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Main Street Christmas Light Extravaganza 2019

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November 29, 2019 - January 3, 2020

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  • Poplar Street, Macon, GA 31201
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Historic Downtown Macon
  • Time: 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • Price: Free

Come to downtown Macon to enjoy the Main Street Christmas Light Extravaganza presented by Northway Church, Macon, GA November 29 through January 3! The Main Street Christmas Light Extravaganza is brought to you by the Downtown Challenge Fund of the Community Foundation of Central Georgia, Knight Foundation, and The Peyton Anderson Foundation.

The Main Street Christmas Light Extravaganza is a feast for the eyes and ears. Hundreds of thousands of lights adorn four city blocks in the heart of downtown Macon in a rainbow of colors guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit. The lights move in time to music arranged and composed by your very own Macon Pops featuring local artists. This is one show you won't want to miss!

The light show kicks off on Friday, November 29 with a live concert by Macon Pops! Beginning Saturday, November 30, the lights come on every night at 6pm and stay on until 10pm. Get out of your car and stroll through candy cane lanes, illuminated arches, and twinkling trees while enjoying the shops and restaurants of downtown Macon.

The Main Street Christmas Light Extravaganza made possible by the generous support of many community sponsors.

Northway Church

All State Electrical
Bob Lewis & Associates
Robins Financial Credit Union
Vein Specialists of the South and Spa Medical

Center State Bank
Georgia Power
GHC Mechanical
Solomon Deaton & Buice

Speir Electric

In addition to the Main Street Christmas Light Extravaganza, there are many holiday events hosted by organizations and businesses during the holiday season!

Selfies with Santa Claus at the Main Street Christmas Light Extravaganza
December 6-8, 13-15, & 20-22
featuring live reindeer on December 21!
Free and open to the public!

Take a selfie with Santa under the lights during the Main Street Christmas Light Extravaganza! Be sure to come downtown on December 21 when live reindeer accompany Santa. Carriage rides will be available on the same weekends for a fee.

Shop Small Saturday
Saturday, November 30
Downtown Macon
Shop local during Shop Small Saturday on November 30! Downtown businesses will have specials and deals.

Macon Christmas Parade
Sunday, December 1 at 4pm
Downtown Macon
Free and open to the public!
Kick off the holiday season with one of Middle Georgia’s favorite traditions –the annual Macon Christmas Parade! The parade circles Cherry and Mulberry Streets in downtown Macon. Public parking is available.

First Friday featuring Scarves for S’mores
Friday, December 6 from 5pm to 8pm
Under the lights on Poplar Street
Join NewTown Macon for s’mores while enjoying the Main Street Christmas Light Extravaganza. Bring new or lightly used winter clothing for those in need during the holiday season.

Christmas in Downtown
Saturday, December 14 from 2pm to 6pm
First Street
Free and open to the public!
Celebrate the holidays with downtown Macon’s annual holiday festival –Christmas in Downtown! Enjoy a Macon Makers Market on First Street, music, snow, free pictures with Santa in the Cellar at Just Tap’d Macon, music, crafts, and more.