As Memorial Day weekend approaches, it's time to start planning your getaway in Montgomery, Alabama. This long weekend is the perfect opportunity to honor and remember the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Montgomery offers a wide array of events and activities from May 26th to May 29th, ensuring that you can make the most out of this meaningful holiday.
For a full list of events happening over the Memorial Day Weekend, check out our events calendar.
Your Guide to Memorial Weekend Fun in Montgomery
GRAB YOUR FOAM FINGERS AND DON YOUR RALLY CAPS
Gear up for an electrifying baseball extravaganza as the Sun Belt Baseball Conference Championship lands in the stunning city of Montgomery, Alabama! From May 23 to 28, the iconic Riverwalk Stadium will transform into the ultimate battleground, where elite collegiate teams will battle it out for glory. Get ready for heart-pounding action, heated rivalries, and spine-tingling moments that will keep you at the edge of your seat.
ENJOY SOME LIVE MUSIC
Get ready to dance, sing, and lose yourself in the incredible musical vibes; this Memorial Day weekend is about to become your ultimate musical adventure! Start your weekend with MSO Jubilee Pops free concert on Friday night. Alternatively, if you're looking for a mind-blowing experience, snag tickets to the Polyphony at Prevail CH. 6 Featuring Sea of Fog concert at Prevail Union. Get ready to be swept away by the mesmerizing sounds and incredible talent.
Red Bluff Bar at the Silos has something special in store down at the Riverwalk Amphitheater for you with their two-day inaugural music and arts festival. On Friday night, enjoy a mix of funk, jazz, blues, gospel, and everything in between, at the Red Bluff Music & Arts Festival Pre-Party featuring the incredible All-Star Jam. This free pre-party will set the tone for an over-the-top weekend. Saturday is the main event: the Red Bluff Music and Arts Festival; make sure to grab your tickets early, as this festival promises an extraordinary lineup of talent you will want to attend. Get ready to groove and sway as you enjoy a musical experience like no other. Get your tickets, gather your friends, and get ready to make memories that will last a lifetime on this unforgettable Memorial Day weekend filled with incredible performances, diverse genres, and a celebration of the power of music.
GO ON A RIVER CRUISE
Gather your loved ones, rally your friends, and get ready to pedal your way to a fantastic time aboard the Memorial Day Cruise. Get ready for a unique and unforgettable adventure on the Sip n Cycle Pedal Cruise, where the fun of friends, laughter, and libations collide as you embark on a delightful cruise down the picturesque Alabama River. ALL family members, friends, active or inactive military personnel are invited to reserve a seat on the Memorial Day Cruise by purchasing a discounted military ticket. No military ID requirement is needed for this special event.
For some family-friendly fun, take a trip to the Montgomery Zoo and the Mann Wildlife Learning Museum, where you and your loved ones can marvel at a diverse array of exotic animals. If you're craving some refreshing water fun, don't forget to pack your swimsuits, sunscreen, and floaties! The Maxwell Air Force Base pool has got you covered, as it will be open from Friday, May 26th, to Monday, May 29th, exclusively for Memorial Day weekend. Admission is absolutely FREE for anyone with base access. Even guests are invited to join in on the excitement and enjoy the fun-filled activities, completely free of charge.
SHOP LOCAL AT EAST CHASE FARMERS MARKET
The Shoppes of Eastchase Farmers Market weekly farmers market is the real deal featuring producer-only products. That’s a fancy way of saying the person smiling behind the booth either helped make or grow what they’re selling, whether it’s a hand-blown glass bead necklace or a bushel of tomatoes picked that morning (usually within a 100-mile radius). Shop 20+ Certified local vendors! The market has everything from produce and homemade jellies and jams to locally grown honey and the best boiled peanuts around, perfect for your Memorial Day feast! The market is held every Saturday May 13-September 16 in our new location! This event is rain or shine.
TAKE IN A SHOW
Prepare to be taken on a thought-provoking journey as CLYDE’S explores the search for purpose, sprinkled with moments of laughter and profound insights. This theatrical masterpiece promises to engage your senses and ignite your imagination. So, don't wait any longer! Secure your tickets now and be part of this unforgettable experience at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival. But hurry, as the final opportunity to catch CLYDE’S is on Friday, May 28th.