October provides the opportunity to enjoy the seasonal treasures of both the fall season as well as Halloween. Macon is bursting with events and locations to help you, and your family, enjoy all that this time of year has to offer. Some that you should definitely consider include:
Third Annual Macon Octoberfest:
This weekend, Tattnall Square Park will be bustling with people from across the state celebrating the Macon Octoberfest. A wide array of breweries, vendors, and artists will be present to provide fun and entertainment. October 23 -25 will be a great weekend to take in Octoberfest and the beautiful green spaces of Tattnall Square Park while contributing to local charities.
Central Georgia Greek Festival:
The sights, sounds and flavors of Greece will arrive in Middle Georgia, October 23-25, for the 8th Annual Central Georgia Greek Festival. The Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church, at 859 First St. will feature live music, dancing, authentic Greek food, art, shopping, jewelry, religious artifacts and church tours.
Lane Southern Orchards:
A corn maze, inflatable games, obstacle courses and face painting are just some of the many fun activities that await patrons of Lane Southern Orchard’s Fall Festival on October 24. The plethora of activities in one convenient location is sure to excite and delight audiences of all ages. A quintessential fall experience is waiting for you in Macon.
On October 29, Cole Swindell is coming to downtown Macon. The Allied Warehouse Building at Central City Park, 100 Walnut Street, will host the country star. This country concert is sure to put everyone in a fun and festive spirit.
Spirits in October:
The Historic Riverside Cemetery Conservancy will sponsor Spirits in October from October 22 to November 1. Guided tours of the Riverside Cemetery will assist actors in telling the stories of influential individuals who helped shape Macon. Each tour will last about an hour and is offered Thursday-Sunday. The event is free for children under ten and is an excellent opportunity to step into Macon’s past and hear interesting stories.
Writer: Kait Harvey, Macon-Bibb County CVB Marketing Intern