampstead Institute of Montgomery has opened two urban farms within the city limits: the Downtown Farm and the farm at the Town of Hampstead in east Montgomery. Both locations offer residents and visitors the chance to connect with the area’s agricultural heritage, its natural resources and wealth of farm-fresh food.