Montgomery Events

Alabama State Capital, Montgomery

Alabama State Capital, Montgomery

Montgomery Events

Events held in Montgomery or Selma unless otherwise indicated.

JANUARY

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
Celebration of life of civil rights leader; http://www.king-raleigh.org/natlevent/body.htm

FEBRUARY

Black History Month
Various events celebrating Black History; Montgomery and Selma; http://www.visitingmontgomery.com

MARCH

Annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee
Festival and parade celebrates the Selma to Montgomery March, Bloody Sunday, & The Voting Rights Act; Congressman John Lewis, Rosa Parks, Coretta Scott King, Rev. Joseph Lowery, Johnny Cochran, Harry Belafonte, Chris Tucker, President Bill Clinton, Sen. Barak Obama, Sen. Hillary Clinton, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Rev. Al Sharpton, Outkast, Amelia Boynton, and Russell Simmons have all attended; Selma; http://www.thebridgecrossingjubilee.org

APRIL

Flimp Festival
Sponsored by the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts; featuring art, entertainment and children’s activities; Blout Cultural Park; http://www.visitingmontgomery.com

Jubilee Cityfest
Featuring Blues, Jazz, Gospel, R&B, KidsFest, ArtFest, Jubilee Run, “Thunder Over The River” fireworks, Sunrise Celebration Service, plenty of food and more; Montgomery; http://www.jubileecityfest.org

JUNE

Juneteenth
Annual celebration of African American culture; Montgomery & Selma; http://www.juneteenth.com

JULY

Stars on the Riverfront
Riverfront Amphitheatre; http://www.visitingmontgomery.com

SEPTEMBER

Alabama Jazz and Blues Federation River Jam
Downtown Montgomery; http://www.visitingmontgomery.com

OCTOBER

Alabama National Fair
Garrett Coliseum; http://www.alnationalfair.org

Riverfront Arts & Food Festival
Activities include over 100 exhibitors, a young artists gallery for the kids, special performances for children and lots of food; Riverfront Park; http://www.festivalinthepark.com

DECEMBER

Montgomery Holiday Parade
Floats in the parade include local school groups, local dance/gymnastic groups, civic organizations and local high school & college bands; Dexter Avenue; http://www.visitingmontgomery.com

Kwanzaa
Celebration of the African American tradition; Montgomery and Selma; https://www.soulofamerica.com/events/kwanzaa-celebrations/

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