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There’s plenty to do in Montgomery in 2019. From local theatre, family-fun festivals, concerts and more, we're not afraid to go above and beyond this year. Book your trip today!

2017 MAX Capital City Classic

Tue., Mar. 26, 2019, 6:35PM – 9:30PM

2019 MAX Capital City Classic

Riverwalk Stadium, 200 Coosa Street, Montgomery, AL 36104

Help celebrate the tradition and rivalry of the Iron Bowl at Riverwalk Stadium as Auburn takes on Alabama!

Monday, March 18 to Monday, March 25 2019

Harriott II Getaway Cruise

Zoo Weekend 2019

Food for Thought Lunchtime Lecture Series

Friday Harriott II Dinner Cruise

Jazz Jams at MMFA

What's Cool this Weekend

Food for Thought Lunchtime Lecture Series
March 21

Thursdays on the Patio
March 21

Steel Magnolias
March 21, 23-24

Elias String Quartet – MCMO Debut
March 21

Steve Miller Band
March 21

Walk MS: Montgomery 2019
March 23

Zoo Weekend 2019
March 23-24

Winnie the Pooh
March 23

Jazz Jams at MMFA
March 24

Sanctuary Showdown
March 24

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

STYX, NOT STONES! … Legendary Styx guitarist Tommy Shaw is a native of Montgomery, honing his chops in several of the nightclubs throughout the city.

“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.

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.