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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!

Mon., Jul. 4, 2016, 5:00PM – 10:00PM

4th of July Picnic on the River

Riverfront Park, 355 Commerce Street Montgomery, AL 36106

Join the City of Montgomery for a family picnic and 4th of July Celebration along the riverfront.

Monday, May 30 to Monday, June 6 2016

Black Holes

Slow Flow Yoga at Old Alabama Town

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.

The Latest Press

Alabama State University’s Levi Watkins Learning Center (LWLC) is featuring a new exhibit titled "Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Alabama State University Connection." On display on the first floor of the LWLC until September 2016, the three-panel exhibit explores King’s 1954 arrival in Montgomery, his role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and his ascendancy as a key spokesman for the burgeoning

May 19 Archives to Host Echoes & Reflections

November 10 The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts Hosts an Artful Opening Just in Time for the Holida

November 10 The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts Hosts an Artful Opening Just in Time for the Holida

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STAND AT DR. KING’S PULPIT… Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church was the ONLY church that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ever pastored.

OUR HISTORIC TRAIN STATION IS THE PERFECT LOCATION … the Visitor Center in historic Union Station and the adjacent national historic landmark train shed are the perfect venues for a memorable convention or meeting or to host a reception of special event. Our professional events staff will be happy to assist you in planning the perfect evening, from a southern barbeque to an elegant evening of jazz on the river.

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.