Calendar Event Full!
There’s plenty to do in Montgomery in 2013. 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., Jun. 22, 2013, 10:00AM – 11:00PM
2600 North Belt Drive, Montgomery, AL 36110
I-92 Country presents: In the Country MusicFest
Wednesday, June 19 to Wednesday, June 26 2013
What's Cool this Weekend
The Last Five Years at the Cloverdale Playhouse
June 20-23, 2013
ARMSChair Concert at
Old Alabama Town
June 20, 2012
USASA Soccer Tournament at the YMCA Soccer Complex
June 21-13, 2013
Capital of Dreams Criterium and Road Race
in downtown Montgomery
June 22-23, 2013
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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.
PRESS. Have I got a story for you!
In Montgomery, we know a little something about great stories since we’ve been producing headline news since the 1800s! The Montgomery Convention & Visitor Bureau can help media plan and create compelling stories with information about everything hot and newsworthy, fact sheets, press releases and statistics. Plus a comprehensive media library filled with incredible images to support your article. So call us! And you’ll see that we have a history of great angles for future stories.
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Cool Story Ideas
EARLY TEXT MESSAGE THAT CHANGED THE COUNTRY? … on April 11, 1861, President of the Confederacy Jefferson Davis issued the telegraph containing the orders to fire on Fort Sumter. That message was sent from the Winter Building on Dexter Avenue, thus beginning the War Between the States.
MONTGOMERY’S STARRING ROLE … the majority of the hit film "Big Fish," starring Ewan McGregor and Albert Finney and the 1990 release, “The Long Walk Home” starring Sissy Spacek and Whoopi Goldberg, were filmed in Montgomery and the River Region.
A COUNTRY MUSIC LEGEND -- AND LEGENDARY HOT DOGS! … Hank Williams is buried next to his wife Audrey in a cemetery in Montgomery. Hank and his band, The Drifting Cowboys, used to frequent Chris' Hot Dogs, a legendary hot dog restaurant in downtown Montgomery that just celebrated its 95th birthday in 2012!