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

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

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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.

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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!

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

Oct 09 - 10

Pro Beauty Show 2016

The show will facilitate Business and Legacy Building that will inspire pride in the industry's rich heritage. The show invites beauty industry professionals and their families to attend events and exhibits that are intended to educate and facilitate a mantra of pride and build excitement and...

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Oct 20 - 30

Spirits in October

A one-hour guided cemetery tour like you've never experienced,featuring costumed actors at graveside who bring to life stories of selected individuals buried in historic Riverside Cemetery. Tours leave every 15 minutes.

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Oct 21 - 23

Central Georgia Greek...

The sights, sounds and flavors of Greece will arrive in Middle Georgia October 21st, when Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church opens its ninth annual Central Georgia Greek Festival adjacent to the church, 859 First St., Macon, next to Middle Georgia Medical Center. The festival, featuring live music,...

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Macon Blog

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The Macon Bike Share Program has gotten a great response since it kicked-off Friday, September 16! Here's a few photos of riders taking a stroll through Macon on the Zagster cruiser bikes.  TEASER BREAK   Michael, Vickia, and Ross enjoying…
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Macon's weekend long celebration paid 'Respect' to one of its music greats, Otis Redding. Redding, a soul inspiring singer who would have been 75-years-old on September 9, was commemorated throughout the community from screenings of rare…
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The Ocmulgee National Monument is hosting its 25 th  Annual Indian Celebration this weekend, September 17 and 18. This major event will showcase over 300 Native People, artists, dancers, storytellers, musicians, and historic lifestyle demonstrators…
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