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Calendar Event Full!

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!

Sun., Mar. 25, 2018, 3:00PM – 7:00PM

Growlers for Good - EAT South Home Brew Tasting

Goat Haus Biergarten 532 Clay Street Montgomery, Alabama

Raise money for a local non-profit AND drink some of the region’s best home brew ... how hard is that?!!

Sunday, March 25 to Sunday, April 1 2018

Saturday Socials on the Harriott II

Family Art Affair and Jazz Jams

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures

Back To The Moon For Good

Making Alabama: A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit

What's Cool this Weekend

Bear Country
through March 25

Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour
March 23

Poured Painting Workshop
March 23

Civil Ties United Mudrun
March 24

Walk MS: River Region
March 24

Farm in the City: Organic Gardening 101
March 24

Discover The Dinosaurs
March 24 & 25

Family Art Affair and Jazz Jams
March 25

Growlers for Good - EAT South Home Brew Tasting
March 25

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.

The Latest Press

The Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitor Bureau is pleased to highlight recent press and accolades featuring the capital city. From feature stories in national publications to profiles in important travel industry outlets, Montgomery has seen an increased interest from the media in recent months.

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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Cool Story Ideas

“UNFORGETTABLE” AFRICAN AMERICAN VOCALIST BORN HERE … Nat King Cole was born and raised in Montgomery.

PADDLES UP!…the Montgomery Dragon Boat Festival was the first in Alabama and is now the largest Dragon Boat Festival east of the Mississippi and one of the largest attended festivals in the River Region.

THANK GOD I’M A “MONTGOMERY BOY”… John Denver was an "Army Brat" whose family was stationed in Montgomery during his teen years.