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There’s plenty to do in Montgomery in 2016. From local theatre, family-fun festivals, concerts and more, we're not afraid to go above and beyond this year. Book your trip today!

Tavern Fest

Fri., Sep. 30, 2016, 6:00PM – 10:00PM

Tavern Fest 2016

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

A variety of regional craft beers, food trucks, local fare, and popular musicians will bring the streets of Old Alabama Town to life. Tavern Fest is Landmarks Foundation’s annual Fall fundraiser.

Thursday, September 29 to Thursday, October 6 2016

Harriott II Dinner Cruise

jasmine hill gardens & outdoor museum

Slow Flow Yoga at Old Alabama Town

Charlotte’s Web at ASF

50th Annual Montgomery Art Guild Regions Bank Show

What's Cool this Weekend

Brain Brawl Trivia Challenge
September 29

An Evening of Words and Music
September 29

Tickled Pink Women’s Expo
September 30

Tavern Fest
September 30

Montgomery Zombie walk and Prom VI
September 30

Montgomery’s Best Dressed Ball
October 1

Capital City Artists Reception and Art Show
October 2

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.

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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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It’s almost opening day and Brewbaker Motors is ready to help you gear up for the season. We are proud to be the exclusive automotive sponsor of the 23rd annual Buckmasters Expo.

July 19 Blues, Brews & BBQ Benefit for Make-A-Wish® Alabama

July 18 Enjoy Full Summer Bloom and A Taste of the Olympics

July 14 Montgomery Zoo Holds Contest to Name Pygmy Hippo Calf

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MONTGOMERY LIGHTNING ROUTE FIRST STREETCAR IN U.S. … San Francisco didn't have the very first electric streetcar system. Montgomery was the first city to incorporate the system into its local travel in 1886. 

AN ACT OF COURAGE IN MONTGOMERY SPARKED A NATIONAL MOVEMENT …Montgomery is home to Mrs. Rosa McCauley Parks. Rosa Parks became a Civil Rights pioneer in Montgomery by courageously taking a stand and not giving up her seat which sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum and Library is a tribute to that memorable movement.

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.