Roll Out the Barrel, and We’ll Have a Barrel of Fun! Oktoberfest!

Oktoberfest is the world’s largest “Volksfest,” a beer festival and fair, held every year in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. Although Americans often confuse its name with the month of October, Oktoberfest traditionally begins sooner, mid-...

Tavern Fest

Tavern Fest welcomes Fall with a rollicking good time Billed as a party where “Southern Hospitality meets Old World tradition,” the annual Tavern Fest welcomes Fall in Old Alabama Town as revelers fill the streets...
video

MGM Burger Bash: Find Your Favorite

Who doesn’t love eating a good burger? How about sampling 12 of the best burgers in the River Region at one outdoor event, complete with cold beer and the camaraderie of hundreds of Montgomerians...

Haunted Hearse

If you love scary stories and like to give yourself goose bumps, explore Montgomery’s more macabre history and take ride in a hearse you’ll actually remember during a Haunted Hearse Tour . All October long,...

Buckmaster’s Expo 2016: The Hunt for Sasquatch

I had one mission at the 2016 Buckmaster’s Expo, held Aug. 19-21. Sure, there were celebrities – Chipper Jones and Matt Duff, former Major League ballplayers and now hosts of the Major League Bowhunters...

Rosa Parks Museum Keeps The Dream Alive

On any given day, the Rosa Parks Museum at Troy University provides a visitors with an opportunity to put themselves in someone else’s shoes, as they think about the resolve it took for the...

C & P Mercantile

Cotton & Pine Creative was started in 2013 as collaboration between craftsmen and creative minds. The name is drawn from two materials traditionally used in the south to make paper – cotton for finer,...

Dragon Boat

Montgomery Dragon Boat Festival: Fierce Competition & Serious Fun A steady drum beat is periodically interrupted by shouts of “Dig!”, “Go!” and “Faster!” bouncing off the water as long, thin, brightly colored boats with fierce...

Free For All: An MGM No-Budget Fun List

Make a Plan or Play it by Ear Whether you’re the type to plan ahead, or to just see where the road takes you, you can have a good time in Montgomery without spending a...

Acting Out: Beauty & The Beast

The Alabama Shakespeare Festival is one of the brightest jewels in the city’s artistic crown and at the top of any “places to visit in Alabama” list. This fully professional regional theatre renowned for...

Taco Libre

Viva la Taco! Montgomery turns up for first Taco Libre festival Me gusta los tacos! That’s about all I remember from my high school Spanish class. Later I added “uno mas cerveza, por favor” to...

Dream Big or Go Home!

Dream Big or Go Home! Swim, bike, run in Capitol of Dreams Triathlon I have run competitively, from 5ks to Half Marathon distance, but I have never competed in swimming or biking. One sport at...

Horseshoe Tourney

From the backyard to the world: 2016 NHPA World Horseshoe Pitching Championship in MGM There’s an old saying that goes, “Close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades.” The first part of this phrase comes...

Montgomery Biscuits – Take Me Out To The Ballgame

My office is located right next to Riverwalk Stadium, home of the Montgomery Biscuits AA baseball team. This leads to baseball being on my mind year-round, and a strong desire to play hooky in...