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There’s plenty to do in Montgomery in 2016. From local theatre, family-fun festivals, concerts and more, we're not afraid to go above and beyond this year. Book your trip today!

Culinary Fight Club AL - Chocolate

Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 6:00PM – 9:00PM

Culinary Fight Club AL - Chocolate

Central Restaurant, Montgomery, AL 129 Coosa Street Montgomery, AL 36104

Culinary Fight Club brings the passion of a high-energy kitchen and the thrill of a timed competition for you to enjoy. Join Central Restaurant and watch 4 Alabama culinary talented plate up their elevated savory Chocolate dishes. Who will be crowned the FIRST Alabama Culinary Fight Club Champion?

Wednesday, February 22 to Wednesday, March 1 2017

Slow Flow Yoga at Old Alabama Town

Extreme Planet at the W.A. Gayle Planetarium

The Two Gentlemen of Verona at ASF

Elle at The Capri

Higher Education Day 2017

What's Cool this Weekend

Greater Montgomery Home Building and Remodeling Expo 2017
February 24 - 26

The Big Wine Bash
February 24

BlackTie Magazine Live Interview Series
February 24

Fat Friday at the FINN!
February 24

Ninth Annual Seedling Giveaway
February 25

EAT South Workshop: Tool Talk for All
February 25

Mark Lowry
February 25

Family Art Affairs & Jazz Jams
February 26

Culinary Fight Club AL - Chocolate
February 27

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

JET SKI CHAMPIONSHIP SPREE…the country’s best Watercross defenders competed here in Montgomery on the Alabama River for the title of U.S. Open of Watercross Champ.

MONTGOMERY, AL - GOLF’S HOLE IN ONE … Montgomery is within an hour's driving distance of three Robert Trent Jones' golf trails boasting 468 holes of golf.

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.