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14 historic districts with 6,000 structures on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Cherry Blossom Festival

Fall in love with the 300,000 blooming Yoshino cherry trees in the Cherry Blossom Capital...

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Downtown Macon

Macon's historic downtown district is an eclectic and lively place to explore.

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This is Macon

Visit Macon, Georgia for a Southern adventure that is sure to be good for your soul! Rich history, incredible architecture, stunning Southern charm, and a soulful musical heritage have branded Macon "Where Soul Lives". 

Only in Macon can you: hike at ancient Indian mounds and enter into North America's only reconstructed earth lodge, tour the 18,000 square foot, 7-story Italian Renaissance Revival mansion known as the "Palace of The South", immerse yourself in musical history by taking a "Free Birds & Night Owls" or "Rock n’ Roll Stroll" tour, or explore the Southeast's largest collection of African-American art, history, and culture.

It's more than a place on a map. It's a vibe all its own. We invite you to come experience Macon, Georgia!

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What's Going on Macon

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From Otis Redding to the Allman Brothers Band, Macon has been called home to several famous artists throughout the years. You can visit the Big House Museum and walk through the home of some of the band members from 1970 - 1973 or you can visit the bronze…
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Home of some of the best Southern food around, Macon has an array of unique local restaurants. H&H Soul Food, known for Mama Louise’s and Mama Inez’s generosity to up & coming Southern Rock band the Allman Brothers Band, has been serving up their famous…
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From having a National Historic Landmark to having National Monument, Macon is the home to several historic places. The Hay House built in the late 1850s is an 18,000-square-foot mansion mansion known for its beautiful architecture and rich history. The…
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Featured Events

Jul 30

Bragg Jam 2016 Concert...

The 2016 Bragg Jam Concert Crawl will take place Saturday, July 30 in Macon, Georgia, with a huge array of bands spanning all the genres, over a plethora of stages across the city.  Stay tuned for announcements on bands, venues, ticketing and more exciting stuff right here!

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Sep 09

Celebrating 75 Years of...

September 9 will mark the 75th birthday of one of Macon, the state of Georgia and the world’s most favorite sons. In recognition of this historic occasion, the Redding Estate and the Otis Redding Foundation will host Celebrating 75 years of Otis Redding, a weekend of...

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Sep 17 - 18

Ocmulgee Indian...

The third weekend in September welcomes one of the largest Native American gathering in the Southeast as more than 200 craftsmen, dancers, storytellers, living history demonstrators and others with ties to the region return to Ocmulgee National Monument in Macon, Georgia. Named one of the Top 20...

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Macon Blog

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The best moment in reading is when you come across something so beautiful, that it changes your view forever. That’s what history has done for me. History is our identity and creates a sense of uniqueness that defines who and what we are. For me, I take…
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Love is in the air and if you're thinking about popping the question, Macon has some beautiful spots that will make your proposal an unforgettable experience. Waddell Barnes Botanical Gardens Located on Middle Georgia State University's campus, the…
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The Macon Film Festival , happening July 21-24, is quickly approaching! In honor of this awesome event, here’s a list of some movies that have been filmed in Macon, Georgia throughout the years. 1.) The Bingo Long Traveling All Stars and Motor Kings…
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