Calendar Flattening The Curve, Together
Our thoughts are with all those who have been affected by COVID-19. As destinations and travelers around the world do their part to curtail the spread of this virus, we want to let you know that we are in this together. We are working to provide the latest information through the below resources for your own planning purposes.
Tue., Dec. 1, 2020 – Sat., Dec. 5, 2020
252 Montgomery Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
Join in this week long celebration!! Lots to see and do!!
Tuesday, December 1 to Tuesday, December 8 2020
What's Cool this Weekend
Montgomery Zoo Christmas Lights Festival
Through Dec. 25
A Christmas Carol
Through Dec. 29
Creative Conversations: BLOW UP II, Part II
50th Annual Montgomery Gem, Mineral, & Jewelry Show
First Friday Street Dining on Dexter
Christmas Open House
Montgomery Zoo: Komodo Dragon Corn Hole Toss
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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.
The Latest Press
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.
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.
EARLY TEXT MESSAGE THAT CHANGED THE COUNTRY? … on April 11, 1861, President of the Confederacy Jefferson Davis issued the telegraph containing the orders to fire on Fort Sumter. That message was sent from the Winter Building on Dexter Avenue, thus beginning the War Between the States.