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There’s plenty to do in Montgomery in 2018. From local theatre, family-fun festivals, concerts and more, we're not afraid to go above and beyond this year. Book your trip today!

MMFA Artist Market

Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 5:30PM – 8:00PM

MMFA 9th Annual Artist Market

Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts 1 Museum Dr Montgomery, AL 36117

The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts invites you to kick off the gift-giving season by attending the highly anticipated annual Artist Market.

Tuesday, November 13 to Tuesday, November 20 2018

Veterans Appreciation Week at the Montgomery Zoo

Third Saturday at MMFA

Sunsetter Cruise

Food for Thought Lunchtime Lecture Series

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures

What's Cool this Weekend

Veterans Appreciation Week at the Montgomery Zoo
November 11-17

Montgomery Veterans Day Celebration
November 12

Whiskey & Cigar Social on the Exchange Patio
November 13

Willie Nelson
November 14

The Sound of Music
November 15 – December 30

Dial M for Murder
November 15

MMFA 9th Annual Artist Market
November 16-17

2018 Capitol 10-Miler and Turkey Burner 5K
November 17

Harriott II: Sunsetter Cruise
November 17

Lights Up! At the Shoppes at EastChase
November 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.

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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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MONTGOMERY, Ala., August 1, 2018 – EatMGM, Montgomery’s annual restaurant week, returns for a fourth year with 10 days of deals, online contests and foodie meet-ups.

November 6 Montgomery Veterans Day Celebration

October 13 Hampstead Farm to Fork Invasion is Back!

October 2 Russian Grand Ballet presents Swan Lake at the Montgomery Performing Arts Centre

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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.

OUR HISTORIC TRAIN STATION IS THE PERFECT LOCATION … the Visitor Center in historic Union Station and the adjacent national historic landmark train shed are the perfect venues for a memorable convention or meeting or to host a reception of special event. Our professional events staff will be happy to assist you in planning the perfect evening, from a southern barbeque to an elegant evening of jazz on the river.

WELCOMING VISITORS FOR NEARLY 500 YEARS! … Montgomery has lured travelers since 1540, when Hernando deSoto staked a Spanish flag on the banks of the Alabama River.