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.
Fri., Oct. 30, 2020, 5:00PM – 8:00PM
The Riverwalk, 200 Coosa Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
Come out to the Harriott II for some Friday F U N ! !
Wednesday, October 28 to Wednesday, November 4 2020
What's Cool this Weekend
Family Fright Night
Artists+Activism: Your Vote, Our Democracy
Festival of Frights
Drive-Thru Trunk or Treat
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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
THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT STARTED MOVING RIGHT HERE! … on December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man on a city bus in a move that sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, which paved the way for the Civil Rights Movement.
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.
HISTORY LIVES HERE … The First White House of the Confederacy was the home where Jefferson Davis and his family lived while he was President of the Confederacy. The home still contains some of Davis’ belongings from the 1800’s. The First White House still celebrates Davis’ birthday every year in June.