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Macon Annual Events & Festivals

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Summer 2017

Macon Beer Festival

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!

Macon Beer Festival

International Taste of Soul

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.

International Taste of Soul 2016

Ocmulgee Indian Celebration

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.

Ocmulgee Indian Celebration

Fall 2017

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.

Central Georgia Greek Festival

Spirits in October 

October 2017

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.

Spirits in October 2016

Winter 2017

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.

Festival of Trees

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.

  Spring 2018

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.

Third Street Blossoms

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

April 2018

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.

Mulberry Street Festival

Fired Works: Regional Ceramics Exhibition & Sale

April 2018

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.

Fired Works

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.

Pan African Festival

Spring Stroll of Macon's Houses & Gardens

May 2018

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.

Hay House Spring Stroll 2017

Design Wine & Dine

June 2018

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.

Design, Wine, & Dine

Macon Film Festival

July 2018

The Macon Film Festival celebrates independent films while promoting filmmaking for entertainment, inspiration, education, and economic development.

Macon Film Festival

Bragg Jam

July 2018

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.

Bragg Jam