Macon has earned the nickname, “The Festival Capital of Georgia” and for good reasons. This Southern city’s events scene begins to bloom each spring, along with its 350,000 Yoshino cherry trees—it’s the cherry blossom capital of the world — and the fun continues all year long.
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Thursday, March 8, 2018 7:00 AM by Chandler Price
Every Spring, Macon turns pink as over 300,000 Yoshino cherry trees bloom throughout the city. To
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 8:00 AM
Every year we make the same resolutions, but this year we’re actually doing them. Really. We are. No excuses. And we’re doing them in Macon.
The people, the stories, and the history are what make Macon such a special place. Each year, Riverside Cemetery comes alive as actors put a human face on history for hundreds of visitors who enjoy seeing actors in costume at graveside bring history to life.
Friday, September 8, 2017 8:00 AM
Sonny Ledford has a story to tell, and you’re going to want to visit Macon to hear it.
Friday, September 1, 2017 8:00 AM
September is one of our favorite months of the year. The weather begins to cool off. Football starts. And in Macon, one of our biggest events of the year happens.
Thursday, June 29, 2017 8:00 AM by Chandler Price
Planning a vacation isn't always easy. Whether you want a foodie, historic, or music-focused vacation, Macon has it all. Start making plans for you next your vacation & discover why Macon is "Where Soul Lives."
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 8:00 AM by Stacey Norwood
Now listen little children and I’ll tell you a tale. It’s a story of how agricultural fortitude, culinary finesse, and a lawmaker with diplomatic ties can change everything – including the delicious creamy filling you slather on your daily bread.