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First Fridays in Downtown Macon

Each first Friday of the month, Downtown Macon celebrates its’ unique culture with art, music, food and entertainment, with activities that are fun for the entire family. Each First Friday, Visit Macon sponsors Soul Spot performances throughout downtown. Hear live music by bands and solo artists at different locations from restaurants to art galleries. Head to Hargray Capitol Theatre and kick-off your night with an awesome live show. Enjoy art exhibit openings with light bites and drinks at art galleries like 567 Center for Renewal, Macon Arts Alliance, and Gallery West. Learn about Macon’s extensive music history on a Free Birds & Night Owls Tour by Rock Candy Tours. Sip on your favorite beer while your tour guide tells the stories of southern music’s most infamous artists.

Dance the night away at Reboot Retrocade & Bar’s Sound Off Silent Disco. Follow your nose and eat dinner at one of the 20 local restaurants in Downtown Macon. Try a mouth-watering burger at Ocmulgee Brewpub or a delicious taco at El Camino. Check out Macon's nightlife scene at Hummingbird Stage & Taproom, Thirsty Turtle, or Crazy Bull. Listen to more live music, grab a few drinks, and hang out with your friends.