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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!

Taco Libre 2018

Sat., May. 12, 2018, 2:00PM – 10:00PM

Taco Libre 2018

The Yards at Western Rail 801 N. Perry Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36104

Alabama’s Taco Festival!  Come enjoy a wide assortment of tacos from Alabama’s favorite local taco joints, restaurants, as well as food trucks from all over the state.

Sunday, March 18 to Sunday, March 25 2018

Saturday Socials on the Harriott II

Artful Yoga

Family Art Affair and Jazz Jams

EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures

The Miracle Worker

What's Cool this Weekend

SLE Rodeo
March 15 - 17

Montgomery Chamber Music Organization Presents: Jerusalem Quartet
March 15

2018 Youth Congress Concert: The Walls Group
March 15

Distinguished Lecture Series featuring Tarana Burke
March 16

The Miracle Worker
Final Performances
through March 18

Nature Eggstravaganza
March 17

River Region Comic Con
March 17

Saint Patrick’s Day Geek Rave
March 17

Foreword South Live! with CHIKA
March 18

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

The Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitor Bureau is pleased to highlight recent press and accolades featuring the capital city. From feature stories in national publications to profiles in important travel industry outlets, Montgomery has seen an increased interest from the media in recent months.

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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WELCOMING VISITORS FOR NEARLY 500 YEARS! … Montgomery has lured travelers since 1540, when Hernando deSoto staked a Spanish flag on the banks of the Alabama River.

JET SKI CHAMPIONSHIP SPREE…the country’s best Watercross defenders competed here in Montgomery on the Alabama River for the title of U.S. Open of Watercross Champ.

STAND IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF AN AMERICAN CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER … in 1965, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ended the Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights March at the Capitol steps just one block away from the only church and pulpit that he ever ministered from.