MACON, Ga. -- Visit Macon is auctioning off Art Guitars designed by local artists to raise money for this year's Main Street Christmas Light Extravaganza downtown.

In April, Visit Macon kicked off its Art Guitar art project and competition. The guitars will be auctioned off online between May 8 and August 8.

You can see the art guitars on display in the Downtown Visitor Information Center, located at 450 Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd. All of the proceeds from the auction will go towards this year's Christmas light show.

Participating artists may also win the following cash prizes:

First place: $500
Second place: $250
Third place: $125
The artists are Joe Adams, Rachel Gambill, Priscilla Esser, Dina Deason, Bryan M. Beck and Yen-Ting Chiu, Sarah Tinsley Parker, Melody Stephens, Deonna Belcher, Daniel Montoute, and Allison Steffen.