Macon Annual Events & Festivals
June 15-25, 2017
Historic Macon Foundation's annual 10-day sensory celebration which features experts from all over and all backgrounds in the areas of design, crafted beverages, and food.
July 20 - 23, 2017
The Macon Film Festival celebrates independent films while promoting filmmaking for entertainment, inspiration, education, and economic development.
July 28 - 29, 2017
Bragg Jam came to fruition as a memorial to Macon brothers Brax and Tate Bragg and includes rockin' concerts featuring local, regional and national acts, as well as arts, children's events, a 5k and more. Proceeds benefit the Ocmulgee Heritage Trail and other local civic improvements.
August 26, 2017
The event will feature incredible craft breweries. There will be a chance to win a Beer Trip for two to the Carolinas!
August 27, 2017
The Tubman Museum invites you on a culinary journey at the museum during the International Taste of Soul. Travel from Africa to Asia, South America and beyond as we take you on a culinary journey – one that will tantalize your taste buds. Enjoy all types of international cuisine and meet chefs who conduct food demonstrations and offer delectable samples. Be entertained by cultural dance performances.
September 16-17, 2017
The third weekend in September welcomes one of the largest Native American gatherings in the Southeast as more than 200 craftsmen, dancers, storytellers, living history demonstrators and others with ties to the region return to Ocmulgee National Monument in Macon, Georgia. The celebration shares this vital piece of American history with some 17,000+ guests to the monument each year, allowing new generations to understand the Native American heritage, arts, and culture first-hand through interaction and observation.
Central Georgia Greek Festival
October 13 - 15 2017
Opa! Get your Greek on with live music, dancing, food, & tours of the restored Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church.
Spirits in October
This one-hour guided tour puts a human face on history for hundreds of visitors who enjoy seeing actors in costume at grave side bring history to life.
Festival of Trees
November 2017 - Mid-January 2018
Kick off your holiday season by viewing this festive exhibit at the Museum of Arts and Sciences. All trees are made by Central Georgia artists, businesses, and community organizations.
Tubman Museum's "All That Jazz"
January 27, 2018
All That Jazz is the premier fundraiser of the Tubman Museum. Sponsors and guests enjoy an unforgettable evening of wonderful live music by a major recording artist at the Macon City Auditorium and are treated to heavy hors d’oeuvres, delicious desserts, coffee, and libations.
Macon's International Cherry Blossom Festival
March 16 - 25, 2018
The Cherry Blossom Festival allows all to enjoy the beauty of more than 300,000 Yoshino cherry trees in full bloom; the most in the world! We invite you to "Eat, Drink, Be Cherry" as you "Think Pink" and join in the celebration with events, concerts, exhibits, outdoor fair, arts and crafts, food and more.
Spring Spirit Stroll
End of March - Early April 2018
A one-hour guided cemetery tour like you've never experienced,featuring costumed actors at graveside who bring to life stories of selected individuals buried in historic Riverside Cemetery.
Mulberry Street Arts & Crafts Festival
When the cherry trees are blooming and Macon comes alive with the beauty of springtime, it's time for Central Georgia's oldest arts & crafts festival hosted by the Middle Georgia Art Association.
Fired Works: Regional Ceramics Exhibition & Sale
Fired Works is a nine-day event that is hosted by the Macon Arts Alliance featuring more than 4,000 functional and sculptural pieces from 65 Southeastern artists along with workshops and other festivities.
Tubman Pan African Festival
April 28-29, 2018
The Tubman Museum hosts this two-day festival centered on the themes of love, peace, unity and hope. Enjoy the celebration, the experience, and the presentations of music, dance, food, film, art, and spoken word, as we explore the dynamic and diverse cultures created from the African Diaspora.
Spring Stroll of Macon's Houses & Gardens
Self-guided tours explore enchanting secret gardens and historic homes in Macon's loveliest neighborhoods. Garden market included. Proceeds benefit one of Macon's National Historic Landmarks, the Hay House.