Downtown Macon

Downtown Macon is alive with the energy! Our wide sidewalks make downtown the perfect place enjoy both day and night. With the upswing of new businesses, you can find products made in Macon from a weekly farmer’s market at Tattnall Square Park to local candy and craft beer.

Take a tour of Macon Beer Company and try their flagship beer - Macon Progress. Stop by Just Tap'd and try an array of craft beers while eating a Neopolitan style pizza. 

Just Tap'd

Just Tap'd

Looking for a unique restaurant? Get a taste of all downtown has to offer, with restaurants that feature local specialties from soul food, international cuisine, fine dining, to fresh, farm to table, and more.

Stop by The Rookery for a mouth-watering burger and decadent milkshake or try Parish on Cherry Street's Shrimp and Grits. 

The Rookery

The Rookery

Art galleries create a colorful backdrop and express the city’s rich culture. Local shops offer up art, fascinating trinkets, and gifts that will make for a soulful visit.

Glimpse into Macon's musical history at Gallery West and see onstage shots of legends such as The Allman Brothers Band, The Rolling Stones, and more. 

Gallery West

Gallery West

Live entertainment is alive and well downtown, with Cox Capitol Theatre, The Grand Opera House, Douglass Theatre, and Theatre Macon all within walking distance of each other. Catch a concert at Cox Capitol Theatre or see a Broadway show at The Grand Opera House. First Friday in downtown is a great opportunity to take it all in as part of Macon’s monthly street party.

Cox Capitol Theatre

Cox Capitol Theatre

Plan your visit to Macon and discover why it's more than just a place on the map. It's a vibe all its own.

Cotton Avenue Downtown

Cotton Avenue in Historic Downtown Macon