Macon: Where Soul Lives

It's more than a place on the map. It's a vibe all its own.


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.

Experience the soul of Macon using our Self-Guided Tour App. 

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

Feb 24

Bunko for Breast Cancer

13th Annual United in Pink Bunko for Breast Cancer is a fun filled night with live music, hearty appetizers, raffles, silent auction, delicious desserts, survivor ceremony, and lively games of Bunko.  Proceeds benefit United in Pink, a nonprofit organization that is committed to meeting the needs...

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Feb 25

2017 Induction Ceremony

The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame's Class of 2017 will be inducted on Saturday, February 25th at the Macon City Auditorium in Downtown Macon, Georgia. Tickets are on sale now, information can be found on our website under "Induction 2017" in the news section. You can also find information on how to...

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Mar 24 - Apr 02

2017 International Cherry...

The Cherry Blossom Festival allows all to enjoy the beauty of more than 300,000 Yoshino...

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Mar 24 - Apr 01

Cherry Blossom Riding...

View southern mansions, streets lined with cherry trees, and pink bows galore along this meandering route through the historic district of downtown, mid-town and north Macon residential areas - the highest concentration of trees will be seen in these areas! We will stop at the former home of “The...

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Mar 25 - 26

Cotton Avenue Revival...

The Cotton Avenue Coalition is proud to present the Cotton Avenue Revival Festival!

The Cotton Avenue Revival Festival is a celebration of the historic Cotton Avenue district in Macon's historic downtown. The Festival will include a full line-up of performances by...

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Macon Blog

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Macon, Georgia's 2017 International Cherry Blossom Festival  is right around the corner! Here are some of the top events happening from March 25 - April 2 that you don't want to miss. 
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Macon has several events happening in celebration of Black History Month. From African American films and performances to hands-on projects and workshops, we have something for everyone. In addition to events, Macon has a plethora of African-American…
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The open & airy feel welcomed me the instant I walk into Ocmulgee Brewpub's doors. Doug, Ocmulgee's Brewmaster, was busy making one their house brewed beer as bystanders watched outside through the large windows and inside as customers…
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