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Downtown Macon Neighborhood
Haley Garrett

I have a passion for storytelling and digital communications that I implement as the Web Media Manager at Visit Macon. Growing up only forty-five minutes away from Macon in a rural area near Dublin, my family has always made stops in Macon for shopping, events, to grab bite to eat. and to enjoy the beautiful downtown area. Now I'm excited to share all the reasons that others should also join in giving Macon an opportunity on their next trip. This city has interesting history and unique ties to musicians that have called Macon their home and it is reflected in the strong community that works to preserve and further improve the area. 

Oktoberfest in Macon

Fall is finally here, and you know what that means: Oktoberfest! This month, several Macon businesses are going all out for this beer-guzzling celebration! Grab yourFraulein or your Herr and prepare for a month you certainly won't forget...or even if you do... Prost! …

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National Cinema Day in Macon

There's something so nostalgic about catching the latest movieat your local theater. We're not sure if it's the fresh popcorn, ice-cold soda, old-school snacks, or community of film lovers sitting nearby but nothing beats this pastime. This National Cinema Day, theater chains across the nation are celebrating by holding a $3 dollar ticket deal! …

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Drinking Beer for a Good Cause: Macon Beer Festival

Enjoy great beer for a greatcause! The Annual Macon Beer Festival is happening on October 22 from 2 - 7 p.m. at the intersection of Third Street and Poplar Street downtown. A wide variety of breweries will have tents set up to serve their craft beers to thirsty attendees. …

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Things to do in Macon this Spring

The birds are chirping, flowers are blooming and the days are getting longer: the outdoors are calling to you. Luckily, Macon has a bounty of trails, parks, and events that will have you off your couch and out the door…

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St. Patrick's Day stops in Macon

Whether you are heading to Dublin or Savannah for St. Patrick's Day, Macon is a great stop tocelebrate the holiday, especially with the International Cherry Blossom Festival falling only one day later this year. …

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