Calendar The Journey Starts Here
We’re more than world changing history in Montgomery. Not only can you stand in the footsteps of heroes like Rosa Parks and Dr. King, but you can also taste the heart and soul of the south, find outdoor adventure on our riverfront and trails, and experience world-class arts and culture. Discover the perfect blend of charming southern town and vibrant new south city in Montgomery.
Thu., Oct. 28, 2021, 6:00PM – 8:30PM
Old Alabama Town, 310 N. Hull Street, Montgomery, Al 36104
The Landmarks Foundation welcomes the public to enjoy spooky stories from the residents of Old Alabama Town. Meet William Lowndes Yancey, the man Abraham Lincoln held responsible for the Civil War. Speak with Dr. Duncan about the horrors of 19th century disease and run from the ghost of Eliza Lucas.
Sunday, October 24 to Sunday, October 31 2021
What's Cool this Weekend
Shoebox Picnic Road Side: Route One
September 24 - 26
EastChase Farmers Market
World Appreciation Day at the Montgomery Zoo
Unveiling The Mothers of Gynecology Bus Tour
Tavern Fest 2021
Dino Dig Education Program
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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.
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
A COUNTRY MUSIC LEGEND -- AND LEGENDARY HOT DOGS! … Hank Williams is buried next to his wife Audrey in a cemetery in Montgomery. Hank and his band, The Drifting Cowboys, used to frequent Chris' Hot Dogs, a legendary hot dog restaurant in downtown Montgomery that just celebrated its 95th birthday in 2012!
HOME OF FAMOUS BROTHERS’ FIRST FLYING SCHOOL … in 1910, the Wright Brothers brought their daring aviation deeds to Alabama’s capital city, establishing the nation’s first school for powered flight.
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.