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There’s plenty to do in Montgomery in 2018. 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., Apr. 21, 2018, 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Alabama Book Festival

Old Alabama Town, 301 Columbus Street, Montgomery, AL 36104

Promoting reading and literacy to Alabamians of all ages and backgrounds!

Friday, April 20 to Friday, April 27 2018

Harriott II: Blues Cruise

Cloverdale-Idlewild Spring Concert Series

Montgomery Biscuits vs. Tennessee Smokies

Montgomery Biscuits vs. Mobile Baybears

Theatre in the Mind at ASF

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.

The Latest Press

Common Bond Brewers, Montgomery's first production brewer opens its doors Saturday, April 14 at 424 Bibb Street in downtown Montgomery in the former home of Lowe’s Auto Parts. Residents can finally satisfy their curiosity about the project and are invited to stop in and see the transformation that has taken place in the 72-year old building. Common Bond Brewers will be officially opening its doors

November 6 Montgomery Veterans Day Celebration

October 13 Hampstead Farm to Fork Invasion is Back!

October 2 Russian Grand Ballet presents Swan Lake at the Montgomery Performing Arts Centre

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

PADDLES UP!…the Montgomery Dragon Boat Festival was the first in Alabama and is now the largest Dragon Boat Festival east of the Mississippi and one of the largest attended festivals in the River Region.

EXPLORE ALABAMA’S HISTORY…Montgomery is home to the oldest state-funded archives in the nation. The Alabama Department of Archives and History highlights the state’s genealogical history, is home to Grandma’s attic where the kids can dress up in period clothing and has recently opened a new wing called “The Land of Alabamians.”