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Our thoughts are with all those who have been affected by COVID-19. As destinations and travelers around the world do their part to curtail the spread of this virus, we want to let you know that we are in this together. We are working to provide the latest information through the below resources for your own planning purposes.

 

Fri., Jun. 18, 2021 – Mon., Jun. 21, 2021

Juneteenth Celebration at ASF

Alabama Shakespeare Festival, 1 Festival Drive, Montgomery, AL 36117

Join us in celebrating and reflecting upon this important annual holiday by visiting our Juneteenth outdoor installation on ASF’s great lawn through July 5, 2021. There are 13 panels located on our gorgeous grounds in Blount Cultural Park.

Sunday, June 20 to Sunday, June 27 2021

Wednesday Pub Run

Yoga on the Green

Juneteenth Celebration at ASF

Summer Nights Ft. Fents the Band

Bainbridge Block Party

What's Cool this Weekend

GMHBA Music & Mudbugs
April 16

Dockside Happy Hour on the Harriott II Riverboat
April 16

Yoga on the Green
April 17

Herb Day
April 17

The Art of Seeing: A Photography Workshop
April 17

Zoo Weekends
April 17

April Walking Tours
April 17

Jazz in the Garden
April 17

Music in Shakespeare's Garden
April 17

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

ELVIS WAS HERE!… “The King of Rock and Roll,” aka Elvis Presley, once performed at the Garrett Coliseum in Montgomery. Garrett Coliseum is still the home of great musical performances, the Southeastern Livestock Exposition and Rodeo and the Alabama National Fair.

THUMBS UP FOR HANDS ON!…The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, located in Blount Cultural Park, is home to one of only eight kid’s hands-on museum in Alabama.

STAND IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF AN AMERICAN CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER … in 1965, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ended the Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights March at the Capitol steps just one block away from the only church and pulpit that he ever ministered from.