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We’re more than world changing history in Montgomery. Not only can you stand in the footsteps of heroes like Rosa Parks and Dr. King, but you can also taste the heart and soul of the south, find outdoor adventure on our riverfront and trails, and experience world-class arts and culture. Discover the perfect blend of charming southern town and vibrant new south city in Montgomery.


Thu., Oct. 28, 2021, 6:00PM – 8:30PM

Haunting of Old Alabama Town

Old Alabama Town, 310 N. Hull Street, Montgomery, Al 36104

The Landmarks Foundation welcomes the public to enjoy spooky stories from the residents of Old Alabama Town. Meet William Lowndes Yancey, the man Abraham Lincoln held responsible for the Civil War. Speak with Dr. Duncan about the horrors of 19th century disease and run from the ghost of Eliza Lucas.

Wednesday, October 27 to Wednesday, November 3 2021

Wednesday Pub Run

Haunting of Old Alabama Town

Bath Bombs + Bubbles

Rocky Horror Picture Show 2021

Boobilation Halloween Party

What's Cool this Weekend

Shoebox Picnic Road Side: Route One
September 24 - 26

EastChase Farmers Market
September 25

World Appreciation Day at the Montgomery Zoo
September 25

Unveiling The Mothers of Gynecology Bus Tour
September 25

Tavern Fest 2021
September 25

Movie Night at Common Bond Brewers - Back to the Future
September 17

Dino Dig Education Program
September 18

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.

The River Region is quickly becoming known as the sports capital of Alabama and supporting this claim is the Multiplex, a brand-new 70,000 square-foot indoor multi-purpose facility on the edge of downtown Montgomery. This new unique facility can accommodate15 volleyball courts, six tennis courts, two soccer fields, 20 wrestling mats, and could host additional sporting events like gymnastics, beach volleyball, basketball, cheerleading, boxing, weightlifting, ultimate Frisbee and dance, along with baton and twirling clinics and sports camps.
Interest and participation in soccer are growing by leaps and bounds in the United States. Adding to the list of top-notch facilities for the sport is Montgomery’s new, state-of-the-art Emory Folmar YMCA Soccer Complex.

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

MONTGOMERY LIGHTNING ROUTE FIRST STREETCAR IN U.S. … San Francisco didn't have the very first electric streetcar system. Montgomery was the first city to incorporate the system into its local travel in 1886. 

STYX, NOT STONES! … Legendary Styx guitarist Tommy Shaw is a native of Montgomery, honing his chops in several of the nightclubs throughout the city.

THE BIGGEST BANG IN THE SOUTHEAST…Bama’s Big Bang at Jubilee CityFest is the largest fireworks show set to music in the Southeast. The event happens in May at Riverfront Park.