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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.

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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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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

Apr 25 - 30

2017 Fired Works Regional...

The 12th Annual Fired Works Regional Ceramics Exhibition and Sale will be held April 22-30, 2017 Macon's beautiful Central City Park. The 2017 exhibit will feature 65 potters from Georgia and the Southeast.

Fired Works began as a local pottery show and has grown to become the largest...

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Apr 29 - 30

2017 Pan African Festival...

If you missed last year's Festival, you don't want to miss this one!

The "21st Annual Pan African Festival of Georgia" will be bigger and better than ever (check out the schedule of events) and we're planning it full of...

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Apr 29

Just Tap'd Craft Beer...

Join us for the third annual Just Tap'd Craft Beer Festival. Sample a variety of craft beers while enjoying live musical performances, food and fun for the whole family right in the center of beautiful, historic downtown Macon.

Breweries from all around the country will be representing...

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May 05 - 07

Spring Stroll of Macon...

Amble at your leisure through blooming private gardens in the historic Intown neighborhood during the ever-popular Garden Tour during the day Friday-Sunday. On Friday and Saturday evenings, the Historic Interiors Tour offers guests visits to beautiful private homes in the Shirley Hills...

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Macon Blog

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The 12th Annual Fired Works Regional Ceramics Exhibition and Sales is happening April 21-30. Hosted by The Macon Arts Alliance , this 8-day event features more than 6,000 pieces of pottery by 65 ceramic artists from all over the Southeast. Here is a list…
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It's time for a weekend of shopping with the girls! Whether you're an antique junkie or looking for unique, local finds, Macon has a variety of shopping options perfect for a weekend trip.
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The last weekend of Macon's 2017 International Cherry Blossom Festival will be action-packed! Check out this list of fun events that are happening from March 31 - April 2.
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