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Get ready for the Wine Festival!

The Wine Festival is coming to the Riverfront on October 13th from 1 - 4 p.m.  To get you ready, check out a few pictures from last years event!!  

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Upcoming Events

If you are looking for things to do within the next month, then look no further!  In less than two week Downtown Montgomery will be overrun with zombies, as the Zombie Walk returns.  Admission is only one can of food, which will be donated to the Montgomery Area Food Bank.  In conjunction with the zombie walk there will be a "Cruise of the Living Dead" offered by the Harriott II for only $13/person.  The Riverwalk Wine Festival is coming back to Riverfront Park on October 13th from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.  Admission is $25/person.  Like last year there will be a Wine Fest Cruise offered, with boarding beginning at 4:30 p.m.  With a festival ticket cruise admission is only $10/person.  Without a festival ticket admission will be $20/person.  Montgomery's Junior League will be holding the 24th annual Holiday Market and this year it will take place in the new addition to downtown, the Multiplex at Cramton Bowl.  Make plans to come between the dates of October 17th - 20th and shop 'til you drop!  Make sure to bring your appetite to Riverwalk Stadium on October 20th for the Capiol City Chili Cook Off.  The Montgomery Lions Club will, once again, be holding this event to benefit their various charities.  Tickets are only $10/person for this event.  The AHSAA Super Regional Volleyball Tournament will be taking place from October 24th - 27th in the Multiplex.  More information TBA.  To cap off the month, the Harriott II will be holding its annual "Haunting on the Harriott Cruise!"  Tickets are priced at $20/person and this is an Adult Cruise Only

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College All-Star Game to be Held in Montgomery

As we all know Football Season 2012 has begun, which of course will bring us to the College All-Star Game in January!  For more information read the press release below. 

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Zombie Walk/Night of the Living Dead Cruise

The end of September brings the Zombie Walk and the "Night of the Living Dead" Cruise!  Both events will be happening on Friday, September 28th.  I hope you will make plans to join in the on the fun!  For the Zombie Walk, you are asked to bring one non-perishable food item to donate to the Montgomery Area Food Bank.  The Cruise is only $13/person.  Check out a few of the pictures from last years event!  

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July 4th Fireworks Cruise Revision

Please Note:  The July 4th Fireworks Cruise will now be boarding at 8 p.m. with a Departure at 8:30 p.m. 

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Southlawn Park Renaming Ceremony

Southlawn Park has been renamed Leu Hammonds Park.  The renaming ceremony took place this past Saturday on June 23rd.  Here are some pictures from the event.  

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Max Movie Monday's Schedule


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Summer Pops Concert

 The Montgomery Symphony will be holding a FREE outdoor Summer Pops Concert this Friday Night, beginning at 7 p.m.  Bring your blankets, picnic baskets, lawn chairs and coolers for a night on the steps of the Alabama Archives and History Building!  This is a family fun event and it will be a beautiful night to be outdoors and enjoy the music of the Orchestra.  There will also be a cameo appearance by the Montgomery Music Project.  Don't miss out on the excitement! 

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StayCation is Fast Approaching!

Montgomery's Staycation is fast approaching!  Beginning this Friday afternoon at 6 p.m. the Staycation will kick off with the Pub Crawl.  The Pub Crawl includes bars such as The Alley Bar, Cantina, The Exchange, The Deli, The House Restaurant, The SandBAR and more!  For a complete list visit                RSVP-Montgomery.com.  Wristbands will be $10 per person and can be purchased at the ticket booth on Commerce Street beginning at 5 p.m. on Commerce Street.  Along with the Pub Crawl, the Harriott II will be offering a Pub Crawl Cruise.  Tickets for this cruise will be $10.   

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Staycation is coming back!!  Beginning May 25 and continuing through May 28, you will be able to enjoy Live Entertainment, Children's Activities, Watercross events and More!  During this year's Staycation the Renaissance will be offering a special rate at $119/night.  For more information, please call the Montgomery Renaissance at (334) 481-5000.   

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City-Wide Map

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About Montgomery

The recreation department of Montgomery was created on March 1, 1948, through the efforts of several Montgomery citizens, including Earl James. Mr. James used the recreation plank in his campaign for the City Commission, was elected and immediately followed ...

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Blue-Gray National Tennis Classic22-Feb-2018

The Blue-Gray National Tennis Classic will be played at Lagoon Park and O'Connor Tennis Center. ..

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