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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!

Southern Writers' Project Festival of New Plays at ASF

Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 7:00PM – 9:00PM

Southern Writers’ Festival of New Plays at ASF

Alabama Shakespeare Festival, One Festival Drive Montgomery, AL 36117

Explore Southern identity by looking at who we are today during the Southern Writers Festival of New Plays, October 19 – October 21, 2018. This lively three-day event features premiere theatrical readings, stimulating conversation, and delicious food.

Wednesday, October 17 to Wednesday, October 24 2018

Harriott II Getaway Cruise

Montgomery Humane Society’s Annual Haunted House

Zoo Boo 2018

Third Saturday at MMFA

Food for Thought Lunchtime Lecture Series

What's Cool this Weekend

Burger Bash 2018           
October 18

After Dark in the Park – A Night Glow Golf Tournament
October 19

Montgomery Humane Society’s Annual Haunted House
October 19-20

Zoo Boo 2018
October 19-21, & 26-31

River Region Judgment House
October 20-21

Gump City Con 2018
October 20-21

Food Truck Mash-Up
October 20

Riverwalk Wine Festival
October 20

Food Truck Rally for Wishes
October 21

Toto’s 40 Trips Around the Sun Tour
October 21

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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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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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.

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.

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.