Calendar Event Full!
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!
Sat., Nov. 16, 2019, 10:00AM – 4:00PM
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts 1 Museum Dr Montgomery, AL 36117
Join MMFA for our 10th annual Artist Market! Shop local and support the River Region’s artist community.
Thursday, November 14 to Thursday, November 21 2019
What's Cool this Weekend
We The People: Alabama’s Defining Documents Exhibition
Through December 31
Veterans’ Appreciation Week
Through November 16
Holiday Open House at Goat Hill Museum Store
Bearing Witness: Art of Alabama Symposium
Bill Gaither & the Gaither Vocal Band
Alabama Dance Theatre Presents Mistletoe
MMFA 10th Annual Artist Market
Hampstead Fall Food Truck Takeover!
Art. Write. Now. Tour Opening Reception
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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
CULTIVATING A SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE…Hampstead Institute of Montgomery has opened two urban farms within the city limits: the Downtown Farm and the farm at the Town of Hampstead in east Montgomery. Both locations offer residents and visitors the chance to connect with the area’s agricultural heritage, its natural resources and wealth of farm-fresh food.
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.
MONTGOMERY’S MOST FAMOUS SOCIETY GIRL … While on military duty in Montgomery in 1918, F. Scott Fitzgerald fell in love and eventually married Zelda Sayre, a Montgomery socialite who helped inspire many of his most famous works.