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There’s plenty to do in Montgomery in 2017. From local theatre, family-fun festivals, concerts and more, we're not afraid to go above and beyond this year. Book your trip today!

Sun., Jul. 30, 2017, 10:00AM – 2:00PM

The Capitol City Cheesecake Chase

B3 Event Space 1921 Walnut Street Montgomery, AL 36106

In honor of National Cheesecake Day, The Cheesecake Empori-Yum is hosting the first ever Capitol City Cheesecake Chase!

Thursday, July 27 to Thursday, August 3 2017

Harriott II: Scenic Lunch Cruise

Harriott II Dinner Cruise

Harriott II: Blues Cruise

Family Fun Night at Eastdale Mall

Stars on the Riverfront

What's Cool this Weekend

Mary Poppins
through August 6

Peter Pan
through July 30

Family Fun Night: Christmas in July
July 27

Alabama in the Movies: My Cousin Vinny
July 27

Animal Track Casting
July 29

The Capitol City Cheesecake Chase
July 30

Stars on the Riverfront
July 30 & 31

Montgomery Biscuits vs. Chattanooga Lookouts
July 30 - August 3

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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Cool Story Ideas

STAND AT DR. KING’S PULPIT… Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church was the ONLY church that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ever pastored.

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. 

“LEND ME YOUR EARS”…The Alabama Shakespeare Festival is among the top ten largest Shakespeare theatre’s in the world. Its’ location, Blount Cultural Park, is home to many festivals and events such as the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra’s Broadway Under the Stars and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts’ Flimp Festival.