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There’s plenty to do in Montgomery in 2017. 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., Dec. 16, 2017, 7:00PM – 10:00PM

2017 Raycom Media Camellia Bowl

Cramton Bowl, 1022 Madison Ave, Montgomery, AL

The Raycom Media Camellia Bowl,will be held December 16, 2017 at Cramton Bowl in Montgomery, matching up the Arkansas State Red Wolves of the Sun Belt Conference against the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders of the Mid-American Conference (MAC).

Wednesday, December 13 to Wednesday, December 20 2017

Alabama Governor’s Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours

Christmas Lights Festival

Food for Thought Lunchtime Lecture Series

Photos with Santa at Eastdale Mall

Baptist Health Live Nativity

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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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.

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.

HOME OF FAMOUS BROTHERS’ FIRST FLYING SCHOOL … in 1910, the Wright Brothers brought their daring aviation deeds to Alabama’s capital city, establishing the nation’s first school for powered flight.