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!

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

Jan 28

All That Jazz Concert &...

The Tubman Museum presents the 21st Annual All That Jazz Concert & Ball, a signature fundraiser that features a live concert by a top-name entertainer or group, a surprise special guest star, and for our Sponsors, reserved table (or tables) on the venue floor.
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Feb 11

Valentine's Ball 2017

Happening in Macon GA the premier Valentine's weekend "Black tie" experience! Come enjoy an evening of LIVE entertainment from Las Vegas walk of stars group SPECTRUM with their sister group Radiance in tribute to the Motown era! Hear sounds from the Temptations,...

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Feb 14

Roaring 20's Soiree - The...

On Saturday, February 11, 2017, you’re invited to the Museum of Aviation for a night of dancing and entertainment at a roaring 20’s themed soiree!    The evening will include dancing to authentic 1920’s music with a mix of current tunes by DJ Xavier Brown.  Roxy’s Vixens will perform some 1920’s...

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Feb 15

Let It Be: A Celebration...

FEB. 15, 2017
- New York Times
Direct from London’s West End and Broadway, the international hit show “Let It Be” has been seen by over 2 million people...

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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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Macon Blog

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I don’t think any of us will be sorry to see 2016 go, will we?
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A city on a hill is a thing that cannot be hidden. These were the words of Jesus in his Sermon on the Mount, and rather famously borrowed some centuries later by Puritan leader John Winthrop.
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Way back in Colonial times, before George Washington was a President or America became a sovereign nation, our country’s very first citizens held fast to the holiday traditions they had brought with them from "Mother" England.
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