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  • AN Act of courage in Montgomery Sparked a National Movement... Montgomery is home to Mrs. Rosa McCauley Parks. Rosa Parks became a Civil Rights pioneer in Montgomery by courageously taking a stand and not giving up her seat which sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum and Library is a tribute to that memorable movement.
  • 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.

Move Over Blue Monday, Movie Monday Comes to Montgomery’s Riverfront in July

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Montgomery, AL (Monday, June 16, 2015) – The City of Montgomery and Guardian Credit Union are bringing Movie Mondays back to the Riverfront Amphitheatre this July.

Every Monday in July, families can enjoy a kid-friendly movie at the Riverfront Amphitheatre with shows beginning at dusk. Admission is free. Blankets, chairs, and picnics are welcome. There will also be onsite food vendors including Bruster’s Ice Cream to purchase snacks and drinks.

The movie selections include:
July 6- Frozen
July 13- Dolphin Tale 2
July 20- Marley and Me
July 27- The Box Trolls

“We’re very pleased to continue a tradition of affordable family entertainment on our beautiful Riverfront Park and want to thank Guardian Credit Union for helping to make this year’s movie series possible,” said Tom Peirce, Montgomery’s Riverfront Facilities Superintendent.

In the case of rain, movies will be rescheduled to a later date.

For more information contact Riverfront Facilities at 334-625-2100 or visit

Montgomery, “A Cool Capital City on the Move”
Centrally located along the Alabama River in the heart of the Southeast, Montgomery is steeped in the history of world-changing events and is in the midst of another change – a complete reemergence. From a revitalized downtown to an array of new museums, restaurants, attractions and accommodations, the riverfront capital city is quickly becoming one of the newest must-see travel destinations in the South. Learn more about all that Montgomery has to offer at