Montgomery successfully blends its historic buildings with 96 acres of protected green space. This includes six parks, a local pool and nature preserve.
With many locally owned businesses and community celebrations, it’s no surprise that the city has been repeatedly ranked among the best places to live in Ohio.
Dining in Montgomery
Montgomery Inn Montgomery Inn
Ted and Matula Gregory opened this Montgomery staple in 1951. Their recipes have remained the same throughout their 60+ years and their ribs put them on the map. They even bottled their signature sauce so you can enjoy it at home. If you live too far to visit for dinner don’t worry. Just visit their website for Matula’s favorite recipes .
This Montgomery mainstay recently moved onto the Twin Lakes campus expanding its size and offering an outdoor eating area. With a luxurious decor and menu that serves everything from sandwiches and salads to steaks and seafood, it’s the perfect place for any occasion.
A breakfast spot well loved by the community. Not only did it receive recognition from the Jame Beard Foundation, but it was nationally recognized by USA Today as one of the “Top Ten Pancake Restaurants in the Nation.” If you want to start your day in the most delicious way possible, breakfast here is a must.
Owned by a local couple and named for their 4 sons. The perfect place to visit in warmer months. The owners offer a walk-up ice cream window which is reminiscent of their own childhoods. Because of this it’s become a very popular gathering place in Montgomery.
Serving breakfast and lunch this locally owned restaurant opened up in The Exchange at Twin Lakes. You can grab a coffee and pastry to go. Or linger over one of their uniquely named dishes which they claim are ‘reminiscent of those seemingly endless days at the beach.’ Well worth a stop the next time you want to try something new.
Shopping in Montgomery
Looking for a unique and mouthwatering gift? Haute Chocolate offers handmade chocolates, candies, and treats that look as good as they taste.
Known for their eye-catching window displays, this husband and wife team create a tailored shopping experience. They cater to formal events such as weddings and proms and pride themselves on their individualized customer experience.
Things To Do
A French holiday, observed alongside our sister city Neuilly-Plaisance. During which you can enjoy live entertainment, historical walking tours, food vendors and plenty of activities for the whole family to enjoy.
Delighting locals with free concert series since the 1980’s. Traditionally, BAMSO holds performances around holidays. For example Labor Day, Independence Day and the kick off of the Montgomery Holiday Season at their annual Kindel Memorial Holiday Concert.
In need of a good laugh? You can visit Go Bananas Comedy Club. Enjoy visiting entertainers that perform several nights per week. Moreover you can catch local talent and new material by attending one of the Pro-Am nights.
Saturdays from May through October at the local elementary school. Purchase produce and goods from local vendors. In addition to shopping, you can enjoy music, food trucks, and special events.
An annual celebration that’s marked by a visit from Santa and the lighting of the tree in downtown Montgomery. During the event a shuttle offers visitors the opportunity to visit various locations that host family friendly activities.
Each year the community eagerly anticipates this two-day celebration. Firstly there’s a BAMSO concert the evening of the 3rd. Secondly, is a parade and festival on the 4th. Floats created by groups and businesses, marching bands, clowns, festival games, food, and contests create a fun event for the whole community.
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