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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!

Zoo Weekend 2019

Sat., Mar. 11, 2017, 9:00AM – 6:00PM

Zoo Weekend 2019

Montgomery Zoo, 2301 Coliseum Pkwy, Montgomery, AL 36110

Enjoy activities, fantastic food and have fun together at the Montgomery Zoo!

Wednesday, February 20 to Wednesday, February 27 2019

Food for Thought Lunchtime Lecture Series

Jazz Jams at MMFA

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures


Sanctuary Showdown

What's Cool this Weekend

Food for Thought Lunchtime Lecture Series
February 21

The Art of Alma Thomas
February 21

Drink for a Cause: Montgomery Habitat for Humanity
February 21

Tick, Tick, Boom!
Through February 24

Big Wine Bash 2019
February 22

Wind Down with Windsync
February 22

The 63rd Rummage Sale Presented by Junior League
February 23

6th Annual Mardi Gras Block Party & Cajun Cook-Off
February 23

Mardi Gras Cruise
February 23

WWE Live
February 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

“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.

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

THUMBS UP FOR HANDS ON!…The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, located in Blount Cultural Park, is home to one of only eight kid’s hands-on museum in Alabama.