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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

Montgomery Dragon Boat Race & Festival 2014

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

Saturday Jam Sessions

Harriott II Getaway Cruise

Harriott II Dinner Cruise

Harriott II Blues Cruise

Prime & Wine Night

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

Frequent fliers know the struggle of juggling a printed boarding pass, photo ID, and all of their bags as they approach the check in counter, security check point and at the gate to board. A new service from Delta Air Lines at The Montgomery Regional Airport now simplifies the boarding experience.

April 28 YMCA of Greater Montgomery Seeking Stories from the Community; Awarding Prizes

April 2 Alabama Prepares For 50th Anniversary Of Selma To Montgomery Voting Rights March

January 9 The Alabama Shakespeare Festival’s 11th annual ASF ARMCHAIR AUCTION Returns on Saturday, January 25

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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.