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Holidays in Macon

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Holidays in Macon

Where Every Lane is Merry and Bright

Now through January 2019

Ice Skating Season

It's that time of year to glide across the ice!

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Wintertime Fun & Festivities

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Experience all that the South has to offer on your next visit to Macon, Georgia.


Top Events in 2018

There's a reason Macon is called The Festival Capital of Georgia.

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Welcome to Macon

Only in Macon can you hike at ancient Indian mounds and enter into North America's only reconstructed earth lodge, tour an 18,000 square foot, 7-story Italian Renaissance Revival mansion, explore the Southeast's largest collection of African-American art, history, and culture, or discover music heritage ranging from The Allman Brothers Band to Little Richard, from Otis Redding to Jason Aldean. Southern Rock, Country or Soul music - it all started here.

Enjoy Macon's Southern charm in the welcome of our residents, See it in the spring blossoms of 350,000 Yoshino cherry trees. Sip it from the frosted mug from one of our craft breweries or pubs. This is a Southern adventure that is sure to be good for your soul. Macon, Georgia is "Where Soul Lives." 

Experience Macon during one of our many festivals, a full calendar that makes us the Festival Capital of Georgia.

#VisitMacon • #WhereSoulLives

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Festival of Trees 2018

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Upcoming Events

Dec 11 - Jan 04

Main Street Christmas...

See a light show unlike any other in historic downtown Macon! The Main Street Christmas Light Show Extravaganza is feast for the eyes and ears. Thousands and thousands of lights adorn the...

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Dec 13 - 16

Mary Poppins presented by...

One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances...

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Dec 11 - Jan 01

Christmas at Hay House

Come delight in the season at the ever festive Hay House. Enjoy guided tours featuring beautifully designed rooms with traditional Christmas decorations. The month of December features exquisite holiday events like the Annual Christmas Gala, including live performances followed by an open bar and...

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Dec 11 - Jan 04

Celebrate Christmas in...

Celebrate the holiday season with free pictures with Santa, free hot chocolate, caroling and snow! Christmas in Downtown Macon will feature a live kick-off concert with Macon Pops, a Community Tree Lighting, InTown Tour of Homes, free selfies with Santa, the Nutcracker of Middle Georgia, a New...

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Dec 22

Black Nativity

Black Nativity is a soul-stirring rendition of the Christmas Story that fills the theatre with thrilling voices, exciting dance and glorious gospel music

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Dec 31

Hay House New Year’s Eve...

Relish and recapture the grandeur of the 19th century and celebrate New Years in high style at the “Palace of the South.” This lavish masquerade will ring in the new year with cocktails, live entertainment, a champagne toast and balloon drop in Hay House’s Music Room. The evening will be capped...

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Dec 31

New Year's Eve Silent...

Join Reboot Retrocade & Bar in ringing in the new year!

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Countless Things To Do

International Cherry Blossom Festival

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Step back in time to enjoy the beauty of Ocmulgee with one of the many activities offered. Learn more!
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The Tubman African American Museum is the Southeast's largest museum dedicated to the Art, History and Culture of African Americans. Take a journey from Africa to America! Begin your adventure with local Artist, Wilfred Stroud’s nine panel mural that…
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A Greek Revival mansion built in 1853, this was the only house in Macon struck by a cannonball during Stoneman's Raid on Macon in 1864. Restored with furnishings of the period. Open to the public. Gift shop carries Southern, Macon, Georgia and Civil War…
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Ghost and ghouls, witches and spirits in the night Macon is said to be a pretty haunted place, full
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Macon is the place where soul lives ...but it is also the place to satisfy your sweet tooth and those vexing midday cravings for a little sugar. From homemade ice cream to delicious cakes, you are bound to find something that pleases every…
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Fall season is finally here. Our leaves are slowly turning colorful shades of orange, brown, yellow and red. The autumnal weather is so beautiful outside that a walk or hike seems like the perfect idea. Here are scenic places for you to enjoy the…
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